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#101 Marguide

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:12 PM

Has Gettleman ever expressed his commitment to Cam?


He'd better. Gett would be a lot easier to replace than Cam.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:26 PM

We all have had expectations. As we should.

But I feel a lot of you expect a rookie hc to learn everything there is to learn about head coaching in a single season.

20 games a year, and that includes playoffs.
That doesn't seem like a lot of games that would cover tons of instances for a coach to learn from.

He admitted that not having a coach with head coaching experience hurt.

As pissed as I've been at him at points during this last season, I do know he's a heck of a coach that the players love.
He will continue to grow, as all coaches do.

I'm personally excited about next season. Guess that's cause I've put the past behind me already.

I just wish the off season wasn't so long.

what did he do to correct that problem...not having someone without HC experience on staff.

easy answer: nothing. what good does recognition of a problem do if you don't do a damn thing about it?

does he think he's learned enough that he doesn't need it anymore? he didn't think he needed any help to begin with. forgive me if i don't buy that he's still not in over his head.

was the end of the season impressive? yep. always good to see them win, but it happened too late in the season.....again. that's panthers football. so far rivera seems like a more open- minded, but less successful version of john fox.

i never heard fox speak the way rivera did today, nor have i seen anything at all in rivera like that either, so thats a sign that he could be more determined and passionate about improving, but until i see it on the field i'm not sold.

and yeah....i hate that the offseason is so far away.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:29 PM

when they asked him if next year is a playoffs or bust year, he answered 'well we could go 9 and 7 maybe...'

that's the fire you like to see in a coach!

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:36 PM

LOL at Rivera saying Harbaugh did good because he had good players already and he didnt


The Head Coach of the Panthers 2 years running and he just sh!t on his roster like that?
Unbelievable, what a douche.

Unbelievable

And we have him for another season with a downgraded offensive coaching staff!


Pass the bourbon


Gettleman came in knowing JR already pulled the trigger on a 3rd year of Rivera.
God help us all if Getts doesn't have a long term plan in mind of a new staff once the Cap is again under control and he has a draft or two on the roster.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:39 PM

when they asked him if next year is a playoffs or bust year, he answered 'well we could go 9 and 7 maybe...'

that's the fire you like to see in a coach!


Exudes confidence doesn't it?

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:41 PM

when they asked him if next year is a playoffs or bust year, he answered 'well we could go 9 and 7 maybe...'

that's the fire you like to see in a coach!

wasnt loving that response either.

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 11:53 PM

That response was obviously a tactical move on his part. Especially after Multiple Super Bowl Guarantees were made last year to include a full page ad in the Charlotte Observer. I think it's a smart move on his part to intentionally temper expectations, so that when we exceed them it makes everyone feel better about it.

But most of you geniuses don't have a lot of common sense, if any to come to such a difficult conclusion.

If he does read the huddle, I'm sure he prints out pages intentionally so that he can wipe his ass with them.

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 12:01 AM

what did he do to correct that problem...not having someone without HC experience on staff.

easy answer: nothing. what good does recognition of a problem do if you don't do a damn thing about it?

does he think he's learned enough that he doesn't need it anymore? he didn't think he needed any help to begin with. forgive me if i don't buy that he's still not in over his head.

was the end of the season impressive? yep. always good to see them win, but it happened too late in the season.....again. that's panthers football. so far rivera seems like a more open- minded, but less successful version of john fox.

i never heard fox speak the way rivera did today, nor have i seen anything at all in rivera like that either, so thats a sign that he could be more determined and passionate about improving, but until i see it on the field i'm not sold.

and yeah....i hate that the offseason is so far away.

to answer your question, what he did about it...

At this point, I'm not convinced that he needs a hc on the staff.

I agree, i want to see him coach at a high level consistently, which means we'll have to wait till next season anyways.

Does thus mean I have to hear you repeat yourself all off season?
Just asking. ;)

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 12:02 AM

WAIT....
















Is TCF Ron Rivera????

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 12:02 AM

If he does read the huddle, I'm sure he prints out pages intentionally so that he can wipe his ass with them.


That's a good concept

I'm going to start selling toilet paper with your posts printed on them in here. Should make a killing



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