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Washington vs Carolina Recap - Panthers Win 33-20

Washington was unable to slow down Steve Smith, who produced 143 receiving yards as the Panthers defeated the Redskins 33-20 on Sunday.

Carolina was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 44.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cam Newton completed 18 of 23 pass attempts for 256 yards and 1 TD for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Tim Hightower rushed for 88 yards for Washington, while John Beck added 10 yards. John Beck threw for 279 yards for the Redskins, while receivers Fred Davis and Jabar Gaffney had 80 and 68 yards respectively.

Washington was outgained by Carolina 407-353 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-20 by the Redskins.

Washington lost the time of possession battle 35:30/24:30, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Carolina heads into a Week 8 battle against the Vikings. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.