foshman Rates the Carolina Panthers





Carolina Panthers

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Sports:
Football
League:
National Football League
Venue:
Location:
Charlotte, NC United States
Conference:
National Football Conference

Season Outlook Analysis

Overall Team
Overall Team Grade & Expectations
Overall Team Grade
B+
Analysis
If Newton comes back strong they will contend for the division title.
Last season, did the team
meet your expectations?
Drastically Underperformed
Special Teams
Place Kicking
B+
Punting
A-
Kickoff/Punt Returning
B
Kickoff/Punt Coverage
B
Coaching
Effectiveness
B+
Preparedness
B+
Decision Making
B+
Overall Team Grade & Outlook
Expectations/ Outlook
I expect Carolina to rebound behind a new look offense.
Offense
Position
Quarterbacks
B+
If Newton is healthy he is a top quarterback.
Running Backs
B+
The addition of McCaffery was wise.
Protection & Blocking
B-
Kalil is a risk at LT and RT remains unsettled.
Receiving
B
Skills
Speed
B
Production
B-
Big Play Ability
B+
Consistency
B-
Red Zone Success
B-
Defense
Position
Defensive Line
A-
One of the best lines in the NFL.
Linebackers
A+
Top line backing corps.
Defensive Backs
C+
Not a lot of experience on this team at corner.
Skills
Passing Game Defense
B-
Stopping the Run
A-
Controlling Field Position
A-
Stopping The Big Play
B-
Causing Turnovers
B