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#1570550 Second Half Fail

Posted by Marguide on 18 December 2011 - 02:30 PM

Here's an idea...let's just watch the 2nd half without expectations.

How's that sound?

#1563149 After re-watching the game...

Posted by Marguide on 13 December 2011 - 04:44 AM

As long as teams can do what they need to do to win the game, at will, we will continue to lose. Oposition gets behind and decides to tighten up. The Pantherds have not the ability to stop them. If the Falcons can put all those points, other teams will too.

And I guess that's my point.

In this stage of their development, the Panthers are just a tease. We don't have the pieces in place yet to compete with good teams for 60 minutes. We are like a car with a lot of horsepower but crappy suspension and steering. As long as everything is going in a straight line, we are fine, but the least little bump and we can't get it back on track.

#1563140 After re-watching the game...

Posted by Marguide on 13 December 2011 - 03:16 AM

It is amazing how much different the game seems when you can watch it without the emotional highs and lows experienced on game day. If you have the ability to re-watch it, I highly recommend doing so.

A couple of observations:

  • The whole thing of "it was a huge mistake to shut it down at the end of the half" argument is negated by the fact that we had lousy field position thanks to a Jordan Pugh hold on the punt return. I can understand being conservative in that situation due to the field position.
  • Cam didn't go into a shell after either one of his interceptions. He looked the same to me other than the normal frustration that occurs when the team cannot execute. The first int was just a dumb rookie mistake. On the second, the ball just got away from him. It was a bad throw. It happens to every QB. But it did not appear to be due to him being dejected over the first int.
  • The Mare miss looks just as bad after watching it the 2nd time.
  • I agree about the play calling on 1st and 5 at the end of the game. It was a mistake by Chud, no doubt. I still think he lacks confidence in us picking up yards on the ground in tough situations.
  • We got beat by a more complete team. Simple and plain. Other than Mare, I didn't see anybody obviously choking or giving up.

Take the game day emotion out of it, and it was a great divisional game and a harbinger of better days ahead.

#1558077 Saw my first Cam Jersey in Person tonight

Posted by Marguide on 11 December 2011 - 04:08 AM

Three men with a Cam jersey a jersey a The Golden Calf of Bristol jersey and a dalton jersey walk into a bar.

The guy with the The Golden Calf of Bristol jersey says, "I'll have a Virgin Mary please". The guy with the Dalton jersey says, "gimme a Red-Headed Slut my good man". The guy in the Cam jersey thinks for a minute and says...

#1555276 Looks like we'll see black end zones this Sunday

Posted by Marguide on 08 December 2011 - 03:36 PM

re-sod the end zone.

Interesting. Thanks.

So I guess they donate the stressed-out black sod to under-privileged lawns.

#1554603 I Like Seeing All These New Guys Playing

Posted by Marguide on 08 December 2011 - 03:49 AM

I love what Senn has done. Not because he is "the new guy", but because he has done what Jason Williams, Omar Gaither, Thomas Williams et al couldn't do, namely play his position with discipline and give us stability at OLB.

The emergence of Keiser as a solid situational player is encouraging.

Pilares is making the most of his opportunities.

I also believe LaFell is finally learning how to be a pro in this league.

Now if we could just get someone other than Gamble to step up in the secondary...

#1549775 How bout that run D!

Posted by Marguide on 05 December 2011 - 01:43 AM

Yes, I did NOT expect us to hold Blount like we did. GREAT JOB!

Also, I think that other DT rookie completely outplayed Fua. Him and Neblet should probably get a chance at rotation, and Fua should find his way on the bench and possibly out...

Fua is not going anywhere. He is a young guy that needs to get a bit stronger and bulk up a bit. Give him an offseason of conditioning and let's see how it works out next year.

That said, I think he should be getting fewer snaps for the balance of the year. He is just not strong enough or sound enough in his techniques yet, and it is hurting our overall D.

#1545869 has anyone actually ever clicked on those elevation church banners

Posted by Marguide on 03 December 2011 - 01:28 AM

no where does it take you?

To eternal salvation and the pearly gates.

Praise the lord and The Golden Calf of Bristol.

Edit: Amen.

#1544718 Lafell will now start over Naanee

Posted by Marguide on 01 December 2011 - 11:33 PM

Well said. This is his audition tape. We have Edwards and Pilares waiting in the background for their short... Pilares being a legit contender. That coupled with Gettis pretty much being handed the #2 spot when he comes back, and you have a crowded WR corps...

Remember that Naanee was brought in after RR said that neither Gettis nor LaFell has stepped up to take the #2 spot in camp.

I don't understand why everyone thinks Gettis is going to come back and automatically be that legit #2 we have all been waiting for.

#1541555 McDermott struggling to get Panthers' defense on track

Posted by Marguide on 29 November 2011 - 07:52 PM

In evaluating McDermott, let's look at some facts:

  • Philly ended last year with a defensive ranking of 14 (FO DVOA).
  • This year, Philly added Nnamdi Asomugha, Cullen Jenkins, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, and Jason Babin to the defense. All but Jenkins have been considered star players in the league.
  • Philly currently sits at a ranking of 19

I think many have formed an opinion based on his firing last year. If so, you may want to reconsider your position.

#1535329 Three to Focus on: Panthers @ Colts, Week 12(interesting stats)

Posted by Marguide on 26 November 2011 - 12:25 AM

I doubt players will lose faith in the coaches or the system, we're depleted at defense with injuries, there are simply not enough playmakers on defense.

I hope we don't have to find out, but you can't keep talking about how we are growing and progressing if you fail to beat the worst team in the league. Players are no different than anyone else in any other type organization. They have to see progress and hope or they lose motivation.

The 3rd string guys and practice squaders will play hard for the rest of the year no matter what. The vets and the high-talent guys are the ones I'm worried about.

#1534553 Is Suh a dirty player question answered today

Posted by Marguide on 24 November 2011 - 08:12 PM

The guy is a POS. Suspend his ass.

I would say the same if he were a Panther.

#1533975 Cam feels safer running than in the pocket

Posted by Marguide on 24 November 2011 - 01:42 AM

Not saying I know more than the experts, but the few times I have watched Kalil I haven't been impressed. I don't want to take a guy just because of his name. Seems like all the draft guys like him though.

I'm with you on that. Every now and then he just dives for the legs of his assigned block. It seems he would be much more effective if he stayed on his feet. Maybe that is how he is being coached, but I don't like it.

And if we want to protect Cam, let's develop a bit more balance in the play calling.

#1524056 Football Outsiders updated Panthers statistics

Posted by Marguide on 17 November 2011 - 10:58 PM

Mav, Teeray and Chef...you guys still having fun?

I assume we still suck largely due to D and ST. Personally, I blame the long-snapper.

I think I have a stat on that here somewhere...let me get back to you on that.

#1523125 Football Outsiders updated Panthers statistics

Posted by Marguide on 17 November 2011 - 10:06 AM

No other stat other than YPP matches up with winning and losing records other than: winning and losing records and PPG gets close. If you rank teams by yards or "total offense yards", it won't do this. If you rank teams by "total defense" it won't show this.

See bolded above...also not true. Point differential (points scored minus points allowed) matches up very nicely.

Your infatuation with YPP is just weird. Apparently you think you have uncovered the Rosetta Stone of football stats and it's just not true.

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