Panthers 10 Vikings 22: Player of the Game Fanpoll

While I'm inclined to skip the PoG fanpoll this week certainly there is one Panther that is deserving. Let's see if we can find one. Here's the options I can come up with. LB Thomas Davis After looking like he suffered a leg injury early, Davis shook it off and logged a sack, 2 tackles for loss, a QB hurry and 10 combined tackles. Davis was once again the soul of the defense...
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2 hours ago

Panthers need Kelvin Benjamin more involved

Offensive coordinator Mike Shula discusses the need to get wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin the ball after he was held without a catch against Minnesota.
8 hours ago

What We Learned: Panthers vs. Vikings

Panthers allowed Vikings to hang around through lopsided first half, and Minnesota took advantage with strong second half.
10 hours ago

Report: Cam Newton feels good, ankle not a problem

After a scare on Sunday, Cam Newton’s ankle is reportedly not a problem. Newton is already at the team facility and is apparently good to go for Week 4. Source on Cam Newton's ankle, which seemed to be twisted on Sunday: He feels good and already is in the facility, ready to go. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 26, 2016 While Newton’s ankle injury didn’t...
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What is the Carolina Panthers biggest problem? I’ll tell you.

The internet is filled with talk today surrounding the Carolina Panthers, their 1-2 record, and the various issues that have contributed to it. From offensive line play to the numerous sloppy penalties, Panthers fans are starting to point fingers. While I am not ready to throw in the towel, there is one glaring problem I […] The post What is the Carolina Panthers biggest problem...
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16 hours ago

Monday Morning Optimist: Panthers Skol’d by Vikings

This was not a good effort. Well, that wasn’t pretty. I could probably end this right now and you’d nod your head in agreement and move straight to the comments section to complain about how atrocious the Panthers looked yesterday afternoon against the Vikings. Not taking anything away from the Vikings, of course. They’re a good team with a near-elite defense who gave the...
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17 hours ago

Vikings CB Munnerlyn to Panthers WR Funchess: You're no good

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn has a message for Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess: You're not that good. Munnerlyn said the Vikings concentrated on slowing down Carolina's No. 1 receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who came into the game with 13 catches for 199 yards and three TDs, while largely ignoring Funchess. Funchess couldn't take advantage of seeing...
Via Associated Press
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Cam Newton's outfit after loss to Vikings was electric

Cam Newton is either a master troll or the master of style. Take your pick. Newton’s Panthers fell to the Minnesota Vikings 22-10 Sunday, but he came out a winner for this ridiculous postgame look: Cam outfit — David Ely (@David_Ely) September 25, 2016 At the least, Newton has decided he wants to be the hat master. Last week’s look? Almost...
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Panthers RB Artis-Payne expected to start with Stewart out

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Cameron Artis-Payne is expected to start at running back for the Carolina Panthers against the Minnesota Vikings because Jonathan Stewart is sidelined with a hamstring injury. Coach Ron Rivera said Friday Artis-Payne would start unless the Panthers opened the game in a special formation that includes Fozzy Whittaker. Artis-Payne and Whittaker will split carries...
Via Associated Press
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Police in riot gear stand outside Carolina Panthers’ stadium to confront protestors

Since Tuesday night, when a police officer shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, the city has been awash with protests, largely peaceful but sometimes violent. The situation grew so extreme that Charlotte declared a state of emergency and the Carolina Panthers considered relocating their game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. When the team decided to play the game...
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Saints RB Mark Ingram distraught over social injustice in America

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram added his voice to the growing chorus of NFL players speaking out against social injustice in America. Speaking with local media on Friday in the Saints’ locker room, Ingram shared his heartbreak over police violence against people of color, such as we saw recently with Terence Crutcher. “It hurts my heart and it’s a sensitive...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera: Home game ‘will be good’ for the city of Charlotte

