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#1 Overall Pick 2011 - Cam Newton (now also 2011 Offensive Rookie Of The Year)

Discussion in 'Carolina Panthers' started by meatpile, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Collin

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    A lot of shit is about race. This isn't. People were complaining about Manziel doing this stuff on the field before they started complaining about Cam. Mike Golic was correct back when he said that it's an age thing. A lot of black folks genuinely think that all criticism they get is racist, in part because of how much blackness is a part of an African-American's identity and in part because there still is a lot of racism. The problem is when you play the race card when the issue wasn't actually about race, as that leads to the crying wolf reaction where not only do people dismiss your complaints but they're also less likely to be sympathetic when racism actually is at play.
     
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    I'm already on record as saying that slavery should be reinstated. Cam would be an absolute beast on the sugar plantation. At the same time, I'd constantly play the race card if I were black. I totally understand the sensitivity. It's not long ago in America when blacks were still treated like animals.
     
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    So Favre is on ESPN this morning and says the NFL is going: find the next Cam. If you can't find the next Cam, you have to draft someone who can stop him. Come up with a scheme for it. NFL has not caught up to it.

    I thought that was a good take on it. Similar to when we drafted TD to counter Vick.

    But as we have seen, Cam alone is not enough.
     
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    OPOY 2015 season
    MVP 2015 season
     
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    Going to have a very hard time rooting for this guy going forward. I just don't like him. Or as Rivera might put it, I don't like who he is.
     
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    I'm still thrilled to have him, but you have to take the good with the bad. I'll probably never watch or listen to him talk again. Anything that comes out of his mouth is pure diarrhea.
     
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    He is an embarrassment.
     

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