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      Chiefs fall to the Panthers 28 to 16

      Cam Newton made a successful return following ankle surgery, Jonathan Stewart ran for two touchdowns and the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 on Sunday night.



      Newton completed 4 of 9 passes for 65 yards and led a pair of touchdown drives in the preseason game before exiting late in the second quarter with Carolina (1-1) up 14-6.



      Stewart ran for 26 yards on four carries and made a strong case to be the Panthers' goal-line back - if not their primary ball carrier - with scoring runs of 3 and 2 yards.



      Carolina managed just a yard in on its first three possessions before Stewart provided a spark with a 17-yard run.

      The Panthers scored touchdowns on their next two possessions.


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