Sunday will mark our 100th straight sell-out at home
Posted 08 November 2012 - 06:11 PM
The team has been 8-8, 2-14, 6-10, & currently 2-6. You can't expect 70,000+ Panther fans to come running into BOA stadium. When the team is winning this fanbase is a rabid & intense as any come game time. In '08, after we went 12-4, BOA stadium was jam packed with Panther fans & absolutely rocking for the Cardinals game.
The Eagles, Steelers, etc are considered to have better fan bases. It isn't true. They are just more consistent at winning. Look at Philly this year. Their stadium was a ghost town during their last home game.
Just because fans don't flock in groves to come spend hard earned money & cheer for a losing product doesn't make them "bandwagon" fans. Most of them still watch the team every week; sitting at home on their sofa. I don't blame them. Once the team starts winning consistently there will be far less opposing team fans & far less tickets being scalped.
Win & they will come.
Posted 08 November 2012 - 07:08 PM
It is all about winning, as it should be. The crowd is something the team earns. The crowd will keep going for a while but 2-3 losing seasons and it falls back on the team's shoulder to get the crowd back again.
Posted 08 November 2012 - 07:58 PM
Posted 08 November 2012 - 08:50 PM
'97 Playoffs vs Dallas comes to mind.
Hardly.... you may have to fork over about $20.
What I'd really like to know is if BOA has ever had every seat filled. Sold means nothing... hell, about every team in the NFL sells out... except Jacksonville...
Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:06 PM
Posted 08 November 2012 - 09:38 PM
Posted 09 November 2012 - 11:25 AM
Nothing like taking a roadtrip knowing the odds favor you! Our home record needs to improve!
Thank god for opposing teams fans.
Posted 09 November 2012 - 11:27 AM