NFC South Preview: Carolina Panthers Are No Passing Fancy

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

(Second in a series-NFC South)
In a league of high-powered offenses, the Carolina Panthers are no passing fancy.
Carolina would have fit in just fine with those Green Bay Packers of the 1960's. By contrast, the Panthers may have made the Packers look like Air Lombardi- a run-and-shoot team.
Said Sporting News, "Given an opportunity to take a chance, (Carolina head coach John) Fox will almost always pass. Not a big believer in going for fourth downs, Fox isn't even crazy about throwing on third-and-long...He's (Fox) John Birch-conservative, and while that's not always popular with fans, he's created teams that always contend-even when they lack top-end talent, which is the case this year."
The Panthers lack top-end talent at quarterback where Matt Moore is the starter for now as Carolina parted ways with Jake Delhomme after the veteran suffered a disastrous 2009 season. Although Moore is 6-2 as a starter, those wins came in meaningless contests late in...

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