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“Conventional knowledge” has always said that the spread offenses featured in the college game would never work in the NFL. However, the Denver Broncos, under Coach John Fox, proved different this year. The Broncos adopted the new system to better compliment quarterback Tim Tebow and ended up winning the AFC West and upsetting the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wildcard round of the playoffs this year. Make no mistake, there are other teams in the NFL that could excel by utilizing this new trend of offense, especially teams with quarterbacks that have had trouble adapting to the pro-style. Here are some teams that would not surprise anyone if they used this new offense in 2012. Carolina Panthers Cam Newton greatly excelled in college and junior college running this scheme, and since he has already established himself as a threat both throwing and running the ball teams would be put into a sticky situation trying to defend him. Compliment that with the one-two punch of DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Joseph running the ball and Steve Smith outside could be lethal. One catch here is that they are a fan of the two tight end sets with Jeremy Shockey and Greg Olsen, so the [...]
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Cam Newton won't lose the Rookie of the Year Award based on his Pro Bowl performance in the AFC's 59-31 win, but he didn't win over any of his critics, either.
Playing the entire second half Sunday in relief of Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees, Newton completed just 9-of-27 passes for 186 yards, with three interceptions -- including one that was returned for a touchdown....
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Are they made of papier-mâché? Kind of looks like it. We’re not really sure those will make...
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It was our maiden voyage into the world of bedazzled shirts & long lines at the men’s bathroom at a UFC fight. Last night in Chicago wasn’t really about the fights for us. Yes, Rashad Evans got a decision over Phil Davis & his shot Jon Jones & the light heavyweight belt. And, of course, Chael Sonnen should now get his rematch with Anderson Silva. All great stuff...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis will take part in his 13th Pro Bowl tomorrow. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will play in his first. In 12 games this season Lewis registered 77 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 interception, and forced 2 fumbles. Newton’s rookie season was one for the record books. He finished with [...]
The Pro Bowl has mercifully ended in a 59-41 AFC win and the Saints players that were involved all had notable moments. The NFC coaches decide to leave Cam Newton in for the entire second half, and he was an absolute disaster out there. He was horribly inaccurate with his throws, his footwork was terrible, he threw three miserable interceptions, and he struggled to shake off the...
For the first time in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers have changed up their logo. The Panthers joined the league in 1995 and decided it was time to make a slight change.
The new logo is a much crisper take on their original logo and frankly it looks a lot better. With 2011 first overall pick Cam Newton leading the team last season, the Panthers are coming along nicely...
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