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Seahawks 16, Panthers 12

Seahawks defense stifles Panthers, Cam Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bruce Irvin raced past an offensive lineman and chopped down on Cam Newton’s arm as the quarterback loaded up to throw downfield.

The ball popped free and into the hands of a teammate, capping the latest strong performance by a Seattle Seahawks defense that made life miserable for Newton and the Carolina Panthers.

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