How Jimmy Clausen and the Carolina Panthers’ Offense Has Offended Many

December 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jimmy Clausen and the Carolina Panthers' offense have struggled to no end this season.
That is not to say Jimmy Clausen is solely responsible. The rookie has had virtually no time in the pocket, and after all, Matt Moore was supposed to be Carolina's guy this season.
Kudos to Clausen for hanging in there. But regardless of the effort and heart, we have to take a look at how pitiful the Panthers' offensive attack, or lack there of, has been in 2010.
Right out of the gate, we notice Carolina ranks last in the NFL in scoring offense (13.1), total offensive yards (266.1), passing yards (149.3), yards per play (4.3) and first downs per game (14.7).
Those five statistics speak directly to Carolina's difficulties this year.
If there is one bright spot though, it's the Panthers' ground attack. Surprisingly, the running backs average 116.8 yards on the ground, which ranks 12th in the league.
That doesn't quite get them out of the dog house however, and to...

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