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#1 Mr. Scot

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:23 PM

...that although overall it's a similar system, Newton and the offense are still adjusting to a new offensive coordinator.

Week one was their first 'live ammo' game under Shula. Thus, it's probably reasonable to expect a few issues and hiccups in the transition. Improvements in game two, even if they're only minor, will be a good sign.

If it still looks the same after week four or so, then I might be concerned. But for now, a glitch or two is to be expected.

#2 Squirrel

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:25 PM

Cam still needs to do a better job.  He isn't waiting for the play to develop and he needs to look off defenders and not stare down the receiver.  



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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:31 PM

I think he's been coached to get the ball out as quick as possible.

Good strategy when you have OL issues, but not always conducive to a longball attack.

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:37 PM

But Cam threw for 400 yards in his first game under Chud's system?

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:39 PM

But Cam threw for 400 yards in his first game under Chud's system?

 

 

And still lost.



#6 MHS831

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:39 PM

I think the game plan vs. Seattle was to beat them with the TE and running game. We did not want the Seattle DBs to become factors.  We got too cute--but we should have won.  Buffalo picked a bad week to play Cam---250 yards, 2 TD passes, 1 rushing.  Carolina 34, Buffalo 10



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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:40 PM

Can't afford to wait until week 4 to sort it out...we could very well be 0-3 at that point and then the season's DOA.



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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:42 PM

But Cam threw for 400 yards in his first game under Chud's system?


The knock on Chud was that he was always way too 'pass happy'.

It'll be a transition now going to a more balanced system.

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:44 PM

Can't afford to wait until week 4 to sort it out...we could very well be 0-3 at that point and then the season's DOA.


Not saying you wait till week four to fix issues.

Said if it's still having issues by week four, I'll be concerned.

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:47 PM

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A WHOLE PIE!

If we keep dropping easy passes and fumbling in the red zone it won't really matter.

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:50 PM

If we keep dropping easy passes and fumbling in the red zone it won't really matter.


Sadly true :unsure:

Receiving corps didn't do Newton any favors this past Sunday.

And Williams...ouch :(

#12 Cyberjag

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:51 PM

Wasn't a big reason Shula was hired was because he agreed to a one year deal of continuity with the offense?



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Posted 13 September 2013 - 12:57 PM

Wasn't a big reason Shula was hired was because he agreed to a one year deal of continuity with the offense?


Only reason

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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:00 PM

Only reason

 

We shall see if it pays off.

 

I have my doubts.



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Posted 13 September 2013 - 01:01 PM

The knock on Chud was that he was always way too 'pass happy'.

It'll be a transition now going to a more balanced system.

 

Norv is calling plays, right?




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