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Carolina fires GM Marty Hurney

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  2. Kangaroo

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  3. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Jay Glazer ‏@JayGlazer
    Have to say I really don't get the firing of GM Marty Hurney at this time. I understand they've been disappointing but timing to me is odd

    Hurney isn't responsible for all the weekly drama w Cam

    I totally get firing a GM after the season not sure I get it during the year

    Ross Tucker ‏@RossTuckerNFL
    I'd probably fire a guy that gave over $43M guaranteed to 2 RBs that my team doesn't even use, too

    Alex Marvez ‏@alexmarvez
    Marty Hurney getting knocked 4 paying so much $$ for RBs. Coaches deserves blame for not using them properly. Moves weren't made in vacuum

    Albert Breer ‏@AlbertBreer
    Again, Hurney timing is unusual ... But results are results -- 9-29 since start of '10; Last winning season: 2008; Last playoff win: 2005.
     
  4. bigdnlaca

    bigdnlaca Well-Known Member

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    Well didn't he give the RB that huge contract when they could of used that money to help their D?

    Edit: Just got my answer above
     
  5. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    It was stupid to give 2 RB that type of dollars in today's NFL you give a top flight guy some money but they need to be extra special and you fill in with solid capable backups
     
  6. bigdnlaca

    bigdnlaca Well-Known Member

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    Well one of them they had to keep because he was good (think it was Stewart). There was the other RB that got hurt for the year if I'm not mistaken and they still gave him a new contract while getting Tolbert from the Chargers.
     
  7. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    After Cam Newton threw the playcaller under the bus yesterday, I wouldn't be surprised if more changes weren't in the offing. He "sweethearted" a reporter, too, so I'm sure he getting dogpiled for being sexist today as well.
     
  8. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Wait for it...:D
     
  9. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  10. KB1122

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    Any player who speaks up in the NFL is labeled a troublemaker. The truth is, in this case, there's a very good possibility that Cam is right.
     
  11. VThokie7

    VThokie7 Well-Known Member

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    Any NFL quarterback that offers up the solution of a suggestion box for his teams struggles can't be taken seriously.

    Perhaps Cam needs to spend a moment or two looking in the mirror and ask what he could do better. Perhaps not throwing a red zone interception. Or annoying his teammates by sulking and celebrating while down 23-0 to the Giants.
     
  12. Doomsday

    Doomsday Rising Star

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    The guy who spent billion dollars this off season on RBs that they really dont use got fired? What a crazy world we live in. :)
     
  13. S.B. Bound

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    Really!??! Thats all U needed, was an excuse to start blasting Cam... Smh, there have been 30 X's worse comments made by QB's after a loss during a PC.
     
  14. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Just heard it on Mike & Mike while I was in the car.
     
  15. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Bad owner, bad organization.
     
  16. rynochop

    rynochop Well-Known Member

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    So was this guy a 'real gm' or not a real gm, I gotta keep these things straight.
     
  17. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    There is a thread.

    Didn't see one so threw one in the NFL zone.
     
  18. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Obviously not because he got fired and he's not the owner :D
     
  19. DezBRomo9

    DezBRomo9 Not enough blitzing..

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    I would have traded one of the RB's and used the money and draft picks on that defense. Granted they are older, but think of the Bengals with a Jonathan Stewart or a NYJ with DeAngelo Williams..those teams would be pretty darn good and only give up a middle rounder or two.
     
  20. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Why are they a bad organization?
    They are always near the top in attendance--or at least in the top 6-8 teams.
    They even make the playoffs every 3-4 years and even win a game or two.
    What's so bad about them?

    I agree that they really screwed up with how they handled the RBs--both drafting and paying them--but the overall organization is not bad.
     

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