Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the DEF position. The best rating is +16 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the worst rating is -16 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Carolina is a weak play versus a reasonably productive Minnesota Vikings offense that doesn't make as many mistakes as you'd expect with rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater under center. During their last four games played, the Panthers gave up an average of 26.3 points per contest. They also racked up 2.0 sacks and 1.3 takeaways per outing. Since Week 9, the Vikings have scored 21 points per game while yielding 2.0 sacks per contest. They also have committed just two turnovers.
This is a defensive unit that could find itself on the field quite a bit in 2014 as the offense is in a bit of disarray. The Panthers led the league in sacks last season and scored four defensive touchdowns. The defensive line remains mainly intact but they have lost some secondary talent in cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and safety Mike Mitchell. Veteran additions to the secondary such as former big play Saints safety Roman Harper and Atlanta's Thomas DeCoud will need to step in and contribute.
At some point during the next 15 months, the Carolina Panthers must decide how much to pay defensive end Julius Peppers — or whether to pay him at all. Before the 2007 season it seemed Peppers was a slam dunk to receive a contract extension that ...
Luke is becoming an elite player. Cam is regressing. Hopefully Gettleman will eventually draft a real QB. He will likely replace Rivera at the end of the season and bring in his own coaching staff. I like this guy and think he will build us a great ...
4 minutes ago - by Steve Reed - LB Gaither out of Sunday's game, Williams to start
LB Omar Gaither , who has a sprained MCL, is out for Sunday's game. WLB Jason Williams starts in his place. Panthers RapidReports
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