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Semi interesting fluff article from Utah site about Panthers' pick of Star

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people keep on saying that cam's fumble cost us that game, but did he lose the fumble? was it fourth down? was it highly unlikely that we would, with our stable of RBs and cam frikkin newton be able to get the one yard we needed to get that first down? did he decide to punt and give one of the best and most efficient offenses with two of the best WRs in the game and one of the best pass catching TEs in the history of the game a chance to get the ball down the field against a weak secondary  making it nakamura's responsibility to cover roddy white while gamble rushed the QB?

 

and so what if the punt was placed perfectly. where was the guarantee that it would  fall just right? 

 

cam didn't help by losing the ball, but  that game was lost more because of game management at the end of the game than cam fumbling. the same thing can be said for every game we lost in the last couple minutes. but that's what happens when you are dumb enough to give the other team the ball and an opportunity to score when the rules favor the deep passing game and your secondary is weak. you end up playing to the other teams strengths rather than yours. 

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I think it's a fight between us (Panthers) and Atlanta for the South this season.

Other than TB's secondary, they have an average Dline with bad linebackers.

NO sucks and is very old. Switching to a 34 D with no outside pass rusher and true Dline with cost them plenty of games. Vaccaro may be pretty good but that secondary is Roman Harper old. Breed will have to out up 45 points every week to keep up. Too bad he won't BR able to bc he'll be laying on his ass against us.

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people keep on saying that cam's fumble cost us that game, but did he lose the fumble? was it fourth down? was it highly unlikely that we would, with our stable of RBs and cam frikkin newton be able to get the one yard we needed to get that first down? did he decide to punt and give one of the best and most efficient offenses with two of the best WRs in the game and one of the best pass catching TEs in the history of the game a chance to get the ball down the field against a weak secondary making it nakamura's responsibility to cover roddy white while gamble rushed the QB?

and so what if the punt was placed perfectly. where was the guarantee that it would fall just right?

cam didn't help by losing the ball, but that game was lost more because of game management at the end of the game than cam fumbling. the same thing can be said for every game we lost in the last couple minutes. but that's what happens when you are dumb enough to give the other team the ball and an opportunity to score when the rules favor the deep passing game and your secondary is weak. you end up playing to the other teams strengths rather than yours.


Thinking hurts a lot more than just spewing "We lost cuz of Cammmmmm he fumbled the bawlllllll DERP!"

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Funny and sad that this sports writer in Utah is more knowledgeable than most of the national media when it comes to the Panthers. 

 

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people keep on saying that cam's fumble cost us that game, but did he lose the fumble? was it fourth down? was it highly unlikely that we would, with our stable of RBs and cam frikkin newton be able to get the one yard we needed to get that first down? did he decide to punt and give one of the best and most efficient offenses with two of the best WRs in the game and one of the best pass catching TEs in the history of the game a chance to get the ball down the field against a weak secondary making it nakamura's responsibility to cover roddy white while gamble rushed the QB?

and so what if the punt was placed perfectly. where was the guarantee that it would fall just right?

cam didn't help by losing the ball, but that game was lost more because of game management at the end of the game than cam fumbling. the same thing can be said for every game we lost in the last couple minutes. but that's what happens when you are dumb enough to give the other team the ball and an opportunity to score when the rules favor the deep passing game and your secondary is weak. you end up playing to the other teams strengths rather than yours.


Was not intended to mean that Cam cost us the game. Merely that it was one play (fluke) that had it not happened, the game was over.

I was merely pointing out that if a couple of specific plays had gone our way, we would have been a playoff team last year.

Stop trying to turn everything into an insult to Cam.

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Was not intended to mean that Cam cost us the game. Merely that it was one play (fluke) that had it not happened, the game was over.

I was merely pointing out that if a couple of dpecfuc plays had gone our way, we would have been a playoff team last year.

Stop trying to turn everything into an insult to Vsm.

i wasn't trying to make it an insult to Vsm or whoever you are talking about.

 

i was trying to deflect blame to the place it ultimately lies for most if our losses, esp.  close ones...the coaching staff. unless they do their job better, this team will continue to underachieve, even with an influx of talent.

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Funny and sad that this sports writer in Utah is more knowledgeable than most of the national media when it comes to the Panthers.


Feel like he's better than Person too

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i wasn't trying to make it an insult to Vsm or whoever you are talking about.

 

i was trying to deflect blame to the place it ultimately lies for most if our losses, esp.  close ones...the coaching staff. unless they do their job better, this team will continue to underachieve, even with an influx of talent.

 

 

The TB game and terrible defensive call at the end....on the coaches

 

Cam Fumble/Nak's bonehead play.....player execution

 

Smitty falling and Cam throwing the int....player execution (although not blaming Cam or Smitty as it was just one of those unfortunate fluke plays.

 

Defense at the end of the Chicago game....on the coaches

 

Cam short arming a wide open Brokel....player execution

 

There was plenty of blame to go around last year.....some on the coaches and some on the players (including Cam).

 

I think that everyone learned from those mistakes and will be much better for it this season.

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All I got from this article is "Super Bowl Contenders"

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Thinking hurts a lot more than just spewing "We lost cuz of Cammmmmm he fumbled the bawlllllll DERP!"

If he wound't have fumbled the ball then we would have won that game.....i blame it most only game management and key injury to several players 

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I have no reservation in saying if Star/Short/and KugZilla can make impacts we have a solid shot at going to the playoffs.

 

Agreed. If Cam also continues to improve, I honestly don't see how we don't make the playoffs with these additions.

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it's going to feel 227839420.gif when we start winning. these last 2 seasons have been full of absolutely gut wrenching losses.

 

 

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