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Carolina Panthers face calmer, new-look Bucs

Carolina Panthers face calmer, new-look Bucs

charlotteobserver.com Updated 10 hours ago
Former Tampa Bay defensive back Ronde Barber isn?t ready to say new coach Lovie Smith will return the Buccaneers to the playoffs, but he said returning the Bucs to some…Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers sign familiar faces to practice squad

    Carolina Panthers sign familiar faces to practice squad

    Safety Robert Lester headlines the 10 recently cut players the Carolina Panthers added to their practice squad.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers surprised Canadian tackle by keeping him on 53

    Panthers surprised Canadian tackle by keeping him on 53

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    Tackles who can actually play are a scarce commodity on the waiver wire. So ones who even might be able to play get the benefit of the doubt. The Panthers initially told Canadian product David Foucault they were going to cut him and bring him back to th…
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  • Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

    Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers 53-player roster

    Carolina Panthers 53-player roster

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    The Carolina Panthers announced their 53-man roster for the 2014 NFL season shortly after Saturday’s 4 p.m. deadline.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers cut-down analysis

    Carolina Panthers cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Most significant move: This has to be the release of guard Chris Scott. He started eight games last season and started the last two preseason games at right guard with rookie Trai Turner nursing a groin injury. This sends a message that Turner is ready …
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  • Carolina Panthers make final cuts to 2014 roster

    Carolina Panthers make final cuts to 2014 roster

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    The Carolina Panthers released their 53-man roster just minutes after Saturday's 4 p.m. deadline.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers receivers: New kids in town

    Panthers receivers: New kids in town

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    The departure of Steve Smith would have been tough enough for the fan base to digest. But when the three other top receivers from last season were lost in free…Click to Continue »
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  • Newton: The answer at quarterback

    Newton: The answer at quarterback

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    Early in the 2011 draft evaluation, there was some back and forth within the organization over whether Cam Newton should be the No. 1 overall selection.Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers schedule 2014: A game-by-game look

    Carolina Panthers schedule 2014: A game-by-game look

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    A game-by-game look at the Carolina Panthers schedule for the 2014 NFL season.Click to Continue »
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  • Will these 3 Gettleman gambles pay off?

    Will these 3 Gettleman gambles pay off?

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman remade the team?s secondary and wide receiver corps, and rented defensive end Greg Hardy for a season with the franchise tag. Will those moves…Click to Continue »
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  • Sorensen: On cut day, somebody wins; somebody loses

    Sorensen: On cut day, somebody wins; somebody loses

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    How are you going to spend the first morning of what for most of us is a beautiful three-day weekend Brenton Bersin? ?Put my cell phone on high volume,? says…Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers’ Davis gives back with backpacks, school supplies

    Panthers’ Davis gives back with backpacks, school supplies

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    As he walked down the second-grade hallway passing out school supplies at Billingsville Elementary on Friday afternoon, Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis had the same message as he left each…Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers 10, Pittsburgh Steelers 0: Video highlights

    Carolina Panthers 10, Pittsburgh Steelers 0: Video highlights

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Fozzy Whittaker ran for a 2-yard touchdown, Graham Gano added a short field goal and the Carolina Panthers beat the host Pittsburgh Steelers 10-0 in the preseason finale Thursday night.Click to Continue »
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  • Video - Panthers Blank Steelers 00:24

    Panthers Blank Steelers

    Aug 28
    Fozzy Whittaker scored the lone touchdown in the Panthers' 10-0 win over the Steelers.
  • Video - 'DDFP TV' season preview: 2014 playoff predictions 08:52

    'DDFP TV' season preview: 2014 playoff predictions

    Aug 28
    Which two teams will face off in Super Bowl XLIX? Dave Dameshek, Daniel Jeremiah, Gregg Rosenthal and Matt "Money" Smith make 2014 playoff predictions and more.
  • Video - 'DDFP TV' season preview: Playoff predictions 08:52

    'DDFP TV' season preview: Playoff predictions

    Aug 28
    Which two teams will face off in Super Bowl XLIX? Dave Dameshek, Daniel Jeremiah, Gregg Rosenthal and Matt "Money" Smith make 2014 playoff predictions and more.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton: 'I feel great' 00:48

    Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton: 'I feel great'

    Aug 27
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says that his ribs are just fine. However will his body be healthy enough to have a dominant season in 2014?

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