ProFootballFocus.com has rated/graded the NFC South's rookies today, and reviewed their season so far. It's a great article, so I hope you read it, but if not, here are the key stats for the Panthers rookies.
LB Luke Kuechly - (-4.7 grade) the lowest rated OLB, he's played 220 snaps, and has missed 2 of 28 tackle attempts.
OG Amini Silatolu - (-3.2 grade), he's played every offensive snap (296) so far this season, allowing 9 QB disruptions, on 163 pass blocking attempts, ranking 44th out of 56 OG's.
DE Frank Alexander - (+4.7 grade), he ranks 14th out of 88 4-3 DE's, with a Pass Rush Productivity rating of 11.8, with 13 QB disruptions on 92 pass rush attempts, out of 151 snaps played.
CB Josh Norman - (-4.7 grade), 88th among 100 CB's, allowing 21 completions on 31 attempts (67.7%), for 255 yards, a 12.1 yard average, and 3 passes defended, on 315 snaps, 275 snaps at RCB.
P Brad Nortman - (+4.7 grade), 21st among P's, with a 43.9 yard average, a net average of 38.8 yards, on 26 punts.
WR/KR/PR Joe Adams - 9 KR's for 208 yards (23.1 yard average), 5 PR's for 42 yards (8.4 yard average), no catches.