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November 28, 2010

At the half: Browns 21, Panthers 13

    Because Jake Delhomme used to play for Carolina, the comparisons are going to come.

    But today, it's Browns RB Peyton Hillis who looks like a former Panther -- Stephen Davis.

    Hillis has 11 carries for 74 yards and three touchdowns, providing the Browns a 21-10 lead at halftime. That gives him 11 rushing touchdowns on the season, putting him with Jim Brown and Leroy Kelly as the only Browns to hit that mark in a season. The Panthers have no answers for him, his straight-ahead style isn't hard to figure, but it's hard to stop.

    The Panthers offense has faltered after that opening drive touchdown (their first first-quarter TD of the year).

    They did get a 43-yard John Kasay field goal midway through the quarter, but not enough to make you think they're getting back in this game. Even a 32-yard punt return by Captain Munnerlyn didn't net much, as they squeezed another late field goal out of it to cut the lead to eight with 47 seconds left.

 
-- Darin Gantt

 

Posted by Observer Sports on November 28, 2010 at 02:36 PM | Permalink

Comments

To many stupid penalitites is killing this team. Eric N running to the kicker, Charles J and Sherrod M personal fouls. Gamble helment to helment hit.

Not a Panthers fan btw.

Posted by: mark smith | Nov 28, 2010 3:32:53 PM

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