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Star Lotulelei Says the Panthers “Can Definitely be a Playoff Team”

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Carolina Panthers were in desperate need of help at defensive tackle, and so they weren't about to let Utah stud Star Lotulelei keep sliding when he dropped to them in the No. 14 spot Thursday night during the NFL draft. Carolina certainly has high expectations for Lotulelei, and Lotulelei ...

Ron Rivera Thinks One-Year Contracts are “Going to be the Trend for a While”

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The Carolina Panthers have fought through a salary-cap crunch to sign eight free agents this offseason, but every contract they've handed out this month has been a one-year deal. Head coach Ron Rivera says that's a product of the close-to-stagnant salary cap, and he thinks it's becoming a trend inside ...

Cam Newton on Attending Classes at Auburn: “At Times You Feel Like … Everybody’s Always Watching You”

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

If Cam Newton is smart with his money, he's set for life financially. And yet the No. 1 overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft and the Carolina Panthers' starting quarterback is back at the University of Auburn this offseason, working toward his degree in sociology. Not all athletes are role ...

Carolina Coach Ron Rivera: Judge Me on the Last Eight Games, Not the First Eight

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

One-quarter of the NFL teams got rid of their head coaches this offseason, but Carolina and Ron Rivera were not two of the parties that split ways. That certainly would've been shocking if you were told that entering Week 9, when the Panthers were 1-6, but they won six of ...

John Fox: Trindon Holliday’s “On a Short Leash” After Getting Away with Major Gaffe on Touchdown

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

The Denver Broncos are suddenly looking like Super Bowl contenders and, don't look now, but Peyton Manning is a top candidate to win his fifth MVP trophy. So things are going pretty well for head coach John Fox, who also had a chance to smoke his former team when the ...

Greg Olsen On The Health Of His Infant Son Following Surgery And The Support He’s Received

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Nearly a month after TJ was born, Greg Olsen and his wife, Kara, were able to bring their infant son home from the hospital Tuesday, reuniting him with his twin sister and making the Olsen family complete. TJ was born with a congenital heart defect which required surgery and weeks of ...

Jay Cutler Doesn’t Fault Chicago Bears Fans For Booing Him On Sunday

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

It was an ugly game this week between the Panthers and Bears, but a win is a win for Chicago and the Carolina Panthers keep on finding ways to lose football games this year. For the Chicago Bears, the record stands at 6-1 and it doesn't matter how they got ...

Cecil Newton Steps Up To Answer the Critics and Doubters During His Son’s Early Slump

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Cam Newton was one of the biggest stories of 2011 as he put together a dazzling rookie performance. Thus far in 2012, it's fair to say the Carolina Panthers quarterback is suffering from a bit of a sophomore slump. Newton has thrown more interceptions (5) than touchdowns (4) and has ...

Carolina’s Brandon LaFell: “I Felt Like We Could Have Got That Yard” On Fourth Down

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Brandon LaFell is going to require some time to get over what happened Sunday in Atlanta. The young Panthers had unbeaten Atlanta where they wanted them late, but opted to punt on fourth-and-short with a one-point lead, giving Matt Ryan and Co. one last gasp, which didn't end well for ...

Andre Brown Posts Breakout Performance for New York Giants on Thursday Night Football

Monday, September 24th, 2012

On Thursday afternoon, the only people who knew Andre Brown were his friends, his family, his teammates and the smart fantasy football owners who figured out who would be taking Ahmad Bradshaw's carries for the New York Giants. But Thursday night, every NFL fan learned who he was. Brown, who was ...