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Remember when Ron Rivera, Panthers took chances?

Remember when Ron Rivera, Panthers took chances?

charlotteobserver.com Updated Sep 17, 2013
In late 2012, the Panthers had a strong finish and were a team that gambled. Then, the 2013 season began and all that changed.Click to Continue »
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  • Cam Newton dons cover of ESPN the Magazine

    Cam Newton dons cover of ESPN the Magazine

    charlotteobserver.com Sep 17, 2013
    Carolina Panthers quarterback center of larger piece publication does in its franchise issue…Click to Continue »
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  • Before game-winning drive, Manuel told teammates to be “legenda…

    Before game-winning drive, Manuel told teammates to be “legendary”

    profootballtalk.com Sep 17, 2013
    In the NFL, legends are forged through late-game heroics. Bills quarterback EJ Manuel realized on Sunday that he had an opportunity to take a step in that direction with his teammates. Before taking the field while trailing 23-17 against the Panthers, M…
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  • Cam Newton, Eli Manning pressing

    Cam Newton, Eli Manning pressing

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers' quarterback Cam Newton apparently has something in common with two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, his counterpart this week at Bank of America Stadium. They're both pressing. OK. Two things. Both are 0-2 to start …
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  • Panthers defense needs to respond against Giants in battle of w…

    Panthers defense needs to respond against Giants in battle of winless teams

    charlotteobserver.com Sep 17, 2013
    New York Giants embarrassed Panthers last season, and then Carolina had a healthy secondary. This time, the Panthers secondary is riddled by injuries.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers were close to converting to have enough DBs

    Panthers were close to converting to have enough DBs

    profootballtalk.com Sep 17, 2013
    The secondary was the weakest part of the Panthers roster going into the season. Now they’re without their best player, and scrambling for help. According to Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer, it got so desperate during Sunday’s loss to Buffalo t…
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  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Giants 00:55

    NFL Nation Buzz: Giants

    Sep 17
    ESPN Giants reporter Dan Graziano says the Giants need improved play on the offensive and defensive lines as they prepare for the Panthers.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Panthers 00:38

    NFL Nation Buzz: Panthers

    Sep 17
    ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton discusses Carolina coach Ron Rivera's job security as he prepares to face the Giants.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL -- NFC East no longer a beast - John Clayton mailbag

    Sep 17
    John Clayton's mailbag: The NFC East has gotten beat up early, and its struggles were easy to foresee.
  • Don Banks: Andy Reid's return to Philadelphia a historic trip back in time

    Sep 17
    He is the only man having already made the same trip down memory lane that Andy Reid faces this week in his much-anticipated return to Philadelphia, and somewhat predictably, he predicted cheers will greet his fellow former Eagles coach Thursday night a…
  • Don't Be Fooled: The Future of Offense Is Simplicity

    Sep 17
    Stanford’s Kevin Hogan gets the offense set against Army. - (Frank DiBrango/Icon SMI) WEST POINT, N.Y. — The future of offensive football doesn’t have to be no-huddle, and it doesn’t have to be breakneck. It just has to be varied, and it has to put thou…