The Panthers may have just cemented this one with a 45-yard TD from Jonathan Stewart -- the longest rush of his career.
It was shaky a moment before. Carolina led only 21-19 and Atlanta had the ball at midfield with four minutes left. But Matt Ryan overthrew a receiver -- he's the QB with pickoff problems today, not Jake Delhomme -- and Richard Marshall intercepted it and ran it back to the Carolina 49.
The Panthers then needed at least to make a first down to seal the game. They did better than that, with Stewart's run on third down giving Carolina the 9-point lead.
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