Panthers HC Dave Canales offers ‘fascinating’ insight into Bryce Young’s footwork

Carolina Panthers head coach Dave Canales has a proven recipe for cooking up success under center. But what’s the secret sauce?

Canales joined the set of The Insiders from this year’s Annual League meeting on Tuesday. When asked how he’ll be able to get quarterback Bryce Young going, he offered a pretty intriguing (and detailed) response:

As Canales mentions, the approach did wonders for Russell Wilson, Geno Smith and Baker Mayfield.

While serving as Wilson’s position coach and passing game coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks between 2018 and 2021, Canales helped Mr. Unlimited average 3,720 passing yards, 32.8 touchdowns and just 7.8 interceptions per season. He’d push the team’s next quarterback to a career campaign in 2022, as Geno Smith notched highs in passing yards (4,282) and passing touchdowns (30) as well as a league-leading 69.8-percent completion rate.

His best work, perhaps, came as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator this past year—as he orchestrated the career rejuvenation of former No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield. Mayfield, who led the organization to its third straight NFC South title, hit bests in completion percentage (64.3), passing yards (4,044) and passing touchdowns (28).

You’re up, Bryce.

Story originally appeared on Panthers Wire