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Embarrassed by Jerry Richardson again: He was one of the leaders to keep refs locked out


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#37 NJPanthers12

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:47 PM

He runs one of the most successful professional sports team.....and that isn't just including NFL teams.

He isn't a joke. But running a successful business clearly is more important than simply winning in the NFL


So Rooney and Kraft and Mara aren't successful business men? You have to find a happy medium between being a successful businessmen and owner. So far JR has shown he will put money over the team every time.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:48 PM

JR is a tough customer, which is why he was able to get a team in the Carolinas... keep that in mind.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:48 PM

smaller market teams always take the biggest hit in collective bargaining. his stance is to be expected.



and FWIW the refs getting any type of pension is absurd. They are part time workers!?



Sadly tho, I am too starting to wonder what is really important to JR.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:49 PM

I am shocked the super serious mod who threatens to ban everyone would attempt to derail a thread. shocking



Yeah that Jase is a dick.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:50 PM

What he is is the man that brought football to Charlotte. Without Jerry, I would not be the least bit surprised if we still did not have an NFL team.


Every single sports team in the United states had an owner who brought that team to that city. So they should all have a free pass and never be called out for hurting the team? That's a second rate organization mindset.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:52 PM

Every single sports team in the United states had an owner who brought that team to that city. So they should all have a free pass and never be called out for hurting the team? That's a second rate organization mindset.



When you ACTUALLY know something about running an NFL franchise your OPINION might be somewhat valid in regard to what it takes to be a good owner.


Until then crawl back in your twitter hole...

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:53 PM

What he is is the man that brought football to Charlotte. Without Jerry, I would not be the least bit surprised if we still did not have an NFL team.


So in short

I am content with just having a football team



Why not just trade Cam? Im sure that can go towards building our defense

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:54 PM

When you ACTUALLY know something about running an NFL franchise your OPINION might be somewhat valid in regard to what it takes to be a good owner.


Until then crawl back in your twitter hole...


Accepting mediocrity. The Carolina Panther way. Second rate owner. Second rate gm. Second rate fan base. It's a shame because it really looked like JR had this team in the right direction.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:54 PM

Richardson didn't make some great sacrifice to bring football to Charlotte. It was a business investment and one that he has since made HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS from.

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:55 PM

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:55 PM

So in short

I am content with just having a football team



Why not just trade Cam? Im sure that can go towards building our defense


Thank you. Might as well sit at salary floor, higher high school coaches, and keep our mouths shut because JR brought the team to Charlotte.

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    so this site thinks jerry jones is a good owner now i guess

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 12:55 PM

there are a bunch of different roles being played in union/ownership negotiations. there's your good cop/bad cop dynamic, your attack dogs (richardson), etc.

the whole concept of a union is based on leveraging the power of labor collectively against the much more concentrated power of ownership. poo's going to get ugly and there are players who fall all over the spectrum on both sides. union/business relationships are always antagonistic and it's supposed to be that way because both are trying to protect the interests of the in-group. typically what the union wants (usually more pay, more benefits, etc.) isn't what ownership wants (usually more hours, less pay, fewer benefits, etc.). union bosses or business men who roll over easily are not going to last long. thus, there's a lot of scrapping, fighting, and posturing until things get hammered out.