-- Yes, in fact, Jake Delhomme can overthrow Steve Smith.
-- No, in fact, Delhomme didn't go to Duke. But it was a nice flop.
-- D.J. Hackett may become the next Wally Pipp. Nothing against a hurt guy, but he hasn't done much, and Dwayne Jarrett may make him obsolete, soon.
Hackett had no business blocking on the kickoff return team, not because he's to valuable to lose, but because his skill set doesn't qualify him for it.
If Hackett misses time (probably) and Jarrett plays well (possibly), it would he hard to justify benching last year's second-rounder again.
-- The Panthers have allowed an increasingly smaller number of rush yards to the opponent starter each week. I doubt they can make Tampa Bay RB Earnest Graham go negative, but they're on a roll.
-- DE Julius Peppers now has 3.0 sacks, eclipsing last year's total. The best news is, he has help now. Charles Johnson's starting to look like a player.
-- It was the biggest winning margin in franchise history, and off the top of my head, it's nearly the most dominant performance.
Still have to go with the 23-0 playoff win over the Giants as the most vigorous beat-down, because they were actually good at football, unlike KC.
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