James Dator, editor of SB Nation’s Cat Scratch Reader, joins Lewis to break down the Panthers’ draft picks and discuss what they learned about new GM Dave Gettleman. Was picking Star Lotulelei over Shariff Floyd the right call? Will the coaching staff be able to develop Edmund Kugbila into a productive offensive lineman? Should Jon Beason and DeAngelo Williams feel nervous about the A.J. Klein and Kenjon Barner selections?
The Drive Thursday 5-2-13 -Dave Gettleman talks with The Drive about his draft philosophy this year, his expectations for Cam Newton this year, and how he is managing the salary cap with building a team for the future and winning this season.
Mac Attack 05/02/13:Panthers GM David Gettleman joined the guys to recap the draft, to discuss the moves they will make next, and he has an interesting response regarding the future of DeAngelo Williams
Former Panther GM Bill Polian: “I Dont Do Grades, They Would Give Me A C And I’d Say We’ll C You In The Playoffs”
The Drive Tuesday 4-30-13 -Bill Polian the former Panthers General Manager talks with The Drive about the decisions new General Manager Dave Gettleman made during the draft, how he feels about the players the Panthers choose, and what his philosophy was when he was running the Panthers and later with the Colts.
Leading up to the draft, the Panthers’ first year GM Dave Gettleman made it known that he would build the team from the inside out. He preferred big linemen, or “hog mollies” as he called them. But we didn’t know just how much he loved them. And we didn’t know where he stood on the classic “draft for need” versus “draft best player available” debate. His first round selection of Star Lotulelei told us next to nothing.
The Drive Friday 4-19-13 – Greg Olsen talks with The Drive about the Panthers schedule and how he feels about some of the match-ups, what his plans are for the off-season, and we talk about Cam Newton’s maturation and if this can be his break out year.
Have you ever gone shopping at the Dollar Store? You grab a bunch of items and when you get home, you open the bag and you are pretty impressed with what you purchased for such a small amount of money. That is how Panthers GM Dave Gettleman should feel.
The Last Word 3-27-2013 – James Dator, editor of SB Nation’s Cat Scratch Reader, joins Lewis to discuss the Panthers’ recent free agent signings and look ahead to the draft. How will D.J. Moore and Drayton Florence fit in the secondary? Will Ted Ginn improve the Panther’s underperforming special teams unit? Who would be an ideal fit in the draft?
Hitting To All Fields: Bigger Blowout – Duke Over UNC Or Deadspin.com Over Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson?
What was the bigger blow-out: Duke over North Carolina in Chapel Hill or Deadspin.com’s exposé of Panthers’ owner Jerry Richardson?
The Last Word 3-12-13 - The Charlotte Observer’s Jonathan Jones joins Lewis to talk Panthers as the organization enters free agency. They discuss the impact of the Gettleman and Shula hires as well as the team’s […]