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#41 CRA

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 01:50 PM

Not really. Poor pass protection and lack of ball security are the two biggest things that keep young backs on the bench.

If you can't protect, you don't play.

I could be wrong...but I think a lot of his ball security issues were related to fielding kicks which would be a completely seperate issue

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 01:52 PM

I like Tauren Poole and Armond Smith more than I do Kenjon, the guy runs scared. 



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Posted 05 May 2013 - 01:54 PM

He hardly has any mileage on those legs since being in the NFL (compared to Michael Turner or other feature backs) age should have nothing to do with it.

 

Its just the fact RB aren't worth poo and we are paying him like hes AP - Getting Barner in the 6th further shows RBs are a dime a dozen, and good ones too

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                           



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Posted 05 May 2013 - 01:58 PM

Barner has to get his pass protection up to snuff or he won't see the field. Otherwise he might as well run out there with a sign saying "IT'S A RUN PLAY!"

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 01:58 PM

I like Tauren Poole and Armond Smith more than I do Kenjon, the guy runs scared.



They may be the better true RBs at this point. But I think Barners ability as a pass catcher/option/STs guy is where his advantage will be.

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:10 PM

Sucks that when talking about DeAngelo we have to listen to a bunch of cap bs, discussions about how he's old, speculation that the team doesn't need him, and how we need to clear his contract money. Dude has been a great team player and hasn't shown the ability drop off and obviously plays his heart out. I choose to let the chips fall where they may, but it would be nice to see him retire a panther with his head held high. Quality player.


I prefer to get back to.that point where the Panthers arent run like a 10 yr olds Madden Franchise and pay players like we have half a brain.

DWill has almost 30million reasons to hold his head high.

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:11 PM

Williams is second player in NFL history to 5000 ydswith less than 1000 carries. His abilities have not diminished. The only thing that diminished was Chudinksi brain cells on our offense. Williams and Stewart are important parts of a power offense. Shula will show why we are keeping him in 2013. I give it less than 25% chance he is not a Panther next season.

I guess what amazes me the most is how quickly our fan base will dump a GOOD player. How many players has this forum given up on any yet they were still productive. Hardly anyone wants to believe that his production drop off was more a Offensive coordinator game plan then ability.

Williams will be productive and I hope we retain him for the duration of his career.

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:14 PM

wow this contract extension just keeps looking better and better doesn't it

 

At least 1 of the guys responsible for the stupid move are no longer making decisions for this team (Richardson still is, but at least Hurney is gone).

 

I love DeWill, but it was not a smart extension knowing that Stewart was the future. 

 

Speaking of Hurney being gone...we may actually see good DL play come back to the team again!



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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:19 PM

Williams is second player in NFL history to 5000 ydswith less than 1000 carries. His abilities have not diminished. The only thing that diminished was Chudinksi brain cells on our offense. Williams and Stewart are important parts of a power offense. Shula will show why we are keeping him in 2013. I give it less than 25% chance he is not a Panther next season.
I guess what amazes me the most is how quickly our fan base will dump a GOOD player. How many players has this forum given up on any yet they were still productive. Hardly anyone wants to believe that his production drop off was more a Offensive coordinator game plan then ability.
Williams will be productive and I hope we retain him for the duration of his career.


Williams isn't that guy from 2008 anymore...that is fandom. Steve Smith, same thing, he isn't even the guy from 2008, let alone 2005.

Yeah, Williams is good. But it is about building a football team. Adrian Peterson is good too....and having him on this team wouldn't really do much for us bc of all the RBs we already don't touch the ball enough. Tom Brady and Petyton wouldn't be "awesome" together on the same team. One ball. Poor job of spreading talent around.

Too many get caught up in this being about Williams. It isn't, it is about not paying guys huge chunks of money that watch from the sideline very frequently. A lesser player at a position of NEED can have a greater impact overall on this team

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:21 PM

Williams isn't that guy from 2008 anymore...that is fandom. Steve Smith, same thing, he isn't even the guy from 2008, let alone 2005.

Yeah, Williams is good. But it is about building a football team. Adrian Peterson is good too....and having him on this team wouldn't really do much for us bc of all the RBs we already don't touch the ball enough. Tom Brady and Petyton wouldn't be "awesome" together on the same team. One ball. Poor job of spreading talent around.

Too many get caught up in this being about Williams. It isn't, it is about not paying guys huge chunks of money that watch from the sideline very frequently. A lesser player at a position of NEED can have a greater impact overall on this team


Very well said.


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