According to Fanhouse's article about the return of Antwaan Randle El to Pittsburgh they believe that PR and KR extraordinaire Stefan Logan may be a casualty in the coming weeks.
In logan I see everything the Panthers need, and then some.
Breakdown after the jump
Essentially Fanhouse's argument is that between Mewelde Moore, Mike Wallace, Randle El and Joe Burnett the Steelers have numerous players who can return punts if needed, calling having a specialized punt and kick returner 'a luxury'.
I think most Carolina Panthers' fans would agree: That's a luxury we'd love to treat ourselves too.
Techincally a RB Logan could be a minor player for the 2010 run game, figuring into very specialized situations, but it's his incindiary ability on returns that make him immensely valuable to the Panthers. Here are his 2009 stats:
Let's compare those numbers with the Carolina Panthers' top performers of 2009:
|Kick Return Statistics|
|Punt Return Statistics|
Does anyone else thing this match makes as much sense as I do?