Rushing Statistics Player Att Yds Yds/Att Long TD DeAngelo Williams
142 508 3.6 30 3 Cam Newton
108 647 6.0 72 7 Jonathan Stewart
93 336 3.6 21 1 MikeTolbert
39 130 3.3 13 4
This stat should be more than enough explanation as to why Rivera and this staff should be gone. Our QB is our leading rusher! The only reason D'Lo has so many carries now is because J.Stew got hurt, otherwise it would be Cam.
3 Quality HB all with less yardage than our QB. Now Cam is going to get rushing yardage from him scrambling whenever plays break down or he doesn't see anything downfield. The problem was up until about 5 weeks ago the Spread Option crap.
That alone should tell you why Rivera isn't HC material, no HC in the NFL in their right mind would run the Option as their base offense. It took the GM getting fired before Rivera and co. decided they needed to make a change. A decent HC would have canned that Base Option offense from the beginning.
The option is a nice little wrinkle to throw in your playbook, not a entire scheme to run your Offense out of.