Drew Brees showed there is still a little magic left in his aging arm, scoring 22 second-half points against one of the best defenses in the N.F.L., but Newton proved that he is a legitimate candidate for Most Valuable Player with his resilient play. No matter how many times Brees willed his team back into the game, Newton drove Carolina down the field with numerous passes and runs that defy description.San Francisco 49ers receiver Torrey Smith caught the game-winning touchdown during overtime against the Bears.N.F.L. Week 13 Scores and Highlights.
Ryan Fitzpatrick scrambling 15 yards on a fourth-and-6 from the 36-yard line with 61 seconds left in regulation. Two plays later, he later threw to Brandon Marshall for a tying touchdown.Jets 23, Giants 20 | Overtime: Jets Pull Out Victory Over Giants to Keep Playoff Hopes AliveDEC. 6, 2015“He was able to win a shootout and to take a drive in the fourth quarter and give us a chance to win,” Coach Ron Rivera said at his post-game news conference. “It goes back to his whole development as a quarterback in this league.”If Newton was not taking a fourth-and-1 sneak for a jaw-dropping 30-yard run, he was throwing deep passes into the waiting arms of his wide receivers, who had no problem outrunning a limited Saints defense. Newton ended up completing 28 of 41 passes for 331 yards and five touchdowns. He also ran the ball 8 times for 49 yards and nearly ran in a touchdown, enduring a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit and staying in the game to finish the drive with a touchdown pass. A single first-half interception proved to be the lone blemish on his day.After the big hit at the goal line, Newton was seen running into the locker room. There was some confusion as to why he went in, with Rivera saying he was using the bathroom, but while he was away from the bench he was evaluated for a concussion.