Is there a bright side to the Carolina Panthers’ most embarrassing loss of the season? Well, if you’re into Pro Football Focus grades, especially for cornerbacks, then you’ll find some much-needed sunshine today.
Best of the offense
Ekwonu registered his best pass-blocking grade of the season (by far), posting an 89.6. Moton did the same on the right side, coming out with a 79.2.
Although it all came on one catch, Strachan’s 45 yards led all Panthers receivers.
Worst of the offense
Hurst and Mingo combined for 34 yards on five grabs over 11 targets. The former recorded his second drop over the last three games.
Corbett allowed a team-high three pressures.
Best of the defense
Jackson’s 93.4 was the highest single-game overall grade of the season for the Panthers. He allowed one reception (four yards) over six targets and recorded five stops.
Haynes Sr., in his very first game back, racked up a team-leading five pressures.
Worst of the defense
Robinson, Thurman and Grugier-Hill combined to miss five tackles.