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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 LB Thomas Davis Named NFC Defensive Player of Month
November 28th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
For Thomas Davis, the biggest challenges reap the biggest rewards. The Panthers linebacker rewrote history last season by becoming the first NFL player to recover and return from three ACL tears, which he suffered in consecutive years from 2009 to 2011. But Davis' inspirational comeback is more than a feel-good story; He's...

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 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...

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 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...

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 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 Latest News and Notes
November 25th, 2012 at 12:30 AM
Anderson, Davis fined for illegal hits Panthers linebackers Thomas Davis and James Anderson were both fined for hits in last Sunday's 27-21 overtime loss to the Buccaneers. ***PHOTO1*** Davis was fined $21,000 for hitting a defenseless receiver, Tiquan Underwood, in the head at the end of regulation. Anderson was fined $10,000 for delivering...

Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints Renew Rivarly as Both Teams Look to Avoid 0-2 Starts
September 16th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Carolina Panthers (0-1) will make their home debut this Sunday when the NFC South rival New Orleans Saints (0-1) invade Bank of America Stadium in a 1 p.m. matchup. ***PHOTO1*** Both teams were extremely disappointing in losing efforts last Sunday. The Saints fell at home to the Redskins, 40-32, in a...

Carolina Panthers Look Terrible in 16-10 Loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 10th, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Somewhere in Charlotte, Ryan Kalil may be rewriting his Super Bowl promise. The Carolina Panthers looked more like a high school team than a Super Bowl team in their 16-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** The Panthers simply weren’t ready to play. The offense...

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 Win Ugly Against New York Jets, 17-12
August 27th, 2012 at 10:36 PM
In the preseason, the final score is inconsequential. While the Carolina Panthers did ultimately defeat the New York Jets on Sunday Night Football, neither team‘s offense looked sharp. ***PHOTO1*** The Jets, who are still without a touchdown in three preseason games, weren’t expected to wow anyone on the offensive side of the...

Sunday Night Football Preview: Carolina Panthers Look to Make Statement on National Stage Against New York Jets
August 26th, 2012 at 1:25 PM
The Carolina Panthers will be in the national spotlight this weekend when they travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the touchdownless New York Jets on Sunday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** With the nation watching, both teams are expected to play their starters into the third quarter. While the Panthers are hoping to...

Carolina Panthers Injury Report: Thomas Davis in; Jon Beason, Steve Smith Out at New York Jets
August 24th, 2012 at 9:30 PM
Thomas Davis may be the most resilient player in all of professional football. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera announced Friday, per the Charlotte Observer, that the linebacker will begin his (attempted) comeback from the third ACL tear on his right knee in Sunday’s preseason game against the New York Jets. Davis has...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes
August 22nd, 2012 at 9:35 PM
Smith sidelined with foot infection Panthers star receiver Steve Smith missed Wednesday’s practice to consult a doctor about an infection in his left foot. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Ron Rivera said that Smith is being treated with antibiotics and that he would wait until the swelling subsides before...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes
August 15th, 2012 at 10:56 PM
Josh Norman intercepts four passes in practice Despite coming from a small-time college football program at Division 1-AA Coastal Carolina, Josh Norman never doubted that he would ultimately play in the NFL. The rookie cornerback certainly doesn’t mind tooting his own horn, and has quickly gained a reputation of being cocky. In June...

Preseason Opener Preview: Carolina Panthers Vs. Houston Texans
August 11th, 2012 at 11:45 AM
The Carolina Panthers will kick off the preseason by welcoming the Houston Texans to Bank of America Stadium on Saturday night. Here’s an in-depth look at each team heading into game day: Carolina Panthers ***PHOTO2*** The Panthers enter the 2012 season with Super Bowl aspirations. After center Ryan Kalil took out a...

Ryan Kalil’s Message Still Resonates as Carolina Panthers Begin Preseason
August 10th, 2012 at 9:00 PM
The 2012 Carolina Panthers are, without a doubt, the most talented group in the 18-year history of the franchise. ***PHOTO1*** And with that talent comes expectations. No more rebuilding. No more waiting. No more moral victories. No more “we’re a year away” conversations. No more EXCUSES. It’s time to start winning. This was the message sent...