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Ashley Fox article on Cam Newton

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I guess cause the writter wasn't sucking cam off, is the reason that many are in here complaining about a well written piece.

I don't think everyone expects the writers to "suck Cam off" as you put it but this is the same article that is written about Cam before every season and each season he has excelled at what he's been asked to do here. The guy has had very limited talent around him on offense around him since he's been here. It's pretty common to see the same rehashed articles putting all the responsibility on Cam. Many times it seems like all there doing is casting doubt on his abilities so the "I told you so" crowd can chime in at every possible opportunity.

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what skill players did he have last year?

it's not said and done, we still have the draft so i can fairly retract my statement, but:

 

2013 Pats O-line > Current Panthers Oline as of 4-29-14

 

Gronk > Olsen

 

Vereen/Blount > William/Stewart

 

Amendola/Edelman/Dobson/Thompkins > Cotchery/Avery/Underwood  although not by much

 

again, we still have the draft so this can change, i am acknowledging that.  i also acknowledge Brady makes these guys better than they would be with a lesser QB.

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it's not said and done, we still have the draft so i can fairly retract my statement, but:

 

2013 Pats O-line > Current Panthers Oline as of 4-29-14

 

Gronk > Olsen

 

Vereen/Blount > William/Stewart

 

Amendola/Edelman/Dobson/Thompkins > Cotchery/Avery/Underwood  although not by much

 

again, we still have the draft so this can change, i am acknowledging that.  i also acknowledge Brady makes these guys better than they would be with a lesser QB.

 

Blount is a Steeler now. 

 

Amendola is hard to judge because he's hurt a lot.

 

Edelman strikes me as a guy who'd be very ordinary if he were on any other team.

 

 

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Blount is a Steeler now. 

 

Amendola is hard to judge because he's hurt a lot.

 

Edelman strikes me as a guy who'd be very ordinary if he were on any other team.

he asked who brady had last year.

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he asked who brady had last year.

 

I saw.  Just adding details.

 

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Ashley Fox isn't a great writer. I mean I remember a few years ago before the divisionals she basically overlooked the Ravens saying they had no chance against Denver. The Ravens won the Super Bowl that year.

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Of course we have the "y'all cam nuthuggers" posse chiming in

If you don't think Cam is a great talent or has proven himself less than he gets credit for, by all means go ahead and fantasize about Matt Moore playing QB for the panthers again.

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Cam has talent around him. Has had talent around him. Will continue to have talent.

I do love the excuse that he's had no talent around him.

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ESPN is really going downhill, listening to the Texans reporter yesterday on NFL Live was painful to listen too. I guess they're just trying to compete with the eye candy on NFLN. Yeah, lets bring in an inside reporter that knows absolutely nothing because she's semi pretty.

 

And this article is confusing as hell, I don't know what to take from it other than he should be more like Brady. Did the writer not watch the game last year where Cam led a 4th quarter comeback throwing the game winning TD's to Ginn, a guy whose career he helped resurrect. Did the writer not realize Cam broke the rookie record for passing with no OTA's, I guess he threw for all those yards outside the pocket, he actually threw for less yards from the pocket last year but he was more efficient. The writer implies the players around him elevated his play then acknowledges they were mediocre at best last year and are now all gone. Did Cam not help Smitty return to greatness after the Clausen year, has Olsen not had his best years under Cam.

 

If there was a year Cam deserved a little slack, this will be it since we are having to essentially rebuild the Offense. and like the writer noted we don't even have a #1 WR yet.

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Are there still really people out there suggesting Cam still has something to prove?

He has carried an offense that hasn't quite been dripping with good players for 3 seasons now.

Lol at anybody who suggests otherwise.

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