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Greg Hardy plans breakout season for Carolina Panthers

Greg Hardy plans breakout season for Carolina Panthers

charlotteobserver.com Updated Aug 30, 2013
Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy was a pass-rushing force in 2012. He finished with 11 sacks, 23 quarterback pressures and two forced fumbles. Now, Hardy wants to do better.Click to Continue »
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  • Deadline is Saturday for Carolina Panthers to cut roster to 53 …

    Deadline is Saturday for Carolina Panthers to cut roster to 53 players

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 30, 2013
    Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman's work is just beginning. The longtime personnel director for the N.Y. Giants will try to find treasure on other NFL teams' cut lists and…Click to Continue »
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  • #NFLRank: Kuechly ranked 22nd, really?

    #NFLRank: Kuechly ranked 22nd, really?

    ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- ESPN "Monday Night Football" analyst Jon Gruden recently mentioned Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly in the same breath as Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis, both future Hall of Famers. He called him a "beast&…
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  • Ex-Panther: NFL hid info on concussion risk

    Ex-Panther: NFL hid info on concussion risk

    ESPN.com Aug 30, 2013
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former Carolina Panthers center Frank Garcia told Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer the NFL "withheld information" on concussion risks. Garcia, who played in the league from 1995-2003, was one of more than 4,500 plaintiff…
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  • Carolina Panthers’ makeshift OL holds its own vs. Pittsburgh St…

    Carolina Panthers’ makeshift OL holds its own vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    charlotteobserver.com Aug 30, 2013
    Entering the final exhibition, Ron Rivera hoped to see the depth at offensive line shake out by the end of Thursday night. In order to do that, the Panthers’ coach…Click to Continue »
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  • Video - Pre Week 4: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Carolina Panthers highlights 00:35

    Pre Week 4: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Carolina Panthers highlights

    Aug 30
    The Carolina Panthers explode on offense as they defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers 25-10 in Week 4 of preseason action.

Sports Columnists

  • Stein: Lamar Odom roller-coaster in down cycle

    Aug 30
    Lamar Odom's life is spinning out of control. Marc Stein weighs in .
  • Don Banks: Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL season

    Aug 30
    When it comes to preseason predictions, no one remembers anyone's but their own, because those are the only ones they really care about. Which is why honesty compels a brief summation of my hits and misses from last year's dose of late-August prognostic…
  • Bill Simmons on the career of Tracy McGrady

    Aug 30
    Tracy McGrady was a superstar who always seemed to find himself on the wrong team with the wrong players.