Thanks to NFC South being such a dismal division this season, it’s still wide open for the “top” three teams in the division to claim the title.
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
The Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it’s not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.
It’s a crazy thought, but after 16 grueling weeks in the NFL, the road to the NFC South Divisional title still goes through Atlanta, GA.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton overcame a shaky start, throwing for one touchdown and running for another as the Carolina Panthers beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-10 Sunday for their fourth straight victory. The Panthers […]
Even though Atlanta had more than 80 percent of their plays against Arizona going through the air, that’s something they want to do again against Carolina. With Carolina’s top five rushing defense, Atlanta would do well to avoid running the ball.
Studs like Graham and Gronkowski are in a league of their own, but the position offers solid players.