Three and Out: Q takes advantage, VD thanks Gore
Ray McDonald, Glenn Dorsey and Justin Smith got plenty of rest with Tony Jerod-Eddie (shown) and Demarcus Dobbs rotating into the action. (AP)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The 49ers kept their defensive line fresh throughout their 23-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers – a key factor in pitching a shutout in the second half of action.
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Starters Ray McDonald, Glenn Dorsey and Justin Smith got plenty of rest with Tony Jerod-Eddie and Demarcus Dobbs rotating into the action.
Perrish Cox played 20 snaps in place of Carlos Rogers at the nickel back position. Rogers missed his second game with a hamstring strain.
Defensive play time
56 -- FS Eric Reid, SS Donte Whitner, LB Patrick Willis
55 -- LB NaVorro Bowman
53 -- LB Ahmad Brooks
52 -- CB Tramaine Brock, CB Tarell Brown
47 -- OLB Aldon Smith
38 -- DL Ray McDonald
37 -- DL Justin Smith
36 -- DL Glenn Dorsey
22 -- DL Tony Jerod-Eddie
20 -- CB Perrish Cox
17 -- DL Demarcus Dobbs
9 -- LB Dan Skuta
6 -- S C.J. Spillman
3 -- DE Corey Lemonier
1 -- CB Darryl Morris