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.
Even with a retooled secondary that features two new starters (Thomas DeCoud at free safety and Roman Harper at strong safety), the Panthers team defense is a must-play option. Carolina should rack up plenty of fantasy points against a revamped Tampa Bay offense that yielded the sixth-most (tie) sacks (47) last year.
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.
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
10 minutes ago - by Steve Reed - DE ...
I am looking for guests - fans actually - for my upcoming team reports.
Saturday night February 5th, we will be talking about the Bills and Panthers.
Each segment will be 30 minutes and will include discussion on the following topics:
1.) Talk ...
How do you guys feel about Steve Smith this weekend? The way Moore played and seeing as how a rookie could play this week would you bench Smith in favor of Nicks or possibly Bowe in a ppr format?
Thanks in advance....
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