Blackburn did little to relieve the threat of relegation which hangs over the club after a draw with Everton.
The only shot of note in a dull first half fell to Steven Pienaar, whose 12-yard volley was saved by Jason Brown.
Rovers had the better of the second half, with Roque Santa Cruz wasting a fine chance and Stephen Warnock hitting the crossbar with a free-kick.
Jason Roberts should have done better when he outpaced two Everton defenders and only had the goalkeeper to beat.
And the striker was left to rue his miss after a result which did little to help either Blackburn or Everton in their respective aims.
Blackburn remain in the relegation zone and victories for fellow strugglers Stoke and Hull will have increased the pressure on Sam Allardyce's side, who must now travel to London for their next two league games against Fulham and Arsenal.
Everton, meanwhile, missed out on a chance to close the gap on Aston Villa, who remain ahead in the race for a Champions League spot despite defeat at Manchester City.
Allardyce worried by lack of wins
David Moyes's men, however, will have been pleased to eke a point from a match where the better chances fell to the home side.
It was a subdued Ewood Park, which was unsurprising as neither set of fans had anything to cheer, especially after a particularly forgettable first half.
In fact, the supporters had the right to question whether they were at the correct ground after a long period of aerial ping-pong which would have been better suited to Twickenham.
It took a delightful run down the left from Santa Cruz in the 17th minute to sprinkle a little magic on the proceedings, with the striker's cross making its way to Keith Andrews, whose shot was bravely blocked by 17-year-old Jack Rodwell.
Another 22 minutes elapsed before Brown's goal came under threat and, considering he previously had little to do, the Welshman dealt superbly with Pienaar's volley.
Phil Jagielka, playing at right-back following the return of Joleon Lescott to the centre of defence, somehow found Pienaar standing near the penalty spot and the midfielder's first-time effort was tipped away from danger.
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