Conference Finals, 2016

Played in Carolina, NC, weather: 31 degrees, fair, 10 mph wind.
Carolina won the toss and elected to receive.
Start of first quarter.
(1Q: 15:00) Blair Walsh kicked off 51 yards from the MIN35. Steven Cole returned the ball 30 yards to the CAR44. Tackled by Xavier Rhodes.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-CAR44 (1Q: 14:39) Jonathan Stewart ran around left end for 11 yards. Tackled by DE Brian Robison, assisted by DE Everson Griffen. Key block delivered by Michael Oher.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
1-10-MIN45 (1Q: 14:08) Jonathan Stewart ran inside the right guard for -3 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr.
Carolina: Single-Back formation with trips receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-13-MIN48 (1Q: 13:43) Cam Newton pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Kelvin Benjamin. DE Everson Griffen blocked the pass. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-13-MIN48 (1Q: 13:37) Cam Newton scrambled for 6 yards. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving.
4-7-MIN42 (1Q: 13:03) Brad Nortman punted 34 yards. Cordarrelle Patterson returned the kick 8 yards to the MIN16. Tackled by Captain Munnerlyn.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN16 (1Q: 12:53) Adrian Peterson ran around the left tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by DE Jared Allen. Key block delivered by Matt Kalil.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 1-deep, bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
2-5-MIN21 (1Q: 12:26) Adrian Peterson ran around the left tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by ILB Luke Kuechly.
Minnesota: Weak formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-2-MIN24 (1Q: 12:00) All Day Peterson ran around right end for -2 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead, assisted by DT Kawann Short.
4-4-MIN22 (1Q: 11:22) Jeff Locke punted 37 yards. Devin Funchess called for a fair catch at the CAR41.
Carolina: Single-Back formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-CAR41 (1Q: 11:14) Cam Newton pass completed to RB Jonathan Stewart for 0 yards. Tackled by OLB Franklin Washington. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
2-10-CAR41 (1Q: 10:39) Cam Newton pass completed to RB Jonathan Stewart for 5 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving. Stewart gained 4 yards after the catch.
Carolina: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Smith is blitzing.
3-5-CAR46 (1Q: 10:00) Cam Newton sacked by ILB Nate Irving for a loss of 1 yard. Sack allowed by Michael Oher.
4-6-CAR45 (1Q: 09:32) Brad Nortman punted 36 yards. Cordarrelle Patterson returned the kick 38 yards to the CAR43. Tackled by Chris Scott.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-CAR43 (1Q: 09:22) Teddy Bridgewater pass was thrown incomplete, intended for TE Kyle Rudolph.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
2-10-CAR43 (1Q: 09:18) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Stefon Diggs for 4 yards. Tackled by OLB Thomas Davis, assisted by DE Kony Ealy. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Diggs gained 3 yards after the catch.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-6-CAR39 (1Q: 08:58) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to RB Jerick McKinnon for 11 yards. Tackled by CB Nicolas Jones. McKinnon gained 11 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Strong formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the pass.
1-10-CAR28 (1Q: 08:33) Adrian Peterson ran outside the right tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by DT Kawann Short, assisted by ILB Luke Kuechly.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
2-7-CAR25 (1Q: 07:50) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Cordarrelle Patterson for -4 yards. Tackled by DT Kawann Short. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
Minnesota: Weak formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-11-CAR29 (1Q: 07:26) PENALTY: Minnesota was called for a False Start.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with trips receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
3-16-CAR34 (1Q: 07:16) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Cordarrelle Patterson for 15 yards. Tackled by CB Nicolas Jones. Patterson gained 4 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
4-1-CAR19 (1Q: 06:35) Blair Walsh attempted a 36 yard field goal and succeeded. Minnesota 3, Carolina 0
(1Q: 06:30) Blair Walsh kicked off 74 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
Carolina: Single-Back formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run. Washington is blitzing.
1-10-CAR20 (1Q: 06:30) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 2 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving, assisted by OLB Harvey Springer. Benjamin gained 3 yards after the catch.
Carolina: I formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-8-CAR22 (1Q: 05:48) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 10 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr. Benjamin gained 3 yards after the catch.
