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Panthers Fall 24-21 Against Minnesota - Game Recap

The Panthers came up short against the Vikings in Week 8 action on Sunday, falling 24-21 at Bank of America Stadium.

Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 47.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Christian Ponder completed 18 of 28 pass attempts for 236 yards and 1 TD for the Vikings in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Cam Newton rushed for 53 yards for Carolina, while Jonathan Stewart added 49 yards. Cam Newton threw for 290 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Steve Smith and Greg Olsen had 100 and 73 yards respectively.

Carolina outgained Minnesota 405-361 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Vikings.

The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 32:05, longer than the 27:55 of their opponents.

Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Packers. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tennessee.