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Carolina Panthers Round 1 Draft Selection - Luke Kuechly

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#136 PantherBrew


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:51 PM

Please don't worry about Kuecs.

He will not be coming off the field.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:52 PM

Kuechly will be good. I like the pick. Davis won't be back unless he beats the odds. McClain will be better. We'll draft a DE in the 2nd, A decent corner in the 4th/5th. Looking good. B)

#138 TheGreatestOfAllTimeCam


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:53 PM

I don't like it. No WR, no DT. Bad pick

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:56 PM

I think my relief that it wasn't Coples was enough to make me happy with anything. Still, I love the security with taking a can't-miss guy like this.

#140 CardiacCats


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:57 PM

Kuechly = badass

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:57 PM

Kuechly is a stud. Does remind me of Urlacher. We can now help stop the run and cover big, fast TE's. It's a win win!

#142 XClown1986


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:58 PM

Never ever, since I have been have been a Panthers fan, have we picked a guy that I wanted months in advance of the draft. Not only wanted, but practically begged to get. I love Beason, and I hope he comes back ready to go. But Kuechly, he is a special player. I am so excited for this guy to be part of Panther Nation, I can't even explain. Those that aren't, give it time, you'll come around soon enough.

#143 thunderraiden


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:00 PM

What happens if Jon Beason, Thomas Davis, and James Anderson all have breakout years?

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:01 PM


#145 xerxes


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:01 PM

I like Kuechly a lot. I'd like him a lot more if he didn't play a position we already have a franchise guy at.

On the plus side, I believe our scheme relies a lot on solid LB play, which is one of the main reasons are defense sucked so bad last year.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:03 PM

I hope you guys are right. Because i really hate this pick. He doesnt even come in as a opening day starter unless someone goes down. Dont get me wrong great player, but my gut tells me this wont improve our defense much.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:03 PM

We damn well better. I'm pretty sure no other team has three 1st round picks and a 3rd round pick as their top 4 LB corps.

Those picks are sunk cost. I've said it before that we shouldn't make decisions based on where we've spent picks before. It's a good pick at position of huge need.

#148 JawnyBlaze


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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:08 PM

Beason and Anderson are sunk cost?! I could understand that said about TD, but Beason and Anderson are still paying dividends. Your comments are relevant to our DT group, not LB.

#149 Chaos



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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:14 PM

Must admit, the comparison's to Urlacher have me excited. I didn't see him play any college ball, but I have full trust in Rivera to know a stud LB when he see's one, and like another poster said, I was on the anyone-but-Coples train, and that delivered.

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Posted 26 April 2012 - 09:19 PM

Best LB Corps in the NFL!

I'll take it!

One step up from having the best FB in the NFL. That normally gets you to the Superbowl right?

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