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Notebook: Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton survives big hits fro…

Notebook: Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton survives big hits from New Orleans Saints defenders

The Carolina Panthers escaped the season without franchise quarterback Cam Newton suffering any serious injuries, but there were some close calls Sunday.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers report card 12.30.12

    Carolina Panthers report card 12.30.12

    B QUARTERBACK: Cam Newton threw a first-half interception that linebacker Jonathan Vilma returned for a touchdown. But he also showed toughness by playing through ankle and rib injuries that he…Click to Continue »
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  • What comes next for Carolina Panthers? Only Jerry Richardson kn…

    What comes next for Carolina Panthers? Only Jerry Richardson knows for sure

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 30, 2012
           Last season, Ron Rivera’s first, the Panthers won four more games than they did in 2010. After a compelling 44-38 victory against New Orleans Sunday, the Panthers have won one…Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams runs into record book, if not end z…

    Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams runs into record book, if not end zone

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 30, 2012
    Sunday, DeAngelo Williams set a franchise record for rushing yards in a game, with 210 on 21 carries. He has four of the top 10 rushing performances in team history.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers-Saints: Five plays that mattered

    Panthers-Saints: Five plays that mattered

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 30, 2012
    The setup: Panthers' ball, first-and-10 from their 34, 8:54 remaining in the second quarter.Click to Continue »
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  • Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your S…

    Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 30, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from every last person in the league-coaches, players, mascots-breaking out that one dance move they've been saving up all year, to a referee in New Orleans thinking he could pick his nose because no one
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  • Brees makes history, so does Saints' D in loss

    Brees makes history, so does Saints' D in loss

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    Drew Brees made more NFL history, but so did the Saints' defense in an undesirable way, and the Carolina Panthers rallied to a 44-38 victory Sunday.
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  • NFC South at halftime

    NFC South at halftime

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    The New Orleans Saints already have set a new NFL record for yards allowed in a season, but they lead the Carolina Panthers, 17-13, at halftime. That’s largely due to Jonathan Vilma's interception return for a touchdown on a Cam Newton pass in the secon
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  • Greg Hardy unlikely to play for Panthers

    Greg Hardy unlikely to play for Panthers

    The Carolina Panthers reportedly could be without defensive end Greg Hardy in Sunday’s season finale at New Orleans. Joseph Person reports Hardy did not travel with the team Saturday. Hardy was excused from practice all week while dealing with a family
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Panthers-Saints Recap 01:20

    Sunday Blitz: Panthers-Saints Recap

    Dec 30
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Panthers' 44-38 win over the Saints.
  • Video - Panthers postgame press conference 04:05

    Panthers postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Panthers react following game with Saints
  • Video - Panthers postgame press conference 04:05

    Panthers postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Panthers react following game with Saints
  • Video - Panthers Rush Past Saints 00:31

    Panthers Rush Past Saints

    Dec 30
    DeAngelo Williams ran for 210 yards in the Panthers' 44-38 win over the Saints.

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