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Ginn shines again as Panthers roll

Ginn shines again as Panthers roll

charlotteobserver.com Updated Aug 29, 2013
Most of the Carolina Panthers? starters and fans took the night off Thursday, but Ted Ginn Jr. showed up ? and for the second week in a row showed off…Click to Continue »
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  • Carolina Panthers handle Pittsburgh in meaningless yet entertai…

    Carolina Panthers handle Pittsburgh in meaningless yet entertaining exhibition

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29, 2013
    The Panthers provided a few memorable moments before the preseason came to a merciful end.Click to Continue »
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  • Observation deck: Falcons-Panthers

    Observation deck: Falcons-Panthers

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    Thoughts on the Atlanta Falcons' 20-16 loss to Jacksonville on Thursday night: What it means: The Falcons finished their preseason without a win, but that doesn’t mean much. Coach Mike Smith has a history of playing possum in the preseason and being rea…
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  • Observation deck: Panthers-Steelers

    Observation deck: Panthers-Steelers

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Starting quarterback Cam Newton wore some form of skull cap instead of his signature towel Thursday night as he played spectator in the Carolina Panthers' 25-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Well, it was terribly humid for a t…
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  • Live now: Panthers v. Steelers on Twitter

    Live now: Panthers v. Steelers on Twitter

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29, 2013
    Follow the game reading the Tweets of Observer reporters Joe Person, Jonathan Jones, Tom Sorensen and Scott Fowler.Click to Continue »
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  • NFL to pay $765M to settle concussion lawsuits

    NFL to pay $765M to settle concussion lawsuits

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29, 2013
    The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia and other brain disorders they blame on the…Click to Continue »
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  • Plaintiffs hope settlement can help ailing players

    Plaintiffs hope settlement can help ailing players

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 29, 2013
    Tony Dorsett hopes a tentative $765 million settlement with the NFL can make a difference in the lives of the thousands of former players who are suffering from concussion-related brain…Click to Continue »
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  • Video - Pre Week 4: Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn highlights 01:21

    Pre Week 4: Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn highlights

    Aug 29
    Trying to prove he is not just a return specialist, Carolina Panthers receiver Ted Ginn puts up good numbers in the first half having five catches for 149-yards and two touchdowns.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers receiver Ted Ginn flies 87-yards for a TD 00:45

    Carolina Panthers receiver Ted Ginn flies 87-yards for a TD

    Aug 29
    Carolina Panthers receiver Ted Ginn blows by defender for an 87-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Ted Ginn  35-yard TD reception 00:33

    Ted Ginn 35-yard TD reception

    Aug 29
    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn catches a 35-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Derek Anderson on the first drive of the game.
  • Video - Josh Norman 70-yard INT return 00:50

    Josh Norman 70-yard INT return

    Aug 29
    Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman picks off rookie quarterback Landry Jones and returns it for 70-yards to set up a Panthers field goal.

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  • Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion set…

    Aug 29
    Don't try telling former NFL players union president Kevin Mawae that Thursday's concussion litigation settlement was an even-handed resolution to the most contentious and significant issue facing the sport as the NFL's 2013 regular season looms.