Well if he leaves, you can join him. We'll still be here.
I wouldn't be a football fan, let alone a Panthers fan if it wasn't for Steve.
Of course I've been a fan of this squad since I was... Sh*t man. Eight years old? But I think it's pretty shitty of an organization to cut any guy who is undoubtedly their best all time player. Not even let him walk or something on agreeable, mutual terms, but cut outright while he's still on contract? I don't dig it at all.
Steve is a Hall of Fame talent, but he needs to be a Super Bowl champion on a quality team if he wants to make it there.
The Panthers still have years and years of glory left to win a SB in. Steve only has a few. Steve > Panthers right now.