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As its been said, I don't think there are too many here who have any qualms with Rivera sticking around for one more year to see what he can do.

It's who made the decision to keep him, and the message it reveals, and the message it sends to viable GM candidates.

This is just another example of "Cam " effect. We are excited about what Cam and future hold. Some are worried JR is going to make another mistake hire, like keeping Rivera is why we won't get a quality GM.

I believe JR knows where he wants to go. He looked Rivera in the eye and decided Ron could help him get there. JR will do the same thing in his GM search. He will hire the person he believes can also assist in obtaining those goals.

JR has had a rocky track record with coaches and GMs. He is probably just as nervous as the rest of us about getting this thing done right. I am optisimstic that he will get it right this time. And if so. The future truly is bright.

My giddy is right. I just know it is.

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Very well versed, ma'am! I too, will continue to support.

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Players support any coach that don't light a fire under their asses when they fug up

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I have to say I'm OK with the decision. This is a young team still and it takes time. Defense has returned to the Carolinas!

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i don't think that was the case until he gave fox the ultimatum of two winning seasons in a row or i tear it up and we start looking forward.

he should have let hurney go with fox and started with a truly clean slate. he didn't want to shake things up to bad, but he ended up making things out of balance.

i have a feeling that we'll be paying for that for a long time.

Yeah, I mean there is a history of him hiring guys prior to that who had almost full functioning autonomy in their positions (Polian, Seifert, Hurney initially)... But, I think it was a change of approach as you said.

And I think this is a fine example of how dysfunctional we are right now as an organization... As you suggested, the GM and coach generally should go hand in hand, When the only other team looking for a GM but retained their underperforming coach is the Jets with Rex Ryan, there is a problem.

There was no point in firing Hurney, especially midseason, when you are keeping his questionable hire of a coach in place regardless of who you hire as a GM.

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i don't think that was the case until he gave fox the ultimatum of two winning seasons in a row or i tear it up and we start looking forward.

he should have let hurney go with fox and started with a truly clean slate. he didn't want to shake things up to bad, but he ended up making things out of balance.

i have a feeling that we'll be paying for that for a long time.

I truly believe that in hindsight. JR would take that decision back. Which is why I truly believe he is going to make a better decision this time.

I am condident that JR will make sure the new GM will be on board with Rivera. Which, to me, sounds like success. Which only ups my giddy more than ever.

I see a bright future. Even if, Zod forbid, Beane gets the job. Well, maybe not that bright.

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I've been very critical of Rivera at times, and he's gotten his fair share of the blame, but he'd have a winning record as a coach if not directly because of some player fugups. I'm not talking about aw man so and so fumbled in the 2nd quarter, I mean as a direct result of game ending plays late in the fourth. AZ last year, ATL this year, New Orleans last year, Seattle this year, Tampa Bay this year, Chicago this year, etc.

So again, yes Rivera has fuged up, but if players do their jobs none of this is being talked about. Instead we are talking about how to shut down Aaron Rodgers in our game against GB in an hour and a half or so.

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I was among those who said that Rivera should not and would not be retained, I was wrong on 1 and perhaps both points. He now has my support.

I thought it was interesting that Rivera said he and Mr Richardson have met every week (since Hurney was fired) and JR tells him what he likes and doesn't like. JR must have seen some evidence that RR listened and made some changes.

I am moving forward believing.

This is why I am excited. I truly believe JR trusts Rivera to get us where we want to go. Rivera would be gone otherwise.

I trust JR. I think he is trying to right the ship. I will support this change, as I see it as a step forward. I am not in fear of another mistake hire ike some folks seem to be.

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This is why I am excited. I truly believe JR trusts Rivera to get us where we want to go. Rivera would be gone otherwise.

I trust JR. I think he is trying to right the ship. I will support this change, as I see it as a step forward. I am not in fear of another mistake hire ike some folks seem to be.

Well said.

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I been on the fire the Rivera bandwagon for quiet some time. I wasn't mad or anything when I found out he would be retained. I expected the inevitable to happen in that situation anyway, I'm ok that JR brought Rivera back. I 100% support the Panthers and Ron Rivera now. I'm a Panthers fan at heart and I will continue to be a Panthers fan for as long as I live. Hopefully next year we can get our team on the right track and make the playoffs. I'm not accepting anything less then the playoffs next year and everyone else should feel the same.

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as long as we dont hire beane ill be fine with rivera as head coach.

i cant handle the combination of them both

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