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  • History shows Panthers won't 'push panic button'…

    History shows Panthers won't 'push panic button' and start Cam Newton in preseason finale

    ESPN.com Updated 50 minutes ago
    History shows Panthers won't 'push panic button' and start Cam Newton in preseason finale
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  • Terrance Knighton doesn’t play on Friday night

    Terrance Knighton doesn’t play on Friday night

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    Maybe the Patriots will soon be leaking that they’ll be cutting Terrance Knighton, so that they can trade him. The veteran defensive tackle didn’t play in Friday night’s preseason game against the Panthers. Knighton, who played last year in Washington, …
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  • Cam Newton, Panthers sloppy in 'dress rehearsal' agai…

    Cam Newton, Panthers sloppy in 'dress rehearsal' against Patriots

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Cam Newton, Panthers sloppy in 'dress rehearsal' against Patriots
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  • Brady Sharp in Preseason Debut; Patriots Top Panthers 19-17

    Brady Sharp in Preseason Debut; Patriots Top Panthers 19-17

    Tom Brady looked sharp in his preseason debut, throwing a 33-yard touchdown pass to Chris Hogan in helping the New England Patriots to a 19-17 preseason win over the Carolina Panthers on Friday night.
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  • Mike Scifres hurt, Panthers could be in punter market (if they …

    Mike Scifres hurt, Panthers could be in punter market (if they weren’t)

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    At a time when other teams are looking for things like quarterbacks, the Panthers have what can fairly be considered a first-world problem. But it looks like they’re going to need to find a punter. Their competition for the job has been less-than-inspir…
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  • Report: Jimmy Garoppolo to start Friday night

    Report: Jimmy Garoppolo to start Friday night

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    It will reportedly feel like 2001 all over again in Charlotte on Friday night. Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports that, barring a last-second change or scissor accident, Jimmy Garoppolo will get the start against the Panthers in the Patriots’ third exhibiti…
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  • Panthers working out Stevie Brown too, looking for safety help

    Panthers working out Stevie Brown too, looking for safety help

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    The Panthers have had pretty good success plugging older safeties into the back of a good defense, and they’re clearly looking for another potential upgrade there. In addition to the previously reported Donte Whitner workout today, they’re also bringing…
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  • Report: Panthers will take a look at Whitner

    Report: Panthers will take a look at Whitner

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    Veteran safety Donte Whitner is flying to Charlotte Friday and will work out for the Panthers, NFL Network reported. Whitner, 31, was cut by the Browns in April after two seasons. He’s a veteran of 10 NFL seasons and a three-time Pro Bowler. The Panther…
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  • Josh Norman rips Demaryius Thomas, who gets the last laugh

    Josh Norman rips Demaryius Thomas, who gets the last laugh

    profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    Washington cornerback Josh Norman is getting plenty of attention for comments he made in an ESPN Magazine interview. Demaryius Thomas is the latest to notice. In last year’s Super Bowl, playing for the Panthers, Norman generally got the better of Thomas…
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  • Josh Norman: Panthers wanted it about Cam Newton and Luke Kuech…

    Josh Norman: Panthers wanted it about Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    Pulling a franchise tag from a player you wanted to keep around on a long-term deal is a pretty extreme move. But the farther you get from Carolina’s decision to part ways with cornerback Josh Norman this spring, the clearer it becomes that a divorce wa…
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  • Peanut punch-turned-rabbit punch in Panthers practice leads to …

    Peanut punch-turned-rabbit punch in Panthers practice leads to fight

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    The Panthers asked retired cornerback Charles Tillman to hang around practice this week, in part to teach their young corners how to do the “Peanut Punch.” Little did they know people were going to start punching each other. According to Bill Voth of Bl…
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  • Patriots shuffled offensive line ready for big test this week

    Patriots shuffled offensive line ready for big test this week

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    We know Tom Brady’s not going to play in the first four regular season games because of his suspension. We don’t know if he’s going to play Friday night against the Panthers after cutting his thumb. But at the moment, the line that would protect them lo…
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  • Kubiak will pick his Week One starter next week