Carolina: Pro formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-CAR32 (1Q: 05:16) Cam Newton kept the ball, running around right end for 13 yards. Tackled by DT Linval Joseph, assisted by S Harrison Smith. Key block delivered by Trai Turner. Minnesota's Brandon Browner was hurt on the play. This is an old injury, but he's toughing it out.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-CAR45 (1Q: 04:49) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Devin Funchess for 11 yards. Tackled by DT Tom Johnson, assisted by DE Scott Crichton. Funchess gained 11 yards after the catch.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN44 (1Q: 04:23) Cam Newton pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Devin Funchess. CB Cortez Allen defended the pass. The quarterback threw into double coverage. PENALTY: Carolina was called for an Ineligible Receiver Downfield. The penalty was declined.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the pass.
2-10-MIN44 (1Q: 04:16) Charles Clay ran a trap outside the right tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr.
Carolina: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-8-MIN42 (1Q: 03:39) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Devin Funchess for 2 yards. Tackled by CB Cortez Allen. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
4-6-MIN40 (1Q: 03:06) Brad Nortman punted 37 yards. The ball was downed at the MIN03.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Kuechly is blitzing.
1-10-MIN03 (1Q: 02:59) All Day Peterson ran around the left tackle for 11 yards. Tackled by DT Kawann Short, assisted by S Dominic Craighead. Key block delivered by Kyle Rudolph.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN14 (1Q: 02:28) Adrian Peterson ran inside the left guard for 8 yards. Tackled by DE Kony Ealy. Key block delivered by Amari Vines.
Minnesota: I formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Davis is blitzing.
2-2-MIN22 (1Q: 01:58) Teddy Bridgewater scrambled for 9 yards. Tackled by DT Star Lotulelei.
Minnesota: Pro formation, with the second receiver in the slot, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-MIN31 (1Q: 01:33) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by DE Kony Ealy and DT Star Lotulelei for a loss of 7 yards. Ealy simply blew through Phil Loadholt to reach the quarterback and knock him down.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with trips receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-17-MIN24 (1Q: 00:55) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by DE Kony Ealy for a loss of 4 yards. Sack allowed by T.J. Clemmings. PENALTY: Carolina was called for Illegal Contact.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN29 (1Q: 00:41) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Cordarrelle Patterson. S Dominic Craighead defended the pass. The quarterback threw into double coverage. PENALTY: Carolina was called for Illegal Contact.
Minnesota: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
1-10-MIN34 (1Q: 00:37) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by DT Star Lotulelei for a loss of 6 yards. Sack allowed by Phil Loadholt.
Start of second quarter.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-16-MIN28 (2Q: 15:00) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to FB Kyle Juszczyk for -4 yards. Tackled by OLB Thomas Davis. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Davis, Craighead and Boston are blitzing.
3-20-MIN24 (2Q: 14:19) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by DE Kony Ealy for a loss of 9 yards. Sack allowed by Amari Vines.
4-29-MIN15 (2Q: 13:35) Jeff Locke punted 31 yards. Devin Funchess called for a fair catch at the MIN46.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-MIN46 (2Q: 13:24) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 11 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr. Benjamin gained 1 yard after the catch.
Carolina: I formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN35 (2Q: 12:52) Cam Newton pass completed to TE Greg Olsen for 26 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Olsen gained 18 yards after the catch.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
1-9-MIN09 (2Q: 12:11) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the run.
2-4-MIN04 (2Q: 11:46) Mike Tolbert ran around left end for 4 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Key block delivered by Demetrius Estermeyer. Minnesota's Harvey Springer was hurt on the play. This appears to be a minor knee injury. He should be able to remain in the game. Carolina 6, Minnesota 3
(2Q: 11:46) Extra point by Graham Gano was good. Carolina 7, Minnesota 3
(2Q: 11:38) Graham Gano kicked off 73 yards from the CAR35. Touchback.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN20 (2Q: 11:38) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 5 yards. Tackled by S Tre Boston. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Weak formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-5-MIN25 (2Q: 11:13) Adrian Peterson ran inside the left tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead, assisted by DE Ryan Delaire. Key block delivered by Phil Loadholt.
Minnesota: Strong formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN30 (2Q: 10:36) All Day Peterson ran inside the left tackle for -1 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead, assisted by DT Kawann Short.
