Thursday, August 12, 2010

Baltimore leads 10-0 on Flacco TD pass

Baltimore just completed a 96-yard touchdown drive, the final 30 coming at the expense of the Panther secondary on a Joe Flacco-to-Mark-Clayton touchdown pass.

It's early in the second quarter and the Panthers trail, 10-0.

On the touchdown pass, Captain Munnerlyn (starting in place of injured Chris Gamble) had Clayton singled up one-on-one on the right side. Charles Godfrey tried to help from his safety position, but got frozen briefly and got there too late. Munnerlyn fell down -- he thought there was contact -- and Clayton made the TD grab.

Now the Panthers are beginning their fourth offensive series, and rookie Jimmy Clausen is in the game for the first time.

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