Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

restNChrist

David Newton has still got Rivera's back on that 4th and 1

98 posts in this topic

http://espn.go.com/blog/carolina-panthers/post/_/id/672/further-evidence-rivera-made-right-call

 

The point isn't that kicking a field goal isn't the right call.  The point is that kicking the field goal when looking at the present state and past melt downs of recent shows that you don't have your finger on the pulse of this team.

 

If Rivera wants to keep his job and win agaisnt the G-men he needs to quickly learn who his team is this week... a destroyed secondary with a great front 7 and a poor O-line with a great backfield which includes a great mobile QB who needs to be released this week!

 

This week we need creativity... not going by the book!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We still ran it on 3rd and 5 for no other reason than to force Buffalo to take with what amounts to an absolutely meaningless timeout given how much time there was left. We were playing for the FG before we even got to 4th down.

 

 

Rivera was scared.

2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

David has sucked up to many gas fumes from covering Nascar.

 

 

When your asking a LB and RB can they play in the secondary then putting the game in the defenses hands might not be a good Idea.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

He's right. The call to run on third and five however....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

He's right. The call to run on third and five however....

He's right when playing by the book!  Do you really think we have a chance to win tomorrow if we play by the book?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I actually agreed with the decision but I am in the minority.

3 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i'm intrigued by melvin white. i just wanted to throw that out there.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I actually agreed with the decision but I am in the minority.

 

I'm sorry to many variables going against to make that a good decision.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites