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Carolina Panthers Get Golden Second Opportunity to Dethrone New Orleans Saints
December 20th, 2013 at 1:46 PM
Just two weeks ago, the Carolina Panthers saw their hopes at securing the NFC South crown all but disappear in a crushing 31-13 defeat at the hands of the New Orleans Saints. Following that loss, the Panthers needed some help from the St. Louis Rams and/or the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to...

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Running Backs
November 8th, 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 doling out midseason grades for each...

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...

Injury Update: Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart Expected to Make Season Debut Vs. Atlanta Falcons
November 1st, 2013 at 12:32 AM
Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart is expected to make his season debut against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Stewart, who underwent surgery on both ankles during the offseason, hasn't suited up in almost a year. But the sixth-year pro told reporters he feels good after practicing in full pads on...

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 RB Kenjon Barner Returns to Practice, Eyes Week 5 Comeback
September 25th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
After missing the first three regular-season games, Carolina Panthers rookie running back Kenjon Barner returned to practice on Tuesday, according to the Charlotte Observer.    The former Oregon standout has been recovering from a foot sprain he suffered against the Ravens in the third preseason game, but told reporters he's on...

No, not Again! Carolina Panthers Suffer Another Disastrous Late-Game Meltdown Against Buffalo Biils
September 16th, 2013 at 12:00 AM
It's hard to put into words what happened to the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's 24-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills. But then again, it's not all that surprising. ***PHOTO1*** The Week 2 matchup against a mediocre-at-best Bills team followed a storyline similar to most close games under head coach Ron Rivera. Despite a fourth...

Carolina Panthers 2013 NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 2-7
April 27th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
Second Round - 44th overall - Kawann Short, DT, Purdue The Panthers added more beef to their defensive line on day two of the 2013 NFL Draft, using the 44th overall pick on Purdue's Kawann Short. The 6-3, 300-pound defensive tackle, who started 50 straight games for the Boilermakers, had a decorated...

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 Pummel San Diego Chargers, but What Does It Mean?
December 17th, 2012 at 2:49 PM
The Carolina Panthers blasted the San Diego Chargers 31-7 at Qualcomm Stadium on Sunday, putting together back-to-back victories for the first time since last December. Cam Newton played another exceptional game, completing 19-of-33 passes for 231 yards and two touchdowns. The second-year quarterback has now thrown 153 passes without an interception...

Carolina Panthers Suffer Improbable 30-28 Defeat at Atlanta Falcons
October 1st, 2012 at 9:29 PM
Unfortunately, for the Carolina Panthers, “almost” only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades. The Panthers' 30-28 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday was particularly maddening because they played well enough to win. In the last three minutes of the fourth quarter, the Carolina offense was two yards from getting...

Carolina Panthers Must Establish Ground Game to Be Successful
September 30th, 2012 at 7:05 AM
Expectations were high for the Carolina Panthers entering the 2012 season. Cam Newton had seemingly established himself as one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks following his amazing rookie season. The defense was finally healthy. And if that wasn’t enough, center Ryan Kalil took out a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer...

Carolina Panthers Kick Off Regular Season with Crucial Matchup Against Division Rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 9th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Carolina Panthers are hoping to notch their third straight win over the division rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday’s regular-season opener at Raymond James Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** The Panthers shellacked the Bucs in their two meetings last season, winning by scores of 38-19 and 48-16 in Tampa and Charlotte, respectively. Cam Newton was...

Carolina Panthers Ink RB Jonathan Stewart to 5-Year Extension
August 14th, 2012 at 8:59 PM
Ask and you shall receive. When the Panthers brought in free agent Mike Tolbert and signed DeAngelo Williams to a long-term extension, many people thought that there would be no room left in the backfield for Jonathan Stewart. Despite the speculation, the fifth-year pro was very vocal about his desire to remain...

Jonathan Stewart Wants to Remain a Carolina Panther Despite Crowded Backfield
July 5th, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Many assumed that Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart would be on the trading block after the team signed free agent bruiser Mike Tolbert to a four-year contract this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** However, despite signing Tolbert and DeAngelo Williams (5-year $43 million) to long-term contracts, it appears that the Panthers aren't interested in dealing...

Mike Tolbert Signing Could Mean Shake up in Carolina Panthers Backfield
June 27th, 2012 at 10:04 PM
The NFL offseason will always be filled with news. The media feasts on any and all NFL stories, which, unfortunately, can mean a summer full of stories about Tim Tebow’s eating habits or Peyton Manning’s new Denver home. The Panthers were not immune from “non-story” offseason stories. Cam Newton almost...

Carolina Panthers Running Back Mike Tolbert: ‘I Am the Missing Piece’
June 6th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Mike Tolbert is a man on a mission. ***PHOTO1*** The bruising back signed a four-year deal with the Carolina Panthers this offseason after spending the last four seasons as a San Diego Charger. Tolbert, whose four-year contract is worth $10 million, took less money by choosing to join the Panthers instead of staying...

Carolina Panthers Trade Mike Goodson, Resign Antwan Applewhite as Part of Several Roster Moves This Week
March 31st, 2012 at 6:23 PM
The Carolina Panthers were very busy this week, tweaking their roster and priming for what the team hopes to be a breakout season. After signing free agent bruising running back Mike Tolbert last week, the Panthers added another weapon in the backfield alongside DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart. However, adding Tolbert -...