Carolina Defeats San Diego 31-7 - Recap
|Carolina Defeats San Diego 31-7 - Recap|
San Diego couldn't hang with the Panthers on Sunday as Carolina blasted the Chargers 31-7 in Week 15 action at Qualcomm Stadium.
Carolina was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 45.5.
Cam Newton completed 19 of 33 pass attempts for 231 yards and 2 TDs for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Curtis Brinkley rushed for 42 yards for San Diego, while Ryan Mathews added 22 yards. Philip Rivers threw for 121 yards for the Chargers, while receivers Malcom Floyd and Antonio Gates had 39 and 31 yards respectively.
Carolina outgained San Diego 372-164 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-12 by the Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 37:32, longer than the 22:28 of their opponents.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Raiders. The Chargers will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.