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Panthers won’t pull a win out of their hats

Panthers won’t pull a win out of their hats

It has reached that awkward point in the Panthers? season where there?s talk about seeing what the young players can do in games to get a jump on next season.Click to Continue »
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  • Falcons refuse to play along with goading Panther

    Falcons refuse to play along with goading Panther

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Give the Falcons credit for perspective, and kindness. A day after Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy said his 3-9 team was better than the 11-1 Falcons, the Falcons reacted the way you’d pat a child on the top of the head when they say something cute. â
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  • Nakamura on Falcons’ game-changer: ‘I didn’t make the play’

    Nakamura on Falcons’ game-changer: ‘I didn’t make the play’

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 6, 2012
    Panthers free safety Haruki Nakamura waited 10 weeks before watching the video. When he did, he saw a 59-yard pass that changed the game and, arguably, the Panthers? season.Click to Continue »
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  • Falcons indifferent to Hardy’s we’re-better-than-you claim

    Falcons indifferent to Hardy’s we’re-better-than-you claim

    charlotteobserver.com Dec 6, 2012
    Wednesday, Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy said his 3-9 team is better than the 11-1 Atlanta Falcons. Thursday, two Falcons veterans reacted with indifference.Click to Continue »
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  • Carmelo Anthony (game-time decision, cut left middle finger) of…

    Carmelo Anthony (game-time decision, cut left middle finger) offers Pop zing to say he’ll be at Knicks/Heat

    yahoo.com Dec 6, 2012
    Carmelo Anthony's hand might not have been feeling 100 percent following his New York Knicks' too-close-for-comfort road win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night. But he was still feeling up to making jokes, which is about all you can ask for, …
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  • Falcons secondary battling injuries this week

    Falcons secondary battling injuries this week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Falcons safety William Moore was the NFC defensive player of the week for the job he did against the Saints in Week 13, but it doesn’t look like he’ll be at full speed if he’s on the field to attempt making it two straight against the Panthers this
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  • Checking injuries that matter most

    Checking injuries that matter most

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Thursday injury reports are out and there are some significant developments from all around the division. Let’s take a look: The Carolina Panthers have the division’s most extensive injury list. Linebacker James Anderson (back), offensive lineman
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  • Ian Thomsen: Appreciate Heat now, as upcoming tax threatens a p…

    Ian Thomsen: Appreciate Heat now, as upcoming tax threatens a potential dynasty

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    Whether you love or hate the Miami Heat, you ought to appreciate their runs at the championship over the next two seasons. Because owner Micky Arison may not be able to afford his team by 2014-15.
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  • If New Orleans becomes the ‘Pelicans,’ can the Charlotte Bobcat…

    If New Orleans becomes the ‘Pelicans,’ can the Charlotte Bobcats become the ‘Hornets’ again?

    yahoo.com Dec 6, 2012
    Somewhat lost in the scintillating news that the New Orleans Hornets could change their nickname to the more Louisiana-appropriate "Pelicans" next season is the long-rumored possibility that the Charlotte Bobcats could re-take the "Hornet…
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  • Around the NFC South

    Around the NFC South

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Time for a run through the top headlines from around the division. ATLANTA FALCONS The Carolina Panthers sound like they’re more than a little angry about a comment they said Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan made after the teams played early in the season.
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  • Kobe Bryant Passes 30,000 Career NBA Points; J.R. Smith Hits A …

    Kobe Bryant Passes 30,000 Career NBA Points; J.R. Smith Hits A Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater

    dimemag.com Dec 6, 2012
    They said they were going to stop the game in New Orleans once Kobe Bryant hit 30,000 career points. He did that just before the end of the first half, going off the dribble and hitting a running floater over Robin Lopez. But the game never ceased, and …
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  • Felton Sheds His Bandages and Helps Topple the Bobcats

    Felton Sheds His Bandages and Helps Topple the Bobcats

    nytimes.com Dec 6, 2012
    Raymond Felton, who sustained a bruised left thumb in a victory against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, decided not to skip Wednesday's game, playing with bandages taped on his hand for part of the game.
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  • Video - Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers 02:02

    Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Falcons-Panthers 01:01

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Falcons-Panthers

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Atlanta at Carolina
  • Video - Anonymous Player Says Newton Acted Like A Diva 09:59

    Anonymous Player Says Newton Acted Like A Diva

    Dec 6
    Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless and Rob Parker react to an anonymous player who says Cam Newton acted like a diva at the Pro Bowl.

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    Dec 6
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    Dec 6
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