Panthers defeat Atlanta, win NFC South title
ATLANTA, Ga. — The Carolina Panthers won the NFC South and earned a first-round bye with a 21-20 victory over Atlanta on Sunday.
The Charlotte Observer reported that the Panthers claimed their fourth division title with the win and are now 12-4.
Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes and Greg Hardy had a team-record four sacks.
Carolina secured a first-round bye and home-field advantage for at least one game as the No. 2 seed in the NFC.
Read more: The Charlotte Observer