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Panthers' secondary eager to break out of front 7's shadow

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers' secondary is eager to finally break out from the shadows of the perennially strong front seven this season. They may finally have the personnel to do that. The Panthers have finished in the top 10 in defense the last three seasons largely because of a strong - and deep - front seven that can get to the quarterback without having to overload...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Three Carolina Panthers who will make a splash this preseason

Thursday morning, the Carolina Panthers arrived at Spartanburg, South Carolina for their first day of training camp. The team, whose home games take place at the stadium in Charlotte, has been coming to Wofford College in Spartanburg for its preseason festivities for years now. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: What will happen in the AFC in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier cornerbacks...
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Can the Carolina Panthers be Super Bowl contenders in 2015?

Linebacker Thomas Davis is adamant the Carolina Panthers are a true contender. Defensive end Mario Addison took it a step further heading into training camp at Wofford College. “There ain’t no limits,’’ Addison said as players reported to Wofford College. “We’re going all the way. We have all the tools and all we have to do is put it together. “I see a Super Bowl...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: This girl is busting out of her Carolina Panthers jersey

Sometimes something is too good to be true. When dreams become reality, it can be difficult to comprehend how exactly it all happened. This may be one of those occasions … AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: What will happen in the AFC in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier cornerbacks Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than DeflateGate that...
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Two reasons why the NFL can no longer underrate the Carolina Panthers

Since 2011, the Carolina Panthers have been one of the more intriguing franchises in the NFL. There have been definite struggles since the team made it to the Super Bowl for the first and only time in 2004, and the quest for a return trip has been difficult to say the least. One reason why the Panthers have been so unique is Carolina has always been a team that is better than what...
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Ron Rivera says Kelvin Benjamin in 'tremendous shape'

While there were originally some rumors floating around that second-year wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin looked out of shape, it seems that it may be time to put the rumors to bed. According to David Newton of ESPN, Ron Rivera gave a rave review of Benjamin when he showed up for camp. Not only did Rivera state that Benjamin was in "tremendous shape," as Newton explains, but he also...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

DE Mario Addison says Panthers are Super Bowl bound

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers arrived at training camp Thursday filled with optimism, perhaps no one more so than fifth-year defensive end Mario Addison. Addison predicted Carolina is Super Bowl bound this season coming off back-to-back NFC South division titles. ''There ain't no limits - we're going all the way,'' Addison said after checking into his dorm room at...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers WR cited for marijuana paraphernalia, had child in car

This is not the way Stephen Hill wanted to begin training camp. The week the Carolina Panthers were set to report to training camp, Hill, a former second-round pick of the Jets, was cited for possession of marijuana paraphernalia. Hill was pulled over for a seat belt violation and was found to be in possession...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers’ head coach Ron Rivera could miss beginning of training camp after brother’s death

Sad news for the Carolina Panthers and Ron Rivera on Tuesday as the head coach’s brother passed away. Mickey Rivera, 56, passed away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, a team official confirmed this evening, via My brother Mickey passed today. He was one of my 1st & best teammates. Love u bro #RIP #Riverabrothers4ever ...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign OTs Tony Hills & Davonte Wallace, Waive RB Darrin Reaves

The Carolina Panthers signed offensive tackles Tony Hills and Davonte Wallace to contracts on Tuesday, according to the NFL transactions release. To make room for the new additions, the Panthers also placed RB Darrin Reaves on waivers. Hills, 30, is a former fourth round pick of the Steelers back in 2008. He spent two years in Pittsburgh before brief stops ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Storylines Heading Into Carolina Panthers Training Camp

  Cam Newton’s Potential Cam Newton experienced an injury-ridden 2014 season. Due to a variety of ailments, Newton missed two starts last season. Over the course of the season, Newton struggled mightily, and he was the victim of extreme negativity by the media. Despite this, Newton improved in the latter quarter of the season and was instrumental in Carolina’s playoff run....
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers OT Jonathan Martin Retiring From NFL Due To Back Injury

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that former Panthers OT Jonathan Martin is retiring from the NFL due to a back injury. According to Rapoport, Martin decided to call it a career rather than undergo back surgery. Rapoport adds that Martin’s back injury would have cost him the entire 2015 season. Martin, 25, had another year ... The post Panthers OT Jonathan Martin...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelvin Benjamin says he is healthy, at perfect weight

