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Next Steve Smith for Carolina Panthers? Could be Brandin Cooks

Next Steve Smith for Carolina Panthers? Could be Brandin Cooks

charlotteobserver.com Updated Feb 6
ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. called diminutive, but explosive Oregon State receiver Brandin Cooks the next Steve Smith, and believes the Carolina Panthers will take Cooks with the 28th…Click to Continue »
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  • Crazy thought: If Hardy leaves, get Peppers

    Crazy thought: If Hardy leaves, get Peppers

    ESPN.com Feb 6
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Here's a crazy thought: If the Carolina Panthers can't find a way to keep defensive end Greg Hardy with the franchise tag or a new deal, consider bringing Julius Peppers back. Not that Peppers is available -- yet. But with speculation…
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  • Rivera wants more consistency regarding pass interference

    Rivera wants more consistency regarding pass interference

    As the NFL inches closer toward the annual consideration of potential rule changes, one member of the Competition Committee’s coaching subcommittee would focus on one specific area of the game, if he were the Commissioner for a day. Pass interference. P…
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Who are the NFL's 10 best coordinator/play-caller hires of 2014…

    Feb 6
    You might have noticed, but there are no slow-paced years on the NFL's coaching carousel any more. No pendulum swings to the calmer side of the hiring/firing cycle. Every year spawns a furious reshuffling of staffs, and nowhere is the turnover more cons…
  • Paul George, John Wall, Damian Lillard, Harrison Barnes, Ben McLemore, Ter…

    Feb 6
    The six-man field for the dunk contest at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans will feature three big names from the actual All-Star Game, the league confirmed Thursday night.
  • Deconstructing Jonathan Martin

    Feb 6
    Deconstructing Jonathan Martin