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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....

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...

A Panthers 101 Get Well Soon Card to Steve Smith
December 25th, 2013 at 6:07 AM
I was on hand at Bank of America Stadium for the Carolina Panthers' thrilling 17-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. There was a collective gasp when Steve Smith went down with a knee injury in the first quarter. Nobody knew exactly what the extent of the injury was,...

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...

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: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends
November 7th, 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 will be dishing out its midseason report...

Chippy Game Between Carolina Panthers, St. Louis Rams Draws $47,250 in Fines
October 27th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
The Carolina Panthers' 30-15 victory over the St. Louis Rams in Week 7 was memorably chippy. The game was marred by a number of skirmishes, personal fouls and most notably, the ejection of Rams defensive end Chris Long. But cheap shots are not without consequences in today's player-safety conscious NFL. The...

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 Latest News and Notes
October 9th, 2013 at 6:56 PM
Amini Silatolu placed on IR The Panthers lost starting left guard Amini Silatolu for the season with a torn ACL/MCL, the Charlotte Observer reported on Monday. The 6-foot-4, 315-pound second-year lineman out of Midwestern State has started 18 games for Ron Rivera's team over the last two seasons. The guard position has been...

‘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...

Carolina Panthers Send LB Jon Beason to New York Giants for Late-Round Draft Pick
October 4th, 2013 at 7:35 PM
The Carolina Panthers traded linebacker Jon Beason to the New York Giants on Friday, according to multiple sources. The Panthers will reportedly receive a late-round draft in exchange for the three-time Pro Bowler, whose career has been derailed by injuries over the last few seasons. For Beason, the writing was on the...

Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams Credits Hot Start to Rob Chudzinski’s Exit
September 25th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams, who is third in the NFL with 294 rushing yards through three games, is off to a great start in 2013. Williams credits the uptick in production to the departure of former offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who was hired as head coach of the Cleveland...

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...

Carolina Panthers Suffer Crushing 12-7 Defeat to Seattle Seahawks in Regular-Season Opener
September 10th, 2013 at 12:44 AM
Oh how it stings to be a Carolina Panthers fan. The Panthers fell to the visiting Seattle Seahawks 12-7 in the regular-season opener on Sunday. The defeat came in familiar disappointing fashion - squandering a second-half lead and chance to win with self-inflicted wounds and missed opportunities. ***PHOTO1*** Despite keeping the Seahawks out...

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...

NBA Legend Jerry West Visits Carolina Panthers Training Camp
July 30th, 2013 at 6:05 AM
The Carolina Panthers welcomed an unlikely visitor to training camp on Monday - NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West. ***PHOTO1***West spent much of the morning watching practice from a golf cart alongside Panthers owner - and longtime friend - Jerry Richardson. The 75-year-old, who spent his entire career with the Los Angeles...

Carolina Panthers’ Steve Smith Sounds Off About Retirement, Life After Football
June 18th, 2013 at 7:02 AM
Tom Sorensen from the Charlotte Observer wrote a great piece Saturday about Steve Smith, the most decorated player in Carolina Panthers history. The article touches on the ups and downs of Smith's 13-year tenure with the Panthers, but predominantly focuses on the 34-year-old's plans after football. At the end of May,...

Ron Rivera Calls Armanti Edwards ‘Most Improved’ at Carolina Panthers Minicamp
June 16th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The unheralded Armanti Edwards has seemingly been on the cusp of making the roster since the Carolina Panthers drafted him three years ago. While the odds are steep for the fourth-year pro, he greatly helped his cause by capturing the attention of Ron Rivera during minicamp. In fact, the Panthers head coach was...

Carolina Panthers’ Steve Smith: Hall of Famer?
June 13th, 2013 at 9:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Carolina Panthers wideout Steve Smith still believes there is plenty of gas left in his tank. The 13-year veteran told the Associated Press on Thursday he wants to play "15 or 16 years" in the NFL. If all goes according to plan, this would keep the Panthers' all-time leading receiver...