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#61 Brad Piff

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:21 PM

I wonder were they nervous or super anxious

Uhhh...i'mma go with nervous. On account that's what Rivera said. 



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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:25 PM

"I'll be honest, we practiced a little nervous,'' coach Ron Rivera said after Friday's practice. "You could just see it. Guys making checks they shouldn't. Or seeing pressure and turning the wrong way.

"Not a whole bunch, but I noticed it.''

Rivera didn't hesitate to share his observations and thoughts with the players. He told them to pull back and refocus, reminding this is only a big game because it is the next one.

But it is big in terms of the NFC playoff picture. Carolina (5-3) has won four straight games to move within a game of the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South. San Francisco (6-2) has won five straight to stay within a game and a half of the Seattle Seahawks.

Some might take the nervousness as a bad omen. Not Rivera.

"It's a good omen, because they realize how important it is,'' he said.

http://espn.go.com/b...-to-get-nervous

much ado about nada.



#63 ItsNotGonnaBeAlright

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:27 PM

Good. Being nervous because you are in position to excell leads to extra focus.

#64 Frash Brastard

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:29 PM

If we lose Sunday, it's not going to be because of this

That is unless everybody visibly looks as scared at their respective positions as Joe Adams fielding a punt

#65 Kuech the Sneak

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:32 PM

Don't like the sound of that, but not making a huge deal about it

#66 panthers55

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:34 PM

Guys will be nervous until they get into the game.  Then all that nervousness goes away and they just play the game.



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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:38 PM

There is no moral victories here ladies and gents. I think they know that. I want them to be nervous. Nervous means your taking it seriously. I don't think they took ATL seriously and it showed in the first half.

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:48 PM

Nervous? Come on man. Most of these guys have played in bigger games in college. Swag up.

 

Cam has a history of playing his best under the spotlight in big games in college.

I hope our new found confidence brings this aspect of Cam out in the NFL.

 

We can use a big boost from Cam this Sunday. A 70+ yard touchdown run along with some good throws to Ginn and Olsen will go a long way to helping us win.



#69 SIGCHI222

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:50 PM

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#70 Jmac

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:51 PM

Laying the ground work for an excuse in case we get blown out.Sorta like i told you so before the actual crapping of the bed.

#71 KendrickPanther

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:51 PM

We need to get Nate Chandler some reefer. Calm down big guy.



#72 Captain Obvious

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 04:56 PM

maybe they were nervous about that long ass flight to san fran. 



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Posted 08 November 2013 - 05:12 PM

Well hopefully cam isnt sailing balls all day because hes anxious nervous or w.e

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 05:14 PM

Smokescreen

#75 Zod

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 05:14 PM

A bunch of young fit men going to San Francisco for the weekend?

 

You bet your ass they are nervous.

 

 

Don't drink anything anyone gives you fellas.




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