Found May 25, 2012 on
Incase you missed it yesterday, Alex Smith told reporters that he doesn’t care about stats. He compared 300 yard games and singled out Panthers quarterback Cam Newton
I could absolutely care less on yards per game,’ Smith said. ‘I think that is a totally overblown stat because if you’re losing games in the second half, guess what, you’re like the Carolina Panthers and you’re going no-huddle the entire second half. Yeah, Cam Newton threw for a lot of 300-yard games. That’s great. You’re not winning, though.’
That comment didn’t take long to reach the Panthers and linebacker Jon Beason went to twitter to tell Alex Smith his thoughts on the whole Newton-300 yard debate.
Alex smith, don’t hate on Cam Bc your stats would’ve gotten u cut if Peyton decided to come 2 San Fran.Truth b told..That’s after a 13-3 yr.
— Jon Beason (@jonbeason) May 25, 2012
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