Not much of interest happened in the second quarter, as the Falcons went up 21-0 on a late touchdown pass to WR Roddy White.
The Falcons do keep going for fourth downs inside field goal range, trying to put this thing away as quickly as possible.
The Panthers have stopped both attempts, but they're also doing a good job of stopping themselves.
RB Mike Goodson fumbled to kill a drive that had some promise.
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QB Jimmy Clausen's had a few nice completions to his personal security blanket, WR Brandon LaFell.
But Clausen's problem is that there's no flow. We're not talking about touchdowns or drives, but individual completions.
The kid needs work, and a lot of it.
John Fox did take WR Armanti Edwards out of cold storage, letting him return a punt in the second quarter. It was a decent effort, but a penalty negated it.
You'd say it was a symbol of the season if you were inclined to symbolism.
-- Darin Gantt