Browns vs Panthers Final: 24-23 - Recap
Carolina couldn't contain Peyton Hillis on Sunday and the result was a 24-23 Week 12 loss against the Cleveland Browns.
The Browns won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Jake Delhomme completed 24 of 35 pass attempts for 245 yards and 0 TDs for the Browns in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Panthers defense.
Jonathan Stewart rushed for 98 yards for Carolina, while Mike Goodson added 55 yards. Jimmy Clausen threw for 195 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Mike Goodson and Brandon LaFell had 81 and 37 yards respectively.
Cleveland outgained Carolina 379-326 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-16 by the Browns.
The time of possession battle favored Cleveland as their offense was on the field for 31:44, longer than the 28:16 of their opponents.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act on the road to face Miami looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Seattle.