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Panthers PR guy is tired of fictional stories about Cam


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#25 Zod

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:38 AM

For the record, I consider myself illigetimate bastard child of the media

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:39 AM

I do wish that he would do more interviews or show the public who he really is instead of hating all things media. I think it would go a long way towards letting people outside of those who follow the Panthers closely like us to see that he's a great guy and should be a fan favorite.


No it wouldn't. People are gonna say he's fake anyhow. He doesn't owe us as fans anything, except to perform on Sunday. That's it.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:40 AM

No it wouldn't. People are gonna say he's fake anyhow. He doesn't owe us as fans anything, except to perform on Sunday. That's it.



Yea but through two years that attitude hasn't gotten us or him anywhere. I think he needs to do a few more interviews or appearances on NFL network or Sunday NFL countdown or something that lets people see who he really is. I know he's a great guy, you know he's a great guy, but the nation does not know because he plays in charlotte and the media paints the picture they want to paint.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:43 AM

There's also a lot of stories out there that I do believe. I mean, they can't all be lies.

I know how people told me Cam acted at the Fan Experience last year in Indianapolis before the Super Bowl. Heard stories from my own family members that he wore his sunglasses indoors the whole time, was not personable, and was in a general bad mood. It happens, no big deal. But I do think there's times when he hasn't done himself any favors. Truth is truth, and I dont think you'll ever see Andrew Luck or Andy Dalton sulk on the bench or in their post game presser like Cam has in the past, even though I wouldn't trade cam for anyone else in the league including them.

For what it's worth, Andrew Luck's press conferences arent even available on the web. I try to watch them to take a look at what he has to say after a loss and they never go up on any site.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:45 AM

Yea but through two years that attitude hasn't gotten us or him anywhere. I think he needs to do a few more interviews or appearances on NFL network or Sunday NFL countdown or something that lets people see who he really is. I know he's a great guy, you know he's a great guy, but the nation does not know because he plays in charlotte and the media paints the picture they want to paint.


The nation does know him, they people hate him. It's as simple as that, some people will despise Cam all his career. I wouldn't want to be interviewed by the same media outlets that make-up these vicious rumors. In fact, I'd give them my ass to kiss.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:49 AM

The nation does know him, they people hate him. It's as simple as that, some people will despise Cam all his career. I wouldn't want to be interviewed by the same media outlets that make-up these vicious rumors. In fact, I'd give them my ass to kiss.


And he has.

But I dont think its going to help. He needs to kill them with kindness, and just be himself. Maybe he isn't a media guy and that's his true self. But he needs to learn there's more to being a QB then showing up on gameday. Its a fact of life now in the NFL.

You have to be the face of an organization and well spoken and not say anything that crosses the line. You have to be a company man. He's a superstar on the field but he isn't doing himself favors by not towing the company line week in and week out and doing some extra things that would really make him appear favorably in the eyes of the national media

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:51 AM

I got into a argument with someone in the local print media recently because I felt they were going out of their way to talk poo about our QB.

It isn't just the hello kitty thing. The local media like to get on twitter and call him names like Mr. Mopeyhead. Or bask in the glory of other young QBs in the NFL while taking veiled (and sometimes not so veiled) shots at Cam.

The local media should be the one sticking up for their city's franchise QB, but instead they seem to want to double down, and bow down to national media BS, I guess in the hopes of getting a job after their paper inevitably goes under or in case the mothership wants additional radio talent.

They have been better lately, but the local media needs to do more to bat down some of these stories instead of just going along with everything the national media or the uninformed say.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:03 AM

And he has.

But I dont think its going to help. He needs to kill them with kindness, and just be himself. Maybe he isn't a media guy and that's his true self. But he needs to learn there's more to being a QB then showing up on gameday. Its a fact of life now in the NFL.

You have to be the face of an organization and well spoken and not say anything that crosses the line. You have to be a company man. He's a superstar on the field but he isn't doing himself favors by not towing the company line week in and week out and doing some extra things that would really make him appear favorably in the eyes of the national media


Serious question. If you were a CEO of a company, and you did interviews with a media outlet, and they continuously took quotes out of context in what appears to be a concerted effort to undermine your company.

Would you keep doing interviews with those people at the expense of the business you busted you butt your whole life to build??

Cam isn't just a football player, he is a business. I know in the fan's fantasy land of professional sports, that every player shouldn't worry about their appearance, just play football. But in the real world a franchise player's perception directly effects their marketability thus their endorsement income. And when media entities are negatively shaping that perception on purpose you have little incentive to humor them with interviews, especially when they will take a small portion of a larger point in a larger sentence or paragraph (entertainer and Icon), and use that to boost their career and visibility at the expense of Cam's.

Just win. Fug the media.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:19 AM

Just win. Fug the media.


this is what it boils down to.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:29 AM

Charlotte sports radio stations.


WFNZ isn't a real, legitimate sports talk station. We listen to it because it's the only thing on. Like I've said before, I'm really pulling for ESPN730 to take off.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:34 AM

http://profootballta...umping-referee/

Here's a link to the PFT article regarding Cam's fine from bumping the official. Read the comments. The haters are hating!!!

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:41 AM

Until they replace Marc James I will listen to 730 and will gladly suffer through App State and NASCAR discussions out of spite