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Former NFL quarterback Chris Simms told the Carolina Panthers to qualify for the postseason in the NFC ahead of their Thursday night encounter with the Houston Texans.
But under the guidance of second-year head coach Matt Roulet, and with injury-returning star Christian McCaffrey, new 2021 quarterback at former New York Jet Sam Darnold, and a young, talented defense, the Panthers are headed for victory. the start of the season 2-0 after comfortable wins against the Jets (19-14) and the New Orleans Saints (26-7).
“This is a great opportunity for everyone to meet Caroline, a promising NFL team,” Simms said in an interview with Pro Football Talk.weekdays, 19:00, Sky Sports NFL) before Carolina’s trip to Houston on Thursday.
“The panthers are real. I loved this team all preseason; they have many young, talented guys. I think they will be hanging around for the next few years.
“Particularly in defense, when you break their front seven, it’s a top 15 draft pick, a top 10 pick in almost every direction. They have a lot of talent and a creative scheme to go along with this.
“They physically shouted the Saints [in Week Two]… They weren’t afraid to fill the scrum line, they stopped the Saints run completely, and you could say that they understood well what they wanted to do in the passing game.
“The saints could never begin to act. They were so completely dominated.
“And Carolina, on the attacking side of the ball, they can beat you McCaffrey, and then they can pass from the same formations.
“They have a little bit of everything. They have versatility in approaches from both sides.