Film Room: Saints/Panthers MNF Battle, 2018

By John Ellis

I realize we’re going back in time a little bit here, but this was less than a year ago. There’s been some personnel turnover on both rosters, but this gives you a general idea of what the Saints still want to do conceptually on offense. This was a tremendous effort defensively by Carolina. Especially in…

Film Room: The Falcons Defense

By John Ellis

Well, it’s no secret: the Atlanta Falcons have lost their way a bit here in 2019.  Despite an early home win against the Philadelphia Eagles, the former NFC champions from 2016 stumbled into a chasm of darkness defensively after losing the anchor of their secondary, safety Keanu Neal. Since then, Atlanta has struggled  with multiple…

Film Room: Falcons Offense

By John Ellis

Winning in the division. It’s everything in the NFL. The Panthers have struggled within the NFC South. It’s no secret around these parts. In fact, Carolina has failed to post a winning record within the division since 2015. When it comes to the Atlanta Falcons, the Panthers have not won a game against their I-85…

Pre Game Notes: Panthers vs Packers

By John Ellis

Follow the Formula Carolina has won five games with Kyle Allen under center this year. The common thread with each of the wins? Sustaining a competitive balance for the first 30 minutes. The formula is very simple: lean heavily upon your strengths (zone blocking, 12 personnel, 5-7 runs for McCaffrey per quarter). Green Bay doesn’t…