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FIRST QUARTER

New England: Graham 1 pass from Brady (Vinatieri kick), 3:40.

Carolina: S.Davis 1 run (Kasay kick), 1:13.

SECOND QUARTER

Carolina: FG Kasay, 51, 3:38.

Carolina: S.Davis 1 run (Kasay kick), 1:45.

THIRD QUARTER

Carolina: FG Kasay, 52, 11:35.

New England: FG Vinatieri 45, 6:25.

New England: Vrabel 24 interception return (Vinatieri kick), 6:08.

FOURTH QUARTER

Carolina: S.Davis 1 run (Kasay kick), 14:46.

Attendance: 73,528.

PatriotsPanthersFirst Downs 1417Total Net Yards 288250Rushes-Yards 16-3936-104Passing 249146Punt Returns 1-06-128Kickoff Returns 6-1464-105Interceptions Ret. 1-241-0Comp-Att-Int 23-44-111-26-1Sacked-Yards Lost 2-211-8Punts 7-48.07-42.1Fumbles-Lost 2-20-0Penalties-Yards 12-866-45Time Of Possession 28:0131:59 RUSHING

New England: Dillon 14-36, Faulk 2-3.

Carolina: S.Davis 25-77, Foster 7-37, Delhomme 3-(minus 2), Proehl 1-(minus 8).

PASSING

New England: Brady 23-44-1-270.

Carolina: Delhomme 11-26-1-154.

RECEIVING

New England: Branch 8-60, Givens 5-56, T.Brown 3-87, Faulk 3-27, Dwight 2-32, Watson 1-7, Graham 1-1.

Carolina: S.Smith 4-34, Proehl 3-63, Mangum 2-18, Foster 1-23, Goings 1-16.

MISSED FIELD GOALS

None.