    Kubiak will pick his Week One starter next week

    profootballtalk.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    The Broncos still have 17 days until they open the season against the Panthers. Coach Gary Kubiak won’t wait quite that long to pick a starting quarterback, even if at times it seems that he will. Kubiak’s decision is coming next week. “We have three qu…
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  • Panthers turn to veteran CB Charles Tillman for help with rooki…

    Panthers turn to veteran CB Charles Tillman for help with rookies

    ESPN.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    Panthers turn to veteran CB Charles Tillman for help with rookies
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  • Titans' Derrick Henry faced first 'real test' vs…

    Titans' Derrick Henry faced first 'real test' vs. Panthers but still moved piles

    ESPN.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    Titans' Derrick Henry faced first 'real test' vs. Panthers but still moved piles
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  • Cam Newton: Panthers WRs Kelvin Benjamin, Devin Funchess have t…

    Cam Newton: Panthers WRs Kelvin Benjamin, Devin Funchess have the three S's like me

    ESPN.com Aug 21
    Cam Newton: Panthers WRs Kelvin Benjamin, Devin Funchess have the three S's like me
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  • Denver Broncos' QB competition still a wide-open mess

    Denver Broncos' QB competition still a wide-open mess

    yahoo.com Aug 21
    DENVER — In less than three weeks, the Denver Broncos will open the 2016 regular season here. They’ll celebrate Super Bowl 50 and then have a rematch against the NFC champion Carolina Panthers. And, less than three weeks before the NFL world tunes in, t…
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  • Newton Leads 2 Scoring Drives as Panthers Beat Titans 26-16

    Newton Leads 2 Scoring Drives as Panthers Beat Titans 26-16

    Cam Newton threw for 162 yards and led scoring drives on two of his four series Saturday and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Tennessee Titans 26-16 in a preseason game.
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  • Panthers seeking three 'good series' out of Cam Newto…

    Panthers seeking three 'good series' out of Cam Newton, first-team offense

    ESPN.com Aug 20
    Panthers seeking three 'good series' out of Cam Newton, first-team offense
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  • Titans linebackers on disgust with Cam Newton’s dancing: That w…

    Titans linebackers on disgust with Cam Newton’s dancing: That was last year

    The Titans will host the Panthers on Saturday in a preseason rematch of a game that the Panthers won 27-10 last season. The comfortable Carolina victory was notable for the Titans taking issue with Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s familiar post-touchdo…
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  • Ron Rivera: Panthers LB Luke Kuechly can take game to 'nex…

    Ron Rivera: Panthers LB Luke Kuechly can take game to 'next level'

    ESPN.com Aug 19
    Ron Rivera: Panthers LB Luke Kuechly can take game to 'next level'
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  • Ron Rivera: Greg Olsen’s sore back “nothing to be concerned abo…

    Ron Rivera: Greg Olsen’s sore back “nothing to be concerned about”

    The Panthers have had a placid preseason, with no major injuries, little drama, and few questions looming for a team that went 15-1 last season. In fact, when anything is the least bit concerning, they’re quick to tamp down any worries. Veteran tight en…
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  • Video - Cam Newton's eccentric new look 00:56

    Cam Newton's eccentric new look

    Jul 29
    Cam Newton is taking time this off season to experiment with accessories and hair color!
  • Video - Newton feels responsibility to speak out on social issues 00:17

    Newton feels responsibility to speak out on social issues

    Jul 29
    Cam Newton looks at what LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are doing and knows he has similar power to advocate for change on social issues.
  • Video - Newton: 'I gain nothing' from dwelling on Super Bowl defeat 00:25

    Newton: 'I gain nothing' from dwelling on Super Bowl defeat

    Jul 29
    Cam Newton says he's past what happened in last year's Super Bowl and is eager to make the most of this team's opportunities.
  • Video - Benjamin's return marks return of No. 1 receiver for Newton 01:27

    Benjamin's return marks return of No. 1 receiver for Newton

    Jul 29
    Darren Woodson shares his expectations for Kelvin Benjamin this season and explains how Benjamin's return opens up the field for Carolina's offense.