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#1 DangerClose

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 07:23 AM

Week 5: Poised Russell Wilson has his best pro game

http://www.newsobser...l#storylink=rss (Career day for a struggling QB)

Week 4: Michael Turner returns to prominence for Falcons

http://www.ledger-en...prominence.html (RB bounces back to have career day)

Week 3: Former Pack RB Andre Brown excels against Panthers

http://www.newsobser...s-panthers.html (no name RB has a career day)

Week 2: Week 2 Fantasy Football Recap: NO Saints vs. Carolina Panthers

http://www.footballn...panthers/17240/ (Note career days for Sproles and Thomas despite the loss)

Week 1: Freeman, Bucs offense able to protect the ball

http://www2.tbo.com/...ball-ar-490255/ (while not a carrer day, it was an efficient day by Freeman and the offense, solid day for defense)

Anyone else notice a pattern here? No wonder this team lacks the killer instinct. Losing plus being embarrassed by mediocre teams/players (not counting ATL here) certainly cant help the psyche of the team. After a while, the self-fulfilling prophecy takes over. This is where I hold the coaches responsible. Instilling mental toughness to overcome adversity is lacking.

#2 nosuchthingasapanther

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 07:33 PM

this isn't new.

carolina has been inflating opposing players' stats for years now.

#3 Herbert The Love Bug

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:33 PM

yeah I don't see what is so shocking

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:35 PM

Week 7 will be,

"Romo has big game and gets Dallas back on track against lost Carolina team".

#5 hepcat

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:37 PM

The Cowboys will be coming off a loss to the Ravens. They will be mad and ready to crush the embarrassingly bad Carolina Panthers.

The trend continues.

#6 Argus Plexus

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:40 PM

I hate to side with the pessimists but if recent history holds as it usually does for the Panthers, the Cowboys will get "back on track" against us.

#7 mwright350

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:46 PM

At this point is this even a "trend"? I feel more like this is just "the way poo is".

We've been making mediocre players look like superstars for years now. I don't even question the outcome anymore when some unknown is coming to town, I just try to predict the adjectives in the headline.

#8 Snake

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 10:53 PM

I really did think Rivera was going to bring fire back to the panthers. Instead its same old crap from 4 years ago.

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Posted 08 October 2012 - 11:00 PM

"It's a process"