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Steven Ruiz

  • joined May 09, 2013
  • last login Jan 10, 2014
  • posts 26
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Panthers-49ers Preview: Attacking 49er Defense

The offense’s stat line wasn't pretty when the final whistle blew on the Carolina Panthers’ hard earned 10-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers back in early November. But a win is a win, and style...

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Analyzing the 49ers Offense

A Panther fan offers his analysis of the 49er offense.

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Panthers vs. Saints: What went wrong?

A look at what went wrong for the Panthers against the Saints last Sunday, and how they can fix these problems.

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How the Panthers beat the Bucs

For the Carolina Panthers, Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may have felt like a chore. After three exhilarating games -- two against contenders and the last an unexpected nail-biter...

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How the Panthers beat the Patriots

An in-depth look at the Panthers-Patriots Monday night showdown.

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How the Panthers defeated the 49ers

This game against the defending NFC champion 49ers was about staking claim to a spot amongst the elite of the conference.

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Ben Hartsock's Offensive Impact

A look at what Ben Hartsock does for the Panthers offense, and why he could be the X-Factor in the Panthers-49ers game on Sunday.

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Panthers vs. Rams Observations

Ever since the Carolina Panthers lost defensive tackle Ma'ake Kemoeatu late in the 2008 season, the team has been searching for a run-stuffer to secure the middle of their defense. There have been...

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Did Mike Shula Borrow From Chip Kelly?

Along with some designed QB keepers and a pinch of Read Option, Shula took a page out of Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly's playbook.

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Panthers-Vikings X's & O's Preview

The best thing about losing a game in the NFL is there’s always another opportunity to make up for the loss. The Carolina Panthers, after submitting maybe their most dismal performance of the Ron...

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Failure to Adjust Continues to Haunt Panthers

Don't blame Ron Rivera and Mike Shula's game plan for the Carolina Panthers' ugly 22-6 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday -- it was sound, for the most part. The defense smothered the...

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The Panthers' Dominating D and Other Observations

The Carolina Panthers' defense put on maybe its finest performance in the history of the team Sunday as the team cruised to its most lopsided win in franchise history.

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The Fire Ron Rivera Club

If you weren't on the "Fire Ron Rivera Bandwagon" before Sunday's loss to the Buffalo Bills, you probably are now -- and things are getting pretty cramped. As I type this, Fire Ron Rivera is...

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Seahawks Review, Bills Preview

A review of the Seahawks game, and a look at the Bills game.

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Attacking Seattle's Vaunted Defense

So much for easing themselves into the season -- the Carolina Panthers will open their 2013 campaign with a tilt with a lot of people's favorites to win the NFC, the Seattle Seahawks. The opener...

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The Carolina Panthers' New Read Option

No matter how successful the Read option seems to be or how many big plays it produces, even its staunchest supporters (and I consider myself one of them) feel a little uneasy about how much of an...

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How Steve Smith's Versatility Fuels Passing Game

It's versatility that has set Smith apart from the returner/receiver archetype that has pervaded the NFL in the last decade-plus. This article explores the various routes Carolina uses to maximize...

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Cam Newton and Elephant in the Room

The point I’m trying to make is: It’s all crap. There are good players and there are bad players. If you’re a good quarterback surrounded by good players, you win. If you’re bad surrounded by bad...

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How can the Panthers defend the read option?

A look at how the Panthers defended the read option offense in 2012.

Charlotte Observer's ridiculous read option analysis

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According to the article, it was the Panthers' switch to a more traditional running game that helped Cam Newton finish with a good QB rating over the last 8 games. Yes, that's what it was--not the fact that 5 of those 8 games came against the 27th (TB), 28th (NO), 30th (OAK), 31st (PHI) and 32nd (TB) passing defenses ranked by QB Rating.

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The Key to the Panthers Defense in 2013

Fast forward a year and there's talk about the Panthers' defense being one of the best in the league in 2013 after finishing tenth in total defense last season. So how did Rivera pull it off? By...

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The Carolina Panthers 'Spot' Concept

Mike Shula has talked about simplifying the language in the Panthers’ offensive scheme and simplifying the offense overall; but you have to wonder how that much that will simplify opposing...

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A Follow-up on the Panthers' Read Option

In order to figure out if those criticisms were legitimate, I looked at ever traditional running play the Panthers ran in 2012

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An Analysis of Adam LaRoche's May Turnaround

With his three-run home run off Burch Smith in San Diego on Friday night, Adam LaRoche extended his career-long hitting streak to 14 games. Another blast a couple innings later confirmed what had...

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