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NFC South Q&A: Are Panthers' receivers on the rise?

NFC South Q&A: Are Panthers' receivers on the rise?

ESPN.com Updated Jun 30 (5 days ago)
NFC South Q&A: Are Panthers' receivers on the rise?
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  • Panthers still adjusting to lack of defensive line pressure

    Panthers still adjusting to lack of defensive line pressure

    profootballtalk.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)
    The Panthers were willing to let Greg Hardy walk, and they didn’t replace him this offseason with an impactful pass-rusher. But they’re hoping they can cover for his loss in other ways, and with other positions other than defensive ends. The Panthers fe…
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  • Devin Funchess: I don’t care about the Combine, I’m fast on the…

    Devin Funchess: I don’t care about the Combine, I’m fast on the field

    profootballtalk.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)
    Add Panthers rookie receiver Devin Funchess to the list of those who don’t think 40-yard dash times at the Scouting Combine are meaningful. Funchess told Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News that when he ran a 4.7-second 40, making him the slowest recei…
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  • Inspired by daughter, Charles Mann goes back to school

    Inspired by daughter, Charles Mann goes back to school

    It’s always nice to hear that NFL players who left college early return to get their degrees, as a source of family pride. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did this offseason, and said he did it for his mother. For former Washington defensive end Charles…
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  • Cam Newton on Charleston trip: “I just wanted to show my respec…

    Cam Newton on Charleston trip: “I just wanted to show my respect”

    Cam Newton didn’t go to Charleston looking for attention. But when a star quarterback ends up on the scene of a national tragedy, somebody’s going to tweet about it. So while he wanted to keep he trip low-key, the Panthers quarterback said Thursday the …
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  • Devin Funchess takes aim at Rookie of the Year

    Devin Funchess takes aim at Rookie of the Year

    If the growth that coach Ron Rivera saw in Panthers quarterback Cam Newton this offseason continues into the regular season, his receivers are likely to compile some strong numbers. That would work well for wide receiver Devin Funchess, who hasn’t let s…
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  • Cam Newton extension gives Panthers solid offseason grade

    Cam Newton extension gives Panthers solid offseason grade

    ESPN.com Jun 24
    Cam Newton extension gives Panthers solid offseason grade
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  • Panthers' Kony Ealy not putting himself in position to be taunt…

    Panthers' Kony Ealy not putting himself in position to be taunted again

    ESPN.com Jun 23
    Panthers' Kony Ealy not putting himself in position to be taunted again
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  • Panthers cornerback Josh Norman ready to see flag removed

    Panthers cornerback Josh Norman ready to see flag removed

    The Panthers have quietly supported their neighbors in the wake of the Charleston church shootings, but one of their players who has spent his entire life in the Carolinas has offered their strongest political stance yet. Cornerback Josh Norman, who gre…
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  • Cam Newton visits families of Charleston victims; Panthers oppo…

    Cam Newton visits families of Charleston victims; Panthers oppose Confederate flag

    The Carolina Panthers have responded to last week's Charleston shooting with words, funds and now deeds. Cam Newton visited several families of victims on Monday, bringing a bit of much-needed cheer to their lives: .@CameronNewton was in Charleston toda…
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  • Cam Newton visits families of Charleston shooting victims

    Cam Newton visits families of Charleston shooting victims

    The Panthers aren’t just sending money to Charleston, they’ve got boots on the ground as well. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spent part of yesterday visiting the families of the shooting victims there. …
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  • Greg Jennings credits Mike Tannenbaum with reeling him in

    Greg Jennings credits Mike Tannenbaum with reeling him in

    Veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings had plenty of suitors this offseason, visiting the Saints, Panthers and Jaguars before settling on a deal with the Dolphins. And Jennings credited new Dolphins exec Mike Tannenbaum with the call that brought him there…
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  • Actor who played Michael Oher doesn’t get balking at movie

    Actor who played Michael Oher doesn’t get balking at movie

    The guy who played Michael Oher in the movie about Michael Oher thinks Michael Oher should stop complaining. According to TMZ, actor Quinton Aaron said he wishes the Panthers left tackle would instead focus on the positive message of the move “The Blind…
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  • Cam Newton makes a timely and harmless Tom Brady joke

