Panthers Fall 31-23 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
The Falcons got a 4-TD performance from Matt Ryan as Atlanta handed Carolina a 31-23 defeat on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
Atlanta was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Michael Turner rushed for 76 yards, while Jason Snelling added 6 yards in the win. Julio Jones and Roddy White added 104 and 84 receiving yards respectively.
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 87 yards for Carolina, while Cam Newton added 36 yards. Cam Newton threw for 276 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Steve Smith and Greg Olsen had 125 and 53 yards respectively.
Carolina outgained Atlanta 416-394 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-18 by the Panthers.
Atlanta led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:43/29:17 split in that important category.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Jacksonville looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Houston.