Can we trust Newton? Remember when Cam Newton burst onto the scene in 2011 and topped 400 passing yards in each of his first two starts as a rookie? “Wow, let the good times roll!” thought his owners. Then he went on to post either mediocre or disappointing weeks until … well, pretty much now. He threw for 308 yards and no TDs against the Cardinals a couple weeks ago, then threw for 242 yards and three TDs yesterday. Hmm. We’ve seen these outbursts from Cam in the past, but is it finally time to start him on a weekly basis? A lot depends on what you’re expecting from him on a weekly basis, but if you’re going by history, the […]
Posted: Monday, September 9th, 2013 | johnjuhasz Tags: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Chad Henne, DeAngelo Williams, Ron Rivera, Seattle Seahawks, Terrelle Pryor, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Chad Henne, DeAngelo Williams, Ron Rivera, Seattle Seahawks, Terrelle Pryor
Let’s open it up: Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said he was too conservative with his playcalling in a 12-7 loss to the Seahawks. Carolina led for a good portion of the game, but they were done in by a late fourth-quarter Seahawks touchdown. Newton had 125 yards and one touchdown, and while he was going against a tough defense, his owners undoubtedly expected more from him. It will certainly be good news if Carolina wants to open up the passing game, although a number of questions exist about which of their WRs would be capable of stepping up. The Panthers travel to Buffalo next week, which may present a decent opportunity for them to rediscover their passing attack. DeAngelo […]
The Panthers will have one of the toughest schedules in 2011 (based on 2010’s winning percentages), a fact that was not lost on the majority of Carolina fans.
It’s the starting point for most discussions surrounding the 2011 NFL Draft: Who will the Carolina Panthers select No. 1 overall?
Should Carolina draft a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick? NFL Network analysts Jamie Dukes and Trent Green agree the Panthers would be better off going a different direction.
The Carolina Panthers are now on the clock.
The Carolina Panthers have the inside track to the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock says the Panthers, if they end up with the top overall choice, will have to first ask themselves how they feel about QB Jimmy Clausen.