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Panthers shine for a day in win over rival Falcons

Panthers shine for a day in win over rival Falcons

The Carolina Panthers stunned the Atlanta Falcons 30-20 Sunday in Charlotte, winning a grudge match against their Interstate 85 rival and demonstrating to the NFL what might have been in…Click to Continue »
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  • Patchwork Carolina Panthers secondary holds up despite injuries…

    Patchwork Carolina Panthers secondary holds up despite injuries, benching

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 9, 2012
    When Panthers coach Ron Rivera talked about playing “young guys” against Atlanta, he couldn’t have imagined it would be as many as he did.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers’ LB Thomas Davis delivers big play, with a se…

    Carolina Panthers’ LB Thomas Davis delivers big play, with a sense of drama

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 9, 2012
    Carolina coach Ron Rivera gave Thomas Davis a game ball for his key interception, a reward that brought Rivera to the edge of tears when he talked about what Davis…Click to Continue »
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  • The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 9, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Falcons-Panthers: Five plays that mattered

    Falcons-Panthers: Five plays that mattered

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 9, 2012
    The setup: Panthers faced a fourth-and-1 from their 38, with 58 seconds left in first quarter.Click to Continue »
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  • ‘Grieving’ Cowboys come back in fourth quarter to beat the Beng…

    ‘Grieving’ Cowboys come back in fourth quarter to beat the Bengals, 20-19

    yahoo.com Dec 9, 2012
    For the second consecutive week, an NFL team has had to play a game on the day after a tragedy. For the second consecutive week, that team has found a way to win. Last week, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Carolina Panthers 27-21 on the day after in…
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  • Panthers extend lead to 30-13 in second half

    Panthers extend lead to 30-13 in second half

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Falcons tack on a score at the end, but the Panthers hang onto their early lead and win 30-20.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers without four starters

    Panthers without four starters

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers will be without four starters Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Running back Jonathan Stewart, receiver Brandon LaFell, defensive tackle Dwan Edwards and linebacker James Anderson all are inactive due to injuri…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Panthers Recap 01:29

    Sunday Blitz: Falcons-Panthers Recap

    Dec 9
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Panthers' 30-20 win over the Falcons.
  • Video - Newton, Panthers Dive Past Falcons 00:31

    Newton, Panthers Dive Past Falcons

    Dec 9
    Cam Newton had a 72-yard touchdown run in the Panthers' 30-20 win over the Falcons.
  • Video - Panthers postgame press conference 02:19

    Panthers postgame press conference

    Dec 9
    Panthers react following game with Falcons
  • Video - Falcons vs Panthers highlights 03:35

    Falcons vs Panthers highlights

    Dec 9
    The Atlanta Falcons' second-half comeback comes up short as Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers rolled to a 30-20 victory.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…

    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
  • Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…

    Dec 9
    LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.