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Panthers 27 Texans 17: Handing out the grades

August 12th, 2017 at 1:47 PM
By Sports Media 101

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

As we put a wrap on preseason game 1 here’s the Pro Football Focus top 5 grades from the Panthers win over the Texans.

For those who tend to take issue with PFFs grading system I can vouch for three of these just based on memory. The other two I had to look at in the tape and I can now say I agree with these grades.

WR Damiere Byrd

Obviously Damiere Byrd had a huge game though it does appear he victimized the same CB for all four of his catches. Regardless it was an impressive performance.

Refocused: Carolina Panthers 27, Houston Texans 17 | NFL Analysis | Pro Football Focus

WR Damiere Byrd, 83.7 overall grade

Byrd shredded Texans CB Robert Nelson for four receptions – on four targets – for all 98 of his receiving yards, and a pair of touchdowns. Backup QB Joe Webb connected with Byrd for scoring strikes of 50 yards and another from eight yards that proved to be the game-winning score. Byrd posted an impressive 6.13 yards per route run average over 16 snaps in route.

Byrd will get more chances throughout the preseason. The 5th WR roster spot …

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Tags: Amini Silatolu, Bryan Cox, Cam Newton, Charles Johnson, Chris Scott, Daeshon Hall, Damiere Byrd, David Yankey, Dean Marlowe, Dezmen Southward, Joe Webb, Julio Jones, Julius Peppers, Kelvin Benjamin, Mario Addison, panthers, Refocused: Carolina Panthers 27, Houston Texans 17 | NFL Analysis | Pro Football Focus, Taylor Moton, Texans, Wes Horton

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