A collection of random thoughts stimulated by the Panthers recent victory over the flat Houston Texans in Reliant Stadium.
149 isn’t so bad
Although Cam Newton fell short in his quest for the rookie passing record by only amassing a meager total of 149 yards, his career-low for passing yard mars what was actually a solid game from Newton. True he didn’t have the gaudy numbers, but he stayed back, showed poise, and didn’t make any huge mistakes. That’s tough to do against one of the best defenses in the NFL, and there is one stat that I want to point out here. WPA measures how much a player helped his team win and is based on down and distance, time, situation, score, and other factors. Newton’s WPA of 0.31 was the 6th highest of the week, and his performance, in this game, went beyond any counting statistics.
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