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Panthers 7th in yards per offensive play, 28th in Total Offense

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The Panthers are tied for 7th in the NFL in yards per offensive play, gaining a very nice 5.8 yards a snap.

They are 28th in the NFL in total offense, though.

It is a very remarkable disparity. Shocking, actually.

It would be almost impossible to accomplish except for one reason: inability to convert on 3rd down.

The Panthers are dead last in the NFL in Total First Downs

Now, let the chorus of "Chud's a Moron" and "Rivera's an idiot" and "meaningless stat" begin.

There is a problem, though.

The reality is that the majority of 3rd down conversions in the NFL are those of between 3-7 yards.

These are manageable distances. Passing situations in the NFL, for sure, but manageable.

How is the Panthers' passing offense doing in those situations?

They are completing 43% of their passing attempts. Dead last in the NFL.

3rd and 3-7 is not rocket science territory, folks. You can either pass, screen or draw, but ultimately, your QB has got to be able to stand in the pocket and make a play...and probably make a short to medium throw into a tight window. If he can't do it consistantly, or refuses to try by forcing the ball downfield, you are going to be in trouble. And the Panthers are in big trouble unless this changes.

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its hard to be effective on 3rd down when your offensive line sucks donkey d*cks

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Cam is under duress almost every snap. His fuging starting guards is a rookie and a center playing guard. This is no susprise. Our line is poo

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It

is

a

crazy

stat!

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Panthers....

WORST record in NFC

There are no more silver linings

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It doesn't hold water.

Remember, your team is one of the best in the NFL in yards per offensive play. If the offensive line was as atrocious as you suggest, this would not, could not happen.

I might also bring up the fact that the "atrocious offensive line" is actually ranked 7th in the NFC. Not great, but not horrible either.

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It doesn't hold water.

Remember, your team is one of the best in the NFL in yards per offensive play. If the offensive line was as atrocious as you suggest, this would not, could not happen.

I might also bring up the fact that the "atrocious offensive line" is actually ranked 7th in the NFC. Not great, but not horrible either.

We're not ranked 7th in nothing by a mile.

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Funny, PFT or PFW had something a week before this saying our offensive line was ranked 26th in the league.....................there was a thread on this as well.

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We're not ranked 7th in nothing by a mile.

Thank you for posting this, sir.

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