The Carolina Panthers come up against Tom Brady in Week 2, but what can they do to limit the legendary quarterback?
All eyes will be on quarterback Tom Brady as he looks to bounce back in his home debut for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
The perennial Super Bowl winner got off to a rough start at the New Orleans Saints in Week 1. But things might look more promising for the future Pro Football Hall of Famer against the Carolina Panthers at Raymond James Stadium in an important Week 2 matchup for both teams.
This performance will be nothing new for a player who has achieved more than any other signal-caller in history. Brady has seen it all throughout a glittering time in the NFL. But he is firmly in the twilight of his career and there are some kinks in the player’s armor that simply weren’t there in years gone by.
The Panthers will know the size of the task awaiting them on Sunday. Brady is a master at dissecting a defense and picking on their weaknesses. This has brought him an unparalleled achievements over the last two decades and there could be even more to come once he fully acclimatizes to life in a new scheme after departing the Patriots.
Halting Brady is going to be pivotal for the Panthers if they want to pull off a huge upset. That might be easier said than done despite his advancing years. But here three ways Carolina can thwart his potential impact on proceedings, at the very least.