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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 Midseason Report Card: Defensive Line and Linebackers
November 6th, 2013 at 10:05 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 dishing out its midseason report card. Today,...

Carolina Panthers Week 9 Injury Update: Charles Johnson, Dwan Edwards Expect to Play
October 30th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Johnson expects to play vs. Falcons Defensive end Charles Johnson is optimistic after spending the weekend receiving treatment for a right groin strain he suffered late in the Panthers' 31-13 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Thursday. The seventh-year veteran told the Charlotte Observer he's a little sore, but "100 percent"...

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...

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan Poses with Luke Kuechly Jersey
June 3rd, 2013 at 5:53 PM
An interesting picture of Matt Ryan surfaced on Carolina Huddle last weekend. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback is all smiles holding up a Luke Kuechly Panthers jersey, which appears to be autographed. It's not clear when the photo was taken, but it would suffice to say that, at the very least, it's surprising to see...

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Wants to Become Team Captain
June 2nd, 2013 at 7:10 AM
Although he's become infamous for his signature 'Superman' touchdown celebration, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton hopes to one day put a 'C' - not an 'S' - on his chest. “I recognize – and everyone knows around the league – when you’re a team captain that’s not just a patch on...

Carolina Panthers Select DT Star Lotulelei at No. 14
April 26th, 2013 at 6:02 AM
When 6-3, 320-pound defensive tackle Star Lotulelei was still on the board at no. 14, first-year Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman barely needed 10 seconds - let alone 10 minutes - to make his pick. The interior of the defensive line was a glaring need, and the 23-year-old former Utah Ute...

Carolina Panthers Ask Tackle Jordan Gross to Rework Contract
March 11th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
With the release of Chris Gamble on Friday, the Carolina Panthers were finally able to get under the $123 million salary cap. But they aren't done freeing up money quite yet. According to the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers have asked veteran left tackle Jordan Gross to restructure his contract. ***PHOTO1*** Gross, 32, carries...

What Can We Take Away from the 2012 Carolina Panthers Season?
January 31st, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Excitement, frustration, bewilderment. Carolina Panthers players, coaches and fans aren't quite sure how to feel as they head into the offseason with more questions than answers. The bizarre rollercoaster ride of a season started extremely low and finished extremely high, culminating with an impressive 44-38 victory over the New Orleans Saints...

Carolina Panthers Finish Season Strong with 44-38 Victory Over New Orleans Saints
December 31st, 2012 at 9:39 PM
DeAngelo Williams and Mike Tolbert combined for 260 yards and five touchdowns as the Carolina Panthers toppled the New Orleans Saints 44-38 in Sunday's regular-season finale. Williams was especially explosive, carrying the ball 21 times for 210 times and two scores. Tolbert relished the closer role as the 5-foot-9, 245-pound fullback...

Carolina Panthers DE Charles Johnson Calls Out Teammates via Twitter
November 21st, 2012 at 8:30 AM
It's been a frustrating season for the Carolina Panthers. The team is 2-8, but, if you take away a handful of plays, they could easily be 8-2. After the Panthers' most recent meltdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson took to Twitter to express his frustration with the...

Carolina Panthers Snatch Defeat from Jaws of Victory, Lose Another Heartbreaker to Chicago Bears
October 29th, 2012 at 9:33 PM
I'm still trying to figure out exactly how the Carolina Panthers managed to lose to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. The Panthers outgained the Bears by more than 200 yards, dominated the time of possession, won the turnover battle and held a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter. But, somehow, the team...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes
June 17th, 2012 at 7:27 PM
Greg Hardy Learning From Last Offseason ***PHOTO1*** Almost a year after a motorcycle accident spoiled his offseason preparations, Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy is not only done riding - he's also in the best shape of his life. Hardy, a sixth-round pick out of Ole Miss in 2010, added nearly 20 pounds...

Carolina Panthers Defensive End Charles Johnson Has Knee Surgery
May 5th, 2012 at 11:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** According to Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney, defensive end Charles Johnson had arthroscopic surgery knee Friday. After recently developing some swelling in his knee, the training staff decided to schedule a minor operation. Johnson posted on his Twitter account following the surgery. “My surgery went good! Thanks to everyone for your blessing.” Johnson,...

Getting and Staying Healthy Will Be Key for Injury-Riddled Carolina Panthers Next Season
January 11th, 2012 at 9:19 AM
Throughout the course of this season, the Carolina Panthers placed a franchise-high 18 players on injured reserve. Offensive tackle Jeff Otah, cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and linebackers Jon Beason and Thomas Davis are among the seven starters on this lengthy list of hobbled Panthers. Defensive tackle Ron Edwards and wide receiver David...

Carolina Panthers Take Business-as-Usual Approach to Regular Season Finale at New Orleans Saints
December 31st, 2011 at 8:00 AM
The Carolina Panthers have one game left in the 2011 season. They won't be heading to the postseason or even finishing with a winning record.  However, they can still make their final game against the New Orleans Saints a memorable one. ***PHOTO1*** The Saints have already clinched a playoff berth and at...

Carolina Panthers’ Steve Smith, Ryan Kalil Make Pro Bowl; Cam Newton Named First Alternate
December 28th, 2011 at 8:30 AM
Wide receiver Steve Smith and center Ryan Kalil will be representing the Carolina Panthers in this year's Pro Bowl in Honolulu.  This is Smith's fifth Pro Bowl selection and Kalil's third in as many years. ***PHOTO1***Steve Smith is fourth in the NFL (third in the NFC) in receiving yards with 1,308. "It's...

Brandon LaFell Could See Expanded Role Against Indianapolis Colts
November 26th, 2011 at 2:13 PM
There has been a lot of buzz for some time around Charlotte regarding Brandon LaFell's role in the Carolina Panthers offense. Many believe that he should see more throws and even supplant Legadu Naanee as the number two wide receiver.    ***PHOTO1*** LaFell may get his chance on Sunday against Indianapolis.  Naanee...

Captain Munnerlyn Fined; Jeremy Shockey Returns to Practice
November 24th, 2011 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Captain Munnerlyn's stomach will be full this Thanksgiving, but his wallet may not be. The Carolina Panthers cornerback was fined $5,000 by the NFL for wearing cleats that were "too blue" against the Lions last Sunday. Munnerlyn says that he has worn the same color cleats for the entire...

Carolina Panthers’ Special Teams Takes a Step in the Right Direction
November 22nd, 2011 at 9:08 PM
In one of the bright spots in last Sunday's game against the Lions, the Carolina Panthers did something that they haven't done in eight years; return a kickoff for a touchdown. I almost had to rub my eyes and make sure that I really did see Kealoha Pilares return a Jason...