Found December 30, 2011 on
Chicks in the Huddle:
On Sunday at midnight, many of us will ring in the New Year singing “Auld Lang Syne.” But on Sunday at noon in the Superdome, I can assure you old acquaintances most certainly won’t be forgotten.
The Saints will face a Carolina team that they’ve not only come to know very well, but loathe very much. And with the Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton performing like something out of a Tecmo Bowl game, they could very well have their hands full. But you know what, I still think they’re gonna kick some ass.
Know why? Because the Saints are on a mission. They’ve been subjected to trash talk and scrutiny all week long over the decision to let their star player make history, as opposed to, I don’t know, letting Matt Ryan suckle on the teet of Gregg Williams to ease the pain of getting spanked in prime time. My friends at Moosedenied did a fabulous job of summing up how most of us Saints fans feel about the scrutiny, while laying out what I would consider a fairly appropriate res...
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I love Cam Newton.
Now that that’s out of the way it’s time for me to swipe those cute little buns across the fiery pits of racial reality. Beware there are about to be some 3rd degree burns on those talented little ass cheeks.
ESPN posted an interview with Cam that will be in their Magazine next month where he touches on all of those who criticized him when he was coming into...
The Panthers QB is The Mag's next big sports star
For the final week of the 2011/12 NFL regular season, Drew Brees and his 12-3 New Orleans Saints will welcome Cam Newton and the 6-9 Carolina Panthers to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday, January 1, 2012. Newton has impressed in such a way in his rookie season as to be the hands-down favorite for “Rookie of the Year” honors.
Carolina leads the head-to-head series against...
Video: D Wade Shoot Game Winner, Does “The Superman” to Cam Newton! Another day, another Miami Heat highlight. Wade only had 10 points in the win over the Bobcats, but he made these 2 count. Then he finds the 6 foot 5 inch 150 pound Panthers QB in the stands, and he does the home [...]
Look for Panthers rookie Cam Newton to be a little extra motivated this week against the Saints after missing out on the Pro Bowl.
Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and Eli Manning made the NFC team ahead of Newton.
Newton has combined for 34 touchdowns, while Manning has 27.
This is the final regular season game as the Carolina Panthers come to town. It should be a tightly contested game as the first time these two clubs faced each other it was won on the last drive the Saints had the ball. I expect this game to go two ways: either the Saints will play to win or they will rest their starters and the game will be in question but it all depends on...
Another year has passed and in that year there has been no shortage of NFL story lines. Starting with a Green Bay Packers Super Bowl Championship run and ending with Tim Tebow and “Tebow-mania” the NFL has been full of surprises in 2011. We thought it may have been a dream for the Philadelphia Eagles but instead the Detroit Lions could be the “Dream Team.” These are the stories...
What the Carolina Panthers lacked in wins during the first year of the Cam Newton era, they made up for in hope.