Seeing Brandon Marshall's stat line this year is a bit weird-- while he has had two games over 100 yards receiving, he's had many more with three or fewer catches, and even more with under 50 yards.
vs Patriots: 3 rec, 35 yds
vs Dolphins: 6 rec, 48 yds
vs Panthers: 3 rec, 44 yds
vs Packers: 2 rec, 19 yds
vs Jets: 1 rec, 6 yds
vs 49ers: 5 rec, 48 yds (he did have 3 TD this game)
At the end of the day, we know the only stats that matter are wins, but it is still worth looking at when you consider the chemistry Jay Cutler and Marshall have always had together, and the numbers they have been able to produce in previous years.
Of course, it all starts with the head coach, and Marc Trestman has been under fire this season due to lack of offensive production (among other things), but the one constant you would expect from this offense is Cutler and Marshall lighting it up on a pretty regular basis.
Through 9 games, Brandon Marshall has 42 receptions for 496 yards and 6 touchdowns, which puts him on pace for the lowest yards in a season in his career, and third-fewest receptions. Marshall should always be good for 100 catches and 1,200- 1,500 yards, but it's not looking good for 2014.
What are your thoughts... can Cutler and Marshall get it together in the last 6 games and start churning out some big numbers, or has the offense officially sputtered to a stop?