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Terrell McClain waived by Panthers


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#271 Rook35200

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:43 PM

I feel a little better about picking the panthers D in my fantasy football league now

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:53 PM

Ok I'm an old fuc. What the hell is an UT? If I remember from way back when single wing t O was in vogue. The Defense has a 0-1 technique depending on shade to strong side. A 3 technique and a 5 tech. then you have the 7 tech. Is this not the same or has football passed me by. Please enlighten me and bring me up to the hip way of speaking.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 04:55 PM

The only thing I'm sad about is we will no longer be able to call our interior DL McFua. But that's ok because they McFukking sucked anyways.

Pretty excited to have Ron n' Dwan, the Edwards tandem. I'll take serviceable and reliable, albeit slightly older. They'll stay disciplined and won't be overpowered at the line.

For those that say Fua deserved to go, well, didn't you see his Swagtastic photo by a limo? You don't just cut bait with Swag. McClain was way worse anyway on the field.

I'm not upset we "wasted" a third pick either. Hindsight will always prevail, but the truth is the draft is a gamble that gets harder to "calculate" the risks with each subsequent round. We gambled on McClain and lost. Oh well. Cut bait now and try again next year. We've won other gambles in the latter rounds, and we'll be ok with or without the 65th pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:21 PM

it's not about mcclain. it's about edwards.


No, it's about McClain, I think. I think it's about something we don't know, and likely won't ever know - maybe work ethic, may something else. This team just rarely cuts rookies drafted in that area after less than a season. Something else happened.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:32 PM

Of all the people to cut, McClain was not the one I would have guessed would get waived. I had Jimmy, Armanti, Fua, even the Center from SD, Byers? Before McClain.

Just baffled by the cut. Great addition though. Wish Dwan was a little younger.


After the number that the staff determined they were going to carry at each position was set, you would not cut a QB, WR, or OL to add another DT. The only one you mentioned that could be argued us Fua. However, as many of us get...Fua us a NT and we added an UT. You cut an UT in order to sign a better UT.

I am amazed at how difficult it is for much of the huddle to understand. I thought we had a more knowledgeable group than that...but apparently I was wrong.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:34 PM

I did it. I just finished reading this whole thread. I win.

Some folks get that we just upgraded our D-Line. And that is a win for the Panthers.

Some folks see the upgrade, but hate what player we lost. McClain was a numbers casualty. Not money numbers, but position numbers. In this business sometimes kids lose out.

We just got better. Why all the fap fap fap?

We now have vet DTs, with some talented kids behind them. This is a great situation to be in.

As has been stated, this is not last years Defense. The message is clear. Show up, or get replaced. Players will get the message, and our team will be better because of this.

Giddy the fug up. And GOOOO CATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:38 PM

No more DLine from South Florida

If I'm looking for a big hog in the middle to late rounds...I know where I'm shopping...

SEC conference. Minor leagues to the NFL

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:39 PM

We kept Fua over McClain? What a joke.

I really hope Edwards is what a lot of people around here think he is...

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:40 PM

We kept Fua over McClain? What a joke.

I really hope Edwards is what a lot of people around here think he is...


Fua won't be here much longer either

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 05:42 PM

Fua won't be here much longer either

I hope not. McClain was no prize, but he showed a heck of a lot more than Fua ever did. Just surprised that McClain went first... Then again, I mentioned during the preseason that I thought he had fell into RR's doghouse because he kept dropping in rotation.


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