Matt Moore has now gotten points out of his first two drives for Carolina -- although he left a possible TD pass on the board on the second one.
Carolina leads 10-0 with 4:14 left in the first quarter after John Kasay's short field goal. After a Charles Godfrey interception ended Tampa Bay's first march, the Panthers rode the running of Jonathan Stewart down to the Tampa Bay 5. There, they faced third-and-goal, and Steve Smith beat Elbert Mack one-on-one to the back corner of the end zone.
Moore's pass, however, was overthrown. He seemed so intent on not getting it picked off that he overthrew it.
Still, Carolina got the three, and now leads 10-0.
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