With the San Francisco 49ers coming to Bank of America Stadium, it is time to take a look at what the Panthers need to do to win the game and avoid an unimaginable 0-2 start.Read More
It is crazy to think that a team with Ted Ginn and Philly Brown as starting receivers is in the top five of the NFL at scoring offense. The Panthers have arguably the most effective ground game in the league, and receivers that make just enough plays to put them in scoring position. Carolina is 8-0 for the first time in team history, and is doing it without the likes of Steve Smith, Muhsin Muhammed, and Kelvin Benjamin. Here are some statistics to show how the Panthers’ receiving corp has been performing, and how their current success would project over the entire season.Read More
It seems it takes forever for the NFL season to arrive, and no time at all before it ends. We are already through 25% of the regular season, and just five teams remain undefeated. Luckily we are one of the five, and are possibly poised for a deep playoff run. The Panthers’ wide receiver corp has been in the spot light seemingly forever, and the the beam got more intense when Kelvin Benjamin went down with injury. Here are some stats showing how they've done thus far, and projections on how they will do down the stretch.Read More
Today, Carolina dipped a toe in the water by bringing back return specialist Ted Ginn, Jr. The Panthers lost Ginn to free agency last season to the Arizona Cardinals, where he struggled to work his way into the receiving rotation. Check out what the Crew has to say about bringing Ginn back to Carolina:Read More
It’s no secret Carolina’s special teams needs help. It’s been a mess. FootballOutsiders.com’s 5-category metric analysis ranks Carolina #30 overall in Special Teams Production. Expanding the metrics only makes things works. Rick Gosselin’s 22-category analysis knocks Carolina down to #31 overall. The problem is systemic, and Rivera began the overhaul process with the assignment of new special teams coordinator, Bruce Dehaven.