Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

If cleared, QB Moore will start for Panthers

Related Stories

Panthers release CB Gamble

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 12:49 p.m.

QB Moore re-signs with Dolphins

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 10:58 a.m.

Carolina Panthers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 05, 2013 @ 11:27 a.m.

Panthers cut DT Edwards

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 1:46 p.m.

Gettleman: Panthers could keep Williams, Stewart

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 1:08 p.m.

Panthers to begin renovation after 2013 season

Posted Feb. 12, 2013 @ 5:33 p.m.

Panthers add DT Cole

Posted Feb. 08, 2013 @ 12:34 p.m.

Ranking the NFL divisions for 2013

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:06 p.m.

Panthers promote Shula to offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:38 p.m.

Panthers must tackle big defensive need inside

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m.
Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
By PFW staff

Panthers head coach John Fox said that if QB Matt Moore is cleared by doctors to play on Sunday, he will be the team's starting quarterback in Week Two vs. the Buccaneers.

Moore struggled in the team's opening-day loss to the Giants, throwing three interceptions in the endzone and completing only 42 percent of his passes. He was then knocked out of the game in the final minutes after taking a blind-side hit by Giants DE Osi Umenyiora. Fox said the QB may have suffered a concussion earlier in the game and will need to be cleared by doctors after undergoing medical tests throughout the week.

Backup QB Jimmy Clausen, the team's top draft choice in April, came on in relief of Moore and was 0-for-2. He told reporters that he was "ready to go," if needed on Sunday.

The way we see it

If Moore is healthy, it is the correct choice to start him on Sunday. The Panthers will need to run the ball much better vs. Tampa Bay than they did last week to avoid starting 0-2.

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE