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Kuechly may be the best defensive player on the team already.


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#1 Zod

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 06:59 AM

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I have seen some tempered enthusiasm on here about Kuechly, which I think is reasonable for a rookie. But I can't help thinking that if I am watching that game last night and not aware that Luke is a rookie, he was by far the best defensive player out there.

I don't think I have ever seen a more fluid and sure handed tackler. Nose for the ball, smart, great in coverage. I don't think we have seen anyone like him yet in a Panthers uniform. I know, thats saying a lot with guys like Sam Mills, Dan Morgan, Jon Beason, etc. But as far as the complete package goes, this kid has it all.

I get a football boner thinking about a Kuechly/Beason/Davis combo.

We may have a DROY on our hands here folks. It is a very real possibility.

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#2 Chimera

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:01 AM

I want to agree with you, but I'm curbing my enthusiasm until we see if he can shut down Jimmy Graham in week 2.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:02 AM

Dude was on pace for 20 tackles last night lol Friggin beast.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:05 AM

He is stacked with talent and instinct. We just need a safety and a pass rusher

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:06 AM

Two plays in particular made me giddy like a little girl... The way he sniffed out that screen and the way he filled that gap on one of their running plays was just pure awesome. He's always around the ball...

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:06 AM

I want to agree with you, but I'm curbing my enthusiasm until we see if he can shut down Jimmy Graham in week 2.

No one can shut down JGraham

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:07 AM

that play where he got shook by (i think) shonn greene, got back up and still made the tackle behind the LOS was cool

#8 PantherPhann89

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:08 AM

Kuechly is good, but Beason is our best defensive player.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:09 AM

I hate to be that guy... Wait a minute, no I don't. But, I told you all so, TWO YEARS IN A ROW on these draft picks.

There is something very, very, very special about Kuechly. He has game-changing ability on the defensive side of the ball and he has made our run defense all we could ask for.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:14 AM

I want to agree with you, but I'm curbing my enthusiasm until we see if he can shut down Jimmy Graham in week 2.


No one can stop Graham. If he can be contained that is impressive.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:18 AM

No one can shut down JGraham


Yup 6'3 vs 6'9 doesnt has little to do with skill.

#12 Panthro

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:19 AM

This is what I've been preaching since Mid March

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:20 AM

Poor kurb.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:23 AM

Kuechly is good, but Beason is our best defensive player.


Kuechly has the potential to be better than Beason, he's already better in coverage. Beason is an amazing talent, and this isn't a knock on him at all, but Kuechly can be a once in a generation player.

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Posted 27 August 2012 - 07:26 AM

Kuechly has the potential to be better than Beason, he's already better in coverage. Beason is an amazing talent, and this isn't a knock on him at all, but Kuechly can be a once in a generation player.



I agree. Beason is a friend of mine, and an all pro player. But Kuechly may be a more well rounded LB.


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