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Oakland’s Tommy Kelly: We went after Cam Newton after Carson Pa…

Oakland’s Tommy Kelly: We went after Cam Newton after Carson Palmer was hurt

There wasn't much to the Carolina Panthers' 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday from a competitive perspective -- the Panthers were eliminated as a serious postseason concern a while back, and the Raiders may already be eliminated from next seas…
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  • Carolina Panthers report card  12.23.12

    Carolina Panthers report card 12.23.12

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 23, 2012
    B QUARTERBACK: Cam Newton threw his first interception since the Denver game in Week 10, ending his team-record streak at 176 passes. Newton took a beating, but made some great…Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers prove games still matter to them

    Carolina Panthers prove games still matter to them

    The Panthers have played with a sense of purpose and a minimum of mistakes. The result is four wins in five games and a feel-good vibe that had been buried…Click to Continue »
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  • Raiders-Panthers: Five plays that mattered

    Raiders-Panthers: Five plays that mattered

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 23, 2012
    The setup: Panthers faced a second-and-6 from their 24, 14:31 remaining in the first quarter.Click to Continue »
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  • "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your S…

    "Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 23, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Palmer injures back, won't return vs. Panthers

    Palmer injures back, won't return vs. Panthers

    Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer has left Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers with a back injury and will not return, the team announced.
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  • NFC South halftime thoughts

    NFC South halftime thoughts

    ESPN.com Dec 23, 2012
    All three of Sunday’s NFC South games are at halftime and the Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints are holding leads. The Panthers have a 14-3 lead on the Oakland Raiders, courtesy of an early touchdown pass from Cam Newton to Steve Smith and a Luke
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  • Field goal tightens it up

    Field goal tightens it up

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 23, 2012
    Oakland's Sebastian Janikowski hits a field goal from 27 yards out to close the gap at Bank of America Stadium.Click to Continue »
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  • Marc Ross reportedly high on Panthers list

    Marc Ross reportedly high on Panthers list

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    From the moment former Giants GM Ernie Accorsi was enlisted to help the Panthers with their search for a new general manager, two names surfaced immediately as potential replacements for Marty Hurney - Giants college scouting director Marc Ross and long
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  • Week 16 early inactives

    Week 16 early inactives

    profootballtalk.com Dec 23, 2012
    Every week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Raiders at Panthers Raiders: DT Richard Seymour Panthers: Q
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Raiders-Panthers Recap 01:47

    Sunday Blitz: Raiders-Panthers Recap

    Dec 23
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Panthers' 17-6 win over the Raiders.
  • Video - Panthers postgame press conference 04:23

    Panthers postgame press conference

    Dec 23
    Panthers react following game with Raiders
  • Video - Panthers Win Heated Game With Raiders 00:36

    Panthers Win Heated Game With Raiders

    Dec 23
    Cam Newton threw for 171 yards in the Panthers' 17-6 win over the Raiders.
  • Video - Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers highlights 03:07

    Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers highlights

    Dec 23
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton throws for 171 yards and a touchdown and runs for 60 yards and another score in a 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders.

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    Dec 23
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    Dec 23
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