The Carolina Panthers lost their fifth consecutive game as they fell, 19-17, to the Atlanta Falcons, who now lead the NFC South.
The Atlanta Falcons suddenly find themselves in first place in the NFC South after pulling off their second consecutive win. They held on for a 19-17 victory against the Carolina Panthers to improve their record to 4-6.
The Falcons held a 16-3 lead at the end of the third quarter, but Panthers quarterback Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes to give the Panthers a 17-16 lead.
Falcons kicker Matt Bryant kicked a 44-yard field goal to win the game though.
Quarterback Matt Ryan also had a solid game for the Falcons as he threw for 261 yards and a touchdown pass on 31-of-45 passing.
Wide receiver Roddy White led the Falcons in receiving with eight catches for 75 yards and a touchdown.
For the Panthers, Newton started off roughly but recovered later on to have a respectable performance with 292 passing yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.
Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin had another impactful game with nine catches for 109 yards and a touchdown.