Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns,
The third preseason game for both teams was no contest as the Patriots outgained the Panthers 405-271.
Both quarterbacks left after their first series of the third quarter.
Regulars usually see their most action in the third game, and it was clear that the Panthers (1-2) must get better play from their offense and from a defense that was the second stingiest in the NFL last season.
Coach Ron Rivera would like to limit Newton's running, despite his skill, and one dash Friday night appeared to stun him. He was tackled after running 7 yards when he couldn't find a receiver. Trainers went on the field to check on him, and he was replaced by Derek Anderson before returning after one play.
New England had more time to prepare and develop a game plan tailored to Carolina after beating the Philadelphia Eagles 42-35 a week earlier. The Panthers had just four days between last Sunday night's 28-16 win over the Kansas City Chiefs and their visit to Foxborough.
Brady played the first two series before
The first of Brady's two long drives covered 91 yards and ended with a 40-yard touchdown on a pass to
In the third quarter, Brady ended an 80-yard march with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Vereen that made it 20-0.
On the next series, Carolina moved from its 20 to the Patriots 7, but
The Panthers finally scored with 1:12 left on Joe Webb's 3-yard pass to D.C. Jefferson.
NOTES: Patriots LB