The Panthers gained a whole lot of yard but didn't pick up a whole lot of ground as they continue to trail the Broncos 16-7 after 45 minutes in Super Bowl 50.
Ted GinnJr.gave the Panthers the the spark they needed when the third quarter kicked off, completing a 45-yard catch and run to get Carolina cooking. But the spark didn't catch as the Panthers settled for a failed field goal attempt when Graham Gano's 44-yard try his the goal post.
Brandon McManus' third field goal of the game (lifting him to 10-for-10 in the playoffs) gave the Broncos a little breathing room at 16-7 and T.J. Ward's interception deep in Panthers territory gave Denver the ball and their third takeaway.
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By the time the quarter had subsided, the Broncos had five sacks on one of the most agile quarterbacks in football.
The final 15 minutes to come.