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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...

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...

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 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...

Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy Named NFC Defensive Player of Week
September 25th, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Greg Hardy was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week following his dominating performance in the Carolina Panthers' 38-0 blanking of the New York Giants on Sunday. The fourth-year defensive end was a fixture in the Giants backfield all game long, filling out the stat sheet with eight total tackles,...

Gentle Giants: Carolina Panthers Find Form in 38-0 Beatdown of Woeful New York Giants
September 24th, 2013 at 5:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** After suffering two heartbreaking losses to begin the season, the Carolina Panthers (1-2) bounced back by blanking the New York Giants (0-3) 38-0 at Bank of America on Sunday. The 38-point shellacking was not only the most lopsided win in Panthers history, but also the Giants' worst defeat under head coach...

Cat Fight: Brawl Breaks Out at Carolina Panthers Training Camp
August 7th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
The Carolina Panthers made the headlines this week after several players were involved in a brawl at Tuesday's practice in Spartanburg, South Carolina. ***PHOTO1*** According to the Charlotte Observer, the dust-up began after a hard hit from safety D.J. Campbell on tight end Greg Olsen, who responded by launching the ball at...

Carolina Panthers’ DE Greg Hardy’s Goal This Season: 50 Sacks
June 15th, 2013 at 6:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** You never know what Carolina Panthers' defensive end Greg Hardy might say when you put a microphone in front of him. The unfiltered 24-year-old didn't disappoint during an interview last Tuesday, telling the media he's aiming for 50 - yes, 50 - sacks this season.  "Why shoot low, right? If I'm...

Carolina Panthers OTAs: Head Coach Ron Rivera Pleased with Team’s Progress
June 10th, 2013 at 6:01 AM
The Carolina Panthers wrapped up organized team activities last Thursday, and head coach Ron Rivera is excited about the direction his team is heading. "I'm seeing some things that give me reason to be happy and excited about what we can be as a football team," Rivera told Panthers.com. "We got...

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 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...

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 Latest News and Notes: Kuechly Honored; Nakamura Shut Down; Hardy Heckles Falcons Kicker
December 12th, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Kuechly Named NFC Defensive Player of Week Rookie linebacker Luke Kuechly is undoubtedly the brightest part of the Carolina Panthers' disappointing 4-9 season. ***PHOTO1*** The ninth overall pick recorded 16 tackles in last Sunday's win against the Atlanta Falcons, propelling him to number one in the NFL with 130 stops on the season. "It's...

Revenge is Sweet: Cam Newton Shines as Carolina Panthers Whip Atlanta Falcons
December 11th, 2012 at 8:33 PM
Greg Hardy may not be so crazy after all. Many people snickered when the Carolina Panthers defensive end told the media that his 3-9 team was better than the 11-1 Atlanta Falcons. After Sunday, the last laugh belongs to Hardy and his teammates. The Panthers shellacked their NFC South rival 30-20 at Bank...

Carolina Panthers Latest News: Injuries Continue to Pile up; Greg Hardy Slights Falcons
December 6th, 2012 at 7:01 AM
It feels like déjà vu. Just like last season, the Carolina Panthers were quickly eliminated from playoff contention because of an inability to close out opponents in the fourth quarter. And just like last season, the injuries are starting to mount up to an alarming level. After placing a franchise-record 18 players on...

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 Week 2 Injury Update
September 15th, 2012 at 6:38 PM
The Panthers will certainly need all decks on hand when they welcome the New Orleans Saints to town on Sunday. Currently, the team has several key players on the fence for this critical Week 2 matchup. ***PHOTO1*** Offense: Running back Jonathan Stewart, who was sorely missed against the Buccaneers last Sunday,...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes: Andre Neblett Suspended, Greg Hardy Brags About Speeding
July 18th, 2012 at 7:39 PM
Andre Neblett Violates NFL's PED Policy The NFL has announced that Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Andre Neblett has been suspended without pay for the first four regular-season games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension will be a costly one for Neblett. The 6-0, 295-pound third-year pro will forfeit...

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: 2011 Season Defensive Report Card
January 8th, 2012 at 2:45 PM
The Carolina defense was decimated by injuries this season and struggled slowing down opponents. Here's how they ranked in several defensive categories. 28th in total defense, surrendering an average of 377.6 yards per game 24th in pass defense, surrendering an average of 246.8 pass yards per game 25th in rush defense, surrendering an...