Panthers Fall 28-21 Against Arizona - Game Recap
Kevin Kolb threw for 309 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Cardinals over Carolina 28-21 on Sunday in Week 1 action at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Arizona was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 37.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Beanie Wells rushed for 90 yards, while LaRod Stephens-Howling added 10 yards in the win. Early Doucet and Larry Fitzgerald added 105 and 62 receiving yards respectively.
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 30 yards for Carolina, while Jonathan Stewart added 26 yards. Cam Newton threw for 422 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Steve Smith and Greg Olsen had 178 and 78 yards respectively.
Arizona was outgained by Carolina 477-394 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-15 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 32:47, longer than the 27:13 of their opponents.
Arizona looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Redskins. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Green Bay.