The Panthers took advantage of a huge mistake by Green Bay center Scott Wells and have taken a 21-10 lead into halftime.
Green Bay had grabbbed some momentum with a TD to cut Carolina's lead to 14-10 and then forcing the Panthers into a quick 3-and-out on offense.
But then Wells threw a shotgun snap well over Rodgers' head. Rodgers tried to pick it up on the run instead of falling on it, and instead Charles Johnson recovered it at the Green Bay 17.
That led to a 4-play drive in which Carolina handed off to workhorse DeAngelo Williams three times, the last time for a 1-yard TD (DeAngelo's second of the game).
Green Bay has been booed several times during this game by disgruntled Lambeau fans -- its punter, Derrick Frost, seems to inspire ire like no one else. So the Panthers take an 11-point lead into the half.
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