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What's the reason Cam is not a captain on this team?


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#46 KJ89

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:45 PM

Cam still needs that defining drive that wins the game with seconds left in the game. A drive that ends the same old Panthers feeling to every game. Kind of drive that earns his teammates trust to lead them. And be consistent winner afterwards.

Then he'll have that C on his chest.


He's also gonna have to make the effort to go see if his WR is OK when the said reciever looks dead on the goal line.

He's also gonna have to give kudo's to Murphy when he saves his ass.

He's also gonna have to get over his fluffy towel and man up when poo doesn't go right. (although I have the utmost sympathy for him on that subject due to coaching)

Don't take any of that the wrong way, I love Cam but he's not exactly a leader yet.

YET.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:53 PM

The players don't see cam as a leader so they did not vote him captain,

Isn't this common sense?

well, this and maybe the redskins didn't really have all that high a standard or much to choose from. as someone said earlier, they had mcnabb as a captain.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:54 PM

Who cares about captain bullsh*t? We beat that Robert Griffin the third ass a few weeks ago.

Cam lead Panthers - 2
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such an important thing when we are 2-8 and dont have a prayer for the playoffs

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:57 PM

In la la land it is because the other players are scared to vote him captain because he would be too strong of a leader.



got to be a joke

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:01 PM

It's a product of a lot of cancers on our team who need cut and sent on their way being bitter towards cam I think. So many primadonnas on our team. Me-first guys. Can't wait until they're gone. 6 more games


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Posted 22 November 2012 - 11:03 PM

Most of the players are complacent and lazy and electing a competitive guy like Cam as a leader would force them to up their game. They prefer the status quo.



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Posted 23 November 2012 - 02:08 AM

Maybe it is just me but first and second year players have not done enough to earn being a captain. You can be a leader without being a captain. A man who has been a marine for 2 years should not be a general but he certainly can be one hell of a leader.


I looked into this not long ago. Only 1 other first round QB wasn't team captain by their second yeah in the league from the last 4-5 years of drafts.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 04:49 AM

Cams teammates dont view him as a "leader" like Smith and Gross, they just ride his back every week.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:22 AM

such an important thing when we are 2-8 and dont have a prayer for the playoffs


Lol Like Team Captain is such an important thing. This thread is stupid. Cam is undefeated against the Redskins team captain.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:44 AM

Under Gross' and Smith's leadership weve been sub .500 the last 4 seasons. Both of those guys are weak leaders and now their play is a shell of what it was. Both either come back in 2013 in reduced roles or are cut to make room for our new leaders on offense.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:50 AM

The usual crowd beating that tired anti Cam Newton drum.

You guys know that there are 52 other players, and a few mediocre coaches to complain about too right.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:54 AM

The usual crowd beating that tired anti Cam Newton drum.

You guys know that there are 52 other players, and a few mediocre coaches to complain about too right.


Cam gets nitpicked even on weeks he played well. While the D on a week they wet the bed in OT no one wants to discuss.

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 07:58 AM

What has gross down to be worthy of a captain he doesn't demand anything from his teammates and fellow offensive line except for the usual there is always next week.

What about Steve smith? With all of the issues he's had you can make the case that he's the opposite of what a leader should be.

And Charles Johnson?? Pleeeeeeease anybody that follows cj on twitter knows he is no damn leader calling your teammates out on twitter is fuging immature and childish.

Cam isn't a captain on this team because of the losing mentality widely accepted on this team. The same mentality Cam spoke about when he first got here. This will only change when we get a head coach that makes players accountable not condoning their fuging twitter rants.



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Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:57 AM

Other than being the QB, what qualities does he have that show he should be a captain?

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Posted 23 November 2012 - 09:31 AM

such an important thing when we are 2-8 and dont have a prayer for the playoffs

got to be a joke

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Smitty and CJ s fault ( Beason till he got hurt) that Cam isnt a captain -

this forum mostly made up of retards posing as normal folk

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You folks mind breaking out the <sarcasm> tags for the one guy here that just doesn't seem to get it?


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