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I am fully confident that if the Panthers drop the read option, we'll begin to see the Cam of last year. If the Panthers line him up under center and allow our stable of VERY GOOD (and highly paid) running backs to contribute to the games, we could go undefeated the rest of the season.

Every one is so quick to bash Cam, but what have our RBs done this year? Are Stewart, Williams and Tolbert suddenly all having sophomore slumps at the same time? Has Smitty finally lost that step we all said he did after 2010? Let the men play man football, and leave the college gimmicks to the kids. If Rivera doesn't get this under control, he's gonna lose this team and his job very soon.

Read option in the NFL? Are you serious? There's a reason no one else does it. Well actually, there are a number of reasons no one else does it. But because we have such a talented QB, Chud thinks he can break the barrier. Ok, so it didn't work. Adjust and move on. Don't keep running head first into that brick wall. Your head will crack before it does.

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I think this thread is very relevant. Based on what I've seen of him on the field and off, I don't think he is the long term solution for the Panthers. Call it a gut feeling-- but seeing how he acts I think his attitude and maturity will be his undoing-- something is just not right there.

“I know he hasn’t been responsive in some of his interviews [after losses] but he has been like that since he was seven years old,” said Cecil Newton

How long do you think it will take him to mature into a mature NFL quarterback? Will we wait for a 7 year old to turn 21?

And since this is a football message board, don't get your panties too wadded up about people who don't agree with you. Now, it's chilly outside, so I have to get to Belk and purchase a Cam Newton plaid wool sweater vest.

Please.

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True.

with all the Gatorade, clothing lines, etc, I hope Cam is investing well. If so, he will be good for years to come. The Panthers on the other hand........

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I wish there was more football expertise on this board. I don't have it but it would certainly be more interesting to break down why the team is under performing and not make the jump after 5 games to the next season.

Draft talk gets boring enough during the off season,

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I wish there was more football expertise on this board. I don't have it but it would certainly be more interesting to break down why the team is under performing and not make the jump after 5 games to the next season.

Draft talk gets boring enough during the off season,

Agree on the draft talk, but when you're 1-4 and there are so many problems--- all of which have already been beaten to death--- the draft is the only thing that shines a ray of hope at this point.

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Fundamentals and execution.

Cannot block or tackle--Fundamentals

Execution --dropped passes, horrible passes to begin with, fumbles

We show lack of focus

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Rivera is already working hard to ruin one franchise QB, why would you want him to ruin a second?

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I wish there was more football expertise on this board. I don't have it but it would certainly be more interesting to break down why the team is under performing and not make the jump after 5 games to the next season.

Draft talk gets boring enough during the off season,

i see it as a combination of a lot of things, but one thing that really stands out for me is the lack of true leadership amoung the players.

sure there are a lot of talented players, but there's no one who takes command, motivates, or jump starts the team on the field.

this team needs someone along the likes of jake delhomme, mike minter, or sam mills.

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With the #1 pick I don't think so. Right now it is Smith or trade down.

You sir.. are the prototypical worst type of fan.

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You sir.. are the prototypical worst type of fan.

Lol wut? So you would draft a dt cb de at #1 overall pick instead of trading the pick down?

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