Carolina Defeats Minnesota 35-10 - Recap
Cam Newton scorched the Vikings defense for 3 TDs as Carolina defeated Minnesota 35-10 on Sunday at The Metrodome.
Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 44.5.
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 64 yards, while Cam Newton added 30 yards in the win. Brandon LaFell and DeAngelo Williams added 107 and 53 receiving yards respectively.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 62 yards for Minnesota, while Matt Cassel added 7 yards. Matt Cassel threw for 241 yards for the Vikings, while receivers Kyle Rudolph and Greg Jennings had 97 and 34 yards respectively.
Carolina outgained Minnesota 367-290 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 36:27, longer than the 23:33 of their opponents.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rams. The Vikings will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.