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Rivera Blasts Panthers For Chippy Practice Per ESPN

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Link  (Just in case it's not in the camp link which I haven't been through yet).

 

 

With his fists waving up and down, an angry Rivera warned players about the dangers of losing their cool in practice.

 

"We can't have chippiness or late shots toward a teammate," Rivera said afterward. "The concern obviously is it escalates and it festers and it lingers and the next time we go out on the football field somebody is taking a shot... We can't afford to afford to have anybody that we truly need get caught up in this."

 

There were several confrontations during the morning practice, the biggest involving a heated altercation between the offense and defense involving more than a dozen players by the time quarterback Cam Newton and others pulled players from the scrum.

 

It appeared to start after offensive tackle Byron Bell and defensive end Greg Hardy got into it during a running play.

 

 

 

Although it can be bad, I am going to look at it as a good thing...especially now that Rivera is getting it under control.

 

 

 

 

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of course espn tries to show something negative about carolina

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Back on topic...

I like the attitude, we need more of it. Just not directed at each other obviously.
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For what it's worth, Rivera said on an episode of This Is Gross that he had been called that since playing for Ditka...

No need to get feathers ruffled... Some people knew it, others did not.

No big deal.

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This is a good thing. I have heard multiple head coaches say that they prefer their team to have at least brawl in training camp. I have even heard of coaches telling their vet players to start one. This shows that the intensity, aggression, and violence level is there to start start the season on a positive note.

Football is a game you play on the edge, and the only way to know where the edge is, is to go past it once in a while. Obviously as a coach you have to act a certain way so things don't get completely out of control, and Rivera did so appropriately.

Looking forward to watching our guys let some of this loose on the Seahawks opening day!

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Back on topic. I just KNEW Cam Newton was going to be mentioned in this article from espn. Surprisingly, he's seen as the good guy. Bravo!

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Heard Smitty knocked Hardy in his ass... Which is awesome and something I wish I had seen.
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Link  (Just in case it's not in the camp link which I haven't been through yet).

 

 

Although it can be bad, I am going to look at it as a good thing...especially now that Rivera is getting it under control.

 

You don't say!

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Rofl. 

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Uhmm..... Shenanigans? Strange things are afoot at the CarolinaHuddle....

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Thread has a lot of views for 7 replies.

 

 

 

weird.

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Thread has a lot of views for 7 replies.

 

 

 

weird.

 

don't start shit

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Very rarely does this forum lose its entertainment value..... Don't blink....

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Nice!

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they need other teams to play against. they seem ready to go.

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You want fights in practice, means the guys are ready to crack some skulls and football is a violent game.

I've been worried in years past that there wasn't enough of this happening.
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I see this as a good sign. Things have been way too loose and friendly over the past two years.

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last time our team cared this much about their profession we went 12-4 with a flaky quarterback and an mediocre defense

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Norman and LaFell jawing at one another

 

I hope LaFell learns how to consistently drop jaws with his play, and I hope that in his second year, Norman's game catches up with his mouth.

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Mike Mitchell seems to always be around the bull...LOL

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Rivera a pussy. Saints will eat our asses alive. Fuck that good guy shit. 

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Rivera a pussy. Saints will eat our asses alive. fug that good guy poo. 

 

The only way Saints are gonna eat asses is looking up at the sky with a great big ass burger stuffed in their months, pushing their pea heads into the turf amid being tackled. 

 

Bet you a dime, you wouldn't call Rivera a pussy to his face in a dark alley.

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This thread looks good! Did it lose weight?

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last time our team cared this much about their profession we went 12-4 with a flaky quarterback and an mediocre defense


You beat me to this. Last time Smitty was involved in a TC fight we went 12-4

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Rivera a pussy. Saints will eat our asses alive. fug that good guy poo.


Well, aren't you special.

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