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What about Cam will revolutionize the game?

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Plenty of QBs that have been great runners have had nice long careers. Randall Cunningham played @16 seasons and he is tiny compared to Newton.

If Cam can play as well as Cunningham and win championships, I don't care if Newton changes the game or not. That honor will always be Vicks, especially now since it seems Vick is a better passer.

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Newton will be good. We falcons are freaking out in the ATL

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But should we really take the judgement of Falcon fans? I mean, the Falcons...really?

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I'm sure Rivera and Hurney will give an ear full if he tries to bite off more than he can chew while scrambling. He won't need to hear it from us that's for sure.

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I'm sure Rivera and Hurney will give an ear full if he tries to bite off more than he can chew while scrambling. He won't need to hear it from us that's for sure.

outside of Stewart....I think Cam will give us the 2nd most moments of the madden truck stick being applied.

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He threw the ball plenty in the second half of the JC national championship game. That coach was being hyperbolic when he said that. :cuss: :wink5:

yeah he threw the ball, he was just pretty ineffective with it compared to how he had been all season. they actually took him out of the game because of the injury (it was to his throwing shoulder if I recall) but his coach put him back in. if you'd prefer that to read "couldn't throw the ball effectively," I'll edit it for you :P

fact remains we both agree that he's gonna need to get down in the NFL, and I hope you are right that he will... cam will never be afraid of hits, but hopefully he'll realize he has to make his body last for a long time if he's gonna be the player this team counts on for years to come.

I do not know anything about his JC days, but I watched almost every Auburn game and I do not remember him getting hurt much if at all. Ain't sure where that comes from. But then again, I am not the sharpest tool in the drawer, so I guess I could have missed something

Oregon beat him up pretty good, and you could see him wincing in pain. He took a bad hit to his back and I was surprised he got up for it.

I was NOT saying he isn't tough. Quite the opposite, he's extremely tough and WILL play hurt, I just want him to avoid getting hurt is all.

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Just wanna throw this out there, being bigger than CB and S doesn't make he will break the tackle. Doubt they are gonna be going head up with him. Small guys are taught to tackle by taking out your legs. Doesn't matter how big you are, can't run when someone takes your legs out from under you.

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A fact that seems to be overlooked is that Cameron is bigger than almost everyone he plays with. The D-line are basically the only guys bigger than him. Which means that once he clears the line, he is the biggest guy left on the field. I do realize that there are a few LBs that big, but as a whole Cameron has to like his chances.

That said, I would prefer he look to pass first, run second except for the occassional QB draw. Hang around the pocket as long as possible, then do what comes naturally.

Just a thought. And GOOOO PANTHERS!

Folks need to realize height doesn't really help when it comes to running people over, if anything it makes it harder. He's 6'5 250 and most linebackers are at least around 240 and not as tall. He may be bigger than DBs but he's really not much bigger than most NFL LBers (bigger, not taller).

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Folks need to realize height doesn't really help when it comes to running people over, if anything it makes it harder. He's 6'5 250 and most linebackers are at least around 240 and not as tall. He may be bigger than DBs but he's really not much bigger than most NFL LBers (bigger, not taller).

The average LB is closer to 6'2 235-240. That makes Cameron quite a bit bigger than those guys. There are bigger LBs, like Ware and Willis, but they are few and far between. Which makes him one of the biggest guys on the field. That can only help once he breaks the line of scrimmage where everyone will be smaller than him. He should be the one dishing out not being dished on.

Who was it? Evans that took out Culpeppers legs? Sure that can happen. What I am saying is, that during normal events, he will be bigger, stronger, and outweigh just about everyone he runs across, or over.

Cameron is not 6'5 and a twig. He is built, he will be ok, and he definitely has an advantage.

Bigger is better, and GOOOOO PANTHERS!!!!!!!

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I do not know anything about his JC days, but I watched almost every Auburn game and I do not remember him getting hurt much if at all. Ain't sure where that comes from. But then again, I am not the sharpest tool in the drawer, so I guess I could have missed something.

The only time I can remember Cam hurt last year was in the 4th quarter of the Alabama game last year when Marcel Dareus spiked his leg (Cam limped a bit, but was OK).

And early in the 3rd quarter of the BCSCG where he got hit in the back with a helmet. Now THAT one slowed him down, but didn't prevent him from completing passes and making needed runs though.

That's all I can remember. :cam:

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Folks need to realize height doesn't really help when it comes to running people over, if anything it makes it harder. He's 6'5 250 and most linebackers are at least around 240 and not as tall. He may be bigger than DBs but he's really not much bigger than most NFL LBers (bigger, not taller).

(And, yes, I realize he won't be doing this to NFL linebackers. :p )

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Just wanna throw this out there, being bigger than CB and S doesn't make he will break the tackle. Doubt they are gonna be going head up with him. Small guys are taught to tackle by taking out your legs. Doesn't matter how big you are, can't run when someone takes your legs out from under you.

Well I have definitely seen LBers and DE's bounce off of Big Ben and Josh Freeman, so don't ever say it can't be done. Cam is just as big and quite a bit faster than both of those QB's. The real advantage though, is that the defender is always reacting to what the offender is doing, which means they can be set up so that they can't get a solid hit.

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Folks need to realize height doesn't really help when it comes to running people over, if anything it makes it harder. He's 6'5 250 and most linebackers are at least around 240 and not as tall. He may be bigger than DBs but he's really not much bigger than most NFL LBers (bigger, not taller).

Maybe if they go head on with each other. But at 6'6 250 pounds those linebacker are going to have to form tackle him. There won't be many one armed tackles like you see against Vick.

Plus those big bad linebackers had a hard time bringing Freeman, Big Ben, and The Golden Calf of Bristol down last year (he had 94 rushing yards against a Ron Rivera led Chargers team last year). And Cam is light years ahead of any of those guys in terms of scrambling/running the football.

So we shall see.

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