The No. 2 play of the season for the Panthers might have been
But this one, unlike the first one, was on display for all of the world to see.
"That's his second amazing pick," quarterback
Newton said Norman made an interception in practice leading up to Carolina's Week 3 showdown against the New Orleans Saints that rivaled the one he made on game day, but there was no comparison when it came to the impact on the Panthers' division rival. Facing a must-win after starting 0-2 and playing the 2-0 Panthers with backup quarterback Josh McCown starting for injured Drew Brees, the Saints put up a valiant effort.
But just in the nick of time, Norman stepped up.
With 1:17 left and the Panthers clinging to a 27-22 lead, McCown directed the Saints to the Carolina 23 and took a shot to the end zone for speedster Brandin Cooks, who appeared to have a step on Norman. But the cornerback made up the ground by throwing his body backwards for a leaping interception that sealed the victory.
"It's typical J-No," safety