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Josh Thomas...Carolina's Dark Horse Rising.

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I've been thinking this too.  Josh Thomas is going to surprise a lot of people this year.  He was tremendous last year.

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He has a great demeanor for the position, IF Norman can take the next step they could end up being a very duo. Nobody knew that Seattles guys were going to have the season they did. Hard work pays off.

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I like that he's comfortable with bump and run..  and he's confident..  we'll see how all that translates..

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Enjoyed this thread last year....when Nakamura was going to be our dark horse

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      Everyone has been downing our secondary, but this guy's a player.  He's extremely physical and he's a great tackler.   It's only natural I suppose from our perspective to get a little worried when a big name player goes away. (Chris Gamble)   But Josh's statistical projections from last year are more impressive then Gamble's.  Josh Thomas did play in all 16 games last year but mainly as a light rotational player, so most of his year statistics comes from the 4 games he started at the end of the year.  Either way he's a CB that in his limited role last year had 35 tackles, 27 solo, with 7 passes defensed, and a fumble recovery.   To put that in perspective, in the 2011-12 season Chris Gamble played in 15 games those being starts and he was only able to finish with a total of 45 tackles with 8 assist, and only 3 picks. 

 

     Anyway if Josh Thomas is able to recreate his play throughout the course of the whole season he's destined to probably be our best secondary player, and more picks will come his way.

I'm glad you have an opinion and you can predict the future.

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bullethead gonna fug some poo up

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Panthers 2013: WE CAN DO IT! WE CAN BE AVERAGE! (in the secondary)

Well we won with terry cousins. Front seven is good deodorant on secondary BO

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He clearly outplayed some others we've run out there recently, like Josh Norman, Darius Butler and the Captain (when he played outside). He is much better than people give him credit for, and I think Norman will have a hard time unseating him.

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I'm glad you have an opinion and you can predict the future.

What's truly the point of this douchebaggery and trollery?

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