NFL: Carolina 17, New York Jets 12

Aug. 26, 2012 at 11:42 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Cam Newton passed for 60 yards and added 16 on the ground Sunday in the Carolina Panthers' 17-12 pre-season win over the New York Jets.

Newton hooked up with Louis Murphy on a TD pass, going 6-of-15 through the air, as the Panthers improved to 2-1 in the pre-season.

Gary Barnidge hauled down scoring strike from Derek Anderson with 11 1/2 minutes to play to provide the winning margin for Carolina.

Mark Sanchez connected on 11-for-18 attempts, amassing 123 yards with an interception for the Jets, who fell to 0-3 in exhibition play.

Tim Tebow also played behind center for New York, completing 4-of-14 passes for 55 yards and an interception.

Tebow also rushed for 45 yards on five carries.

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