Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 11/20/14
“The past couple of games have been the same script, by the same director,” Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said following Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys. “It’s kind of getting boring.”There are plenty of words I could think to describe the Panthers in recent weeks. Frustrating, nerve-racking or upsetting come to mind but “boring” is not one of them. Newton may find losing to be boring but perhaps he should realize that he had a chance to guide the Panthers to win in each of the teams last two games.With under four minutes to play the Panthers trailed the Cowboys by two points. Instead of putting together a drive with the two time outs they had the Panthers conducted a four-and-out. The most recent failure by Newton and the Panthers has put any hopes of the playoffs all but mathematically out of picture.It has been a common trend in professional sports with star rookie players struggling in their second season. Newton still has many of the skills that convinced people ...
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