Carolina Falls 23-6 to Bears - Recap
Chicago got a 166-yard performance from Matt Forte as a key part of its 23-6 victory over the Panthers on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
The Bears were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 33.5.
Todd Collins completed 6 of 16 pass attempts for 32 yards and 0 TDs for the Bears in the win. He was picked off 4 times by the Panthers defense.
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 51 yards for Carolina, while Jonathan Stewart added 30 yards. Jimmy Clausen threw for 61 yards for the Panthers, while receivers David Gettis and Jeff King had 32 and 20 yards respectively.
Carolina was outgained by Chicago 247-147 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 13-8 by the Bears.
Carolina lost the time of possession battle 30:19/29:41, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Chicago takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Carolina, they head home to face San Francisco.