The Panthers might still come back and win this thing. Down 27-7, stranger things have happened.
But that possession that started with 3:29 left was a panic move. They spread the field with three wides on first down, and never ran. Then they punted, three snaps later.
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Jake Delhomme hasn't been very good tonight, with two interceptions and a fumble. It was the perfect time to run the ball. I know they wanted to build some confidence in the passing game before the half, but they've got these two guys who have run for about a mile and a half this year, and they'd maybe hand it to them.