The streets of Charlotte may still be littered with protesters. Civil unrest remains the name of the game. Racial divisiveness and police brutality top the headlines. This one city in the heart of North Carolina seems to represent the American psyche as a whole in 2016. If there were ever a time for us to need an outlet, it’s now. That’s where the sports world, in particular...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Week 2 NFC South Report

Carolina Panthers Record: 1-1 With the Carolina Panthers victory against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday, they have moved into a tie for first place with both Tampa and Atlanta, who are also 1-1. The Panthers made many mistakes on Sunday that kept the game close. Four turnovers usually means a loss, but the Panthers were still able to win the game by 19. The Ted Ginn Jr. return...
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Zimmer expects Vikings to perform despite injuries

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear that despite the devastating injury developments this week, he doesn’t expect anything less out of his players than maximum effort in Sunday’s showdown with the Carolina Panthers. In the span of a little more than three weeks, the Vikings have lost three key cogs in their offense. First it was Teddy Bridgewater suffering...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Jonathan Stewart’s hamstring injury effect the Carolina Panthers?

Just nine minutes into the Carolina Panthers Sunday afternoon win against the San Francisco 49ers, Jonathan Stewart limped off the field into the locker room to be evaluated by team doctors. After being assessed by the Panthers’ training staff, it was revealed that a hamstring injury was the cause of Stewart’s discomfort. Ron Rivera then stated that depending on the severity...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera can’t get out of room after abruptly ending presser

A frustrated Ron Rivera couldn’t get out of the room fast enough after storming off the podium during a Monday press conference. It’s too bad for the Carolina Panthers head coach that the door wouldn’t cooperate. The source of Rivera’s ire was a question about hard shot Luke Kuechly took on the sideline courtesy of a powerful block 49ers wide receiver during a 75-yard...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

This Weekend in NFL Stupid, feat. officials in Carolina and Cleveland

This Weekend in NFL Stupid highlights the dumbest decisions in football throughout the season. And believe it or not, after a really stupid Week 1, there wasn’t as much stupidity in Week 2. That’s good news for the NFL, bad news for us. Still, there were some foolishness this week. Here’s a summary, starting with two really ridiculous calls from the men in black and white....
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton's hat predictably gets flamed on Twitter

Cam Newton had a rather interesting look in his postgame press conference after his Carolina Panthers defeated the San Francisco 49ers 46-27 with Newton throwing for 353 yards and four touchdowns. Social media noticed as well and they did not disappoint. holy crap Cam Newton is Peyton Manning in the ad where he doesn't have DirecTV — Rodger Sherman...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart exits game with hamstring injury

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart was banged up heading into Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, and he was clearly hampered by the hamstring injury. Stewart carried the ball five times for only nine yards early in the game but ended up exiting the game due to the nagging injury. Jonathan Stewart has now officially been ruled out with hamstring injury...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: San Francisco 49ers @ Carolina Panthers

Colton Wood Coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Broncos last week, the Cam Newton led Carolina Panthers will avenge that loss on Sunday against the 49ers. 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert will struggle against a stingy Panthers’ defense. Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin will continue his dominant performance from last week and will lead the game in reception yards. The Rams made...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers considered Blaine Gabbert for No. 1 pick in 2011

Looking back, the Carolina Panthers made the right choice to draft Cam Newton with the No. 1 pick in 2011. A three-time Pro Bowl quarterback, the Offensive Player of the Year in 2015 as well as the league MVP, Newton has established himself as a prominent NFL player capable of leading his team to the Super Bowl. On Sunday, Carolina play host to the San Francisco 49ers and starting...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera feels ‘disrespected’ the Panthers didn’t open season at home

Fresh off winning the NFC Championship, the Carolina Panthers had to open the 2016 NFL season on the road. On Friday, head coach Ron Rivera aired out his grievances about the scheduling wrinkle. In an interview with David Newton of ESPN on Friday, Rivera said he feels “disrespected” the team wasn’t allowed to open the season at home and instead had to travel to Denver for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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