The Carolina Panthers are trailing at halftime for the first time in 2017 as they fell behind by a score of 17-6 to the New Orleans Saints. These are our notes from the first half.

The Carolina Panthers was hoping a matchup with the New Orleans Saints defense would help jump start a struggling offense. However, that hasn’t been the case as the team was able to move the ball but failed to score a touchdown.

Instead they have had to settle for two field goals and trail by 11 at halftime. These are our notes from the first half for the Carolina Panthers.

Panthers running back shoulder the load early

There is no question that the Carolina Panthers wanted to get the team’s top running backs, Jonathan Stewart and Christian McCaffrey, involved early.

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