CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Cam Newton says embattled Panthers owner Jerry Richardson should be considered innocent until proven guil…
The 81-year-old Richardson brought NFL football to the Carolinas in 1993.
The Panthers sacked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers three times in the fourth quarter.
Cam Newton’s 62-yard run soon after he threw an interception helped Carolina in the big win.
Cam Newton passed for 183 yards and threw two touchdowns.
It was the fourth straight victory for the Panthers, who were trying to keep pace with the first-place Saints.
Cam Newton improved to 5-1 on Monday night games during his career.
Matt Hasselbeck and Marcus Allen are the only other players to work as analyst for Fox while still playing.
Carolina’s defense kept Atlanta from scoring on its final drive.
The Panthers put the game away in the fourth quarter, intercepting Jameis Winston twice.