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Luckily, Brandon LaFell not yet among Carolina Panthers fallen

Luckily, Brandon LaFell not yet among Carolina Panthers fallen

charlotteobserver.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
As they made a flurry of roster moves Tuesday, the best news for the Panthers is that wideout Brandon LaFell was not among them.Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers place Martin on IR, promote three practice squaders

    Panthers place Martin on IR, promote three practice squaders

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4, 2012
    ‘Tis the season for stashing players for the future on the 53-man roster. The Panthers announced they had promoted two of their own practice squaders, and signed defensive end Mario Addison from the Redskins practice squad. The back-filling came after t
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  • Bucs, Falcons make most of injuries

    Bucs, Falcons make most of injuries

    ESPN.com Dec 4, 2012
    When a team’s season goes bad, one common response is to point to injuries. Sometimes that holds merit and sometimes it doesn’t. We don’t have to look any further than the Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers to see that. At least at the momen
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  • 5 who could benefit as Panthers go young

    5 who could benefit as Panthers go young

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 4, 2012
    With the Carolina Panthers heading for their third straight losing season and top-10 draft position, head coach Ron Rivera said Monday that younger players will play more in the final…Click to Continue »
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  • Ian Thomsen: 'Restgate' reveals tension between sport, business…

    Ian Thomsen: 'Restgate' reveals tension between sport, business of entertainment

    CNNSI.com Dec 4, 2012
    Let's move straight to your questions:
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  • Byron Mullens hammers huge dunk on LaMarcus Aldridge - no, seri…

    Byron Mullens hammers huge dunk on LaMarcus Aldridge - no, seriously - but Blazers beat Bobcats in OT (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 4, 2012
    As we noted when discussing his surprise at being double-teamed in the post by the Milwaukee Bucks a couple of weeks back, Charlotte Bobcats forward Byron Mullens isn't exactly known for his work in the paint. The 23-year-old 7-footer has been used larg…
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  • Blake Griffin Explodes Against The Jazz; Air Jordan XX8 Reveale…

    Blake Griffin Explodes Against The Jazz; Air Jordan XX8 Revealed

    dimemag.com Dec 4, 2012
    It’s not that Blake Griffin is having a bad season. It’s just that he hasn’t been THAT Blake Griffin, the guy who breaks souls, backboards, YouTube view counts and the player who single-handedly helped make SportsCenter worthwhile for the past two s
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Costly losses give Ravens, Bears something to worry about in ra…

    Dec 4
    Week 13 in the NFL had its requisite amount of 16 losers -- and, yes, we know the Rams and 49ers nearly tied once again -- but nobody in the league lost more ground than the Bears and Ravens, both of whom were upset at home on Sunday by six-win teams, d…
  • Peter King: Behind star trio, rookie QB class playing beyond its years; ma…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- "It's all being ready to play at a younger age,'' Robert Griffin III said early this morning, putting those crazy striped socks on at his locker at FedEx Field. "I mean, look at how [South Carolina defensive end] Jadeveon Clow…
  • Clayton mailbag: Most disappointing teams of 2012

    Dec 4
    Before each season, experts try to pick the surprise teams. But these teams surprised us by being disappointing, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: RGIII helps overcome Giants as Redskins gain ground in NFC Eas…

    Dec 4
    LANDOVER, Md. -- A few minutes after Washington's 17-16 victory over the Giants on Monday night made the NFC East a competition instead of a rout with four games to play, the raucous crowd of 80,000 at FedEx Field couldn't get enough of its hero. "…