You don't have to look at game film to see the Carolina...

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You don't have to look at game film to see the Carolina Panthers weren't effective in the running game during Sunday's 24-7 victory over Detroit.

Statistics -- 62 yards on 24 carries, the worst performance since Carolina had 52 yards on 21 carries in Week 10 of the 2012 season against Denver -- said all you need to know.

But if you look at the film, you'll see the same thing that center Ryan Kalil did after Monday's review.

Mike Tolbert was held to minus-four yards on five carries on Sunday.

"It's a little bit of the offensive line not doing a good job of being consistent,'' Kalil said. "We've done a really good job of pass blocking, but we just have to be better [run blocking]. We can't have a 'my bad' from one player on one play and then another guy the next play.''

That was the case for most of a day on which the Panthers improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2008. Of the 19 carries by running backs, 11 went for 1 yard or less. Seven went for negative yards.

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