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Panthers’ Cam Newton, 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Dominated Green Carpet at Hall of Game Awards
February 22nd, 2014 at 9:30 AM
The green grass carpet was set as professional athletes, young athletes, actors, and singers arrived to the fourth annual Hall of Game Awards hosted by Cartoon Network this past Monday. “So pumped. It’s awesome to be here, I bought my little cousin it’s his birthday next week.” Said Joseph Fauria of the...

NFC Divisional Playoffs: Carolina Panthers Vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview
January 11th, 2014 at 10:48 PM
The Carolina Panthers will square off with the San Francisco 49ers at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday with a spot in the NFC Championship game on the line. To get to the second Super Bowl in franchise history, the Panthers will have to unseat arguably the hottest team in the NFL....

Carolina Panthers Meet Sizzling San Francisco 49ers in NFC Divisional Playoffs
January 8th, 2014 at 8:50 PM
The Carolina Panthers will have their hands full when the San Francisco 49ers invade Bank of America Stadium in Sunday's divisional-round playoff matchup. Nobody is playing better football right now than the 49ers, last year's NFC champions and this year's No. 5 seed. Jim Harbaugh's team, which hasn't lost since mid-November,...

Birth of ‘Riverboat Ron’ Sparked Carolina Panthers’ Remarkable Run to NFC South Crown
January 1st, 2014 at 7:27 AM
What a regular season for the Carolina Panthers. The 2013 campaign began in a way that everyone had seen before. It ended in a way that nobody saw coming — as NFC South champions. The Panthers were crowned division champs with a 21-20 victory over the Falcons at the Georgia Dome on Sunday...

Coming up Clutch: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers Flipping Script in Close Games
December 27th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
With Sunday's 17-13 win over the New Orleans Saints, the Carolina Panthers clinched the fifth playoff berth in franchise history, and first since 2008. The excitement surrounding the team, which has won 10 of 11 games heading into Week 17, is at an all-time high. With a victory against the Falcons...

Ranking the Carolina Panthers’ Potential Playoff Matchups
December 26th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The playoff picture is far from complete as a number of teams are still vying for playoff berths and seeding. While the Panthers have clinched a playoff berth, they could end up as high as the No. 1 seed and as low as the No. 6 seed, depending on what...

Carolina Panthers Clinch Playoff Berth, Seize Division Lead with Clutch Win Over New Orleans Saints
December 22nd, 2013 at 8:18 PM
Revenge is sweet for the Carolina Panthers. Just two weeks after suffering a 31-13 drubbing to the New Orleans Saints (10-5) at the Superdome, the Carolina Panthers (11-4) returned the favor by knocking off their division rival 17-13 at rainy Bank of America Stadium on Sunday. The win gives Ron Rivera's team...

From Klutz to Clutch: Continuity Paying Off for Streaking Carolina Panthers
November 26th, 2013 at 4:59 PM
The Carolina Panthers have become clutch. For the second straight week, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton engineered a go-ahead touchdown drive in the final minute to secure a come-from-behind win against a quality AFC opponent. Last week, it was Tom Brady and the Patriots who fell victim to Newton's late-game heroics. This week, the...

Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers Outlast New England Patriots in Monday Night Thriller
November 19th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
The Carolina Panthers (7-3) bested the New England Patriots (7-3) 24-20 at Bank of America Stadium Monday night, notching their sixth straight win and earning their place among Super Bowl contenders in the NFC. A controversial ending overshadowed a thrilling game from start to finish - possibly the most exciting of...

Carolina Panthers Defense Shines in Statement Win Over San Francisco 49ers
November 12th, 2013 at 7:05 AM
With a 10-9 win against the reigning NFC champion San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, the Carolina Panthers silenced the critics and emerged squarely on the scene as a legitimate playoff contender. Ron Rivera's team, who moved to 6-3 with the victory, has won five straight and six of the last seven. However,...

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Quarterback
November 4th, 2013 at 9:25 AM
After an 0-2 start, the Carolina Panthers have won four straight and five of six to improve to 5-3 and pull within one game of the New Orleans Saints for the NFC South lead. With 2013 NFL regular season officially halfway over, Panthers 101 is doling out midseason grades for each position...

Carolina Panthers Thump Atlanta Falcons 34-10 for Fourth Straight Win
November 3rd, 2013 at 8:45 PM
The Carolina Panthers crushed the division-rival Atlanta Falcons 34-10 at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday to notch their fourth straight blowout win and move to 5-3 on the season. Cam Newton didn't play his best game, but unlike in the past, he didn't need to. The stingy Carolina defense took full...

NFL Week 9 Power Rankings: Carolina Panthers Continue to Rise
October 29th, 2013 at 6:36 PM
The Carolina Panthers became winners of three straight - and four of their last five - with last Thursday's 31-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Ron Rivera's team has now overcome an 0-2 start to climb above .500 (4-3) for the first time since 2008. Although the Panthers' four victories...

‘Riverboat’ Ron Rivera Deserves Credit for Surging Carolina Panthers
October 26th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
I've been highly critical of Ron Rivera in the past, denouncing, among other things, his ultra-conservative coaching style. But following the team's heart-wrenching loss to Buffalo in Week 2, Rivera had an epiphany. He was reborn as a brand new coach, whom the media have aptly dubbed "Riverboat" Ron. The Panthers are...

Carolina Panthers Roll Past Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Third Straight Win
October 25th, 2013 at 1:40 AM
The Carolina Panthers blasted the division-rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-13 at Raymond James Stadium on Thursday night, notching their third consecutive win and moving over .500 (4-3) for the first time since 2008. Cam Newton turned in yet another spectacular performance in front of a national audience, using both his arm...

Tempers Flare as Carolina Panthers Stifle St. Louis Rams 30-15
October 20th, 2013 at 11:50 PM
The Carolina Panthers pummeled the St. Louis Rams 30-15 in a hot-tempered affair at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday. What began as a football game became a street fight in the second half. Rams defensive end Chris Long was ejected early in the third quarter for throwing a punch during a...

Carolina Panthers’ 35-10 Thumping of Minnesota Vikings – Abberation or Sign of Things to Come?
October 16th, 2013 at 12:17 AM
Can anyone figure the Carolina Panthers out? A week after being drubbed 22-6 by the Arizona Cardinals, Ron Rivera's team marched into the Metrodome and pasted the Minnesota Vikings 35-10 to improve to 2-3 this season. Cam Newton rebounded from a three-interception dud by turning in a four-touchdown gem against the fledgling...

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton – Hype or Hope?
October 10th, 2013 at 6:15 PM
As the Carolina Panthers have stumbled to a 1-3 start for the third consecutive season, the majority of fans and pundits are pointing the finger at head coach Ron Rivera and his staff. There's no denying that coaching deficiencies are a major reason for the team's current - and past -...

‘Same Ol’ Carolina Panthers: Ugly Loss to Arizona Cardinals Shows Complete Lack of Growth
October 9th, 2013 at 8:02 AM
The Carolina Panthers suffered a 22-6 clobbering at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. It was an utterly pitiful performance - but not one we shouldn't have seen coming. The Panthers started 1-3 in 2011 - Ron Rivera and Cam Newton's first year - and 1-3 in 2012. After four games...

NFL Fines Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton $10K for Helmet Violation
October 1st, 2013 at 9:44 PM
The NFL fined Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton $10,000 this week for wearing unapproved Under Armour visor clips on his helmet. Until last week, the third-year quarterback had donned the logo on his helmet since his rookie season - a total of 35 games - without incident. League policy states that: "No invisible...