During Carolina’s 1-3 start to the season, the Panthers averaged 18.5 points per game. That number spiked to 32.5 PPG in their back-to-back wins, and a big reason for the jump has been improved play from Cam Newton.
Newton is not only coming off his two best games of the season, his performances in Week 6 and Week 7 were two of the best of his career. He’s completing more Cheap Tigers Jerseys passes, throwing for more yards per attempt and making fewer mistakes. Combined with a dominant defense, Newton’s recent play has transformed the Panthers into a legitimate playoff contender.
Newton hasn’t gone against a top defense in either of the last two weeks, but outside of Seattle in the season opener, the Panthers haven’t exactly faced a murderers’ row of defenses. Besides, averaging 10.4 yards per attempt and completing more than 80 percent of your passes is impressive against any defense.
So what has been the impetus behind the improvement? According to Panthers coaches and players, Newton is doing a better job of playing within the offense and making the right decisions.
“He’s got a better feel for what we’re trying to do,” Panthers Cheap Texas Rangers Jerseys head coach Ron Rivera said, via the team’s website. “He’s going through his progressions, and he’s got a great feel for that. He’s really worked very hard on that, and you’re starting to see the fruits of that labor.”