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Carolina Panthers wide receiver Tiquan Underwood hoping August …

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Tiquan Underwood hoping August isn’t cruel again

charlotteobserver.com Updated 8 hours ago
August has been a cruel month for Carolina Panthers wide receiver Tiquan Underwood. Five times Underwood has attended an NFL training camp, and four times he?s failed to win a…Click to Continue »
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  • Outburst aside, Norman having great camp

    Outburst aside, Norman having great camp

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Josh Norman is one of the most physically gifted players on the Carolina Panthers roster. He's got the size (6-foot, 195), speed, quickness and vision to be one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL. Norman also is one of the most unpredi…
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  • Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton expected to play a half against…

    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton expected to play a half against New England

    The Carolina Panthers hope to play quarterback Cam Newton the entire first half Friday against the New England Patriots, coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday. But it?ll be behind a patchwork…Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers injury updates: Tre Boston back, but Chase Bl…

    Carolina Panthers injury updates: Tre Boston back, but Chase Blackburn still out

    charlotteobserver.com 8 hours ago
    Carolina Panthers rookie free safety Tre Boston returned to practice Wednesday after missing nearly the entire preseason with a sports hernia.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera calls trade of Kenjon Barner…

    Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera calls trade of Kenjon Barner a ‘win-win’

    Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera called Tuesday?s trade of running back Kenjon Barner to the Philadelphia Eagles a ?win-win? for both teams.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers left tackle Byron Bell says he’s worried abou…

    Carolina Panthers left tackle Byron Bell says he’s worried about winning, not payday

    Carolina Panthers will start Byron Bell at left tackle, even if they don?t pay him like one. But Bell, who came from modest means, isn?t worried. He knows that the…Click to Continue »
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  • Comedy Central gets sweaty with Cam Newton

    Comedy Central gets sweaty with Cam Newton

    charlotteobserver.com 13 hours ago
    Comedy Central was on the set of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's Gatorade commercial.Click to Continue »
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  • Former NFL running back is in a pile of trouble now

    Former NFL running back is in a pile of trouble now

    profootballtalk.com 15 hours ago
    Armond Smith wasn’t able to rake up enough yards to keep an NFL job, and the latest news about him is going to leaf a lot of people disappointed. According to Aimee Jones of the Rockdale (Ga.) Citizen, the former Panthers and Browns running back was arr…
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  • Tim Shaw's ALS diagnosis raises fears of connection to playing …

    Tim Shaw's ALS diagnosis raises fears of connection to playing football

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    Another recent NFL player has been diagnosed with ALS. Tim Shaw, a special-teams ace and linebacker who played with the Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Chicago Bears and Tennessee Titans, announced on Tuesday that he is the latest former player…
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  • Panthers turn to safety with two first names

    Panthers turn to safety with two first names

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Anderson Russell. Or is it Russell Anderson? Even Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera has trouble keeping it straight. "Constantly," Rivera said after a late Tuesday afternoon practice. "I've got to remember A comes befo…
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  • NFL going to extremes to enforce illegal contact rule

    NFL going to extremes to enforce illegal contact rule

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles Godfrey didn?t need to watch the NFL?s annual officiating video to find out the league is cracking down on illegal contact.Click to Continue »
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  • Roman Harper’s missed time not concerning many Panthers

    Roman Harper’s missed time not concerning many Panthers

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    Harper injured his toe in the first week of training camp, and eventually it morphed into turf toe. It?s possible the former New Orleans Saints star may not see action…Click to Continue »
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  • Rivera on Byron Bell as LT: 'Fait accompli'

    Rivera on Byron Bell as LT: 'Fait accompli'

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera reached deep into his limited French dialect to name Byron Bell as his starting left tackle. "He's done such a good job, I'm going to say it's a fait accompli," Rivera said after Tuesday's …
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  • Kelvin Benjamin: 'I'm faster than they think'

    Kelvin Benjamin: 'I'm faster than they think'

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Most of the focus was on the throw when Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton overshot Kelvin Benjamin deep down the left sideline during Sunday's preseason win against the Kansas City Chiefs. Overlooked was how wide open the rooki…
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  • A camp longshot to pull for? Meet Fozzy

    A camp longshot to pull for? Meet Fozzy

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (yesterday)
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Most of football fans probably missed Fozzy Whittaker's big moment on Sunday night. Most of those who attended the Carolina Panthers' 28-16 exhibition win over Kansas City left soon after halftime. Afterall, auarterback Cam Newton and…
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  • Video - Cam Newton Focused On Next Test Vs. Patriots 00:53

    Cam Newton Focused On Next Test Vs. Patriots

    Aug 19
    ESPN.com Panthers reporter David Newton says starting QB Cam Newton wants to cut down on missed opportunities during Friday night's preseason game in New England.
  • Video - Kansas City Chiefs vs. Carolina Panthers preseason highlights 03:16

    Kansas City Chiefs vs. Carolina Panthers preseason highlights

    Aug 17
    The Carolina Panthers show strength on offense and defense as they defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 in Week 2 of preseason action.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers running back Fozzy Whittaker punches it in for a touchdown 01:00

    Carolina Panthers running back Fozzy Whittaker punches it in for a touchdown

    Aug 17
    Carolina Panthers running back Fozzy Whittaker punches in a 1-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Aaron Murray intercepted by Carolina Panthers linebacker A.J. Klein 01:00

    Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Aaron Murray intercepted by Carolina Panthers linebacker A.J. Klein

    Aug 17
    Carolina Panthers linebacker A.J. Klein intercepts Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Aaron Murray.

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    Aug 20
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    Aug 19
    Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
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    Aug 19
    All along, Browns coach Mike Pettine wanted to name a quarterback entering the third week of the preseason. The third game is when all NFL teams play their first units the most all summer. In the case of a new coaching staff such as Cleveland’s, it’s th…