Jump to content





Photo
- - - - -

Steve Smith stocking rising again?


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
20 replies to this topic

#1 Dpantherman

Dpantherman

    certified pee-on

  • Joined: 17-January 09
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 26,478
  • Reputation: 558
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 03:49 PM

By Evan Silva, rotoworld.com

Steve Smith, Panthers – Is it too early to hail Matt Moore as the answer in Carolina? Sure, but his 104.9 QB passer rating in five starts last season suggests at the very least that he's not an unmitigated disaster under center. And that's all that matters when it comes to Smith.

From 2005-2008 Smith posted an incredible per-game average of 5.87 receptions, 93.65 yards, and 0.65 touchdowns with the pre-meltdown version of Jake Delhomme. Over that time period, his production only slipped in the 11 games started by the putrid troika of Chirs Weinke, David Carr, and the 44-year-old, off-the-couch version of Vinny Testaverde. In those 11 games, Smith plummeted to 4.8 receptions, 49.1 yards, and 0.18 touchdowns per game.

Our hero's production suffered again in 2009 with the fork-in-back version of Delhomme, limiting Smith to 4.18 receptions, 54.9, and 0.36 touchdowns. Now that looks a lot like the earlier damage done by the law firm of Weinke, Carr and Testaverde. But let's get down to the nitty-gritty. What are Smith's per-game averages in the seven starts he shared with a raw Matt Moore in 2007 and 2009? The line is almost identical to his 2005-2008 numbers: 5.86 receptions, 90.7 yards, and 0.57 touchdowns.

Though small sample size is an obvious caveat, Smith has consistently produced close to six receptions, 90-95 yards, and 0.6-0.75 touchdowns when he receives the bare minimum of competence from his quarterback. The early returns suggest Moore meets the bare minimum requirement.


see the rest of his offseason buys here and here

Edited by Dpantherman, 15 March 2010 - 04:18 PM.


#2 Montsta

Montsta

    Rest In Peace

  • Joined: 08-December 08
  • posts: 7,988
  • Reputation: 6,629
Moderators

Posted 15 March 2010 - 04:04 PM

Great write-up. Steve Smith should have another great season. My prediction, although vague, is 80-90 receptions, 1,200-1,300 yards, 10-12 TD's, Pro Bowl appearence, in Hawaii mind you, not fuging Florida.

#3 Wither

Wither

    Relatively Unknown Poster

  • Joined: 22-December 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 9,215
  • Reputation: 40
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 04:16 PM

Stocking?

#4 Guest_DrewBreesIsGod_*

Guest_DrewBreesIsGod_*
Guests

Posted 15 March 2010 - 04:18 PM

I think he also leads the league in punches to teammates' faces

#5 Dpantherman

Dpantherman

    certified pee-on

  • Joined: 17-January 09
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 26,478
  • Reputation: 558
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 04:18 PM

Stocking?


F*#K!!!! :o

#6 PantherProfessor

PantherProfessor

    Fingers Crossed

  • Joined: 03-August 09
  • PipPipPipPip
  • posts: 414
  • Reputation: 0
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 04:22 PM

interesting stats, havent seen it broken down that way before. i would also be interested in seeing the defenses that moore went up against to make those #'s in regards to def. rankings. there is hope!

#7 Swarly

Swarly

    MichaelJordanLaughing.gif

  • Joined: 21-October 09
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 4,221
  • Reputation: 5
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 04:26 PM

I think he also leads the league in punches to teammates' faces


at least he doesn't lead the league in rapes

#8 I Mean He Was Found Guilty

I Mean He Was Found Guilty

    Jerry Richard$on and Gettledouche apologist

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • posts: 12,132
  • Reputation: 5,525
SUPPORTER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 04:30 PM

I think he also leads the league in punches to teammates' faces


http://instantrimshot.com/

But seriously Mike Florio you've got stories to write.

#9 coxc63

coxc63

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 14-December 09
  • PipPipPipPip
  • posts: 489
  • Reputation: 40
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 06:42 PM

I think he also leads the league in punches to teammates' faces


That might be the case but at least he doesn't lead the league in how many pounds of marijuana smoked (that goes to none other than Ricky Williams)

#10 ChucktownK

ChucktownK

    Gitmo Nation Detainee

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 12,043
  • Reputation: 0
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 06:50 PM

I think he also leads the league in punches to teammates' faces


Yeah, he should start extending that to opposing fans.

#11 Azteca

Azteca

    Senior Member

  • Joined: 29-May 09
  • PipPipPipPip
  • posts: 123
  • Reputation: 0
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 06:58 PM

New Orleans would be all over his nuts if he was there. especially with brees at qb.

#12 Henne Given Sunday

Henne Given Sunday

    Suhnami and EarthWake comin at ya

  • Joined: 13-December 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 2,360
  • Reputation: 202
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 06:58 PM

That might be the case but at least he doesn't lead the league in how many pounds of marijuana smoked (that goes to none other than Ricky Williams)


ya hes the only player in the nfl to smoke weed

#13 Fiz

Fiz

    SENIOR HUDDLER

  • Joined: 24-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 11,063
  • Reputation: 878
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 06:58 PM

I think he also leads the league in punches to teammates' faces


aqib talib i think.

#14 cantrell

cantrell

    secular progressive bogeyman

  • Joined: 16-May 09
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 4,447
  • Reputation: 3
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 07:24 PM

Yeah, he should start extending that to opposing fans.


And, in DBIG's case, opposing players' jock-chasers.

#15 ChucktownK

ChucktownK

    Gitmo Nation Detainee

  • Joined: 25-November 08
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • posts: 12,043
  • Reputation: 0
HUDDLER

Posted 15 March 2010 - 07:25 PM

RIP Jerry :(