Atlanta Defeats Carolina 31-10 - Recap
|Atlanta Defeats Carolina 31-10 - Recap|
Atlanta got 3 TDs from Michael Turner en route to a 31-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
Atlanta was a favorite by 7 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Matt Ryan completed 20 of 34 pass attempts for 227 yards and 1 TD for the Falcons in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Panthers defense.
Jonathan Stewart rushed for 133 yards for Carolina, while Mike Goodson added 70 yards. Jimmy Clausen threw for 107 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Brandon LaFell and David Gettis had 38 and 22 yards respectively.
Carolina was outgained by Atlanta 327-288 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-13 by the Falcons.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:50/25:10 split in that important category.
Atlanta looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Seahawks. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arizona.