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They combined for three touchdowns in 23 seconds, a record for the shortest span, according to Elias Sports Bureau.
And on Carolina’s next play from scrimmage, Newton was intercepted by linebacker Vince Williams, who returned the pick 17 yards for a touchdown to make it 21-7 with 10:05 left in the first quarter.
Pittsburgh led 31-14 at halftime, tying for the most points the Panthers have given up in a half in team history.