Minnesota: Strong formation with three wideouts, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-11-MIN29 (2Q: 10:02) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for RB All Day Peterson. DE Kony Ealy hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
3-11-MIN29 (2Q: 09:56) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR T.J. Jones. DT Kawann Short hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
4-11-MIN29 (2Q: 09:46) Jeff Locke punted 42 yards. Devin Funchess called for a fair catch at the CAR29.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-CAR29 (2Q: 09:39) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Teddy Williams for 9 yards. Tackled by OLB Harvey Springer. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass. Barr is blitzing.
2-1-CAR38 (2Q: 09:16) Charles Clay ran inside the left guard for -1 yards. Tackled by DE Brian Robison.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the run.
3-2-CAR37 (2Q: 08:40) Cam Newton pass completed to FB Mike Tolbert for 10 yards. Tackled by DE Brian Robison. Tolbert gained 3 yards after the catch.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, expecting the pass.
1-10-CAR47 (2Q: 08:17) Cam Newton pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Greg Olsen. DE Brian Robison hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-10-CAR47 (2Q: 08:13) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 18 yards. Tackled by S Jamarca Sanford. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Benjamin gained 13 yards after the catch.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN35 (2Q: 07:27) Cam Newton pass completed to TE Greg Olsen for 6 yards. Tackled by CB Xavier Rhodes. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
2-4-MIN29 (2Q: 06:54) Jonathan Stewart ran inside the left guard for 0 yards. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving, assisted by OLB Harvey Springer. PENALTY: Carolina was called for Offensive Holding.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the run.
2-14-MIN39 (2Q: 06:48) Jonathan Stewart ran around the left tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by S Harrison Smith, assisted by S Michael Thomas. Carolina's Kelvin Benjamin was hurt on the play. This appears to be a minor foot injury. He should be able to remain in the game.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-13-MIN38 (2Q: 06:24) Charles Clay ran around the left tackle for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr, assisted by CB Cortez Allen.
4-8-MIN33 (2Q: 05:52) Graham Gano attempted a 50 yard field goal and missed short of the crossbar.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN40 (2Q: 05:45) All Day Peterson ran inside the left guard for 1 yard. Tackled by ILB Luke Kuechly.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
2-9-MIN41 (2Q: 05:07) Teddy Bridgewater pass was intended for FB Kyle Juszczyk and was intercepted by ILB Luke Kuechly at the CAR48. Tackled by Kyle Juszczyk.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-CAR48 (2Q: 04:55) Cam Newton sacked by DT Tom Johnson for a loss of 8 yards. Sack allowed by Michael Oher.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Barr and Irving are blitzing.
2-18-CAR40 (2Q: 04:19) Jonathan Stewart ran a draw inside the left guard for 2 yards. Tackled by S Michael Thomas.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
3-16-CAR42 (2Q: 03:42) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 8 yards. Tackled by S Harrison Smith. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Benjamin gained 2 yards after the catch.
4-8-CAR50 (2Q: 03:07) Brad Nortman punted 40 yards. Cordarrelle Patterson returned the kick 12 yards to the MIN22. Tackled by Mike Tolbert.
Minnesota: I formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-MIN22 (2Q: 02:59) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 11 yards. Tackled by CB Robert Brunner. Wallace gained 11 yards after the catch.
Minnesota: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 1-deep, man-to-man coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN33 (2Q: 02:31) Teddy Bridgewater pass was dropped by WR Cordarrelle Patterson.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
2-10-MIN33 (2Q: 02:24) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by DT Kawann Short for a loss of 7 yards. Short simply blew through Phil Loadholt to reach the quarterback and knock him down. The ball was fumbled and recovered by CAR Star Lotulelei for 26 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Carolina 13, Minnesota 3
(2Q: 02:24) Extra point by Graham Gano was good. Carolina 14, Minnesota 3
(2Q: 02:14) Graham Gano kicked off 74 yards from the CAR35. Touchback.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-MIN20 (2Q: 02:14) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 33 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead. Wallace gained 7 yards after the catch. Carolina's Luke Kuechly was hurt on the play. This appears to be a minor leg injury. He should be able to remain in the game.
