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#37 I Mean He Was Found Guilty

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 08:45 PM

Umm yes it was...how can you make a statement like that?


because i watched their games during the decline of the billick era where they were largely mediocre except for the 13-3 season with mcnair.

they drew a good home crowd but it was nothing like this.

#38 Brooklyn Bully

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 08:57 PM

I'm a fan of this team despite the shitty excuse for a fanbase. I hate this whole "take us to the playoffs first, then I might cheer...maybe" mentality. I hate that tickets either end up in the hands of fans from the opposing team or people that don't even like football. I hate that I can clearly hear the other team's fans when watching it at home. I hate that BoA has the atmosphere of a silent auction. I hate that people think it's obnoxious and rude to stand and make noise. I hate the "family friendliness". I hate the radio pop being blasted on the speakers. I hate that people go to the game because they love sports, but they don't like football. I hate that people there cheer louder for cars going in circles really fast. I hate that yuppie fine young males bring their uppity hos to the game for a date because they think Panther tickets = basketball/movie tickets. I hate that the people seated closer to the field are a bunch of limp snobs. I hate that this team has existed for 17 years and Carolina still doesn't give a sh*t. I hate that the owner is okay with this.

I'm from Texas, former Oilers fan, wondering what the hell is wrong with you guys....


OK with it?!? That's by JR's design. I'll ask again, how many teams have a prayer before the game starts and actually ask people to stand up for it? MAYBE Tennessee? In this day and age that is insane. Family friendly church atmosphere for about 2/3 of the crowd.

#39 Panthro

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:00 PM

What kind of crowd do you expect when you win 46% of the time

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:01 PM

Is anyone watching the Ravens/Pats game? The Ravens crowd is incredible. Like a college atmosphere or something. I hope one day our crowd can be that loud and great.


Baltimore fans know what it's like to have a football franchise taking away from them. So they love their Ravens. That and there team is trustworthy and consistent.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:09 PM

We have too many pussies, not happening.


This. Sad, but true. I've been a Panther fan from the beginning and have said it 1000 times, a lot of this fan base sucks. I may be one to admit and criticize the team, but I still cheer a loud as ever.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:15 PM

Our fans and atmosphere were much better the first season than they are now. The young franchise excuse has never made sense in that regard. It was pretty decent up until the early 2000's but has gone downhill ever since.

I honestl think people just don't enjoy the stadium experience much and it's hard to convince yourself to spend that kind of money when it's so bland.

#43 Growl

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:33 PM

Also cant figure out why we have more than one color in the stands. Having a single color really goes a long way to making the stadium less empty.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:34 PM

Also cant figure out why we have more than one color in the stands. Having a single color really goes a long way to making the stadium less empty.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:47 PM

I was at the 06 Panthers-Ravens game in Baltimore. My uncle was able to score us seats in the luxury box of Michael McCrary's parents but we had to sit in the stands for the first half. I felt the atmosphere was just fascinating. At one point the stadium was wobbling below my feet. I loved how we were taunted by the Ravens fans. Just verbal, not physical. Just a reminder that this was their house. A guy stared me down when they took an early lead.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:50 PM

I moved here from Gainesville, Florida in 2003. Huge Gator fan, born and bred. Up until I moved here, I followed my gator players in the NFL and not one team. Now i'm a panther, tried and true. It aggrivates me when the fan base is trounced for not being loud enough or showing up on time, but I know that for whatever reason, the "majority" of fans that make it into the stadium are not the loudest and a bit fickle. I understand why they are not though. My biggest problem with the team is how it is run. You must put a quality program together for a fan base to follow it. Marty Hurney has not done that. Jerry Richardson has not done that. I dont have much faith for the future as long as these two are pulling the strings.

As a fan base, we must demand better. To be a fan base like the Ravens, or Steelers, or Cowboys, we have to hold managements feet to the fire. We have to call for Marty Hurney to be fired. If needs be, we have to call for new ownership. The NFL is a business and not a family. We must be willing to part with those players who are not performing. We must address our needs. We cannot accept mediocrity. Players,coaches, managers, owners must be put on notice. If you do not perform, you do not have a place with this team. We deserve better. We must demand better. Its up to us.

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 09:51 PM

Honestly, I will make a statement but won't keep talking about it, because 2-3 years ago I brought it up and psl owners got pissy at me then....

It's the catch 22 of PSL's. Some of the pros are that you won't hardly ever have a blackout or a game "not sold out". JR and the panthers get their money you when buy the psl, then it's up to you how you invest it. Sure you can sell yourself the ticket and go see a team that is up and coming, but not guarantee of what your gonna see. Or you can sell it to a cowboy fan who hasn't seen his team in 5-7 years, and charge him 2 times what the ticket is worth....what would you do?

The minute you get away from PSL's, sure the risk of not selling out the stadium when you have a shitty product is there, but it gives the normal joe a chance to see his team much easier than BOA buying corporate PSL's and selling them.

I honestly can't wait for the poo storm in 10-20 years when a new stadium is built or needed and PSL won't transfer over....lol

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 10:47 PM

I don't think you can blame it all on the fans. I've had the stadium staff come and tell us we were being to loud! We were like "what the fug"!

Meanwhile, as I'm typing this, the ravens croud is chanting "bullshit...bullshit...bullshit!"