Glendale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Rashard Mendenhall and Jim Dray scored the
game's only touchdowns as the Arizona Cardinals held the Carolina Panthers out
of the end zone in 22-6 victory.
The Cardinals (3-2) survived three Carson Palmer interceptions with a dominant
defensive effort that was highlighted by four forced turnovers, seven sacks
and a safety. Daryl Washington, in his first game back from a four-week
suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, finished with
nine tackles, two sacks and an interception in Arizona's second straight win.
Palmer threw for just 175 yards with a touchdown on 19-of-28 passing, while
Cam Newton completed 21-of-39 throws for 308 yards for the Panthers (1-3), who
were coming off a bye week following a 38-0 thrashing of the New York Giants.
Newton did not resemble the quarterback that threw for 422 yards and totaled
three touchdowns in his pro debut at University of Phoenix Stadium two years
ago. He was pressured throughout and threw three interceptions while losing a
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