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Is Cam Newton becoming too fixated on Kelvin Benjamin?

Is Cam Newton becoming too fixated on Kelvin Benjamin?

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated 4 hours ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Seldom do you see Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin without a smile or being playful in the locker room. He wasn’t smiling or playful after Thursday night’s 28-10 loss to New Orleans. His voice was low, and his mo…
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  • Cason benching another signal Panthers secondary has to be addr…

    Cason benching another signal Panthers secondary has to be addressed

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera insisted cornerback Antoine Cason wasn’t benched late in the first half of Thursday night’s 28-10 loss to New Orleans. The snap counts don’t support that. Cason didn’t return after being called for p…
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  • Despite early turnovers, Saints 'play to win the game'

    Despite early turnovers, Saints 'play to win the game'

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Once again, bad things were happening to the New Orleans Saints on the road Thursday night. An interception on the opening drive that bounced off the hands of receiver Kenny Stills and into the waiting arms of a defensive tackle. A fu…
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  • It’s our 13th anniversary (almost)

    It’s our 13th anniversary (almost)

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    OK, so PFT technically doesn’t become a teenager until midnight tonight, when Halloween yields to All Saints Day. But since most of you will be: (1) lethargic from all the candy you’ll be eating; (2) hungover from all the booze you’ll be drinking; or (3…
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  • Difference in schedules gives Panthers somewhat of a chance

    Difference in schedules gives Panthers somewhat of a chance

    The Saints took control of the NFC South race Thursday night. Such that a 4-4 team can be in control of anything. They’re now clear of the 3-5-1 Panthers after last night’s 28-10 win in Charlotte, but nothing is as it appears in the dirty south (The NSF…
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  • Junior Galette: We didn’t listen to the white noise of criticis…

    Junior Galette: We didn’t listen to the white noise of criticism

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Linebacker Junior Galette made one of the biggest plays of Thursday night’s Saints win when he hit Panthers quarterback Cam Newton from behind in the second quarter to force a fumble that New Orleans recovered on the doorstep of the end zone. They cashe…
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  • Saints blast NFL for short turnaround from SNF to TNF on road

    Saints blast NFL for short turnaround from SNF to TNF on road

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Saints coach Sean Payton held his tongue all week. But after beating the Panthers on the road Thursday night (which followed beating the Packers Sunday night), Payton was finally ready to let the NFL know how he felt. “I just think it’s foolish,” Payton…
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  • Cam Newton takes the blame for Panthers’ loss

    Cam Newton takes the blame for Panthers’ loss

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    Cam Newton had one of the worst games of his career on Thursday night, completing just 10 of his 28 passes, for 151 yards with an interception and a fumble. Afterward, he put the blame on his own shoulders. “I know I missed a lot of throws,” Newton said…
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  • Saints in first place -- and they have defense to thank

    Saints in first place -- and they have defense to thank

    ESPN.com nola.com 9 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The New Orleans Saints finally won a road game Thursday night, wrestling control of the NFC South away from the Carolina Panthers with an emphatic 28-10 victory. And they did it by literally wrestling the ball away from quarterback Ca…
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  • Cam Newton: 'I'm not blaming anyone but myself'

    Cam Newton: 'I'm not blaming anyone but myself'

    ESPN.com 11 hours ago
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Carolina Panthers' 28-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints: Quarterback Cam Newton on whether he knew his timing was off early en route to completing a career-low 35.7 percent of his passes…
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  • Video - Hardy Trial Moved To After Season 01:49

    Hardy Trial Moved To After Season

    Oct 30
    David Newton discusses Greg Hardy's domestic violence appeal trial getting postponed and what it means for Hardy's future with the Panthers.
  • Video - Carolina Panthers' defense missing defensive end Greg Hardy's production 00:44

    Carolina Panthers' defense missing defensive end Greg Hardy's production

    Oct 30
    Tracy Wolfson has the latest on the Panthers' defensive struggles this season and head coach Ron Rivera's thoughts about the impact of Greg Hardy's absence.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Buccaneers-Browns 00:35

    Inside Edge: Buccaneers-Browns

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Tampa Bay at Cleveland.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Saints-Panthers 00:39

    Inside Edge: Saints-Panthers

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for New Orleans at Carolina.

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