It's time to pick the Game Ball of the Week winner for the Panthers 33-20 win over the Redskins. We've got a tough choice among a lot of deserving players this week. Please vote for your Panther player most deserving of this week's Game Ball sponsored by Samsumg:
LB James Anderson - Anderson put up an inspired 12 combined tackles, 1 sack, 2 tackles for a loss, 1 QB hurry, 1 pass defensed and 1 fumble recovery. Anderson was in beast mode.
WR Steve Smith - Smitty had another big impact performance with 7 receptions for 143 yards.
DE Charles Johnson - Johnson had his 6th sack of the season and it was a beauty of a spin move on a 3 man rush. He added a tackle for loss, a QB hurry and a forced fumble that Captain Munnerlyn got credit for
RB Jonathan Stewart - Stewart racked up 68 yards on 14 carries including a two yard touchdown run.
DE Antwan Applewhite - The free agent pick-up totaled five tackles and a key sack with a forced fumble in the first half.
QB Cam Newton - The dual threat Newton completed 18 of 23 passes for 254 yards and a 2 yd TD to WR Brandon LaFell. Newton also added 59 yards on the ground his team record 7th rushing TD for a QB on the season. Newton also added two other records, longest run from scrimmage (25 yds) and longest TD run (16 yds)
So please vote for your Panther Game Ball of the Week winner.
The Panthers Game Ball of the Week winner is:
LB James Anderson (245 votes)
WR Steve Smith (106 votes)
DE Charles Johnson (9 votes)
DE Antwan Applewhite (116 votes)
RB Jonathan Stewart (7 votes)
QB Cam Newton (487 votes)
970 total votes