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Niners plan to ease Aldon Smith back in

Niners plan to ease Aldon Smith back in

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 8, 2013
On Sunday, the man who has collected 38 sacks in 35 regular-season games will return to the 49ers after a five-game absence. It’s unlikely that linebacker Aldon Smith will rack up a bunch of sacks against the Panthers. Per a league source, the plan curr…
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  • NFL analyst Brian Billick: Panthers could be ‘something special…

    NFL analyst Brian Billick: Panthers could be ‘something special’

    Brian Billick has called four Carolina Panthers games as a FOX color analyst, and the Panthers have won them all.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers linebacker Chase Blackburn returns to practice

    Panthers linebacker Chase Blackburn returns to practice

    charlotteobserver.com Nov 8, 2013
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Chase Blackburn followed a similar practice path this week as he did last week, sitting out Wednesday and Thursday?s practices but participating in a limited capacity on…Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers find a way to get Kenjon Barner on the field

    Carolina Panthers find a way to get Kenjon Barner on the field

    charlotteobserver.com Nov 8, 2013
    The absence of Carolina Panthers reserve cornerback James Dockery, who is out two to four weeks with a torn labrum, will force the Panthers to try another ?gunner? opposite Colin…Click to Continue »
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  • NFL relevance making Carolina Panthers nervous

    NFL relevance making Carolina Panthers nervous

    charlotteobserver.com Nov 8, 2013
    Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he noticed his players practicing nervously Friday morning ahead of Sunday?s matchup with the San Francisco 49ers. He said the nervousness played out as mental…Click to Continue »
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  • T.O. returns to 49ers (as an honorary captain)

    T.O. returns to 49ers (as an honorary captain)

    profootballtalk.com Nov 8, 2013
    The man who loves him some him apparently doesn’t hate the idea of returning to the 49ers this week in a capacity other than player. The team has announced that Terrell Owens will return on Sunday against the Panthers as an honorary game captain to comm…
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  • Peter King: Relevant again, Panthers ready for a clash with the…

    Peter King: Relevant again, Panthers ready for a clash with the 49ers

    CNNSI.com Nov 8, 2013
    Week 10's best game involves ... Carolina? Relevant again, the Panthers are ready for a clash with the 49ers.
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  • It’s Good to be a . . . Panther?

    It’s Good to be a . . . Panther?

    CNNSI.com Nov 8, 2013
    Steve Smith is on pace for just under 700 receiving yards, but the Panthers’ success gives him plenty of reasons to smile. (Mike McCarn/AP) Stretching after practice Thursday in Charlotte, indestructible 34-year-old Panthers receiver Steve Smith found h…
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  • PFT Live: Greg Olsen, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    PFT Live: Greg Olsen, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com Nov 8, 2013
    Friday’s finally here and another weekend of action is right around the corner. One team we’ll be watching closely this weekend is the Panthers, who take their 5-3 record to San Francisco for a date with the 49ers. Tight end Greg Olsen will join Mike Fl…
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  • The weekly NFL spread picks: Can Carolina finally win a close o…

    The weekly NFL spread picks: Can Carolina finally win a close one?

    yahoo.com Nov 8, 2013
    The Carolina Panthers under Ron Rivera can't win close games. Rivera's record in games decided by a touchdown or less is a staggering 2-14. So the Panthers fixed the situation this year by not getting into any close games. Their five wins this year have…
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  • Video - Mind-blowing stats: Cam Newton or Colin Kaepernick? 03:55

    Mind-blowing stats: Cam Newton or Colin Kaepernick?

    Nov 8
    Would you rather have Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton or San Francisco 49ers signal-caller Colin Kaepernick? Check out the mind-blowing stats that could help you lean in one direction.
  • Video - Most Intriguing Week 10 Matchups 01:28

    Most Intriguing Week 10 Matchups

    Nov 8
    NFL Live looks ahead to Week 10's top matchups.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Carolina Panthers vs. San Francisco 49ers 04:05

    'Playbook': Carolina Panthers vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Nov 8
    Will the return of defensive end Aldon Smith be a key for the San Francisco 49ers or will Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton lead the way to victory?
  • Video - NFL.com's Weekend Guide: Week 10 21:11

    NFL.com's Weekend Guide: Week 10

    Nov 8
    Dave Dameshek, Adam Rank, Akbar Gbajabiamila and Dan Hanzus provide a comprehensive guide to Week 10 in the NFL, including the showdown between Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick, MVP contenders besides Peyton Manning and potential upsets.

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  • It’s Good to be a . . . Panther?

    Nov 8
    Steve Smith is on pace for just under 700 receiving yards, but the Panthers’ success gives him plenty of reasons to smile. (Mike McCarn/AP) Stretching after practice Thursday in Charlotte, indestructible 34-year-old Panthers receiver Steve Smith found h…
  • Bill Simmons on which NFL teams will claim the up-for-grabs playoff spots

    Nov 8
    Who will claim the five up-for-grabs playoff spots in the NFL? Plus, Week 10 picks.