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7 hrs ago | ESPN

Playing without Greg Hardy, Panthers prove again they're bigger than one player

Cam Newton missed the season opener with broken ribs. Then defensive end Greg Hardy was deactivated for the second game.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, NFL Players, Greg Hardy, Thomas Davis, Graham Gano, Ryan Kalil

10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Maturing Cam Newton, Potent Panthers Offense Look to Dominate NFC South

The troublesome Carolina Panthers preseason, one which saw Cam Newton suffer a hairline fracture to his rib in Week 3 and look slow to develop chemistry with his stable of new receivers, couldn't seem farther away now. The support Newton received from the rib protector by Unequal Tech reinforced with Kevlar he wore was second only to the support he got from his cast of offensive weapons.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, NFC, NFC South, Kelvin Benjamin, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Jerricho Cotchery

17 hrs ago | CBS Local

Commish: Bucs Face "Must Win" Versus Rams

After the Bucs came into the 2014 season with new hope, new optimism, a mostly new roster, and a new coaching staff, an underwhelming performance against the Panthers in week 1 has put the Bucs in dire position for week 2. The Bucs defense was supposed to be dominant, but instead was lackluster. Yes, there are some that say the Bucs defense did their job by only allowing 20 points to the Panthers, but this was a defense hyped up as a unit that was to carry the Bucs in 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Shaun Hill, Austin Davis, NFL Players, Carolina Panthers

20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Joe Webb might show up anywhere for Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers quarterback Joe Webb passes in the second quarter of an NFL preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Aug. 28, 2014 in Pittsburgh. Cam Newton has recovered sufficiently from a hairline rib fracture to return to the lineup for the Carolina Panthers when they play the Detroit Lions on Sunday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Joe Webb, NFL Players, Cam Newton, Pittsburgh Steelers

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Black and Blue Week 2: Injury Report

Sep 7, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Akeem Spence tackles Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Panthers defied all odds last weekend and won while playing in the stadium of a rival without one of their most important players taking the field.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Jonathan Stewart, Greg Hardy, Charles Johnson

New York Post

Forgotten QBs start season with a bang

Without fail, opening week in the NFL always delivers its share of surprises. Even those who think they know what to expect don't really know what to expect.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers, Jake Locker, NFL Players, Houston Texans


NFL Predictions Week 2: Final Odds Projections and Fantasy Stars to Watch

The NFL has a tall order to fill following an intense opening to the 2014 season. Most of Week 2's games possess the potential to manufacture yet another wild football Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Kelvin Benjamin, Greg Olsen

CBS Local

Dan Leach's Locks: 2014 NFL Week 2 Edition

Season's greetings to one and all! It seems like it took forever, but the 2014 NFL campaign is finally here and not a second too soon. As the NFL season heats up, so do my NFL picks, which will be here for you each and every week to help you win your pick-em-pool, embarrass your friends, and just become a more whole football fan and human being.


Related Topix: Sports, Andrew Luck, NFL Players, Dwayne Bowe, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton

The Charlotte Observer

Panthers vs. Lions: Three things to watch

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will be aiming for the quarterback Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, whether he heard Cam Newton's nickname for him or not. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton referred to Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as "Donkey Kong" this week, saying it five times during his Wednesday press conference.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Kelvin Benjamin, Ryan Kalil

The Washington Post

Panthers WR Benjamin has room to grow

While Kelvin Benjamin's NFL debut was a smashing success statistically, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the rookie wide receiver still has plenty of mistakes to correct this Sunday against the Detroit Lions. Benjamin caught six passes for a team-high 92 yards and a touchdown last Sunday to help Carolina beat Tampa Bay 20-14.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Luke Kuechly, Kelvin Benjamin, Cam Newton, NFL Players

Fri Sep 12, 2014


Greg Olsen best TE without Pro Bowl invite

You couldn't help but notice Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen as he left Thursday's practice in a full sprint only minutes after arriving. There was a distressed look on his face.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Greg Olsen, NFL Players, NFC, NFC South, Ed Dickson, Ryan Kalil

