Falcons soar past Panthers

Falcons soar past Panthers

Michael Turner rushed for 117 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries Sunday, to lead the Atlanta Falcons to a 45-28 win over the Carolina Panthers.

The Falcons were a 2.5-point favorite in the game and easily covered the small spread. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (42).

Matt Ryan completed 17-of-27 passes for 259 yards for Atlanta, while Harry Douglas returned a punt 61 yards for a touchdown.

Jake Delhomme passed for 295 yards with a touchdown pass and a TD run for Carolina and DeAngelo Williams rushed for 101 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.