Shortly after "Bad Jake" underthrew a pass to Muhsin Muhammad, "Good Jake" has now reappeared for the Panthers, as the Panthers take a 7-0 lead into halftime.
"Good Jake" led the Panthers on a very impressive, 90-yard, 8-play drive in 1:45 deep in the second quarter. The march ended with a 25-yard pass to TE Dante Rosario from QB Jake Delhomme, giving Carolina that 7-0 lead.
Oddly enough, right before that Delhomme hit Rosario on an almost identical play, also for 25 yards. They were two of Delhomme's best throws of the game, as he had to fit each ball in over a defender but not overthrow it and did so beautifully.
Meanwhile, the Panthers defense has had an exemplary first half, holding Dallas to zero points. The Cowboys have been booed off-and-on during their last 2 drives, as the fans at opulemt Cowboys Stadium have started to grow frustrated. The Panthers have been very effective getting pressure on Tony Romo, in part due to LB blitzes.
Of course, there's still a whole lot of football to play, but the Cowboys just got resoundingly booed going into the locker room at halftime. These fans paid a lot of money for those seats, and they're pretty angry right now.
Halftime score: Carolina 7, Dallas 0.
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