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Will Leave The Hurneywagon If We Don't Make An Effort To Improve The Team This FA.

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I like how Hurney gets the blame, but the fact is JR isn't opening the checkbook. As long as he sells ticket and the team is competitive, he'll continue to sell tickets. This is happening with every small market team everywhere in all sports. The Jags flat out won't spend money b/c they don't have. Buffalo doesn't open the checkbook, and their coach is trying to convince their fan base they're going to win the division. Cleveland is the same, they spend no money to win, but for some reason all their games sell out. Why not cash in on that?

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Did you really expect us to sign VJ, Brandon Marshall, or Marion Williams?

:lol: God you people are illiterate.

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I like how Hurney gets the blame, but the fact is JR isn't opening the checkbook. As long as he sells ticket and the team is competitive, he'll continue to sell tickets. This is happening with every small market team everywhere in all sports. The Jags flat out won't spend money b/c they don't have. Buffalo doesn't open the checkbook, and their coach is trying to convince their fan base they're going to win the division. Cleveland is the same, they spend no money to win, but for some reason all their games sell out. Why not cash in on that?

Why are fans so fuging stupid? We can only spend up to the cap dude, this isn't fuging MLB or some poo. Goddamnit people piss me off.

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It's not like the Panthers aren't consistently sitting around 97% of the cap number or anything.

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The thing is that this organization wants to be run like the Steelers. The problem is that the Steelers hit homeruns year after year after year in the draft in rounds 1-5. They get starters or guys that will be starters every single year so they end up spending zero when trying to acquire FAs. They get stop-gap players for their ST unit and that's about it. Hurney on the other hand trades away our draft picks to move up because he sucks at evaluating late-round talent so the product is a two-fold bust:

1) We end up getting one less pick because we trade up

2) The players we trade up for (Everette Brown, Armanti Edwards) end up being busts so it just compounds the mistake.

He isn't as good as Colbert at drafting players so he needs to convince Richardson that we might need to pick up one or two FAs that can fills some needs. Doesn't have to be a Mario Williams type player...but someone like John Abraham as a situational pass rusher for a lower-tier contract or Ben Grubbs to replace Wharton would be nice.

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I like how Hurney gets the blame, but the fact is JR isn't opening the checkbook. As long as he sells ticket and the team is competitive, he'll continue to sell tickets. This is happening with every small market team everywhere in all sports. The Jags flat out won't spend money b/c they don't have. Buffalo doesn't open the checkbook, and their coach is trying to convince their fan base they're going to win the division. Cleveland is the same, they spend no money to win, but for some reason all their games sell out. Why not cash in on that?

What are you smoking, and why aren't you sharing?

How did we magically get so close to the salary cap limit if Richardson isn't opening his wallet and doling out the dollars?

Idiot.

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:lol: God you people are illiterate.

We are barely a few hours into free agency and you get pissy because we aren't signing big market players. Of course you say that's not what your asking for but then you site the Redskins RG III, Brandon Marshall, Mario Williams.

I'm sure the signing the all world Pierre Garcon is really going to make the Redskins a superbowl contender.

This team is in the best shape it has been in almost 10 years. Even with our questions marks. None of the players you mention progress our franchise or remotely set us up well in the future. This isn't a lock out off season for us, we are going to sign some people. There is no reason not to expect us to make moves.

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We have quite a few more holes than a couple high priced free agent pickups will fill. I would love for us to make some movement and pick up some quality players, but I also expect us to wait until a lot of the craziness dies down, get a couple of quality veterans, and go in planning to build around the draft.

I realize many around here think that next year is our Superbowl year, but I think that this organization is still in "Build for the future" mode - it is not that it is *rebuilding* as much as that it is trying to set something up that will compete for the next decade. It is hard to do that in free agency, really.

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also, while it may not have been free agency, restructuring Davis' contract was a huge and necessary move that they got done today, so meh.

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We are barely a few hours into free agency and you get pissy because we aren't signing big market players. Of course you say that's not what your asking for but then you site the Redskins RG III, Brandon Marshall, Mario Williams.

I'm sure the signing the all world Pierre Garcon is really going to make the Redskins a superbowl contender.

This team is in the best shape it has been in almost 10 years. Even with our questions marks. None of the players you mention progress our franchise or remotely set us up well in the future. This isn't a lock out off season for us, we are going to sign some people. There is no reason not to expect us to make moves.

I didn't mention any players that I think we should sign. Zero. I gave an idea of the players I'm looking for, but you couldn't be bothered to read that (none within those tier of players btw)

You saw the thread and instantly put on your e-warrior guise said "ah another one of these I'll show him herp derp! We ain't signin' Mario Williams, brah! Ha! Take that!" and failed to read what the post was actually about. This thread was actually made prior to the start of Free Agency, which only demonstrates even further that you are struggling to understand what is being said.

This team isn't in the best shape it's been in ten years. That's a fallacy. We have a variety of needs and an inability to commit to filling them because we are stuck clinging to the idea that maybe low round draft picks are a great way to build a football team.

All you have done is illustrate that you have a literacy deficiency and were so eager to put down the first pimple faced teenager retort that came to your mind that it further muddied your ability to understand what was being said on your screen.

I'd appreciate if you wouldn't read my threads in the future if this is the kind of input I can expect from you, please.

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ok, so OP, u are refuting that we should go after big name FAs (mario williams, vincent jackson, etc), so ur suggesting we get a few key FA's to shore up depth? we do that every year.

u cite that we are so close to making a "run". like a superbowl run? where in the hell are u getting that from? we were a 6-10 team last season. we werent like the 2010 eagles who were dominant in every facet of their team but didnt win it all.

do u expect us to be "set" at every single position? because that simply isn't the case for ANY NFL team. every team has weaknesses and areas that need improvement.

u claim if u aren't progressing u are regressing. well get this, last season we brought in a few key FA's to shore up depth (which we WILL do again this year), locked up our young core players and drafted well. the result: we turn a complete 180, transforming the worst offense seen in the modern era of football into a top 5 offense in the year where MULTIPLE passers broke the 5000 yard mark.

if we do the exact same thing we did last year, how are we not attempting to progress?

i understand u want the panthers to have a 90+ quality player in madden at every position next year, but that is just not a reasonable expectation. if you want to blame hurney for doing exactly what you think he should, then be my guest and flame away. we will be sitting from afar laughing at u while u whine like an idiot.

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I didn't mention any players that I think we should sign. Zero. I gave an idea of the players I'm looking for, but you couldn't be bothered to read that.

You saw the thread and instantly put on your e-warrior guise said "ah another one of these I'll show him herp derp! We ain't signin' Mario Williams, brah! Ha! Take that!" and failed to read what the post was actually about. This thread was actually made prior to the start of Free Agency, which only demonstrates even further that you are struggling to understand what is being said.

This team isn't in the best shape it's been in ten years. That's a fallacy. We have a variety of needs and an inability to commit to filling them because we are stuck clinging to the idea that maybe low round draft picks are a great way to build a football team.

All you have done is illustrate that you have a literacy deficiency and were so eager to put down the first pimple faced teenager retort that came to your mind that it further muddied your ability to understand what was being said on your screen.

I'd appreciate if you wouldn't read my threads in the future if this is the kind of input I can expect from you, please.

No you spent the entire post trying to justify how your thread wasn't as pointless as everyone elses bitch fest, when in fact it was. You are no different. You should have just wrote "we should sign some good players" and ended it at that, it would have been just as interesting of a read.

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