The Impact of Dave Canales’ Coaching on Quarterbacks: Russell Wilson, Geno Smith, and Baker Mayfield Shine

The scheme of new head coach Dave Canales helped Russell Wilson, Geno Smith and Baker Mayfield shine at the time.

CHARLOTTE — The new head coach of the Carolina Panthers, Dave Canaleslove the way the quarterback Bryce Young has learned an offense that has helped Baker Mayfield, Russell Wilson y Geno Smith enjoy the best seasons of their respective careers.

“She’s doing fantastic,” he admitted. Canales on Monday, after the first full day of voluntary work sessions. “So for us the formations are pretty vanilla, so we can just teach the concept we want of each route, the depth, the footwork we want.

“And as I hope he does, he’s really mastered that part of it.”

Bryce Young has earned the praise of the new head coach in Carolina, Dave Canales. Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

Youngfirst recruit of the 2023 NFL Draftloves the technique Canales and have only one voice in your ear. He said the latter, in particular, has been “super important” after a disastrous rookie campaign in which he moved on from then-head coach Frank Reich to the offensive coordinator Thomas Brown as those in charge of commanding plays.

That was complicated because, according to multiple sources close to the situation, the coaches preferred different philosophies.

“Really, it’s the consistency it has,” he stressed. Young about Canales. “He has a very calming presence. He is someone you can have a conversation with, talk to. Good, bad or indifferent, you can tell there is an emphasis on teaching. At times, of course, we are passionate. With coaches, there are many screams, a lot of emotion.

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“His style is very [positivo]. You want to make sure you communicate. It’s not just, ‘Oh, that’s a bad pass’ or ‘You missed.’ It is constructive. If you fail or do something wrong, it gives you something tangible to, ‘Hey, let’s tidy up our base.’ It’s something you can think about and apply. “It’s been really good for me.”

Young needed a positive change after a rookie season in which he ranked No. 29 out of 30 qualified quarterbacks in Total QBR (33.4), No. 33 in completion percentage (59.8) and No. 28 in touchdown passes ( eleven).

“They do a great job of having clear reasons for things,” he said. Young. “Whether it’s fundamental or schematic, you can tell there’s a lot of thought, when we talk about things, the way we talk about things.”

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Canales was particularly impressed by the fact that the accuracy of Young was more like the quarterback who connected on 65.7 percent of his passes during his final two seasons in Alabamathan last year.

“Deep passes, short passes, intermediate passes, he is really a precise passer,” he revealed. Canales. “One of the things I really love is that I can focus on the footwork, the foundation and the mechanics of where his eyes are, when I know the ball is getting to the receivers.”

Canales You expect the result to be similar to what you had with Mayfield in Tampa Bay last season, and with Wilson y Smith in Seattle.

Mayfield He set a career-high 4,044 passing yards and 28 touchdown passes with Canales as his offensive coordinator. Wilson He achieved a career-high 4,212 passing yards and 40 touchdowns in 2020 with Canales as aerial game coordinator. Smith He scored a career-high 4,282 passing yards and 30 touchdowns in 2022 with Canales as his quarterbacks coach.

Young He said having new players and “new energy” on offense will help him bounce back from last season.

Los Panthers They agreed to an exchange with the Steelers by wide receiver Diontae Johnsonthey rose in the order of selections until turn No. 32 of the 2024 NFL Draft to select from South Carolina to the wide receiver Xavier Legettethey selected the tight end Texas, I’m Tavion Sanderswith the first pick of the fourth round, and spent $150 million in free agency on the guards Robert Hunt y Damien Lewis.

Also, they moved up the order of second-round picks to take running back Texas, Jonathon Brookswho hopes to be cleared before the start of training camp after a torn ACL.

“I’m super excited to have new pieces,” he declared. Young. “Now, it’s up to us to put in the work, create that chemistry, get the reps on the field, and make it translate.”

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