Seltzer

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  1. Boldin is a free agent

    I'd take him in a heart beat. Still got something left in the tank and can run block with the best of them.
  2. 2003 or 2015.... which one hurt more?

    Shock is a great way of summing up the feeling Sunday night, in a bad way.  In 2003, it was more of the shock of we almost did it.  This year was a traumatic shock 
  3. 2003 or 2015.... which one hurt more?

    2015 definitely hurt more initially because I really felt we were going to win the game. 2003 still hurt pretty bad after a while b/c we were so close. I will remember 2003 more fondly b/c we played to our potential and came up short.  This year was tough b/c we played our worst game by far offensively in the Super Bowl
  4. Getting Benji Back

    Other than LB, the WR group with KB back may be the deepest on the team.  Not that I would be surprised to see DG spend a late round pick on WR, but DE, CB, S, & OT are much bigger needs IMO.  
  5. Yesterday was a rough day. Really rough, and not just the hangover. I really thought we were going to win, but we didnt. It was horrible. I woke up several times Sunday night/early Monday morning (mostly because I sleep like crap when I drink like that) but every time I wanted to believe the SB was a bad dream and we were going to get another shot. But I woke this morning, alive, employed, and living in the greatest country in the world. I've got 2 healthy boys, a wife that puts up with my crap and indulges my Panthers obsession,  and I job I don't hate. The last 5 months have been incredible. It really and truly is just a game. It's so easy to get caught up in it being more, and in a figurative sense maybe it is, but the sun still comes up and life goes on. The Panthers bring joy to my life but they are not my life.
  6. Losing the Super Bowl is a lot like being the Intercontinental Champion
  7. “A lion doesn't concern itself with the opinion of sheep.” Or Gingers for that matter
  8. After 18 games, how much could you possibly do that there wouldn't be some film on.  Would you try to reinvent the wheel over 2 weeks away from an offense that got you 17-1, or would you try to develop a good game plan from what you've been doing and execute? I don't think the Broncos offense did anything that surprised the Panthers defense either.  Josh Norman jumped 2 routes that could have been interceptions.  McClain had one he could have picked too.  Obviously, Manning didn't have a great arm, but he wasn't fooling anybody either.
  9. You are right about this.  This rarely happened throughout the year, and it did a lot during the SB.  And that is related to Shula and the coaching staff.  I am not trying to exonerate the coaching staff or Shula.  Ultimately, they are responsible for the performance of the team.  It's just easy to blame Shula since we lost and the offense played so poorly, but Shula didn't make Tolbert fumble twice, and Ginn & Cotchery drop passes. I do believe with Shula there is this misguided idea that somehow he doesn't care since he's not very fiery.  Can you imagine growing up in that family and having to, fair or not, being compared to your father all the time? Shula may not be best OC, but what he was able to accomplish this year was remarkable.  Literally no one saw this coming.  And it wasn't all in spite of Shula either.  It's always hard to have perspective after something like this, but the idea that Shula should be blamed or fired for that matter makes no logical sense.  
  10. I didn't go back to count exactly how many mistake we made because I can't bring myself to rewatch it just yet, but your point is spot on.  Those are a LOT of mistakes the Panthers made that they didn't typically make.  The 4 fumbles will haunt me forever.  Even with our own dominant defensive performance that gets lost in the wash, it would be hard to overcome that against any opponent, much less a team like the Broncos.
  11. This offense had just put up 31 & 42 points against 2 of the best defenses in the league.  We got outplayed in one game by a defense that put up an all-time great performance.   The offense had multiple chances to win the game.  Some of it can be put on play calling, but the bottom line is that if they executed like they had in 17 out of 18 weeks, we would have won. Why in the world would Rivera not have confidence in Shula after he oversaw an offense that led the league in scoring without their #1 receiver?  The Panthers have made the playoffs every year Shula has been OC.  Of course that is not all due to Shula, but it's not all in spite of him either.  If Cam didn't believe in Shula, he never would have been made OC in the first place.  A lot of people fail to realize this. This team didn't get Shula'ed in the Super Bowl.  We got beat because the Denver defense out executed our offense, forced turnovers, and we turned the ball over on our own.
  12. Denver put on one of the all-time great defensive efforts throughout the playoffs this year.  They shut down 3 of the best offenses in football.  Hats off to them- that is no easy feat.  I am by no means saying they didn't have a good game plan.  They executed those "green dog" blitzes to perfection, and their coverage was very good. We were still the #1 Offense for a reason, and we could have won that game had we executed better.  I just think the idea that teams can just copy what Denver did is laughable.  No one else in the league could have executed at that level.  Other teams already tried and failed.  Wade Phillips isn't afraid to pat himself on the back, but the truth is if he was truly able to create something no one else thought of, he probably would still be a HC.  Just like Shula.   I truly didn't think they could against us- meaning not to the level of shutting us down they did.  Neither did Vegas, or most of the nation, regardless of what they say now.  I was wrong. I don't think this means our offense is suddenly going to suck next year.
  13. I wouldn't say atrocious this year, but they certainly weren't great.  They weren't the dumpster fire like they were in 2014. And 2013 was actually a pretty good year for ST.  But overall, yeah they haven't been good in a while. It didn't even up mattering, but we should at least consider another option besides Gano.  I like him, but he has not been great last year or this year after a really good 2013.  Maybe he can rebound, but competition would be good.
  14. Defend the dumbest things being said about Cam

    I think Cam has gotten to the point where he isn't going to defend himself anymore, and honestly, I don't think we as fans need to either.  Cam has become the villain of the NFL- I say embrace it.  I'd rather be hated than ignored
  15. Harper and Cotchery already gone?

    Cotchery made some big-time clutch catches this year, and has been a good mentor for our receivers.  He got screwed on that catch to start the SB  His drop near the end zone was a killer, but it's not fair to single out anyone given the amount of screwups that took place. Regardless of what happens, I appreciate his contributions to the Panthers.  He is a stand up guy.