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GAMEDAY BLOG: Washington Football Team beats Carolina Panthers 27 to 21

Panthers head coach Matt Rhule announced Friday Cam Newton will start for the team in their Week 11 matchup.

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — The Carolina Panthers (5-6) took on the Washington Football Team (4-6) Sunday.

Panthers head coach Matt Rhule announced Friday Cam Newton would start for the team in their Week 11 matchup.

Newton transformed the team into a Super Bowl front-runner during his nine years with the Panthers, winning the 2015 NFL MVP award and leading the organization to Super Bowl 50, according to CBS Sports.

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4:12 p.m. - Washington Football Team wins 27 to 21.

3:45 p.m. - Washington up by 3, now with 24 points

3:15 p.m. - Panthers, Washington now tied 21 to 21.

3:12 p.m. - Panthers Touchdown

2:52 p.m. - Touchdown Washington Football Team, Washington now at 20, Panthers at 14

2:27 p.m. - Washington for another touchdown and we're tied again, 14-14. 

2:08 p.m. - Superman Cam soars into the endzone for a touchdown! 

Panthers lead 14-7 against Washington. 

1:47 p.m. - Former Panther Taylor Heinicke throws a touchdown pass to Cam Sims. Tie ball game at 7 early in the 2nd. 

1:13 p.m. - Let's walk through this again! What a TD! 

1:12 p.m. - Cam Newton to DJ Moore for the Panthers TD!! 7-0 Panthers! 

12:58 p.m. - No doubt, CAM is back at home!!!! 

12:45 p.m. - CMC! CMC! RB Christian McCaffrey making this fan's day! He called a kid wearing a No. 22 jersey down and signed a football and tossed it to him in the stands. 

You could hear the kid saying, "No, way! Wow!"

12:38 p.m. - The cheers are still coming for former Panthers Coach Ron Rivera! 

12:18 p.m. - Superman Cam is already flying on the field ahead of the game! 

12:15 p.m. - Cam Newton & Christian McCaffrey warming up. 

12:10 p.m. - Panthers fans cheer inside Bank of America Stadium cheer as Ron Rivera walks on the field. 

11:59 a.m. - NASCAR driver Austin Dillion spotted on the field ahead of the game. 

11:26 a.m. - Jeremy Chinn hits the field as well to get ready. 

11:19 a.m. - DB Stephon Gilmore out for warmups ahead of the game. 

11:14 a.m. - Cam Newton in prayer on the field taking time for himself for his first game back as a Carolina Panther.

Panthers fans are excited to see Superman Cam back home! Many welcomed Cam holding up signs. 

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Panthers fans holding signs to welcome Superman Cam back home!


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