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Panthers send 1st-rounder Benjamin for MRI

Panthers send 1st-rounder Benjamin for MRI

The Carolina Panthers sent first-round draft pick Kelvin Benjamin for an MRI on Monday after he complained of soreness in his left knee.
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  • Panthers offensive lineman Travelle Wharton to retire

    Panthers offensive lineman Travelle Wharton to retire

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Longtime Panthers guard Travelle Wharton might not have shrunk quite like his old teammate Jordan Gross, but he’s going to have the opportunity. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Wharton will announce his retirement Tuesday at a press c…
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  • Live now: Carolina Panthers updates from training camp

    Live now: Carolina Panthers updates from training camp

    charlotteobserver.com 3 hours ago
    Catch all the live action from Carolina Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, S.C.Click to Continue »
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  • The incredible shrinking Jordan Gross

    The incredible shrinking Jordan Gross

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Players come to camp every year saying they’re in the best shape of their life. Former Panthers left tackle Jordan Gross clearly means it. According to Adam Morgan of Black and Blue Review, Gross has dropped 70 pounds since retiring this offseason, from…
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  • Tolbert, Bell ready to take fight to foes

    Tolbert, Bell ready to take fight to foes

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Carolina Panthers running back Mike Tolbert looks like a boxer the way the Pillsbury Doughboy looks like a swimsuit model. The same for left tackle candidate Byron Bell. But both spent a part of their summer training with boxers to …
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  • Carolina Panthers' projected roster

    Carolina Panthers' projected roster

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Examining the Carolina Panthers' roster: Quarterbacks (2) Cam Newton Derek Anderson Joe Webb was signed to simulate the things Newton did while the franchise quarterback recovered from offseason ankle surgery. Newton is healthy and general manager Dave …
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  • Sorensen: Panthers’ Greg Hardy misses a chance to apologize

    Sorensen: Panthers’ Greg Hardy misses a chance to apologize

    Wearing red and white shoes, a white V-neck T-shirt and jeans, Greg Hardy met with the media Sunday.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers camp: Punt returners struggle in practice

    Panthers camp: Punt returners struggle in practice

    charlotteobserver.com 16 hours ago
    Carolina Panthers training camp notes: For the second consecutive practice, punt returners Kenjon Barner, Philly Brown and Antoine Cason struggled to hang on to the ball. Brad Nortman?s high, booming…Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers Camp Report: Day 3

    Panthers Camp Report: Day 3

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- A daily review of the hot topics coming out of the Carolina Panthers training camp from Wofford College: If you were looking for something definitive at the left tackle position after the first practice in pads, sorry. Byron Bell an…
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  • Ron Rivera: De’Quan Menzie is retiring

    Ron Rivera: De’Quan Menzie is retiring

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The Panthers waived defensive back De’Quan Menzie on Saturday. And now, it appears the third-year pro could be electing to end his career. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera indicated Sunday that the 24-yea…
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  • Panthers sign running back Fozzy Whittaker

    Panthers sign running back Fozzy Whittaker

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Though it sounds strange to see given their track record, the Panthers found themselves short at running back. So they solved that problem for the moment by bringing in former Browns running back/return man Fozzy Whittaker. (Waka! Waka!). The Panthers h…
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  • Panthers sign safety Tom Nelson

    Panthers sign safety Tom Nelson

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Panthers added some veteran safety depth on Sunday, signing third-year pro Tom Nelson, the club said. The move gives the Panthers six healthy safeties. A seventh safety, rookie Tre Boston, is on the active/physically unable to perform list. The 27-y…
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  • Panthers rookie Tyler Gaffney lost for season to knee injury

    Panthers rookie Tyler Gaffney lost for season to knee injury

    profootballtalk.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The Panthers are waiting for running back Jonathan Stewart to return to action after tweaking his hamstring, but he’s not the only injured member of the backfield. Coach Ron Rivera announced that sixth-round pick Tyler Gaffney will spend his rookie seas…
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  • Nothing soft about Panthers' A.J. Klein

    Nothing soft about Panthers' A.J. Klein

    ESPN.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Carolina Panthers outside linebacker A.J. Klein made a huge rookie mistake last season. He forgot to bring a pillow to Wofford College for training camp. "That was bad,'' the second-year player out of Iowa State said on Saturda…
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  • Video - 'NFL AM' Division by Subtraction: NFC South 03:58

    'NFL AM' Division by Subtraction: NFC South

    Jul 28
    In this "Division by Subtraction" segment, the "NFL AM" crew takes a look at the NFC South and picks the division champ by first removing the teams believed to win.
  • Video - Hardy Hates Being Distraction 03:40

    Hardy Hates Being Distraction

    Jul 27
    ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton discusses DE Greg Hardy's comments regarding his legal situation stemming from a May arrest for domestic violence.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton: 'Not 100 percent yet' 01:04

    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton: 'Not 100 percent yet'

    Jul 25
    Carolina Panthers' training camp opened Thursday and quarterback Cam Newton practiced, but is still taking it day-to-day after having offseason ankle surgery.
  • Video - Why not us?: Carolina Panthers 05:20

    Why not us?: Carolina Panthers

    Jul 25
    The Carolina Panthers won the NFC South title in 2013. What do they need to do to hold off the other three teams in a strong division and repeat as champions?

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    Jul 28
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — This is what a real training-camp practice sounds like, via the verbal stylings of New Orleans defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and his defensive coach, Bill Johnson. The scene: First padded Saints practice of camp … Sunday …
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    Jul 27
    Mailbag: The early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel's uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.
  • Team USA invites Paul Millsap of Atlanta Hawks to training camp

    Jul 27
    In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, it was announced Sunday.