4 silver linings from the Carolina Panthers loss at NY Giants in Week 2
By Preston Seyl
Carolina Panthers have no choice but to reevaluate
The Carolina Panthers’ offensive scheme doesn’t look tailormade to the skill sets of their players right now. Ben McAdoo‘s system is very bland with little creativity and there is hardly a threat of Christian McCaffrey in the passing game to further complicate matters.
D.J Moore isn’t getting the opportunities through the first fortnight. If this continues, there is little to suggest Carolina can emerge from one of the bottom-feeders statistically.
McAdoo has shown to go in the direction of getting Shi Smith involved before Moore and Robbie Anderson, which is unacceptable. Your two best receivers need the ball to make an impact on the game rather than forcing the issue with the former sixth-round pick out of South Carolina.
The lack of pre-snap motion leaves the offense predictable Especially when the Panthers are only utilizing three wideouts more often than not.
Carolina’s scheme has to adapt quickly. And another demoralizing loss with little offensive production should make this a top priority before Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints.
The Panthers need a philosophy tweak before they play a great defense this weekend. Otherwise, it’s going to be a long afternoon.