I can safely say being on the sidelines in Tampa Bay this season was infinitely better than last season.

When I arrived Cam was warming up under the watchful eye of Mike Shula. Shula still makes a point to keep tabs on Newton and doesn't seem to have given up the QB coach role completely. This was a homecoming for sorts for Shula, an important game for him.

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Thomas Davis jogged onto the field and looked as serious as, well, he is every game. Davis is all business all day every day.
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There were a few ladies waiting for the game to begin. Turns out they would be the only think in red and pewter worth taking pictures of all night long...
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Brandon Lafell seemed focused during introductions.
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I guess it worked, it wasn't long before he had a reception.
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Steve Smith soon followed, introducing a defender with his knee in the process.
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Oh hey a cheerleader...
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Anyways, the Panthers pressured Glennon often and were the difference in the game.

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Another Cheerleader...
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Cam Newton had a great night. Any time your QB gets 2 passing touchdowns and 1 rushing touchdown, you probably won the game.
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First Downs Panthers!

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One lucky Auburn fan had a once in a lifetime moment.
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Schiano looked fairly calm for most of the game, and often times like he was oblivious to the fiery seat he is sitting on.
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Deangelo Williams and Mike Tolbert both had at least 5 yards per carry, and each had a touchdown. A very productive night for the Panthers running back duo. I know Cam was excited about it...
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When Tolbert caught his touchdown, he immediately ran for the "Touchdown Mike" banner on the wall of the endzone. Pretty hilarious. I guess he has a new nickname.
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Overall, it was a great night to be a Panthers fan. For the first night in years we have a team with a winning record to cheer for.

Bring on the Falcons.