The Panthers controlled the Rams, 30-15, at home.
Cam Newton finished the game 15 of 17 with 204 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions. On the Rams side, Sam Bradford went 21 for 30 with 255 yards passing, one touchdown and one pick.
Mike Tolbert carried the ball 13 times for 36 yards with a touchdown. Steve Smith caught five balls for 69 yards with a touchdown.
The Carolina defensive unit led the way to a victory, giving up 63 yards rushing and 254 passing. They harassed Bradford and the Rams offensive line with an imposing four sacks.
Finally, Graham Gano was perfect, making all three of the field goals he attempted.
Rams wide receiver Brian Quick gave a standout effort with 97 receiving yards. Running back Zac Stacy also had a noteworthy performance with 53 rushing yards, 34 receiving and one touchdown.
Next week, the Panthers travel to Tampa to face the Buccaneers (0-5) while the Rams are at home against the Seahawks (6-1).
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