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#16 IRONMAN

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:07 AM

The Vikings, my sister lived in Minnesota. They were fun to watch with Cunningham at QB and that high powered offense they had. Good to see they are still choking and breaking hearts after all these years though.

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:19 AM

No one... I was 6 when the Panthers played their first season... And still have a few vague memories from that season.

#18 Brit-Panther

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:19 AM

Newcastle United....but there again I wasn't in the country before 1995 ;)

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:19 AM

I was only 6, so I didn't even begin to watch football yet until I was in middle school. However, at that time I was an avid Chicago Bull and Michael Jordan fan. I still have my old white, black, and red MJ jerseys from back in the day.

#20 2jakefansinva

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:45 AM

I was a Buffalo Bills fan for 23 yrs. Switched my allegiance as soon as the expansion teams were announced. I was tickled to death that a new team was going to be one state away. Not very often you get a chance to be part of something from day one. Love it. :thumbsup:

#21 haccess

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:49 AM

Bengals and underdogs. My parents moved to Mason (near Cincinnati) in '85 and my dad took me to a few Bengals games. I was 7 when the Bengals went to the Superbowl in '88. I got really interested in football but in '90 we moved to Concord (near Charlotte) so I had to watch whatever teams were on. Since I couldn't watch the Bengals and we didn't have a team here I took on my dad's method of pulling for whoever was the underdog, and hating the Cowboys. I didn't have to wait long before talk of Charlotte getting a team came about.

#22 Squirrel

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 10:51 AM

I was a Redskins fan til Dan Snyder bought the team.

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:01 AM

detroit red wings....

#24 EnglishPanther

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:03 AM

New York Giants... My mum and dad gave me a Giants shirt for christmas in 1985. I remember it had Simms on it!!! New York is too popular for me though!!!

#25 Kevin Greene

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:19 AM

L.A. Rams, Pat Hadden, Jack and Jim Youngblood, Eric Dickerson and them 70's and 80's Cheer Leaders!



Same here. Laurence Mccutcheon, Nolan Cromwell, Deacon Jones, even Vince Ferragamo. ;)

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:20 AM

Miami Dolphins fan from about 83 until the Panthers arrived. My mom's family was all from south Florida and they would send me Dolphins stuff, and I was a huge Marino fan. As a Charlotte native though, it was very easy for me to drop them and immediately adopt my new hometown team.

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:27 AM

Phins...

#28 CAPantherFan

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:34 AM

I grew up watching the Steelers (Bradshaw, Mean Joe Green, Jack Lambert, Franko Harris, Swan) and the Cowboys (Too Tall Jones, Staubeck/White, Dorsett).

Then it was the 49ers in the 80s (Montana, Lott, Roger Craig).

The 90s started with those awful Cowboys - I'd always respected the Cowboys however an arrogant new owner in Jerry Jones fired the classiest coach in all of football (Tom Landry) and brought in Jimmy/Aikman/Irvin/Smith and for the next decade we had to hear that incessant 'HOW BOUT DEM COWBOYS' and how their America's team and the hatred was ON and has continued for most ppl outside Dallas (me included).

Now I'm passionate about my Panthers.

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:37 AM

SF 49ers


Thats right girl, the 49ers. Montana and Young.

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Posted 03 January 2009 - 11:42 AM

My dad always told me the packers were good so I pulled for them


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