NFC South News and Rumors
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton increased his workload in practice on Thursday and seemed fine on the field as he works toward a full return to action after suffering two transverse process fractures in his back in a car accident last week. That’s left …Upvote Share Tweet
DeAngelo Williams being fit for a playing cast for potential returnESPN.com 1 hour agoCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers are fitting running back DeAngelo Williams with a playing cast for his right hand that was fractured three weeks ago in a loss at Minnesota. Coach Ron Rivera said there is a chance the team’s all-time leading rus…Upvote Share Tweet
Weatherspoon predicts a sweep of the “Aints”profootballtalk.com 4 hours agoA torn Achilles tendon has kept Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon from making an impact on the field this season. On Thursday, Weatherspoon made some waves away from it. Thanks to (what else?) Twitter. “The Aints are way too sorry to have our names i…Upvote Share Tweet
Throwback Thursdays: Best player nicknames everyahoo.com 4 hours agoThe NFL has changed in many ways. For the better, in many ways. For the worse in terms of player nicknames. Where have all the nicknames gone? Mean Joe and Papa Bear would be so disappointed. How has it happened that Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Bree…Upvote Share Tweet
Scouting the Saints with Jabari Greer: On leadership and Kenny VaccaroESPN.com 4 hours agoMETAIRIE, La. -- Former New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer is still keeping close tabs on the team and has agreed to join me on occasion to share his thoughts. Stay tuned for his take on the Saints’ recent secondary shakeup and how they’ll match…Upvote Share Tweet
Last stand for Da'Quan BowersESPN.com 5 hours agoTAMPA, Fla. -- When he came here in 2011, there was hope that Da'Quan Bowers would blossom into one of the league’s best defensive ends. Now, he is auditioning just to prove he belongs in the NFL. The final two games of the season mark Bowers’ last chan…Upvote Share Tweet
Derek Anderson tries to rebuild bridge he napalmedprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoAt a time when former Cleveland quarterbacks seem to be lining up to rip the Browns, one of them is trying to be polite. At least, now. Panthers backup Derek Anderson — who might have to start Sunday if Cam Newton can’t — did his best to backpedal from …Upvote Share Tweet
Falcons nose tackle Paul Soliai refocuses on football after father's deathESPN.com 7 hours agoThere are times when even NFL players are reminded how football means little in the grand scheme of life. Atlanta Falcons nose tackle Paul Soliai recently experienced one of those moments. A few weeks back, Soliai received the call he feared would come …Upvote Share Tweet
Saints' new-look secondary will be tested by NFL's 'best receiving corps'ESPN.com 8 hours agoMETAIRIE, La. -- The revamped New Orleans Saints secondary did a decent job in the dress rehearsal. But now comes the real thing. The Saints will face much stiffer competition on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons than they did in this past Monday night…Upvote Share Tweet
Robert McClain on the spot for FalconsFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Sunday would have been a ideal time for Atlanta Falcons cornerback Robert Alford to make his return: back in his home state of Louisiana against the hated Saints and their potent receiving corps. Instead, Alford landed on injured …Upvote Share TweetWhen: 1 p.m. ET Sunday Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C. TV: CBS Welcome to Johnny Football versus Who Will Get The Football. There's still some uncertainty whether the Carolina Panthers will start Cam Newton or Derek Anderson at quarterba…Upvote Share TweetWhen: 1 p.m. ET Sunday Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida TV: Fox For five straight weeks, the Green Bay Packers looked like they might have been the best team in football. They seemed to be in cruise control for home-field advantage in the NF…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoThe Saints are ready to bury the Falcons once and for all. But the Falcons aren’t biting on a eulogy offered by Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis. Via Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Lewis was talking about not letting the Falcons pass for 500 yards against th…Upvote Share Tweet
Newton Expected To Face BrownsDec 18ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton shares his expectations for QB Cam Newton if he is able to play on Sunday against the Browns.
Rivera: NFC South Champ Worthy Of PlayoffsDec 17David Newton discusses Ron Rivera's comments that the NFC South division winner is worthy of a playoff spot.
NFL Live Prediction: Packers-BuccaneersDec 17The NFL Live crew make their picks for Green Bay at Tampa Bay.
NFL Live Prediction: Falcons-SaintsDec 17The NFL Live crew make their picks for Atlanta at New Orleans.
Three Must-See Showdowns with Big Playoff ImplicationsDec 18Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Clayton's mailbag -- Building a winner isn't easyDec 16John Clayton's mailbag: Building a winner isn't easy these days. Plus: Tony Romo's MVP chances, the Bills' defense and more.
Something Up Their Sleeve?Dec 16Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
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