Cam Newton = Vince Young?

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  1. andybernard

    andybernard Well-Known Member

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    #2 Judoka, Oct 12, 2012
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    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.
     
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  4. 3TrueFans

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    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. Mr Janny

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    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.
     
  6. Clones85'

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    Not fair to Vince Young. He, unlike Cam, actually won in the NFL.
     
  7. StormnClone58

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    The dude won ROY by throwing more int's than td's ... Atleast cam earn'd his ...
     
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    Vince wasn't paid to play at UT right............?
     
  9. 3TrueFans

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    I wouldn't bet my life on it.
     
  10. Clones85'

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    He won games.
     
  11. Knownothing

    Knownothing Well-Known Member

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    Cams problem is everyone else is getting paid now as well. Unlike when he was in college.
     
  12. CyJack13

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    I really hope this is supposed to be a joke.
     
  13. Rabbuk

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    If cam keeps playing the way he is currently I could see this comparison being more accurate.
     
  14. Hawkeye11en1

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    I believe they are both black. So yes. Exactly alike.
     
  15. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    This settles it.
     
  16. Hawkeye11en1

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    can you do that thread thing for me? I swear it has a slash or something. I dont remember.
     
  17. 3TrueFans

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    Sure thing.

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  18. Cyclones_R_GR8

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    Now that defensive coordinators have had a year to disect his game they can do things to stop/confuse him.
    I'm not ready to compare Cam Newton to Vince Young though.
     
  19. Cycl1

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    agree
     
  20. awd4cy

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    Care to explain? Both have won individual games and neither have won a playoff game so I don't see why that is unfair to Vince.
     

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