Steve Smith believed in the Carolina Panthers back in September when seemingly no one else did. The Panthers lost their season opener at home 12-7 to the Seattle Seahawks in a game they held a lead in the fourth quarter. It appeared as just another inst…
Carolina Panthers: Allow me to introduce myselfUpdated 7 hours ago Share TweetThe Carolina Panthers can't wait until their Sunday Night Football game against the New Orleans Saints to introduce themselves...Click to Continue »
Panthers’ Luke Kuechly faces tall task in New Orleans’ Jimmy GrahamUpdated 11 hours ago Share TweetCarolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly, who has had his share of trouble in pass coverage this season, faces Jimmy Graham, perhaps the NFL?s top tight end, in New Orleans this…Click to Continue »
Panthers’ Jonathan Stewart misses practice, should play SundayUpdated 11 hours ago Share TweetDespite Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart missing his second straight practice on Thursday, coach Ron Rivera reiterated he?s not concerned for the running back?s availability come Sunday night.Click to Continue »
Carolina Panthers, circa 1955, from the mind of a Charlotte graphic designerUpdated 12 hours ago Share TweetCharlotte graphic designer Matt Stevens took a suggestion from Panthers center Ryan Kalil and imagined the Panthers? brand and logo history ? as if the team had started in 1955…Click to Continue »
Return of 'enigma' good news for PanthersUpdated 14 hours ago Share TweetCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Defensive end Charles Johnson spends much of the Carolina Panthers' weekly media availability reading his cell phone while leaning on a large wooden trash container next to his locker. He looks like he couldn't care less about what's …
Fresh legs may help re-establish WilliamsUpdated 15 hours ago Share TweetCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams slipped on a black and white striped tank top on Thursday, I said he looked like a prisoner ready to make a jail break. "I hope I run like that on Sunday,'' the team's leading r…Share TweetPanthers safety Mike Mitchell has made plenty of big (and expensive) hits this year, but he was putting his backpedal on display Wednesday. Mitchell took a step back from a previous conversation when he suggested Saints quarterback Drew Brees “stop bein…Share TweetRemember the New Orleans Saints-Carolina Panthers rivalry? It’s been on the back burner all season, but it’s about to start boiling over. The NFC South co-leaders at 9-3 will face each other twice over the next three weeks, starting Sunday night in the …
As Cam Newton emerges as elite QB, he sounds more and more like Jake DelhommeUpdated Dec 4 (yesterday) Share TweetCam Newton doesn’t look like Jake Delhomme. Doesn’t play like him. Can’t mimic the Cajun accent. And yet these days when I hear Newton talk about his teammates, I am…Click to Continue »
Stevestradamus? Smith’s Panthers-Seahawks prediction looking betterUpdated Dec 4 (yesterday) Share TweetPanthers wideout Steve Smith stood in front of his locker room stall Wednesday in front of a large group of reporters ? the same place he stood after a Week…Click to Continue »Share TweetCarolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert continues to lead all NFL players at his postition in Pro Bowl voting.Click to Continue »Share TweetCarolina head coach Ron Rivera called the travel woes encountered by the New Orleans Saints this week ?unfortunate,? but added he expected the Saints will still be prepared for Sunday?s…Click to Continue »
Lots of Panthers starters miss practice; Ron Rivera not concernedUpdated Dec 4 (yesterday) Share TweetFour starters for the Carolina Panthers missed practice Wednesday, and two others were limited, but coach Ron Rivera said he wasn?t concerned.Click to Continue »
Newton is finally trusting his teammatesUpdated Dec 4 (yesterday) Share TweetCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton should be a defensive back the way he's gotten so good at deflecting attention when it's thrown at him. It happened again on Wednesday when he was asked about finally getting to play in big gam…Share TweetMETAIRIE, La. -- About the only good thing that came out of the New Orleans Saints' 34-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night was they got a chance to prepare for their next opponent -- the Carolina Panthers. Saints players and coach Sean Payton…
Saints look to capitalize on Dome-field advantage vs. PanthersUpdated Dec 3 (2 days ago) Share TweetThe New Orleans Saints have the league?s second-best road record since Sean Payton took over in 2006, but they remain a much more dangerous team in the Superdome, where the…Click to Continue »
Replay: Talk Panthers with Observer sports reportersUpdated Dec 3 (3 days ago) Share TweetOur expert sports staff members talk about the Carolina Panthers.Click to Continue »Share TweetCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The tree trimming went faster than expected, so I wrote down a few observations from Seattle's 34-7 Monday night victory over New Orleans that Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera may or may not find useful as he prepares for the Saints…
Countdown Daily Prediction: CAR-NODec 5The NFL Live crew make their picks for Carolina at New Orleans.
Salute to Service: Ron RiveraDec 5Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera explains how the military has positively affected his life during the NFL's "Salute to Service" campaign.
Who can stop the Seattle Seahawks?Dec 5Which team is best built to beat the Seattle Seahawks? See why Michael Irvin and Deion Sanders are paying extra attention to two teams with mobile quarterbacks.
Inside Edge: Panthers at SaintsDec 5ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make a pick for Carolina at New Orleans.
And Then There Was One Division BattleDec 5And Then There Was One Division Battle
Don Banks: NFL Week 14 picksDec 5Even though we get weekly reminders otherwise, we all to a certain extent like to pretend that we know what's going to happen next in the NFL. That's at least the conceit behind writing a picks column. But of course we often miss plenty about the big pi…
Game 150: The CrewDec 5In November, The MMQB was granted unprecedented access to an NFL officiating crew before, during and after the Baltimore-Chicago game on Nov. 17 at Soldier Field—dubbed Game 150 because that’s the number the NFL assigned it, out of its 256 regular-seaso…
The Breakout BrownDec 4The Breakout Brown