I've been putting off making a decision on the Play of the Week since I've three very plays performed by three very worthy players. The top 3 plays I picked I then ranked in order of Power: (follow this link to view video of all three plays)
Winner - QB Cam Newton's 16 yard TD run, the longest TD run by a QB in Panther history. The 3rd quarter score broke the gates open to a 24 point Panther second half.
I'll set it up for you. With 12:17 left in the 3rd quarter and clinging to a 3 point lead the Panthers needed to score a TD and instead of settling for yet another FG. With Stewart lined up behind Newton to his left and TE Greg Olsen offset on the right side of the line, the Panthers ran play action to Stewart off RG. Yet Newton kept the ball and went left behind a pulling Olsen. The Redskin defensive line totally bit on the play action leaving the Redskin free safety Doughty the only thing between Newton and the end zone. Olsen buried Doughty as Cam outran the pursuit. TOUCHDOWN!! his 7th rushing TD of the season.
So there you have, the Panthers Power Play of the Week...take my poll to see if anyone agrees with me.
Vote for your Panthers Power Play of the Week
DE Greg Hardy sack and grounding call of John Beck (90 votes)
DE Charles Johnson spin move and sack (34 votes)
QB Cam Newton's record-setting16 yard TD run (286 votes)
410 total votes