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Breaking down Panther’s backfield usage in Week 10

We discuss the backfield work for the Carolina Panthers as they take on the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10.

Chuba Hubbard #30 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball during the second quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Bank of America Stadium on November 10, 2022 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Final Update: Foreman finished by far as the Panthers best running back. He had 31 carries for 130 yards and touchdown and one target in the passing game. Hubbard totaled five carries for 14 yards, with Blackshear having six carries for 32 yards.

Third Quarter Update: The third quarter was a big one for the Panthers backfield. Foreman scampered for a score and has 20 carries for 83 yards and a touchdown. Hubbard only got one more carry for three yards and Blackshear added eight more yards on his lone carry that quarter.

We have made it to halftime of Week 10’s Thursday Night Football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Atlanta Falcons. D’Onta Foreman has led the way as the Panthers try to deal with bad weather during the game. The passing game has been rather non-existent, putting all eyes on the backfield. Foreman started with Chuba Hubbard and Raheem Blackshear serving as the backups.

Panthers RB usage in Week 10 vs. Falcons

Foreman finished the first half with 14 carries for 55 yards. He wasn’t targeted in the passing game, but did run five routes. Hubbard had four carries for 11 yards and also hasn’t been targeted in the passing game. Blackshear has 17 yards on three carries. Hubbard had missed two games with an injury, so he could be getting eased back in for work. At this point in the game, Foreman has been the clear lead back.