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#31 SCP

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 08:42 PM

Off topic post, but since i can't start my own posts I thought this was a somewhat suitable place to mention this.
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random shot against the nfl in Charlotte and compares us to Jacksonville of all places. While lifting up Greenbay and New orleans.


You ever been to BofA? It's a great stadium that gets overrun by every opposing fanbase outside of the Jags. Pick a team and they dominate our stadium. Even the Bengals in 2010 had 30% of our stadium. Last year the Giants took over our place. Bills? Same thing. It's one of the worst venues in all of pro sports for giving up seats to the opposition. Hands down.

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 08:51 PM

That's because everyone in Charlotte is from Ohio, WV, NY or MA.
Still... all those people combined are much better than the thousands of Floridiots who invade every summer.

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 08:57 PM

Off topic post, but since i can't start my own posts I thought this was a somewhat suitable place to mention this.

http://www.shrevepor...l-like-baseball

random shot against the nfl in Charlotte and compares us to Jacksonville of all places.  While lifting up Greenbay and New orleans.

 

Charlotte as a sports town is a place that started with spirit that stretched for miles when the Panthers came to town, but it slowly dwindled as the team never became consistent. However, that spirit has always and will always come back when fans have something to cheer for. When there is consistency, as there looks to be in the near future, Panther fans will become more spirited even in losses.

 

Of course a journalist is going to say something like that because he, unfortunately, isn't necessarily completely incorrect. The same can be said when comparing what we had when the Hornets were in town and comparing it to the former Bobcats. CONSISTENCY.



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Posted 26 June 2013 - 09:20 PM

Charlotte as a sports town is a place that started with spirit that stretched for miles when the Panthers came to town, but it slowly dwindled as the team never became consistent. However, that spirit has always and will always come back when fans have something to cheer for. When there is consistency, as there looks to be in the near future, Panther fans will become more spirited even in losses.

Of course a journalist is going to say something like that because he, unfortunately, isn't necessarily completely incorrect. The same can be said when comparing what we had when the Hornets were in town and comparing it to the former Bobcats. CONSISTENCY.


Even when the Hornets were not playoff contenders they still had better support than just about every fan base in the NBA.

But you're right consistency is the main issue.

People will still spend their money when a team is just having a down year, but when a team consistently is in the cellar; the fan support starts to dwindle.

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 10:22 PM

no but when we do play the Packers they tend to be close games.



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Posted 26 June 2013 - 10:34 PM

Even when the Hornets were not playoff contenders they still had better support than just about every fan base in the NBA.

But you're right consistency is the main issue.

People will still spend their money when a team is just having a down year, but when a team consistently is in the cellar; the fan support starts to dwindle.

 

That was my point, the Hornets consistently had all star players/superstars on the team and even in bad times they were consistently fun to watch and support. I was comparing that to the Horn-cats



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Posted 27 June 2013 - 09:04 AM

You ever been to BofA? It's a great stadium that gets overrun by every opposing fanbase outside of the Jags. Pick a team and they dominate our stadium. Even the Bengals in 2010 had 30% of our stadium. Last year the Giants took over our place. Bills? Same thing. It's one of the worst venues in all of pro sports for giving up seats to the opposition. Hands down.

 

 

You should see the Dolphins stadium when they play the Jets, Giants or Pats.  Makes BofA look like Heinz field during the playoffs.



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Posted 27 June 2013 - 10:23 AM

You should see the Dolphins stadium when they play the Jets, Giants or Pats. Makes BofA look like Heinz field during the playoffs.


I lived in Miami from 2001-2005 and attended 4-5 games a year. BofA has it beat by a long shot. My job has afforded me the opportunity to attend games in various sports at just about every pro stadium in America, I have never seen anything like BofA when it comes to getting taken over.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 11:12 AM

I lived in Miami from 2001-2005 and attended 4-5 games a year. BofA has it beat by a long shot. My job has afforded me the opportunity to attend games in various sports at just about every pro stadium in America, I have never seen anything like BofA when it comes to getting taken over.





Wow, that is bad. I guess the only games I have been to in Carolina were the 2nd rate teams might have somethibg to do with it. During the jets dolphins game I thought I was in new jersey.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 11:33 AM

Wow, that is bad. I guess the only games I have been to in Carolina were the 2nd rate teams might have somethibg to do with it. During the jets dolphins game I thought I was in new jersey.


Don't get me wrong, the Jets and Pats fill up miami's stadium. But in BofA it doesn't seem to matter the team. I had Marlins season tickets for 4 years and they would get invaded but that's just because only about 5K Marlins fans attended the games.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 11:40 AM

There is no history between the Patriots and Andrew Luck. It was a QB fueled rivalry and now half of it left with another team. I couldn't give a crap if those two teams squared up now.


whelp the NFL and CBS reserved a late afternoon game spot for them last season and assigned basically every major tv market in the eastern united states to it so i guess that means they think nobody cares

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 04:17 PM

I went to the Falcons and Bucs game Cam's rookie year and it wasn't that bad at all, while there were some Bucs and Falcons fans there it wasn't anywhere near "taken over".  Last year's Falcons game though it was terrible.  Why the difference?



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Posted 27 June 2013 - 05:16 PM

Had a chance to attend the 08 game against the packers at Lambeau.  Amazing game that the panthers won.  D-Will with four 1-yard TD's and Smitty with two amazing catches.

 

I tend to pull for the Packers agasint anybody but the Panthers.  They are a classy organization with the richest history in the nfl.



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Posted 27 June 2013 - 06:23 PM

Not really enough meaningful games where alot was on the line.... most of the time the two tango it's a good game though.



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Posted 27 June 2013 - 08:38 PM

I went to the Falcons and Bucs game Cam's rookie year and it wasn't that bad at all, while there were some Bucs and Falcons fans there it wasn't anywhere near "taken over". Last year's Falcons game though it was terrible. Why the difference?


NFC south games aren't that bad. Come when the 9ers, Dolphins, Bills, Skins, Giants, Eagles, Cowboys, Broncos, Ravens, Bengals, Browns, Pats, Packers, Bears, Vikings, Steelers, Raiders, Jets, or Chiefs are in town. Place gets owned.


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