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Answers for Carolina/Baltimore

Carolina at Baltimore 1:00 p.m.

With his first game as the undisputed #1 RB, DeShaun Foster carried the ball 26 times - for 58 yards.  I'd have preferred a little more than 2.2 ypc in order to squash the seedling in Jack Del Rio's mind about splitting carries.

It was Baltimore, but, still, 2.2 ypc?

QB Jack Delhomme and WR Steve Smith finally had the kind of day that made Smith the #1 overall WR when Yahoo! opened thier 2006 season and Delhomme a sleeper QB in the 8-12 range.

With 365 yards passing and two TDs and 8 receptions for 189 yards and a 72-yard score, the Delhomme/Smith combo likely won the game for any fantasy owners who had both starting.

On the other side of the ball, the Ravens Defense forced a DeShaun Foster fumble deep in Panther's territory at the end of the first quarter (26 yard line) but that drive ended in a Musa Smith fumble, which immediately followed a Kyle Boller fumble that Boller recovered himself.

What a segue way into Kyle Boller's triumphant 2006 return!  He had a great game by his standards - 226 yards and three TDs.  He also made WR Mark Clayton one of the best bye week plays of the season - 101 yards and two TDs, one of which went for 62 yards!  Woe is be the team that thought they had an easy match-up because their opponent was forced into starting Mark Clayton!

Rb Jamaal Lewis carried 9 times to Mike Anderson's 6 and the aforementioned Smith's one carry.  Even here, Kyle Boller was the hero with 6 carries and 27 yards!