Last month Carolina Panthers second-year wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was reportedly having a battle with his weight along with dealing with a bum hamstring. Whether it was some extra laps around the field, more time on the treadmill or a stricter diet, Benjamin —who was 245 pounds in his rookie year—now claims he is at his “perfect” weight. “I’m not on the scale...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers 2015 NFL Season Preview

Quarterback The Panthers were one of the best teams in the whole NFL in 2013, winning 12 games and the NFC South and finishing the season 4th in rate of moving the chains differential. They were dominant on both sides of the ball, ranking 6th in rate of moving the chains and 5th in rate of moving the chains allowed. In 2014, the Panthers repeated as NFC South champions, the first...
Via The Football Fan Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Cam Newton’s younger brother shows off skills

Former Heisman Trophy winner and current Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is a pretty big deal on the Auburn campus. That is mainly because he led the team to its first national championship since 1957 in 2010 when they defeated Oregon in the BCS title game. It looks like Caylin Newton, Cam’s younger brother, may be following in the former number one overall pick in the...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Carolina Panthers Betting Odds

These are betting odds for the Carolina Panthers for the 2015 football season.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Videos: Cam Newton’s Little Brother Showing Off His Quarterback Skills At Auburn Today

Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and current Carolina Panthers signal caller Cam Newton is kind of a big deal on Auburn’s campus after winning a title for the Tigers. So when his little brother – 2017 ATH Caylin Newton – stops by to workout for the coaching staff, people take notice, and that’s just what happened Thursday afternoon. The 5-foot-10, 165-pound athlete...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Cam Newton Plays Wide Receiver in Flag Football Game

Would the Carolina Panthers want their $100 million quarterback running routes and playing wide receiver during the offseason? After Steve Smith broke his arm playing flag football a handful of years ago, probably not. Watch as Newton lines up to catch a pass during a game of flag football. Cam Newton out here playing flag football @naijasprince — #LilBillFromTheP...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Carolina Panthers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Carolina Panthers. 2014 in a nutshell: The Panthers start horribly, get hot late thanks to rejuvenated play on defense and sneak into the playoffs despite a losing record in the terrible NFC South. Then they even manage to win a postseason game...
Via This Given Sunday
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart Finally the Feature Back for Carolina Panthers

CHARLOTTE, NC – JANUARY 03: Jonathan Stewart #28 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball against the Arizona Cardinals in the 1st half during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Bank of America Stadium on January 3, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) The releasing of DeAngelo Williams by the Carolina Panthers ended a seven-year run shared...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Joey Galloway: “ESPN will shut down if an SEC team doesn’t get in the playoff”

ESPN’s perceived SEC bias was a pretty big storyline throughout the college football season last year, with Chris Fowler even alluding to it on College GameDay. And now one of ESPN’s analysts seems to have made a joke at the network’s expense. SEC Media Days happened this week in Alabama. During Thursday’s “College Football Live” broadcast, College Football Final Analyst...
Via Awful Announcing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Five most important Atlanta Falcons players in 2015

The Atlanta Falcons are heading into the 2015 season with high expectations, and the hope to get back to the top of the NFC South. Last season, it was the worst conference in the league but the Carolina Panthers were able to come out on top and make the playoffs. That was a big disappointment for the Falcons, and they made some major changes this offseason. Dan Quinn was hired...
Via This Given Sunday
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Galloway Jokes ESPN Would “Shut Down” If SEC Misses Out On College Football Playoff

If you’re wondering whether ESPN”s SEC bias is real, well, it appears that even some of its employees think so. This week, college football analyst Joey Galloway, who is taking on a much bigger role for the network in 2015, joked that if the conference isn’t able to land at least one participant in this year’s College Football Playoff, ESPN will “shut down.” He’s obviously...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Ranking position groups

Little more than two weeks from now the Carolina Panthers will commence training camp for the upcoming 2015 season. It is the final stage in an off-season that has seen the team make steady improvement in several areas. While some positional groups look all-but-set, others still have questions to be answered. Training camp will allow the Panthers’ coaching staff to do just that...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers rookie WR: We're going to be the dynamic duo

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will be armed with some mammoth height this season with the addition of rookie wide receiver Devin Funchess. Both Funchess and second-year wide receiver receiver Kelvin Benjamin stand at a beastly 6-foot-5. With his sights set high, the rookie out of Michigan has some pretty bold predictions for the team’s wide receiver group in 2015: ...
Via Sportsnaut
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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