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Seahawks 16, Panthers 12

Seahawks hold on; Newton struggles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the fourth time in five games, the Seahawks played a game that came down to a final possession.

The Panthers had the ball at the Seattle 1, trailing 16-10 and facing fourth and goal with less than four minutes remaining. Quarterback Cam Newton rolled right, found no one open and threw short into the end zone.

The Panthers had one more possession, getting the ball with one minute remaining after the Seahawks deliberately took a safety on a punt. Rookie Bruce Irvin forced a fumble on the second play of that possession and fellow defensive lineman Alan Branch recovered to seal it.

Seattle's Russell Wilson threw a 13-yard touchdown to Golden Tate with 35 seconds left in the third, shaking off two third-quarter interceptions and outperforming Newton, who threw for 141 yards on 12-for-29 passing. The Panthers totaled 190 yards.

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Seahawks 16, Panthers 12 10/07/12 [Last modified: Sunday, October 7, 2012 10:52pm]
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