Posted 17 September 2010 - 11:50 AM
I was going to reply properly, but it's completely pointless.
You aren't creating a topic of discussion, you are putting out your opinions to shoot down any who comments on and then quickly state that it's not smack.
Why don't you actually respond to the people who HAVE taken the time to respond to your properly, because as of yet you have literally answered only those who have taken you for what your posts have been worth. So I am sorry, but all this is disguised trolling. If you wanted discussion and debate you would respond to the people who are trying to give it to you.
What is even your point?
Carolina is rebuilding?
Carolina sucks more than Tampa?
Carolina has no future?
You seem to jump from one point to another without ever really saying what it is you are coming here for. The most ridiculous aspect is that all your statements are simple opinions, mostly built around you having not heard of said player, so they must be poor.
You write off Clausen before he has had any chance whatsoever, all the while anointing Freeman as the saviour of Tampa. Well that's completely illogical, considering one has played and performed badly, the other has not even played.
You write off John Fox because he is consistent and does not take chances, yet he got us to 1 superbowl, 2 NFC championships and 3 playoff appearances since 2003. If consistent and conservative produces results, how can you argue??? Did it occur to you that there is in fact more ways to win this game? To compound this you claim that we will be in trouble because our roster is hand picked by John Fox who will be gone next season and our roster overhauled again by a new coach. I hate to say it, but if Raheem does not get a good season under his belt this year, he might well be looking for a job the following season. He has done nothing to prove he is an NFL calibre head coach, so you concerns for us should mirror your concerns for Tampa. What's that? In your opinion he and Freeman are the best things to have happened to Tampa...ever?! Shock horror, you think one way about your team, we are bound to think differently, just like this whole post.
All you have done is create a post with lots of imagery like 'staring down a barrel of a gun' to try and sound more important and as if you are making a great point.
The ridiculous thing about all this is that you have already spelled out our future. Our running game.
No coach, no matter what philosophy, would change the blocking schemes and personal that have created such a feared running attack. It would be completely pointless. You know what else? JR wouldn't hire someone who would just throw away all the commodities he was given, simply because he wanted a WC offense. JR picks his HC very carefully and this whole topic will fall flat on it's face if he promotes from within, because then the schemes will only very slightly change.
So your doom prophecies are kinda mute, because our core is already set, all we need is someone to refine it and make it modern. What Tampa had to do was completely rebuild and you guys are more than a pass rushing DE, RB and RT who does not false start away from contending, especially if Raheem continues to look like a lost puppy.
Oh and you've never heard of Jon Beason? Are you deaf? Blind? Ignorant? NFL network loves his nuts, the public love his nuts by electing him to the pro bowl twice and his peers love his nuts. Not to mention your ignorance of Jordan Gross who ha been voted an All Pro and to numerous pro bowls. So when you have a top 10 LB, WR, LT, RB and a potential franchise QB (not talking Peyton, just someone who will consistently have a 85+ QB rating), you are really not far off at all.
Sigh, why did I bother, you are only going to act like a moron...