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#46 Future Of The Franchise

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:34 AM

This just blew my mind. I was just looking at the Other Teams Cuts thread and I saw Edwards was free and thought to myself I'd love to have him on the team, but Hurney isn't going to make that move. Not only did he, but he cut McClain to do it. I thought for sure he'd be sticking around for a while.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:36 AM

Did not see that coming

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:36 AM

I happy because it shows that our FO isn't settling.

BUT

McClain>Keasre>Fua

I really haven't seen much from Fua at all.


If Fua is the WEAKEST one on the D-line, then obviously the front office is settling.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:37 AM

So we have a Edwards&Edwards dline


Dwan and Ron, can't wait to hear Mixon murder that one.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:37 AM

2012 Panthers Defense: Lets Stuff The Run With our DTs This Year. And When They Pass We Will Blitz Our LBs, Since We Have No Pass Rush This Year

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:39 AM

Why McClain over Fua?


1. Hurney obviously like Fua more as a person than McClain. He made a personal decision, not a business one.

2. Fua looks like he could be Rivera's son.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:39 AM

Firstly, I like the Dwan acquisition. An clear upgrade to McClain and should solidify our starting DT position for this season.

However why was McClain cut? AE, Clausen and even Fua surely were better candidates for the cut.

I remember now that he was on the field in the 4thQ of the Jets game. Maybe that was a signal that something was wrong. I was wondering why he was out there and it seems this is why.

He showed promise in the Miami game and had some good moments but to be demoted that quickly, only leads me to believe that there is an off the field problem.

#53 Captain Morgan

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:41 AM

great garden of peas, I didn't see that coming

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:41 AM

But it was only his second year. He and Fua were going to be our future.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:42 AM

Cut McClain, keep Jimmy? Mhm....

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:43 AM

1. Hurney obviously like Fua more as a person than McClain. He made a personal decision, not a business one.

2. Fua looks like he could be Rivera's son.



You're so retarted they wouldn't let you on the short bus.

#57 FirstRoundPick

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:43 AM

I guess RR and Hurney was just doing coach speak when they said we are good at DT. 2/5 of the bums are gone. Shirley and McClain.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:44 AM

I remember now that he was on the field in the 4thQ of the Jets game. Maybe that was a signal that something was wrong. I was wondering why he was out there and it seems this is why.
He should promise in the Miami game and had some good moments but to be demoted that quickly, only leads me to believe that there is an off the field problem.

Reasonable take on this...I remembered thinking to myself that it was odd he was relegated to 4th quarter time against the Jets. Something has obviously been brewing, and D'wan becoming available cemented McClain's fate...

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:45 AM

Cut McClain, keep Jimmy? Mhm....


Maybe they plan on fattening Jimmy up to play DT... add 100 lbs and he's a 6'2" 322 NT.

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Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:49 AM

Reasonable take on this...I remembered thinking to myself that it was odd he was relegated to 4th quarter time against the Jets. Something has obviously been brewing, and D'wan becoming available cemented McClain's fate...



He was also playing in the 4th during the Steelers game.


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