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  1. panthers55

    Panthers 3-4 defense confirmed.

    As I said in my post. I was not comparing the two so not sure why you are. Simply said that Mills was told he wasn't big enough as someone commented about Shaq. I suggested size wasn't the biggest factor. You clarified why you thought Mills was successful. I would agree on Sam. And not sure Shaq has those abilities, he honestly hasn't been that great considering he was a first rounder. Obviously the team seems to think he is worth keeping for 9 million
  2. panthers55

    Panthers 3-4 defense confirmed.

    Said the same thing about Sam Mills in 1996. No I am not comparing the two except to say that size isn't the biggest factor in whether you can play linebacker in a 3-4. You can shed blocks with size or technique. Best to have both. But guys Shaq's size can be successful in a 3-4.
  3. panthers55

    Panthers 3-4 defense confirmed.

    " The front you use is often dictated these days by the personnel you can find coming out of college. It seems hard to find that many guys who translate to good 4-3 DEs versus those that can play OLB in a 3-4. That was a major factor in why we talked about the hybrid. As Rivera sees Hurney fill in more of the pieces to play a 3-4-4 straight up I suspect we will use it a lot mixed with 3-3-5 looks against big passing teams.
  4. panthers55

    Panthers 3-4 defense confirmed.

    I think we have the personnel to run the 3-4 already. Exactly how we are going to set it up. We will likely have all three linemen play a gap control stop the run first and then rush on obvious passing downs getting outside pressure from OLBs and safeties and A gap.pressure up the middle from ILBs. We don't need Poe to get upfield for example. Just hold your ground and stop the run. You end up disguising the blitz better when you can switch up post snap rather than now where defenses know who is going to blitz on every play.
  5. panthers55

    So...statistically is it better

    So you made all these conclusions based on 8 games? 4 for each conference? Pretty small n in order to make such big conclusions. How about the last 4 Superbowls? Did offense or defense win? Did the best offenses score under or over their yearly average in the championship games? There is a lot you can do with this. But to determine our future needs based on what little information you used makes little sense. Seems you shaped the facts to fit your already determined opinion.
  6. panthers55

    Panthers 3-4 defense confirmed.

    I love all the speculation about what we will run this year. Should make for an interesting draft and training camp. I am glad Rivera understands both systems intimately and has succeeded at both.
  7. We will never tank on purpose. When are you all going to let that just die. No one tanks on purpose unless they do an Oakland and dismantle the team. Even then they tried to win but they just sucked.
  8. panthers55

    Every Bruce Irvin Sack From 2018

    Michael Strahan was 6'5" but only 255 and was 6th all time in sacks as a 4-3 down linemen. So size isn't the biggest factor. Speed and strength are.
  9. https://www.google.com/amp/s/clutchpoints.com/panthers-news-ron-rivera-admits-he-has-to-evolve-and-change/amp/ Funny this article disputes every one of your claims and the interview was recent.
  10. panthers55

    Are we done making moves in FA?

    That might be true if we didn't have a running back who caught over 100 passes himself or two tight ends that figure greatly in our receiver plans. Truth is there might not be enough balls for everyone as it is.
  11. panthers55

    I don’t believe in the 3-4 transition

    Wow so much fail in 4 sentences. Sad
  12. panthers55

    I don’t believe in the 3-4 transition

    What does that have to do with you trying to convince folks you are smart because folks don't think your posts reflect that? No one called you dumb or smart. Try and keep up here.
  13. panthers55

    I don’t believe in the 3-4 transition

    Exactly what I said earlier in this thread.
  14. panthers55

    I don’t believe in the 3-4 transition

    If you have to tell folks you are smart, it isn't obvious to them then. Smart folks don't have to convince others it is true or not. It is self evident.
  15. panthers55

    Carolina Panthers teasing us again.

    Actually we need more parking around the stadium. Many close lots got gobbled up with new construction, the BB&T stadium and the park area.