Carolina's first 150 seconds couldn't have gone much worse in its game against Baltimore Sunday.
The Panthers went three-and-out on their first series. On third-and-short, they took new quarterback Brian St. Pierre off the field and lined up Mike Goodson in the shotgun. But then Ryan Kalil's snap was too high -- Goodson had to bat it down and fall on it, messing up the play entirely.
Baltimore then got the ball and scored on its second play -- a 56-yard strike from Joe Flacco to T.J. Houshmandzadeh. Safety Charles Godfrey got over late, T.J. got behind Chris Gamble and that was that.
Carolina's second possession just ended, too. It was a little better as St. Pierre moved the Panthers to the Baltimore 45 before stalling. Baltimore will start its second possession at its own 12.
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