Charles Rex Arbogast/AP/Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. By comparison, the run game has been a dud. Last I knew, defensive tackles Keyshon Camp and David Green were injured. “I’m thankful I have a chance to be here right now.”. North Korea’s tyrant threatens Trump with new ballistic missile capable of targeting U.S. NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The time has come for Teddy Bridgewater to return to the place where he rehabilitated his NFL career and try to beat the team that helped him do it. It’ll be just a fraction of the usual 73,000 during prior seasons. AP Sports Writer Steve Reed contributed to this report, More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL. Alex Brandon/AP/Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. Saints face ‘frenemy’ in Panthers QB Bridgewater. But the loss of Camp, who’s “day-to-day” entering this weekend, has been significant. Among NFL quarterbacks with at least five starts, Bridgewater ranked sixth with a completion percentage of 67.9. For those interested in the spread this weekend, I do think Pittsburgh covers. Is that front simply overrun with raw talent? Saints receiver Michael Thomas, the 2019 Offensive Player of the Year after setting an NFL record with 149 catches in a season, was on schedule to return in Week 5 from an ankle injury before he was benched because of an outburst at practice. How susceptible is this secondary to the vertical game? However, I wasn’t impressed with the separation Notre Dame’s receivers got last weekend against Louisville, which doesn’t bode well for the Irish against Pitt’s press quarters coverage. Welcome to Panthers Wire's European Union Experience. No position looks more different than the most important one on the field. 3 Notre Dame rides big plays to 45-3 win over Pitt, Fighting Irish linebacker Shayne Simon bounces back after breaking patella, Hinish Homecoming at Heinz Field: Irish DT Kurt Hinish ready to play back home at Pittsburgh, Fighting Irish running back Jahmir Smith leaves football program to focus on mental health, Former Irish goalie Cale Morris inks deal with Rockford IceHogs, Notre Dame wants to work on red zone offense. I’d say this defense has been susceptible to defensive lapses downfield. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Offense: Let Robby Anderson eat The Panthers roster has undergone some seismic changes this offseason. All rights reserved. Rashad Weaver, Pitt’s 2018 sacks and tackles for loss leader, returned from an ACL tear. The former LSU assistant’s baseline knowledge of the Saints’ system should help Bridgewater get off the ground running, though it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Panthers add at the position in two weeks.”. Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) works against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. The odd man out is starting right guard John Miller. It had 17 sacks through three games and it’s up to a nation’s best 29 through six. Carolina activated WR Keith Kirkwood and signed two practice squad players to the roster. Halftime analysis: Panthers trail Saints 21-17, Panthers Highlights: Brian Burns clobbers Drew Brees, forces fumble, Panthers Highlights: Teddy Bridgewater hits D.J. What one-week growth can Pittsburgh somehow realistically expect from Yellen to compete against a Clark Lea defense?