Carolina vs Atlanta Wrap - Carolina Wins 21-20
|Carolina vs Atlanta Wrap - Carolina Wins 21-20|
Carolina got 2 scoring strikes from Cam Newton en route to a 21-20 victory over Atlanta on Sunday in Week 17 action at Georgia Dome.
The Panthers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 46.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Cam Newton rushed for 72 yards, while DeAngelo Williams added 33 yards in the win. DeAngelo Williams and Greg Olsen added 75 and 42 receiving yards respectively.
Steven Jackson rushed for 41 yards for Atlanta, while Jason Snelling added 36 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 280 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Roddy White and Harry Douglas had 91 and 58 yards respectively.
Carolina lost the offensive yardage battle to Atlanta 307-283 yards in Sunday's game. Atlanta had more first downs as that total ended up 20-16.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:26/25:34 split in that important category.