Originally Posted by onewickedlady
What a heartbreaking loss.
To me that was all on the coach. Cam got the 1st down but fumbled. Rivera then had the choice either to play to win and trust your offense and star QB, or play not to lose and trust your defense. He decided to play not to lose, in true Panthers tradition. Could Cam have gotten the 1st down if we went for it? Who knows, but I'm willing to bet he wouldn't fumble twice.