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#16 CarolinaSamurai

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:23 PM

If Getts knew what he looked like wearing shorts, he would never wear shorts.


He's old enough and rich enough to wear whatever he wants


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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:27 PM

Is it just me or do the coaches really, really love Kelvin? He's really being treated like a thoroughbred and prized jewel. It appears they are convinced he's gonna be a star. I don't recall Luke, Star, or to an extent Cam being treated this way as rookies. They just light up when talking about him and he's the focal point of the off season.

Then again, it may just be added excitement because he fills a major hole this team has had for nearly a decade.

 

I know there was a lot of talk about Brandin Cooks and evidently he has been looking really good for N.O. early on, but more and more I get the feeling that Gettleman and staff got the exact guy they wanted. 

 

I wanted KB bad after watching a lot of ACC football this season (UNC fan), but waffled some in the off-season.  I've gotta just quit reading pre-draft "analyst" bullshit on guys who I've actually watched through the season.



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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:29 PM

Is it just me or do the coaches really, really love Kelvin? He's really being treated like a thoroughbred and prized jewel. It appears they are convinced he's gonna be a star. I don't recall Luke, Star, or to an extent Cam being treated this way as rookies. They just light up when talking about him and he's the focal point of the off season.

Then again, it may just be added excitement because he fills a major hole this team has had for nearly a decade.

 

Yes, Kelvin appears very good.

 

However, he can be the missing link (or at least the beginning/threshold) of a very good team.

 

Cam and Luke were the early foundations for the team, before they knew they were good. Star, etc., only added to it.

 

Kelvin, can make the Panthers legit for the next 10 years.

 

We'll see?

 

 



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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:29 PM

If Getts knew what he looked like wearing shorts, he would never wear shorts.

 

What's up with the knee?  Yikes.

 

 

With how he looks and gets around, he can't be healthy.  Seriously ... he should take advantage of the resources around him and spend some time with the strength & conditioning coaches.  Used to think 'nipple shorts' was funny ... now I just feel bad for him. 



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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:32 PM

I always get a kick out of McDermott wearing Panthers gear. I know it's weird. I guess I expected him to have moved on by now.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:33 PM

I know there was a lot of talk about Brandin Cooks and evidently he has been looking really good for N.O. early on, but more and more I get the feeling that Gettleman and staff got the exact guy they wanted. 

 

I wanted KB bad after watching a lot of ACC football this season (UNC fan), but waffled some in the off-season.  I've gotta just quit reading pre-draft "analyst" bullshit on guys who I've actually watched through the season.

 

OH, if you've actually watched a guy, you're the best one to make judgements on him vs media.

 

Just think of what you know of regarding the Panthers vs National media?

 

Most of these guys haven't watched teams play they talk about. It's all guess work, or Group Speak.

 

Even scouts, get stuff wrong often (which is why I didn't mind KB was drafted 28th), cause many times you have high draft picks that suck, and lower draft picks that end up being all pro players. It's a crap shoot in the end.

 

With KB; Gettleman and crew, obviously saw what you, I and other Panther fans did.

 

Can't wait to see the next Pre-Season, and eventually real games.
 



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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:34 PM


Godfrey also was no match for the strength of Brandon Williams. Williams has improved a great deal in pass protection.

 

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Hope Swole Bones doesnt make a habit of blocking like this, he'll get flagged every time.

 


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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:34 PM

I know there was a lot of talk about Brandin Cooks and evidently he has been looking really good for N.O. early on, but more and more I get the feeling that Gettleman and staff got the exact guy they wanted. 

 

I wanted KB bad after watching a lot of ACC football this season (UNC fan), but waffled some in the off-season.  I've gotta just quit reading pre-draft "analyst" bullshit on guys who I've actually watched through the season.

 

Fortunately for us however, even other GM's must have read the fears, just as they must have read/believed with Star last year for different reasons.  Turn on the tape, use the eyeball test, and it is what it is-an absolute thoroughbred of a football player that I would not trade for anyone in this entire draft class because it filled such a need with such quality. 

 

I just love saying it as I have so many times on this forum-his college coach said he would be a top 3 pick if he came back, he comes from a high school that has produced more NFL players than any other, won a national championship at F$U, and has physical skills that don't even currently exist in this league. 

 

Amazing. 


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Posted 11 August 2014 - 01:47 PM

"Holding, number 86, offense....ten yard penalty, replay the down."

 

 

 

That pic of KB though, damn.  I know he's big, but in that picture - maybe the depth perception - he looks freaking gigantic!

 

Excellent recap as always



#25 MADs_Dad211

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 02:06 PM

The Photo Blogger strikes again!  Great work this training camp. All those pics of "swolle bones" just looked unfair.  Him on a DB a man amongst boys. 

 

 



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Posted 11 August 2014 - 02:08 PM

Excellent as always!


I love the picture of 88.


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Posted 11 August 2014 - 02:16 PM

 

 

 

 

 

Hope Swole Bones doesnt make a habit of blocking like this, he'll get flagged every time.

 

Nah not really thats how they are taught to block and in the trenches where he will be blocking this will not get flagged as long as he doesnt continue to hold when the defender makes a move to get free.  Thats pretty sound technique, i would like to see his hands on the inside though.



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Posted 11 August 2014 - 02:58 PM

Excellent as always!


I love the picture of 88.


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Already stepping out on Luke, huh?

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 03:00 PM

One thing I saw today was Norman getting dogged in one on one drills. Avant got him with a stutter step and Benjamin was just too much. Marcus Lucas also had a nice route during these drills. His defender (I can't remember who) bit on a double move and it drew cheers from the crowd.

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Posted 11 August 2014 - 03:10 PM

Won't lie every time I see G-spot in those shorts I just gotta ask "Why?" and then crack up. 





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