Found September 14, 2012 on Football Nation:
Arguably the most loved player for the Carolina Panthers is quarterback Cam Newton. I say arguably simply because there is the grizzled veteran wide receiver Steve Smith or running back(s) DeAngelo Williams and/or Jonathan Stewart.Heck, I would even say that the brazen predictions of center Ryan Kalil at least earn him honorable mention status amongst the Panther faithful. I mean how can you not like an outspoken center that predicts they will win the Super Bowl? Any one of these players could easily be the patriarch of this team and the Panther faithful would eagerly follow.Sadly for the Panther fans, the tool shed is short a few pieces to fully propagate a bountiful garden along with a few more seeds that are needed in order for them to reach the "promised land". However, the foundation is there, the soil is rich and the coaching staff is just beginning to understand what they have at the helm of this team.Once offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski develops a system that ...
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