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
Minnesota: Weak formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-CAR47 (2Q: 02:00) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by DE Kony Ealy for a loss of 1 yard. Sack allowed by Matt Kalil.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-11-CAR48 (2Q: 01:32) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR T.J. Jones. S Dominic Craighead defended the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-11-CAR48 (2Q: 01:19) PENALTY: Carolina was called for Encroachment.
Minnesota: Strong formation with three wideouts, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-6-CAR43 (2Q: 01:19) Teddy Bridgewater scrambled for 7 yards. Tackled by CB Bene' Benwikere and assisted by CB Robert Brunner.
Minnesota: Strong formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 4-deep zone coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-CAR36 (2Q: 00:52) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 3 yards. Tackled by ILB Luke Kuechly, assisted by OLB Thomas Davis. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field.
Minnesota called a time out.
Minnesota: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-7-CAR33 (2Q: 00:43) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to TE Kyle Rudolph for 32 yards. Tackled by CB Captain Munnerlyn. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Rudolph gained 22 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota called a time out.
Minnesota: I formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with goal-line personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-1-CAR01 (2Q: 00:35) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 1 yard and a TOUCHDOWN! Minnesota's Brandon Fusco was hurt on the play. This appears to be a minor ribcage injury. He should be able to remain in the game. Carolina 14, Minnesota 9
(2Q: 00:35) Extra point by Blair Walsh was good. Carolina 14, Minnesota 10
(2Q: 00:24) Blair Walsh kicked off 74 yards from the MIN35. Touchback.
Carolina: Pro formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Barr and Thomas are blitzing.
1-10-CAR20 (2Q: 00:24) Cam Newton dropped to one knee for -2 yards.
Start of third quarter.
(3Q: 15:00) Graham Gano kicked off 62 yards from the CAR35. Cordarrelle Patterson returned the ball 25 yards to the MIN28. Tackled by Steven Cole.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-MIN28 (3Q: 14:24) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to RB Adrian Peterson for -2 yards. Tackled by ILB Luke Kuechly. Peterson gained 1 yard after the catch.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, expecting the pass.
2-12-MIN26 (3Q: 13:43) Teddy Bridgewater pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Cordarrelle Patterson. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
3-12-MIN26 (3Q: 13:39) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 8 yards. Tackled by S Tre Boston. Wallace gained 2 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
4-4-MIN34 (3Q: 12:56) Jeff Locke punted 28 yards. Devin Funchess returned the kick 16 yards to the MIN46. PENALTY: Carolina was called for Holding on the Punt Return.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-CAR32 (3Q: 12:45) Mike Tolbert ran inside the left tackle for -4 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr.
Carolina: Strong formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-14-CAR28 (3Q: 12:14) Charles Clay ran around left end for 13 yards. Tackled by CB Cortez Allen. Key block delivered by Greg Olsen.
Carolina: I formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run. Browner is blitzing.
3-1-CAR41 (3Q: 11:41) Cam Newton pass fell incomplete, intended for TE Greg Olsen. CB Brandon Browner hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
4-1-CAR41 (3Q: 11:37) Brad Nortman punted 33 yards. Cordarrelle Patterson returned the kick 21 yards to the MIN47. Tackled by Rashad Ross.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the run. Thompson and Klein are blitzing.
1-10-MIN47 (3Q: 11:27) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by OLB A.J. Klein for a loss of 7 yards. Sack allowed by Phil Loadholt.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-17-MIN40 (3Q: 10:47) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Stefon Diggs for 18 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead, assisted by S Tre Boston. Diggs gained 4 yards after the catch.
Minnesota: Strong formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-CAR42 (3Q: 10:16) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 23 yards. Tackled by OLB Shaq Thompson. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Wallace gained 19 yards after the catch.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the pass. Davis is blitzing.
1-10-CAR19 (3Q: 09:46) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to FB Kyle Juszczyk for -1 yards. Tackled by ILB Luke Kuechly, assisted by S Dominic Craighead. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Weak formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-11-CAR20 (3Q: 09:20) Teddy Bridgewater sacked by DT Craig Coleman for a loss of 6 yards. Sack allowed by Brandon Fusco.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Kuechly is blitzing.
