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.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Tiger Woods' playing partner Steve Stricker wants the 'old Tiger back'
Texas Rangers' Hamilton promises cautious approach
Cowherd has very awkward interview with Michigan's Harbaugh
UFC title-bout pullout has MMA chirping
Love: 'I'm going back to Cleveland'