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…

Pre Game Notes: Titans at Panthers

By John Ellis

It’s officially Fall. The temps are ideal. The clocks have fallen back. And, just like clockwork, another season for the Carolina Panthers has reached its halfway point. The Tennessee Titans are in Charlotte today. They bring with them a punishing style of offense, a fervent dedication to running the football, a physical, run-suffocating defensive ,…

Pre Game Notes: Panthers at Texans

By John Ellis

After climbing out of an 0-2 hole last week in Arizona, The Carolina Panthers travel west once again to take on the formidable Houston Texans. This marks the first meeting between the two teams since early 2015, when Carolina put together a win behind the arm and legs of Cam Newton.  Here are a few…

Film Room: Watson Makes It All Look Elementary

By John Ellis

Deshaun Watson is simply overwhelmingly impressive. We could use a lot of superlatives and words here, but we’re just going to let the film do most of the talking. I will say this: the Carolina Panthers face their toughest quarterback test in quite some time this Sunday when they take on the Houston Texans. Watson…

Film Room: Poe & Miller

By John Ellis

Panthers rookie EDGE Christian Miller brought home a pair of sacks on Sunday against Arizona. Panthers DT Dontari Poe once again made his under-appreciated impact felt. Let’s check the film:   Film Room: A little nugget here to get you started: Dontari Poe has played well in ‘19. Getting more pressure and playing good football…