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WATCH: Cam Newton taunts Packers before throwing TD pass

Green Bay had recovered an onside kick and was driving for the game-tying score.

Needing a victory to keep pace with the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South and to stay ahead of the pack in the wild-card race, Newton turned in arguably his best performance of the season in a 31-24 victory.

WR Randall Cobb: He caught seven passes for 84 yards, and his 33-yard, catch-and-run touchdown in the second quarter gave the Packers the lead going into the half. He tossed three unnecessary interceptions after having thrown just three in his previous six games, and now the Packers may be sitting at home in January for the first time in nine years. He threw a 13-yard laser to Davante Adams that tied the game at 7-7. The Vikings are looking to lock up a first-round bye and will have everything to play for.

Newton's favorite target was tight end Greg Olsen, who caught nine passes for 116 yards and a touchdown. After a Graham Gano field goal made it 10-7 Carolina, Rodgers then worked his magic with a four-play, 58-yard drive with a minute and a half to go before the break.

With an Atlanta Falcons win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night, Green Bay will be officially eliminated with the playoffs.

The first of Rodgers's trio of picks was the most understandable one.

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McCaffrey hasn't consistently hasn't had the impressive statistics many expected when the Panthers selected him with the eighth pick of the draft.

The Panthers were penalized 15 yards for Davis' blindside hit.

Byrd finished with three catches for 25 yards and two touchdowns, the second of which had no controversy.

But Panthers head coach Ron Rivera wasn't buying it.

How they handle the attention over allegations of Richardson over the next few weeks will be interesting. Newton had very few high stress throws Sunday.

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