    Cam Newton makes a timely and harmless Tom Brady joke

    The next time Cam Newton and Tom Brady run into each other at an Under Armour event, they’ll have a little something to talk about. Via Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, the Panthers quarterback got in a little joke at the expense of his Patriots coun…
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  • WR Brenton Bersin still has legitimate shot to make Panthers

    WR Brenton Bersin still has legitimate shot to make Panthers

    ESPN.com Jun 22
    WR Brenton Bersin still has legitimate shot to make Panthers
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  • Gettleman on Newton running the ball: You don’t hold back a tho…

    Gettleman on Newton running the ball: You don’t hold back a thoroughbred

    When the Panthers wrapped up their minicamp last week, coach Ron Rivera praised quarterback Cam Newton’s improved footwork and decision-making when he throws the ball. That left Rivera feeling that Newton’s development is “headed in the right direction”…
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  • Panthers owner donates $100,000 to families of Charleston victi…

    Panthers owner donates $100,000 to families of Charleston victims

    The Carolina Panthers play in Charlotte, but by their very name claim kinship with South Carolina. Accordingly, owner Jerry Richardson has made a quiet donation of $100,000 to the families of victims in this week's Charleston shooting, in which a gunman…
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  • Shaq Thompson, Devin Funchess, Daryl Williams could start for C…

    Shaq Thompson, Devin Funchess, Daryl Williams could start for Carolina Panthers

    ESPN.com Jun 19
    Shaq Thompson, Devin Funchess, Daryl Williams could start for Carolina Panthers
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  • Ron Rivera: Cam Newton’s footwork, decision-making “heading in …

    Ron Rivera: Cam Newton’s footwork, decision-making “heading in right direction”

    The Panthers gave quarterback Cam Newton a lucrative contract extension this offseason, but that doesn’t mean they feel he’s a finished product as a player. Newton has completed 59.5 percent of his passes through four NFL seasons and offensive coordinat…
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  • Panthers G.M.: Kelvin Benjamin’s weight issue “much ado about n…

    Panthers G.M.: Kelvin Benjamin’s weight issue “much ado about nothing”

    Panthers coach Ron Rivera said yesterday that part of the reason wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was struggling to get on the field could be his weight. But Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman said Thursday it wasn’t a big fat deal to him. “It really …
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  • Panthers and Dolphins to hold joint workouts in training camp

    Panthers and Dolphins to hold joint workouts in training camp

    The last time the Panthers practiced against another team in training camp was 2000 against the Lions, and rookie safety Deon Grant broke his hip, was hauled off in an ambulance with the owner riding along, and wasn’t sure he’d ever play again. So maybe…
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  • Panthers may have to fill one DE position by committee again

    Panthers may have to fill one DE position by committee again

    ESPN.com Jun 18
    Panthers may have to fill one DE position by committee again
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  • Video - Young Panthers fan to coach at fan fest 02:24

    Young Panthers fan to coach at fan fest

    Jul 1
    Panthers fan Braylon Beam joins SportsCenter, along with Carolina LB Thomas Davis, to talk about signing a contract to coach the Panthers at their fan fest on Aug. 7.
  • Video - Newton's Charleston visit was to show 'respect' 02:54

    Newton's Charleston visit was to show 'respect'

    Jun 25
    ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton discusses why quarterback Cam Newton visited families of victims of the shooting in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
  • Video - Panthers' offseason grade hinges on Michael Oher 01:06

    Panthers' offseason grade hinges on Michael Oher

    Jun 24
    ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton assigns a letter grade to Carolina's offseason, which was strong for a variety of reasons - but the team will make the honor roll only if Michael Oher succeeds at left tackle.
  • Video - Panthers' offseason grade hinges on Michael Oher 01:04

    Panthers' offseason grade hinges on Michael Oher

    Jun 19
    ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton assigns a letter grade to Carolina's offseason, which was strong for a variety of reasons - but the team will make the honor roll only if Michael Oher succeeds at left tackle.

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