3-17-CAR26 (3Q: 08:53) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR T.J. Jones for 20 yards. Tackled by OLB Thomas Davis. Jones gained 9 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Strong formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-6-CAR06 (3Q: 08:20) Teddy Bridgewater scrambled for 0 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-6-CAR06 (3Q: 07:36) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for RB All Day Peterson. DE Kony Ealy hurried the quarterback into a bad throw.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the pass.
3-6-CAR06 (3Q: 07:29) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Stefon Diggs. ILB Luke Kuechly defended the pass. The defense looked very familiar with that play. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
4-6-CAR06 (3Q: 07:22) Blair Walsh attempted a 23 yard field goal and succeeded. Carolina 14, Minnesota 13
(3Q: 07:14) Blair Walsh kicked off 51 yards from the MIN35. Steven Cole returned the ball 12 yards to the CAR26. Tackled by Cortez Allen.
Carolina: Pro formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Barr and Smith are blitzing.
1-10-CAR26 (3Q: 06:54) Jonathan Stewart ran outside the right tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving, assisted by S Michael Thomas.
Carolina: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 1-deep, bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
2-7-CAR29 (3Q: 06:24) Jonathan Stewart ran around right end for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Harvey Springer, assisted by OLB Anthony Barr.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
3-2-CAR34 (3Q: 05:45) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 8 yards. Tackled by DE Brian Robison. Benjamin gained 1 yard after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Carolina: I formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-CAR42 (3Q: 05:15) Cam Newton pass was dropped by RB Jonathan Stewart.
Carolina: Strong formation with three wideouts, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
2-10-CAR42 (3Q: 05:08) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Teddy Williams for 16 yards. The receiver went out of bounds. Tackled by CB Brandon Browner, assisted by OLB Harvey Springer. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Williams gained 2 yards after the catch.
Carolina: Single-Back formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN42 (3Q: 04:26) Jonathan Stewart ran outside the right tackle for 6 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr, assisted by S Harrison Smith. Key block delivered by Amini Silatolu.
Carolina: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, expecting the pass.
2-4-MIN36 (3Q: 03:58) Jonathan Stewart ran around left end for 4 yards. Tackled by S Harrison Smith, assisted by S Michael Thomas. Key block delivered by Trai Turner.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the pass.
1-10-MIN32 (3Q: 03:32) Jonathan Stewart ran around left end for 4 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr, assisted by DE Everson Griffen.
Carolina: Pro formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-6-MIN28 (3Q: 02:53) Jonathan Stewart ran around the left tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by CB Brandon Browner.
Carolina: I formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-4-MIN26 (3Q: 02:14) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for -1 yards. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving, assisted by OLB Anthony Barr. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
4-5-MIN27 (3Q: 01:48) Graham Gano attempted a 44 yard field goal and missed wide to the left. The holder did not do a very good job of getting the ball down in time.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN34 (3Q: 01:43) Jerick McKinnon ran inside the left tackle for 1 yard. Tackled by DE Charles Johnson, assisted by S Dominic Craighead.
Minnesota: Strong formation with three wideouts, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
2-9-MIN35 (3Q: 01:05) Teddy Bridgewater pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Mike Wallace. The defense looked very familiar with that play.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Craighead is blitzing.
3-9-MIN35 (3Q: 00:58) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 11 yards. Tackled by S Tre Boston, assisted by DE Ryan Delaire. Wallace gained 3 yards after the catch.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
1-10-MIN46 (3Q: 00:23) Adrian Peterson ran inside the left guard for 9 yards. Tackled by DE Ryan Delaire. Key block delivered by Brandon Fusco.
Start of fourth quarter.
Minnesota: I formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
2-1-CAR45 (4Q: 15:00) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Mike Wallace. DE Kony Ealy hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The defense looked very familiar with that play. PENALTY: Carolina was called for Defensive Holding.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-CAR40 (4Q: 14:54) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to FB Kyle Juszczyk for 8 yards. Tackled by OLB Thomas Davis. Juszczyk gained 7 yards after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Strong formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the pass.
2-2-CAR32 (4Q: 14:15) All Day Peterson ran inside the left guard for -2 yards. Tackled by ILB Luke Kuechly.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Klein is blitzing.
3-4-CAR34 (4Q: 13:32) PENALTY: Minnesota was called for a False Start.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-9-CAR39 (4Q: 13:27) Jerick McKinnon ran inside the left guard for 0 yards. Tackled by DT Star Lotulelei, assisted by ILB Luke Kuechly.
