Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/13/12

CONCORD, NC - OCTOBER 15: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, stands on pit road during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NASCAR Banking 500 at Lowe's Motor Speedway on October 15, 2009 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Under the circumstances, such as not making NASCAR's Chase for this Sprint Cup, now is the time when Carl Edwards needs to figure out what his team lacks. The sad part about it, at this point in time, is that Edwards has gotten one Cup race win in the past 18 months. It's time to figure out what is missing in this equation. It's time for team owner Jack Roush, it's time for Edwards, to say we have 10 races to fix this No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing team and not sit around until the end of the year and then make a change. They need to get this kid back on track and get him back to Victory Lane. Mentally, each race that goes by that he can't be competitive and that he can't win, does damage. We're looking at the same type of scenario that Denny Hamlin went through after finishing as the runner-up in the Chase in 2010 then struggling in 2011. You have to put yourself in Edwards' position to understand what I'm saying. You go out, you run a smart season, you do everything right and ye...
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