Panthers end Texans' seven-game winning streak

Rookie Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes to 13, at Reliant Stadium.

Newton completed 13-of-23 passes for 149 yards and added 55 rushing yards for Carolina (5-9), which has won three of its last four games.

Rookie T.J. Yates finished with 212 passing yards and two costly interceptions for the Texans (10-4), who had their franchise-best winning streak snapped at seven games.