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The Carolina Panthers advance to 7-3 after defeating the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium

Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers defeated the New England Patriots 24-20 during Monday Night Football on ESPN at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The red-hot Panthers are seeking a playoff berth after winning 6 games in a row under the leadership of head coach "Riverboat" Ron Rivera.

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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Ted Ginn #19 celebrates scoring the game winning touchdown with teammate Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers during their game against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: The sun sets over Bank of America Stadium before a game between the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers blows a kiss into the air as he warms up before a game against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Fans line up outside of Bank of America Stadium ahead of the Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Fans line up outside of Bank of America Stadium ahead of the Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts before taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: A Carolina Panthers fan is seen before the Panthers take on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 and wide receiver Brandon LaFell #11 of the Carolina Panthers celebrate after LaFell scores an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 and tackle Byron Bell #77 of the Carolina Panthers celebrate after wide receiver Brandon LaFell #11 scores an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Defensive end Greg Hardy #76 of the Carolina Panthers sacks quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots in the first quarter at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots calls out from under center in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after wide receiver Brandon LaFell #11 scores an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Running back DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots calls out from under center in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots throws the ball in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers looks to throw the ball in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after wide receiver Brandon LaFell #11 scores an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 and wide receiver Brandon LaFell #11 of the Carolina Panthers celebrate after LaFell scores an 11-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cornerback Captain Munnerlyn #41 of the Carolina Panthers is introduced before taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Defensive tackle Dwan Edwards #92 of the Carolina Panthers is introduced before taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: The Carolina Panthers huddle in the first quarter while taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers looks to throw the ball in the first half against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers looks to throw the ball in the first quarter against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Linebacker Luke Kuechly #59 of the Carolina Panthers reacts in the first half while taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts as he walks back to the sideline in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots calls out from under center in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots calls out from under center in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts after he was sacked in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots calls out from under center in the first half against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Head coach Ron Rivera of the Carolina Panthers on the sideline in the first half while taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Head coach Ron Rivera of the Carolina Panthers on the sideline in the first half while taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Defensive end Greg Hardy #76 of the Carolina Panthers pushes guard Logan Mankins #70 of the New England Patriots in the first half at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Tight end Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers goes up for a catch against defensive back Duron Harmon #30 of the New England Patriots in the first half at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers calls out from under center in the first half while taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers throws the ball in the first half while taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly #59 of the Carolina Panthers looks on in the first half while taking on the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Kyle Arrington #25 and Duron Harmon #30 of the New England Patriots tackle Jonathan Stewart #28 of the Carolina Panthers during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Danny Amendola #80 of the New England Patriots is tackled by Thomas Davis #58 of the Carolina Panthers during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Aqib Talib #31 of the New England Patriots is called for interference as he breaks up a pass intended for Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Officials separate Aqib Talib #31 of the New England Patriots and Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers as the scuffle after a play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Brandon LaFell #11 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New England Patriots during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots looks to the officials for an explanation of a penalty during a game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Fireworks explode over Bank of America Stadium during the National Anthem before a game between the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts after running for a first down against the New England Patriots during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Logan Ryan #26 of the New England Patriots dives after Ted Ginn #19 of the Carolina Panthers as he scores a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to give the Panthers a 24-20 lead during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after throwing the game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 24-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots and Luke Kuechly #59 of the Carolina Panthers fight for the ball in the end zone on the last play of the game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Dwan Edwards #92 of the Carolina Panthers sacks Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots checks the scoreboard during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots dives for a touchdown during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers reacts as he runs onto the field after a play with teammates Brandon LaFell #11 and DeAngelo Williams #34 during their game against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts after running for a first down against the New England Patriots during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Aqib Talib #31 of the New England Patriots tackles Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers drops back to pass against the New England Patriots during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers makes a touchdown catch as Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots defends during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 24-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots dives over Quintin Mikell #27 for a touchdown at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 24-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Devin McCourty #32 of the New England Patriots reacts after being called for defensive holding late in the fourth qurter of a loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 24-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Ted Ginn Jr. #19 of the Carolina Panthers scores a touchdown against Logan Ryan #26 of the New England Patriots late in the fourth quarter at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 24-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Ted Ginn #19 of the Carolina Panthers runs for a touchdown after breaking a tackle from Kyle Arrington #25 of the New England Patriots during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Kenbrell Thompkins #85 of the New England Patriots reacts after a catch during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers runs off the field after defeating the New England Patriots 24-20 during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers runs off the field after defeating the New England Patriots 24-20 during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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    Charlotte, NC - Nov 18: Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates as he leaves the field after a win over the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 24-20. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)