Rookie running backs Christian McCaffrey and Curtis Samuel did combine for eight receptions, but the duo managed to turn those receptions into just 51 yards.
Panthers QB Cam Newton ran a score in with just 23 seconds remaining in the first half that gave Carolina their first lead at 14-10, and Gano's two field goals would be the only points scored until Ryan found RB Tevin Coleman for a 19-yard touchdown pass with 3:25 left in the final frame.
Edge rushers Mario Addison and Wes Horton each had a sack, and the rest of the front seven did an excellent job in limiting the Falcons to just 53 rushing yards.
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From there, Atlanta struggled to stay in the game, while Carolina pushed the Falcons around for most of the third quarter.
With Benjamin gone, Funchess now leads the wide receiver corps with 33 catches for 357 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Julio Jones would drop a gimme touchdown on a fourth-down heave by quarterback Matt Ryan late in the fourth quarter.
Despite a lackluster offense, the Panthers have legitimate playoff hopes thanks to their top-10 defense.
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The bubbles were still streaming across the London Stadium when Liverpool immediately restored their two-goal lead. Javier Hernandez is a brilliant penalty box operator but didn't even get the chance to operate in the penalty box.
Make no mistake about it, the Falcons' biggest stars are not playing up to their 2016 standards.
In the second half, it was nearly entirely Carolina Panthers as they were able to win the time of possession behind an effective ground game. That Newton led the team in rushing for a fourth straight game is concerning, though. Gano improved to 5-for-5 on the season on kicks between 40 and 49 yards.
Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart fumbled twice in Atlanta territory in the first quarter, the first one recovered by safety Keanu Neal and the second one caused by Neal. This was a game that Atlanta could have definitely won, but the Panthers with more poise than the Falcons.
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For the first time this season, Carolina was able to get the Stanford version of Christian McCaffrey, not the 1.5-yards per carry version. Atlanta would hang around until late in the fourth quarter. Carolina backup TE Chris Manhertz was placed in the concussion protocol in the first half. He also had a sack to increase his seasonal total to 6.5. The Falcons are home next Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. The Panthers will begin preparing for primetime as they face the Miami Dolphins on Monday Night Football next week.