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Panthers' much-hyped defensive line has one sack -- by a reserve

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CHARLOTTE (AP) -- The Carolina Panthers' defensive line might have a good reputation, but its stats put that into question.

Through two games this year, the Panthers have one sack. That came from backup defensive tackle Kindal Moorehead.

Moorehead has more tackles (8) than starters Mike Rucker (7), Maake Kemoeatu (5) and Kris Jenkins (4).

The star of the line, Julius Peppers, has been credited with 10 tackles by the coaching staff after film review, but has no sacks.

In recent years the Panthers haven't matched up to the reputation they justly earned in 2002 and 2003 as having a dominant line.

Coach John Fox insists that it's way to early to evaluate the Panthers' defensive line.

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