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If we added the contract numbers of all the guys we've signed from other teams this offseason...

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First, I believe the best in our short history goes to Polian.

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What amazes me is Hurney's all encompassing failure at his job. Even with renowned horrible GMs like millen, you can still look at them and peg their weaknesses against a list of strengths

hurney was literally terrible in every aspect of his job. It's just remarkable.

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What amazes me is Hurney's all encompassing failure at his job. Even with renowned horrible GMs like millen, you can still look at them and peg their weaknesses against a list of strengths

hurney was literally terrible in every aspect of his job. It's just remarkable.

This hyperbole is getting ridiculous. Hurney was better than Millen and isn't in any sort of running for the worst GM ever. He was good at drafting, but always lost trades and overpaid some of his own guys. He did some dumb and infuriating stuff and deserved to be fired, but I can make a list of 10 worse guys from the last 5 years. Plus, he did draft a lot of good players.

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The Hurney Hate will continue...as it should.

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This silly ripping of Hurney needs to stop, the guys gone and it is in the past. Get over it.

I haven't given Hurney two seconds thought since we hired DG, maybe you should too.

Especially creating threads for it.

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I'll be sure to come back to this thread when the Panthers have kicking troubles this year. I love how people bash Mare because he missed two crucial field goals, yet we have a terrible kicker as the number 1 guy right now.

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Different market now than before. All 32 GMs now look better than 1-2yrs ago

meh, this has been standard practice for teams for years. i mean revolutionary and hard is it to adopt and abide by the idea that you don't pay over market value esp. for mediocre talent, that you round up the bottom of your roster with cheap experienced talent on one year contracts, and that you don't overpay guys just because they are homegrown and you like them?

hurney paid people too much. there's a reason that when most teams were having trouble writing contracts with rosenhaus clients we weren't...we gave him what he wanted.

i have no reason to believe that hurney would have done things close to the way or as well as gettleman has. hurney's way of dealing with the cap situation THAT HE CREATED would have been what he always did and restructure contracts by pushing the hit back instead of cutting it out.

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meh, this has been standard practice for teams for years. i mean revolutionary and hard is it to adopt and abide by the idea that you don't pay over market value esp. for mediocre talent, that you round up the bottom of your roster with cheap experienced talent on one year contracts, and that you don't overpay guys just because they are homegrown and you like them?

hurney paid people too much. there's a reason that when most teams were having trouble writing contracts with rosenhaus clients we weren't...we gave him what he wanted.

i have no reason to believe that hurney would have done things close to the way or as well as gettleman has. hurney's way of dealing with the cap situation THAT HE CREATED would have been what he always did and restructure contracts by pushing the hit back instead of cutting it out.

All 32 gms have brought guys in under 1yr contracts

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you guys act like 1 year deals are some sort of newfangled innovation never seen before. In fact, go back to just last year and most players with question marks got trial deals that were 1 or no more than 2 years, with minimal guaranteed money.

this is the way other teams have been handling business for years to fill their roster. it's just finally reached carolina after the beathard protege was run out and replaced with a more wily executive.

Word. Couldn't have said it any better

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I'll be sure to come back to this thread when the Panthers have kicking troubles this year. I love how people bash Mare because he missed two crucial field goals, yet we have a terrible kicker as the number 1 guy right now.

Show how we can't bring a kicker under a 1yr contract.

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. Hurney was better than Millen and isn't in any sort of running for the worst GM ever. He was good at drafting,

If you can look at Hurney's draft history and deem it good I have a paralyzing fear of what it would take for you to even deem a draft class "average."

We have been one of the worst drafting teams in the league.

Hurney's resume' as a pro personnel evaluator is awful

His resume' as a college prospect evaluator is awful

He had a broken outdated philosophy

His managing of our finances were abysmal and structured contracts to absolutely kill us

He overpaid for everything, often times for players he shouldn't have, setting a standard that will take years to heal from as we watch what talented players we do have leave because they feel we are "lowballing" them.

There's no hyperbole to it. There literally isn't one aspect of his job he was good or even mediocre at.

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If you can look at Hurney's draft history and deem it good I have a paralyzing fear of what it would take for you to even deem a draft class "average."

We have been one of the worst drafting teams in the league.

Hurney's resume' as a pro personnel evaluator is awful

His resume' as a college prospect evaluator is awful

He had a broken outdated philosophy

His managing of our finances were abysmal and structured contracts to absolutely kill us

He overpaid for everything, often times for players he shouldn't have, setting a standard that will take years to heal from as we watch what talented players we do have leave because they feel we are "lowballing" them.

There's no hyperbole to it. There literally isn't one aspect of his job he was good or even mediocre at.

I know just saying bad things and making up stuff like this gem

"He overpaid for everything, often times for players he shouldn't have, setting a standard that will take years to heal from as we watch what talented players we do have leave because they feel we are "lowballing" them."

is fun, but it's not an argument that has any basis in reality.

Hurney's draft classes averaged two consistent starters per class, which was at or above league average last time I checked. When he did go into free agency, he normally made good signings without a big bust that most teams have.

He overpaid a few of his own guys, and made dumb trades with future draft picks. I'm glad he's not still here to do those things, but to say that he's on a level with Matt Millen or other Hall of Fame morons is hyperbole. I want a good GM and Hurney was not that, but he was far from the worst.

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