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There wasn't much to the Carolina Panthers' 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday from a competitive perspective -- the Panthers were eliminated as a serious postseason concern a while back, and the Raiders may already be eliminated from next seas…
Share TweetB QUARTERBACK: Cam Newton threw his first interception since the Denver game in Week 10, ending his team-record streak at 176 passes. Newton took a beating, but made some great…Click to Continue »Share TweetThe Panthers have played with a sense of purpose and a minimum of mistakes. The result is four wins in five games and a feel-good vibe that had been buried…Click to Continue »
Raiders-Panthers: Five plays that matteredUpdated Dec 23, 2012 Share TweetThe setup: Panthers faced a second-and-6 from their 24, 14:31 remaining in the first quarter.Click to Continue »
"Hallelujah, Holy Shit! Where's The Tylenol?": Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Dec 23, 2012 Share TweetWe'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from London Fletcher losing his lunch to sad Tom Brady. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Source: deadspin.comShare TweetRaiders quarterback Carson Palmer has left Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers with a back injury and will not return, the team announced.
NFC South halftime thoughtsUpdated Dec 23, 2012 Share TweetAll three of Sunday’s NFC South games are at halftime and the Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints are holding leads. The Panthers have a 14-3 lead on the Oakland Raiders, courtesy of an early touchdown pass from Cam Newton to Steve Smith and a Luke
Field goal tightens it upUpdated Dec 23, 2012 Share TweetOakland's Sebastian Janikowski hits a field goal from 27 yards out to close the gap at Bank of America Stadium.Click to Continue »Share TweetFrom the moment former Giants GM Ernie Accorsi was enlisted to help the Panthers with their search for a new general manager, two names surfaced immediately as potential replacements for Marty Hurney - Giants college scouting director Marc Ross and longSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetEvery week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Raiders at Panthers Raiders: DT Richard Seymour Panthers: QSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetDenver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson strained his left Achilles in the first half Saturday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Nuggets deal reeling Bobcats 15th straight lossUpdated Dec 23, 2012 Share TweetKosta Koufos scored a season-high 16 points, and Kenneth Faried and Andre Iguodala added 15 points apiece as the Denver Nuggets beat Charlotte 110-88 and sent the Bobcats to their 15th consecutive loss on Saturday night.
Sunday Blitz: Raiders-Panthers RecapDec 23Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Panthers' 17-6 win over the Raiders.
Panthers postgame press conferenceDec 23Panthers react following game with Raiders
Panthers Win Heated Game With RaidersDec 23Cam Newton threw for 171 yards in the Panthers' 17-6 win over the Raiders.
Oakland Raiders vs. Carolina Panthers highlightsDec 23Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton throws for 171 yards and a touchdown and runs for 60 yards and another score in a 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders.
Peter King: Megatron the headliner, but history was made all over Week 16Dec 23The Bengals have done something this year that hadn't been done since Boomer Esiason was a junior at Maryland.
Don Banks: Critical win proves Vikes are more than a one-man show; more Sn…Dec 23PITTSBURGH -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 16 that saw the NFL's playoff field taking shape in almost-finalized fashion...
Don Banks: After 45 seasons, Bengals finally find some history in repeatin…Dec 23PITTSBURGH -- Heinz Field felt like history central Sunday in the NFL. But maybe not the way many would have expected.
NFL Week 16 review: John Clayton's Last CallDec 23There's still plenty of intrigue regarding the NFC playoff race, writes John Clayton.