Pittsburgh vs Carolina Wrap - Carolina Wins 25-10
|Pittsburgh vs Carolina Wrap - Carolina Wins 25-10|
Ted Ginn Jr. caught 5 passes for 149 yards against the Pittsburgh defense as Carolina handed the Steelers a 25-10 loss on Thursday at Bank of America Stadium.
The Panthers were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 36.5.
Derek Anderson completed 10 of 15 pass attempts for 220 yards and 2 TDs for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Felix Jones rushed for 56 yards for Pittsburgh, while Jonathan Dwyer added 28 yards. Landry Jones threw for 189 yards for the Steelers, while receivers Derek Moye and David Paulson had 55 and 41 yards respectively.
Carolina outgained Pittsburgh 315-304 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-13 by the Steelers.
Pittsburgh lost the time of possession battle 31:26/28:34, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Carolina heads into a Week 1 battle against the Seahawks. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tennessee.