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NFL Winners and Losers: Cam Newton gets crushed. Again

NFL Winners and Losers: Cam Newton gets crushed. Again

The Carolina Panthers better hope Cam Newton really is the man of steel. He might not last the season otherwise. Newton took a beating in the season opener and another on Sunday. He was sacked eight times by the Minnesota Vikings. Newton, under constant…
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  • Cam Newton, Panthers have lost their swagger during 1-2 start

    Cam Newton, Panthers have lost their swagger during 1-2 start

    ESPN.com 56 minutes ago
    Cam Newton, Panthers have lost their swagger during 1-2 start
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  • Panthers players planning a unified protest after a week of unr…

    Panthers players planning a unified protest after a week of unrest there

    profootballtalk.com 57 minutes ago
    Panthers players wanted to make a gesture yesterday. But perhaps with protesters and the National Guard in the streets, they decided it wasn’t the right time, or they just couldn’t come up with the right message. Via Kelsey Riggs of WCNC, Panthers safet…
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  • Chip Kelly: No thought to pulling Blaine Gabbert

    Chip Kelly: No thought to pulling Blaine Gabbert

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    After the 49ers lost 46-27 to the Panthers in Week Two, coach Chip Kelly said that he was not considering a quarterback change despite two interceptions from Blaine Gabbert in the fourth quarter. The Niners closed within seven before those Gabbert turno…
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  • Newton Sacked 8 Times; Panthers Lose at Home to Vikings 22-10

    Newton Sacked 8 Times; Panthers Lose at Home to Vikings 22-10

    The Minnesota Vikings keep finding ways to overcome injuries -and keep finding ways to win football games. Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers’ 14-…
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  • No issues for Panthers, Vikings getting to stadium

    No issues for Panthers, Vikings getting to stadium

    The Panthers and Vikings are set to play in Charlotte on Sunday after a week that saw violence erupt in the city in the aftermath of the police shooting of Keith Scott. There were reports on Sunday morning that protestors had plans to try to stop the te…
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  • Report: Protesters planning to block entrances at Panthers stad…

    Report: Protesters planning to block entrances at Panthers stadium

    yahoo.com 22 hours ago
    Security sign at Bank of America Stadium. (AP) Reports out of Charlotte have indicated that protesters plan to block entrances at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium for fans and players entering for Sunday’s 1 p.m. game against the Vikings. But initial…
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  • Reports: Protestors could be trying to block fans from Panthers…

    Reports: Protestors could be trying to block fans from Panthers-Vikings game

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    The decision was made to go ahead with today’s Panthers-Vikings game, despite an uneasy week in Charlotte following the police shooting of Eric Scott. But even if the game is played, there might not be a full house at kickoff, as reports have emerged of…
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  • Panthers Announce Cameron Artis-Payne to Start at RB Sunday vs …

    Panthers Announce Cameron Artis-Payne to Start at RB Sunday vs Vikings

    panthersgab.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    Panthers coach Ron Rivera says running back Cameron Artis-Payne will start Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, the Associated Press reports. However, Rivera says he expects Artis-Payne to split carries almost equally with Fozzy Whittaker, who had 100 …
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  • Panthers' Mike Tolbert on unrest in Charlotte: 'When we come in…

    Panthers' Mike Tolbert on unrest in Charlotte: 'When we come in here we're a family'

    ESPN.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    Panthers' Mike Tolbert on unrest in Charlotte: 'When we come in here we're a family'
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  • Panthers' Mike Tolbert on unrest in Charlotte: 'When we come in…

    Panthers' Mike Tolbert on unrest in Charlotte: 'When we come in here we're a family'

    ESPN.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    Panthers' Mike Tolbert on unrest in Charlotte: 'When we come in here we're a family'
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  • After a quiet night in Charlotte, Panthers hope game brings cit…

    After a quiet night in Charlotte, Panthers hope game brings city together

    profootballtalk.com Sep 23 (3 days ago)
    Even as the NFL was announcing yesterday that they planned to hold Sunday’s Panthers-Vikings game as scheduled, there was an awareness that it hinged on things staying calm overnight. Charlotte did its part, as the third night of protests after the poli…
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  • Wade Phillips hopes DeMarcus Ware will be back next week

    Wade Phillips hopes DeMarcus Ware will be back next week

    profootballtalk.com Sep 22 (3 days ago)
    Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis suffered a forearm fracture, had surgery, and played in the Super Bowl two weeks later. Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips apparently hopes linebacker DeMarcus Ware can do the same thing. “I’m hoping next week, …
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  • League Gives Green Light to Panthers-Vikings Game in Charlotte

    League Gives Green Light to Panthers-Vikings Game in Charlotte

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)
    Sunday's National Football League game in Charlotte between the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings will go ahead as planned despite two nights of violent protests in North Carolina's largest city, the league said on Thursday.
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  • Panthers could move Sunday's game in response to riots

    Panthers could move Sunday's game in response to riots

    yahoo.com Sep 22 (4 days ago)
    The city of Charlotte is now the latest flashpoint for protests and violence in response to police actions. Tear gas and gunfire scarred the city on Wednesday night after a police officer shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, a black man, in Charlotte’s U…
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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.