4-9-CAR39 (4Q: 12:47) Jeff Locke punted 34 yards. The ball was downed at the CAR05.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-CAR05 (4Q: 12:36) Cam Newton kept the ball, running around left end for 2 yards and was forced out of bounds. Tackled by DE Everson Griffen, assisted by OLB Harvey Springer.
Carolina: Single-Back formation with trips receivers, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-8-CAR07 (4Q: 11:57) Cam Newton pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Ted Ginn. S Harrison Smith defended the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-8-CAR07 (4Q: 11:47) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 8 yards. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving. Benjamin gained 8 yards after the catch.
Carolina: I formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Barr is blitzing.
1-10-CAR15 (4Q: 11:23) Jonathan Stewart ran inside the right guard for 3 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr, assisted by DE Brian Robison.
Carolina: I formation with two tight ends, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
2-7-CAR18 (4Q: 10:50) Jonathan Stewart ran inside the right tackle for 2 yards. Tackled by DE Brian Robison.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the run.
3-5-CAR20 (4Q: 10:05) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 9 yards. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving. Benjamin gained 1 yard after the catch. Minnesota's Harrison Smith was hurt on the play. This appears to be a minor ankle injury. He should be able to remain in the game.
Carolina: Pro formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the run.
1-10-CAR29 (4Q: 09:36) Cam Newton pass completed to TE Jason Boswell for 17 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr, assisted by DE Everson Griffen. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Boswell gained 11 yards after the catch.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the pass.
1-10-CAR46 (4Q: 09:04) PENALTY: Carolina was called for a False Start.
Carolina: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-15-CAR41 (4Q: 08:57) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 5 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr. Carolina's Amini Silatolu was hurt on the play. This appears to be a minor knee injury. He should be able to remain in the game.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the run.
2-10-CAR46 (4Q: 08:26) Jonathan Stewart ran around left end for 5 yards. Tackled by CB Xavier Rhodes, assisted by S Michael Thomas.
Carolina: Pro formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
3-5-MIN49 (4Q: 08:01) Cam Newton pass completed to WR Kelvin Benjamin for 12 yards. Tackled by DT Warren Rivera. Benjamin gained 8 yards after the catch.
Carolina: I formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN37 (4Q: 07:36) Jonathan Stewart ran a draw inside the left guard for 2 yards. Tackled by ILB Nate Irving, assisted by OLB Anthony Barr. The ball was fumbled and recovered by MIN OLB Anthony Barr to the MIN35.
Minnesota: I formation, with the second wideout in the slot, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Davis and Benwikere are blitzing.
1-10-MIN35 (4Q: 07:28) All Day Peterson ran outside the right tackle for 10 yards. Tackled by DT Star Lotulelei, assisted by DT Kawann Short. Key block delivered by T.J. Clemmings.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN45 (4Q: 06:45) Teddy Bridgewater pass was blocked at the line, intended for WR Cordarrelle Patterson. DT Kawann Short blocked the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, expecting the pass.
2-10-MIN45 (4Q: 06:35) Teddy Bridgewater pass was intended for WR Stefon Diggs and was intercepted by ILB Luke Kuechly at the MIN48. Tackled by Stefon Diggs.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN48 (4Q: 06:23) Jonathan Stewart ran around the left tackle for 44 yards. Tackled by CB Cortez Allen. Key block delivered by Demetrius Estermeyer. Estermeyer ran over Linval Joseph to set up the play.
Carolina: I formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Browner is blitzing.
1-4-MIN04 (4Q: 05:38) Cam Newton pass completed to TE Greg Olsen for 0 yards. Tackled by OLB Anthony Barr, assisted by CB Cortez Allen.
Carolina: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep man-to-man coverage, expecting the pass. Barr is blitzing.
2-4-MIN04 (4Q: 04:53) Charles Clay ran inside the left tackle for 4 yards and a TOUCHDOWN! Key block delivered by Demetrius Estermeyer. Carolina 20, Minnesota 13
(4Q: 04:53) Extra point by Graham Gano was good. Carolina 21, Minnesota 13
(4Q: 04:44) Graham Gano kicked off 66 yards from the CAR35. T.J. Jones returned the ball 22 yards to the MIN21. Tackled by Rashad Ross.
