NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Only days after rejoining the Saints at age
46, John Carney hit three field goals to help New Orleans edge the
Carolina Panthers 16-14 on Sunday.
The Saints signed Carney last Tuesday, two days after Garrett
Hartley had missed a 29-yard field goal in overtime in a 27-24 loss
While the Saints were able to manage only one touchdown on a
screen pass to Lance Moore, Carney hit twice from 32 yards and
again from 25 with 3:55 to go to put New Orleans (3-1) ahead to
Drew Brees had 275 yards passing and the TD to Moore.
Carolina rookie quarterback Jimmy Clausen had a 55-yard TD pass
to Jonathan Stewart, and DeAngelo Williams had a 39-yard TD run
that gave Carolina a 14-10 lead in the third quarter.