Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/17/11
Carolina Panthers fans are tired of hearing they have a good team.  They want to see it translate into a win. Here is my advice to Carolina fans, be patient.  It will take time for Head Coach Ron Rivera to find and implement his defensive personnel. Rookie play caller and Offensive Coordinator Rob Chudzinski is just learning how to best use his not so secret weapon, Cam Newton, and while Newton is the best athlete and hardest working QB ( I challenge anyone to prove otherwise) in the NFL there will be growing pains along the way. You have to expect the three interception games like today, I know it is a hard pill to swallow, especially for my fellow Cam fans, but even he will have bad days in the NFL.  The corner Carolina needs to turn in order to be successful may be too sharp for this years team.  Give them another top 10 pick in the 2012 draft, let Rivera build his defensive front, and call the jeweler, there will be multiple rings before the Newton and Rivera era is over. Coach Rivera is one of the great defensive minds in the NFL today.   That’s what makes [...]
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