CHARLOTTE — The advantage to being 2-6 is it simplifies the analysis. Because when an NFL team starts 2-6, has dropped consecutive games by 38 points and commits such mind-numbing blunders as having 12 men on the field (still not enough for this defense), an offensive linemen not lining up on the line (shouldn’t “lineman” have been a hint for Lamar Holmes?) and forgetting to cover the tight end in the red zone (boom — touchdown), it becomes clear the mutation has spread through all corners of the team.
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