Bears vs Panthers Final: 23-22 - Recap
|Bears vs Panthers Final: 23-22 - Recap|
Chicago earned a 23-22 victory over Carolina on Sunday in Week 8 action at Soldier Field.
The Bears earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 41.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Jay Cutler completed 19 of 28 pass attempts for 186 yards and 1 TD for the Bears in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Panthers defense.
Jonathan Stewart rushed for 42 yards for Carolina, while Cam Newton added 37 yards. Cam Newton threw for 314 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Steve Smith and Brandon LaFell had 118 and 88 yards respectively.
Chicago lost the offensive yardage battle to Carolina 416-210 yards in Sunday's game. Carolina had more first downs as that total ended up 21-18.
Carolina led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 36:38/23:22 split in that important category.
Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Titans. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.