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NFL Week 2: Carolina Panthers Vs. Buffalo Bills Live Thread


The Carolina Panthers and Buffalo Bills are set to square off. Each team is looking to even their record at 1-1, but one will leave Ralph Wilson Stadium with the difficult task of having to dig themselves out of an 0-2.

For the Panthers this is as close to a must-win game as you can find in Week 2. A loss would send panic across the Carolinas and the call for Ron Rivera to lose his job would be at a fever pitch. Perception is everything in the NFL and despite losing at home in Week 1 to Seattle it was largely forgiven due to the Seahawks being regarded as a top team. That isn’t the case with the Bills who are starting a rookie quarterback and have low expectations this season.

Buffalo is banged up in the secondary and will be without safety Jairus Byrd once again. Last week Carolina didn’t look to get vertical enough, but that shouldn’t be the case against the Bills. The opportunity is there for Cam Newton and the offense to have a breakout game.

Leave a comment below, hang out with us, vent your frustrations throughout the game and hopefully celebrate a Panthers win. If not, be prepared for the sky to fall and Twitter to break in the Carolinas.

 

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  • Joey Riollano

    we need 6 here

  • Catman

    he was a prototype NFL MLB – I had said they’d put him at MLB to begin with, forget what Beason “prefers”

  • Catman

    agree Joey

  • Catman

    Looks like he held it a tad too long then threw it too hard. Should’ve thrown earlier with a bit more touch

  • Catman

    WOW….Cam Newton, escape artist!

  • Catman

    Byron Bell couldn’t block a quadraplegic

  • Joey Riollano

    lol

  • Joey Riollano

    hold on to the ball dwill

  • Joey Riollano

    dang

  • Joey Riollano

    we needed six

  • Joey Riollano

    this is how we lose games

  • Catman

    Well at least THEY need 6 now and our D is our strength….keep fingers crossed!

  • Catman

    oh well let me just shut up right now! MANNNNNNNNNNnn

  • Catman

    At least I just went 17-1 in my simulated league. Too bad Davis didn’t catch that ball, it would have iced the game pretty much

  • Joey Riollano

    could have used that pick

  • Catman

    That ugly kick looks beautiful on the scoreboard for the Bills. Here is where we really need that line and ground game, of which we seem to have neither again today.

  • Joey Riollano

    need 6 on this drive

  • Catman

    I’ll take a 7:13 drive for 0 points just fine right now – I’m not greedy….

  • Catman

    or a 107-yard TD return. Or not.

  • Catman

    Titans have an 8-pt lead on Texans with 5 mins left…

  • Catman

    great play to get the first and stay in bounds, Greg

  • Catman

    coulda hit Smitty 10 yards deeper tho

  • Catman

    yess….another first, staying in-bounds….nice drive so far guys, FINISH IT UP!!

  • Catman

    I thought Tolbert broke it there for a second

  • Joey Riollano

    good to see them using tolbert

  • Catman

    Yeah they wanted Tolbert more involved in the offense

  • Catman

    Let that gazillion-dollar backfield earn their checks this week!

  • Joey Riollano

    first down here and it could be over

  • Catman

    ARGH!

  • Joey Riollano

    well it is gonna leave it to our injury riddled secondary and defense

  • Catman

    We SHOULD be able to handle a rookie QB in this situation even with the dings….let’s see, here we go…

  • Catman

    they can keep doing that with no timeouts

  • Catman

    NICE hit by Thomas Davis, too bad it was incomplete

  • Catman

    ..like I said, all heart patients turn off the game….

  • Catman

    If this score holds up, Casey said Panthers, 24-20

  • Catman

    oh man, pass interference on Kuechly????

  • Catman

    omg this is deja-vu all over again one more time additionally…..

  • Catman

    ….

  • Catman

    Rivera’s chair just got set afire, folks…..WIDE FREAKIN OPEN

  • Catman

    I’m just glad I’m not the one writing the game recap today!!! DOH!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Joey Riollano

    fire everyone

  • Catman

    At least things get easier with the GIANTS next week! NOT! AND we have the hardest schedule? I think RR needs to keep that resume` updated!

  • Catman

    still can’t believe Kuechly had that PI penalty. He KNOWS BETTER THAN THAT!

  • Catman

    Okay, I’m done favoring the Panthers in the weekly predictions. Giants 27, Panthers 12 next week….

  • Joey Riollano

    thats probably right