Minnesota: Pro formation, with the second receiver in the slot, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, expecting the pass. Klein, Kuechly and Craighead are blitzing.
1-10-MIN21 (4Q: 04:37) Adrian Peterson ran outside the right tackle for -4 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead, assisted by ILB Luke Kuechly.
Minnesota: Strong formation with three wideouts, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-14-MIN17 (4Q: 03:55) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Mike Wallace for 16 yards. Tackled by CB Captain Munnerlyn, assisted by CB Robert Brunner. The receiver ran his route right over the middle of the field. Wallace gained 1 yard after the catch. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Klein and Brunner are blitzing.
1-10-MIN33 (4Q: 03:21) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Cordarrelle Patterson. CB Robert Brunner hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The defense looked very familiar with that play. PENALTY: Minnesota was called for Intentional Grounding.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass. Kuechly is blitzing.
2-21-MIN22 (4Q: 03:14) Teddy Bridgewater pass was dropped by WR Cordarrelle Patterson. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 4-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-21-MIN22 (4Q: 03:05) Teddy Bridgewater pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR Charles Johnson. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
4-21-MIN22 (4Q: 02:58) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to WR Cordarrelle Patterson for 25 yards. Tackled by S Dominic Craighead. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Pro formation, with the second receiver in the slot, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-MIN47 (4Q: 02:36) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Cordarrelle Patterson. DT Kawann Short drove right through Phil Loadholt to hurry the quarterback. The defense looked very familiar with that play. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-10-MIN47 (4Q: 02:30) Teddy Bridgewater pass was thrown incomplete, intended for WR T.J. Jones. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage. PENALTY: Carolina was called for Unsportsmanlike Conduct.
Minnesota: Pro formation, with the second receiver in the slot, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
1-10-CAR38 (4Q: 02:24) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for RB Adrian Peterson. CB Bene' Benwikere defended the pass. The quarterback threw away from the double coverage.
Minnesota: Pro formation, with the second receiver in the slot, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-10-CAR38 (4Q: 02:15) PENALTY: Minnesota was called for Delay of Game.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
2-15-CAR43 (4Q: 02:15) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Mike Wallace. DE Kony Ealy hurried the quarterback into a bad throw. The defense looked extremely familiar with that play. The quarterback threw into double coverage.
Minnesota: Pro formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 with dime personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
3-15-CAR43 (4Q: 02:06) Teddy Bridgewater pass completed to FB Kyle Juszczyk for 2 yards. Tackled by CB Nicolas Jones.
Official time out for the two-minute warning.
Minnesota: Single-Back formation with four receivers, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 with nickel personnel and 3-deep zone coverage, keying aggressively on the pass.
4-13-CAR41 (4Q: 02:00) Teddy Bridgewater pass fell incomplete, intended for WR Cordarrelle Patterson. ILB Luke Kuechly defended the pass. The defense looked extremely familiar with that play. The quarterback threw into double coverage. The ball goes over on downs.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and weak-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-CAR41 (4Q: 01:52) Jonathan Stewart ran around the left tackle for 3 yards. Tackled by DT Warren Rivera, assisted by DE Everson Griffen.
Minnesota called a time out.
Carolina: I formation, strength is right. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
2-7-CAR44 (4Q: 01:45) Kelvin Benjamin ran a reverse around right end for 1 yard. Tackled by DT Linval Joseph.
Minnesota called a time out.
Carolina: Single-Back formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
3-6-CAR45 (4Q: 01:35) Mike Tolbert ran inside the left guard for 14 yards. Tackled by OLB Harvey Springer. Key block delivered by Amini Silatolu.
Minnesota called a time out.
Carolina: Pro formation with two tight ends, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and strong-side man, otherwise cover-7 zone coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
1-10-MIN41 (4Q: 01:26) Jonathan Stewart ran around right end for 2 yards. Tackled by S Michael Thomas, assisted by OLB Anthony Barr.
Carolina: I formation, strength is left. The defense is in a 43 and 2-deep bump-and-run coverage, keying aggressively on the run.
2-8-MIN39 (4Q: 00:43) Cam Newton dropped to one knee for -1 yards.
Final Score: Carolina Panthers 21, Minnesota Vikings 13