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#1 CharlottePanther

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 08:56 AM

Just a few tid bits about our opponents per NFL.com

NY Jets- "Rex Ryan's worst-case scenario came true for the New York Jets. Rookie quarterback Geno Smith imploded, throwing three interceptions and taking a ridiculous safety in his first preseason start. Mark Sanchez left with a shoulder injury after being inserted into the game in the middle of the fourth quarter. Ryan was under attack by a sea of swarming, hyperbolic reporters looking for blood. Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill had a brutal night, getting a taunting penalty, losing a fumble and having X-rays after the game."

NY Giants- "Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas saw action for the first time in the preseason as he recovers from two ACL tears in two years. Big Blue need him because they lost cornerback Jayron Hosley and safety Stevie Brown to injuries. Brown's injury looked serious. Other than David Wilson's breathtaking 84-yard touchdown run, the Giants' starting offense looked lost. Eli Manning completed 8 of 20 passes for 83 yards." (Also keep in mind Cruz is injured and they no longer have Osi)

Buffalo Bills- "Undrafted rookie quarterback Jeff Tuel is the favorite to start in the Bills' season opener after Kevin Kolb was forced from this game with concussion-like symptoms. Frankly, Tuel has outplayed Kolb in three preseason games this month. Kolb might be out indefinitely, as his last concussion persisted for months."

Tampa Bay Bucs- Josh Freeman might have to look over his shoulder if this keeps up. The Bucs' veteran quarterback had a dismal perfomance, completing just 6 of 16 passes for 59 yards. Rookie QB Mike Glennon wasn't spectacular against backups, but he did lead a game-winning drive."

Miami Dolphins- " The Dolphins' run game was dismal. Lamar Miller burst out of the gate with a 20-yard run but did little else, finishing with just 35 yards on eight carries. Daniel Thomas was worse, however, rushing seven times for just 3 yards. Thomas also wasn't able to pick up several short-yardage opportunities. Like we've said for a while, this isn't a competition. The problem is Miller seems to be playing like he knows that as well. The Dolphins' line wasn't much better as Ryan Tannehill was smashed early and often but avoided several sacks with a quick trigger."

Arizona Cardinals- "The Cardinals had a rough night. Their starters couldn't score, and they lost four starters to injury. No. 7 overall draft pick Jonathan Cooper broke his leg. The Cardinals are maintaining some hope that he could return later in the season. It's a massive loss because Cooper was the key to an improved offensive line. Tight end Rob Housler (ankle), running back Rashard Mendenhall (knee) and nose tackle Dan Williams (ankle) also were hurt. Mendenhall's injury didn't appear serious"

Say what you will about is during the pre season but (knock on wood) we can atleast say we havent suffered major injuries and our defense has played lights out. And keep in mind the Bills, Giants and Cards we play early on in the season.

#2 Dick the Butcher

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 08:59 AM

I wonder what our write-up would say?



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:01 AM

blood....blood... blood makes the grass grow



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:05 AM

I'm sorry but the NY Jets fiasco is frigging hilarious.

And since I pay zero attention to teams not named Carolina Panthers, somebody tell me what happened to EJ Manual in Buffalo. Though he was gonna be starting.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:06 AM

I can't wait to heap a loss onto their already looming problems



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:09 AM

I'd rather play their starters anyways.  Backups always seem to have a fuging career game against us.



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:10 AM

I'm sorry but the NY Jets fiasco is frigging hilarious.

And since I pay zero attention to teams not named Carolina Panthers, somebody tell me what happened to EJ Manual in Buffalo. Though he was gonna be starting.

Had to have a knee operation. Don't know when he will be back just yet.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:11 AM


Say what you will about is during the pre season but (knock on wood) we can atleast say we havent suffered major injuries and our defense has played lights out. And keep in mind the Bills, Giants and Cards we play early on in the season.

Good stuff and thanks for putting it together.  Sometimes we focus on our problems so much, we forget there are other teams with worse situations. 

 

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:12 AM

I'm sorry but the NY Jets fiasco is frigging hilarious.

And since I pay zero attention to teams not named Carolina Panthers, somebody tell me what happened to EJ Manual in Buffalo. Though he was gonna be starting.

 

Knee surgery to clean some stuff up. Nothing major, but he's out for the rest of the preseason and you have to wonder if they'll be cautious with their first rounder and have him sit out the first few games as well.



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:14 AM

I'd rather play their starters anyways.  Backups always seem to have a fuging career game against us.

Like last year when we were Quinned by KC.



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:15 AM

...can we hire Tanya Harding to check on the health of Brees and Matt Ryan?



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:16 AM

Knee surgery to clean some stuff up. Nothing major, but he's out for the rest of the preseason and you have to wonder if they'll be cautious with their first rounder and have him sit out the first few games as well.


Even if he is ready by week two, he will be a rookie QB coming off just two pre season games and hasnt been able to practice. Now I always hate say a easy win.. BUT.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:20 AM

read the dolphins and giants info and thought is was carolina's.

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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:20 AM

I'm sorry but the NY Jets fiasco is frigging hilarious.

And since I pay zero attention to teams not named Carolina Panthers, somebody tell me what happened to EJ Manual in Buffalo. Though he was gonna be starting.

 

 

Manual had some work done on his knee. Buffalo even brought in Matt Leinhart and John Beck for a workout.  Their QB situation is desperate at the moment with Kolb out with concussion.



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Posted 25 August 2013 - 09:22 AM

Like last year when we were Quinned by KC.

 

Or Andre Brown with his 30.0 YPC when we played the Giants.  I think Cruz or Nicks was out that game too.




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