Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 21
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 46,551, Level: 66
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 399
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    andybernard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    1,932
    Points
    46,551
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 393
    Given: 51

    Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Direct Snap: Comparison of Cam Newton to washout Vince Young a bit harsh - Yahoo! Sports

    Just saw this article on Yahoo! and the comparison makes a lot of sense. Any thoughts?



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 159,234, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 44.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    Judoka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Timbuktu
    Posts
    12,597
    Points
    159,234
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,198
    Given: 1,431

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Newton has been able to get by on pure athleticism his whole life and visibly shows frustration when it isn't working anymore.

    Vince Young has very real mental health issues that interfere with his ability to be an NFL player.

    I don't think the two are very comparable.


    Last edited by Judoka; 10-12-2012 at 02:17 PM.

  3. #3
    Pro
    Points: 60,385, Level: 76
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,265
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    2,186
    Points
    60,385
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 215
    Given: 145

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Quote Originally Posted by andybernard View Post
    Direct Snap: Comparison of Cam Newton to washout Vince Young a bit harsh - Yahoo! Sports Just saw this article on Yahoo! and the comparison makes a lot of sense. Any thoughts?
    Cam Newton is better at running, passing, and managing a game. Other than that I can see the comparison.



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 664,202, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    26,340
    Points
    664,202
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,955
    Given: 410

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Cam has basically nothing to work with at the moment. He's nearly matched the combined yardage of both running backs, his biggest target is a still very good but old Steve Smith, and a below average defense.



  5. #5
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 619,514, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.4%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    23,957
    Points
    619,514
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,741
    Given: 242

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    too early to tell. Plenty of quarterbacks have experienced ups and downs early in their careers. the article mentions Eli Manning, specifically and he's a great example. He's had tremendous ups and downs.


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  6. #6
    Just Win Baby
    Points: 299,761, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Clones85''s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    13,339
    Points
    299,761
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 2

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Not fair to Vince Young. He, unlike Cam, actually won in the NFL.



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 23,884, Level: 47
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 666
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    StormnClone58's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    1,377
    Points
    23,884
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 64

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    The dude won ROY by throwing more int's than td's ... Atleast cam earn'd his ...


    Winners' Never Quit and Quitters' Never Win

  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 150,159, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,220
    Points
    150,159
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 17
    Given: 12

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Vince wasn't paid to play at UT right............?




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

    CLONECONES

  9. #9
    Speechless
    Points: 664,202, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    26,340
    Points
    664,202
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,955
    Given: 410

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
    Vince wasn't paid to play at UT right............?
    I wouldn't bet my life on it.



  10. #10
    Just Win Baby
    Points: 299,761, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Clones85''s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    13,339
    Points
    299,761
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 2

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Quote Originally Posted by StormnClone58 View Post
    The dude won ROY by throwing more int's than td's ... Atleast cam earn'd his ...
    He won games.



  11. #11
    Legend
    Points: 229,765, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    10,807
    Points
    229,765
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 580
    Given: 632

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Cams problem is everyone else is getting paid now as well. Unlike when he was in college.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 70,425, Level: 82
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 1,025
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    5,792
    Points
    70,425
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 460
    Given: 102

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    Not fair to Vince Young. He, unlike Cam, actually won in the NFL.
    I really hope this is supposed to be a joke.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 232,103, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 64.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    16,781
    Points
    232,103
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,031
    Given: 111

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    If cam keeps playing the way he is currently I could see this comparison being more accurate.



  14. #14
    Legend
    Points: 261,360, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Social50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran

    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    11,173
    Points
    261,360
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 1

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    I believe they are both black. So yes. Exactly alike.


    Team Rainbo_

    Quote Originally Posted by VikesFan4Ever28 View Post
    You have almost 5 crap tons.

  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 664,202, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 46.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    26,340
    Points
    664,202
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,955
    Given: 410

    Re: Cam Newton = Vince Young?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    I believe they are both black. So yes. Exactly alike.
    This settles it.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBD
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • August 29, 2015
  • 06:00 PM