The Miami Herald

Panthers QB Newton on track to start

Charlotte, NC - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is on track to start Sunday's home opener after missing the first game of the season with a fractured rib. Newton was a full participant in practice all week and has said he would "absolutely" be ready to go against the Detroit Lions.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Garry Williams, Jason Williams, Cam Newton, DeAngelo Williams, NFL Players

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Football Geekery

Once again this year we channel our inner pigskin nerd and dive a little deeper into the statistics to help illuminate Buc football...This week: takeaway impact, two-week win-loss records and more With each takeaway the Bucs' defense produces in a game, the team's winning percentage goes up a significant amount The Bucs have made it to the playoffs in three of the seven seasons they've started with a loss and then a win Statistics can help illuminate the game of footballa or they can take us down a misleading path. As Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Lovie Smith said: "I believe in stats, but it's [which] stats."


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, NFL Players

Cat Scratch Reader

Made from Scratch: Lions at Panthers

Which cat will emerge king of the jungle known as Charlotte, North Carolina? Will we see a healthy Cam Newton on the field? Will LimeyPanther be able to fit in a single airline seat on his way back to England after #LimeyFest14? All this, and a lot more, in this edition of Made from Scratch. Like a hungry cat sinking it's teeth into a fresh kill, we have tasted regular season football, and boy did it ever taste good.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, NFL Players, Cam Newton, Luke Kuechly, Trai Turner, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Pride of Detroit

How Lions' future opponents fared in Week 1

In Week 1, the Detroit Lions ' future opponents combined to go 8-7. Here's a look at how each team performed: Despite not having Cam Newton , Carolina opened the season with a win.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals, NFC, NFC West, Oakland Raiders


NFL Week 2 Picks: Breaking Down Toughest Matchups from Weekend Slate

Bettors brave enough to dive into the deep end of the NFL spreads pool last week surely got a tough taste of how dangerous the waters can be - and will experience it again if lessons learned are not applied to Week 2 odds. Week 1 was littered with misses due to near impossible-to-discern spreads.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Cam Newton, NFL Players, New York Giants, Eli Manning, Victor Cruz

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Cam Newton's Rib Injury Doesn't Impact His Fantasy Value for Week 2

As long as Cam Newton 's on the field, he should be in your fantasy football starting lineup for Week 2. The Carolina Panthers quarterback missed Week 1 with a persistent rib injury. Derek Anderson filled in admirably, throwing for 230 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-14 win.


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Kelvin Benjamin, Greg Olsen

Herald Gazette

Stiff-Armed and Dangerous

I have to admit it is refreshing to be able to talk Fantasy Football again, because all anyone has been able to talk about since Monday is the Ray Rice tape that surfaced. We won't get into that here, but suffice to say, you can comfortably drop Rice as he is no longer part of Baltimore's plans at running back.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, NFL Players, Mark Ingram, Carolina Panthers, Kelvin Benjamin, Cam Newton


Detroit Lions vs. Carolina Panthers: Betting Odds Analysis and Pick Prediction

The Detroit Lions will look to build on a strong Week 1 performance on Monday Night Football when they visit the Carolina Panthers , who are expected to have starting quarterback Cam Newton back from a rib injury. The Lions are coming off a 35-14 rout of the New York Giants at home but will be facing a stingy Carolina defense that has helped the total go UNDER in 10 of the last 11 games for the Panthers.


Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC South, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Matthew Stafford

WFTV Orlando

Panthers Cam Newton repeatedly refers to Lion's DT as 'Donkey Kong Suh'

Newton refused to answer five questions by reporters and instead gave the same response: "My main focus right now is focusing on the Detroit Lions. I think I've got my hands full trying to find ways to stay protected by Donkey Kong Suh and my fellow Auburn teammate Nick Fairley."


Related Topix: Sports, Carolina Panthers, NFL Football, Cam Newton, NFL Players, Greg Hardy, Detroit Lions, Nick Fairley