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Panthers linebacker Jon Beason, still battling through pain, sh…

Panthers linebacker Jon Beason, still battling through pain, shoulders blame in loss to Bills

charlotteobserver.com Updated Sep 18, 2013
The Carolina Panthers’ last-second loss to Buffalo last weekend is one everybody affiliated with the organization would like to forget. Veteran linebacker Jon Beason said that’s not going to happen.Click to Continue »
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  • Can he lead? Newton has Cam-do attitude

    Can he lead? Newton has Cam-do attitude

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton walked into the interview room, as he always does on Wednesdays. He placed his hands on both sides of the podium, as he almost always does. Then he did something different. He announced that he…
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  • Panthers re-signing Drayton Florence

    Panthers re-signing Drayton Florence

    profootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013
    The Panthers, who have some injury concerns in the secondary, are re-signing cornerback Drayton Florence, a league source told PFT on Wednesday. The 32-year-old Florence spent the bulk of the offseason and preseason with Carolina. The Panthers signed hi…
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  • Banged-up Panthers secondary starting to take shape for Sunday

    Banged-up Panthers secondary starting to take shape for Sunday

    Three days after the Panthers had most of its defensive backfield demolished by injuries, Carolina?s secondary is starting to take shape. Carolina is bringing veteran cornerback Drayton Florence back to…Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina DBs take wounded dog approach

    Carolina DBs take wounded dog approach

    ESPN.com Sep 18, 2013
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers' secondary situation might not be as dire as advertised. Starting left cornerback Josh Thomas told ESPN.com he expects to be cleared to play on Thursday. Thomas suffered a concussion in the second quarter of Sund…
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  • Mario Williams’ big day nets him defensive player of the week

    Mario Williams’ big day nets him defensive player of the week

    profootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013
    Jets linebacker Antwan Barnes may not have been impressed with what Bills defensive end Mario Williams did against the Panthers last Sunday, but the NFL doesn’t share his opinion. Williams was named the AFC defensive player of the week on Wednesday, an …
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  • Antwan Barnes takes shot at Mario Williams, Panthers

    Antwan Barnes takes shot at Mario Williams, Panthers

    profootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013
    It was bad enough losing yet another game on yet another blown fourth-quarter lead. But here’s how bad it’s gotten for the Panthers: They’ve become a punchline for the Jets. Jets outside linebacker Antwan Barnes was discussing the 4.5 sacks Bills defens…
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  • NFL Nation Buzz: Carolina Panthers

    NFL Nation Buzz: Carolina Panthers

    ESPN.com Sep 18, 2013
    ESPN Carolina Panthers reporter David Newton discusses coach Ron Rivera's job security as the Panthers prepare to face the New York Giants.
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  • Victor Cruz declares Giants’ first must-win week

    Victor Cruz declares Giants’ first must-win week

    profootballtalk.com Sep 18, 2013
    Taking a break from a promotional appearance, Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz declared this a must-win week. (Checks calendar. Yep, still September). Of course, there’s a natural urgency on both sides in a meeting between the 0-2 Giants and the 0-2 Pan…
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Sports Columnists

  • Chadiha: Richardson isn't a game-changer

    Sep 18
    The Browns showed courage and vision by trading Trent Richardson, who wasn't taking them anywhere, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
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    Sep 18
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