The rain is coming down hard and but fans are OK because there aren't enough of them at Bank of America Stadium to get wet. The crowd is sparse, obviously. The 85 fans for which Ochocinco bought dinner Saturday night apparently are not here.
Carson Palmer was intercepted on Cincinnati's first drive and Jimmy Clausen fumbled a snap and lost the ball on Carolina's first drive.
Carolina began its second drive at the Panther 4 and to protect Clausen the Panthers handed off three straight times and punted.
Cincinnati with the ball at its 47. Here we go again.