National Football League round-up: Cam Newton raises clenched fist as Panthers shock Patriots
02 October, 2017, 00:11 | Author: Essie Rivera
Usually, the former Auburn star shrugs off his individual milestones.
Cam Newton and the Panthers offense isn't panicking either after sputtering through the first three weeks, but they need to get things going, especially opposing a Patriots offense that can pile up points in a hurry. Nobody was giving the Panthers a chance to win.
Newton and Jake Delhomme have started at quarterback in 53 regular-season victories apiece for Carolina.
Carolina needs to keep their momentum entering another hard road test at Detroit next week.
"Our team in Carolina right now is basically predicated on how he plays", Delhomme said. "He's made the ultimate sacrifice [as a player] and I respect that wholeheartedly".
Part of Newton's problems last week may have stemmed from the unavailability of his top two targets. The Panthers are off to a 2-0 start because the Carolina defense has given up only a field goal in each game - a 23-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on September 10 and a 9-3 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
Region's gas prices falling as demand returns to normal
If you drive around Watertown, gas prices are sitting around $2.75 a gallon - down about three cents from last week. But most of those refineries have since reopened and only about 5 percent of the nation's capacity remains offline.
US bombers stage North Korea show of force
On Friday, Trump kept up his verbal fusillade against Kim, tweeting that Kim is a "madman" who will be "tested like never before". Ri did not respond on Saturday when asked by reporters whether North Korea had conducted a new nuclear test.
For the Patriots, if the offense plays like it did on Sunday, regardless of who the Panthers have, they may be unstoppable.
I think it's just going to take too much of a flawless effort from Newton and Co. Newton's lack of accuracy has often been his biggest criticism, but as mentioned, this year he isn't counter-balancing it with anything overly positive with either his arm or his feet. He couldn't pass to his teammates until training camp started, and even then, he had to stop throwing for an extended period because of shoulder soreness.
QB Cam Newton (CAR) - It pains me to say this because I have him on my team, but bench Cam Newton this week.
"Things that we're confident in we do more aggressively, we do quicker, we do with probably better overall execution than things we're not confident in, that we maybe have to wait and have that little bit of hesitation to make sure that something's right or make sure you're doing the right things", he said earlier this week. I will do what I feel is best for the team in my role as head coach and collectively, we will work together to find the best way to proceed.
The Patriots still have a few key players, such as Matthew Slater and Dont'a Hightower, that will likely miss Sunday's game, but last week proved that the team is capable of playing well without them. I don't go off the past. We get nowhere separated. That led to the game-tying touchdown, a 1-yard pass from Tom Brady to Danny Amendola with 3:09 remaining.
Breakout for McCaffrey: This may be the worst - and slowest - group of linebackers New England has had in a decade. Newton looked in charge as he completed two third-down passes to Benjamin, and then found Funchess open for the first of his two touchdown catches. After the game, tune in to three hours of postgame coverage on the Sports Hub and catch Bill Belichick and Tom Brady's press conference's live on Patriots 5th Quarter on myTV38!
This Sunday's game against the Rams marks one of only two games that the Cowboys are scheduled to play this season in the 1 p.m. After a calamitous rookie season, former No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff looks transformed under McVay's tutelage.
A committee will be formed to look into how to implement the new order, which is slated to come into effect in June 2018. Others argued that allowing women to drive would lead to promiscuity and the collapse of the Saudi family.
Hero MotoCorp finished at the bottom on the Sensex list, falling 2.29 per cent to Rs 3,858.10, following profit taking activity. On the other hand, auto index fell 0.39 per cent, metal 0.38 per cent, oil & gas 0.33 per cent and TECk 0.31 per cent.
The towering volcano's peak is the single highest point on the Pacific island of Bali , standing at 3,031 m (9,944 ft) tall. On Sunday night more than 300 tremors were recorded with smoke rising from the crater to a height of 200 meters.
United boast an unbeaten record against CSKA , having won two of the four meetings, with the other two matches ending all square. In Premier League , United have so far kept a near ideal win record with 5 wins and 1 draw in their last league games.
Sabbag said she hired Bloom to "protect my rights", adding her name to the attorney's long list of high-profile clients. Montia Sabbag , accompanied by her lawyer Lisa Bloom , said, "I am not an extortionist".
Recent history is however on the Hammers' side as they have won their last two games against the North London side. Aside from last weekend's blip at Swansea, Mauricio Pochettino's men appear to be rounding into form.
Mark Sampson has been sacked as head coach of England Women in a move that raises significant questions about the governing body. The FA said the report "revealed clear evidence of inappropriate and unacceptable behavior by a coach".
In response, an interim tariff of 219.63 per cent has been proposed on the import of Bombardier's C-Series jet to the US. In a statement Bombardier said: "We strongly disagree with the commerce department's preliminary decision".
Now the leader of the country is telling citizens directly to stop watching football. "It's not that they're protesting", he said. Overnight ratings for the telecast fell to a 11.6 rating for the game where the New York Giants defeated the Oakland Raiders.
FB, Twitter asked to testify in probe
Twitter also found another 179 related or linked accounts and took action on those that violated the rules. Some of the tweets from these accounts promoted anti-Hillary Clinton stories, the CNN reports .
Broncos will stand during anthem starting Sunday
They go on to explain that our country is not ideal and that inequalities still exist, "We can all do better", they wrote. Almost three dozen members of the Broncos knelt during the anthem on Sunday, according to the Denver Post .
ISIS releases recording of leader al-Baghdadi
It was not clear when the message, released by the ISIS-affiliated Al-Furqan media group, was recorded. The United States has offered a $25 million bounty for information that would locate Baghdadi.
Evacuations from Bali volcano rise to 57000
The official exclusion zone extends 12 kilometers from Mount Agung , which is based on last time the volcano erupted in 1963. Many Indonesians live close to volcanoes because the lava flows can make the surrounding land and soil fertile for farming.