Chicago Defeats Carolina 34-29 - Recap
Matt Forte ran for 205 yards as Chicago handled Carolina by a score of 34-29 on Sunday at Soldier Field.
Bettors who backed the Bears were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 41.5.
Jay Cutler completed 9 of 17 pass attempts for 102 yards and 0 TDs for the Bears in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Panthers defense.
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 82 yards for Carolina, while Jonathan Stewart added 52 yards. Cam Newton threw for 374 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Steve Smith and Greg Olsen had 181 and 50 yards respectively.
Chicago was outgained by Carolina 543-317 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-15 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 33:29, longer than the 26:31 of their opponents.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lions. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Orleans.