We're nearly to end of the first quarter and have yet to get our first score in the Panthers-Vikings game. It's 0-0, as Carolina's defense is playing very well and hasn't allowed Brett Favre any points in his first three possessions. The third one ended with Vikings K Ryan Longwell missing a 39-yard field goal.
Carolina already has 2 sacks of Favre and also a good pressure of him as well (sacks by James Anderson and Everette Brown, pressure by Julius Peppers).
The Panthers went 3-and-out each of their first 3 possessions and have finally made a first down on their fourth. Matt Moore has looked totally overmatched so far against the Vikings D, but the Panthers' defense is keeping Carolina deadlocked.
Also, it's a very good crowd for a cold December night in Charlotte -- not a lot of empty seats at all.
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