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Panthers Fall 27-21 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap

Josh Freeman scorched the Panthers defense for 3 TDs as Tampa Bay defeated Carolina 27-21 on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.

Tampa Bay was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 48.5.

Doug Martin rushed for 138 yards, while Josh Freeman added 27 yards in the win. Vincent Jackson and Dallas Clark added 94 and 58 receiving yards respectively.

Jonathan Stewart rushed for 43 yards for Carolina, while Cam Newton added 40 yards. Cam Newton threw for 252 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Brandon LaFell and Steve Smith had 93 and 61 yards respectively.

Carolina lost the offensive yardage battle to Tampa Bay 403-331 yards in Sunday's game. Tampa Bay had more first downs as that total ended up 25-18.

Tampa Bay led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:30/31:50 split in that important category.

Tampa Bay heads into a Week 12 battle against the Falcons. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.