Both teams rested their starters.
"The offense played good as a whole," Artis-Payne said. "We need to capitalize on getting good field position" and score touchdowns.
"To see the same energy (from the backups), the same intensity and same plays being made (as the starters) it lets you know that the guys understand the standards that have been set in Carolina," Panthers cornerback Bene Benwikere said.
Said Carolina linebacker David Mayo: "Guys were just flying around."