CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For a team in danger of missing the playoffs and mired in another two-game losing skid, the Carolina Panthers would seem to have enough on their plate heading into what looks like a must-win stretch.
It seems like the Carolina Panthers might not have a choice in whether to shut down linebacker Luke Kuechly or play him the remainder of the season. Despite returning to practice this week, Kuechly was not cleared to play and ruled out of Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers. Kuechly is still
Luke Kuechly's return to the field has been put on hold. The Panthers linebacker has been downgraded to out against the Chargers on Sunday after not passing the concussion protocol.
With Norv Turner available and the Panthers' offense struggling badly, Ron Rivera may consider making a phone call to his old friend.
The hits keep coming for the Carolina Panthers , as defensive end Charles Johnson has been ruled out for the team's game against the San Diego Chargers in Week 14 due to a hamstring injury...
Ron Rivera has his fingers crossed. The Panthers coach told reporters Friday that linebacker Luke Kuechly should be "good to go" on Sunday if he passes his final test in the concussion protocol.
Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers fell hard in 2016, smacking their proverbial faces on the turf. The MVP called this season demoralizing and the team's play unacceptable.
In the midst of a trying 2016 season, the Carolina Panthers reportedly released former starting cornerback Robert McClain on Friday. Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer was the first to report the news...
With their playoff hopes basically gone, the older Panthers players are making sure that this season's disappointment doesn't carry over to the future.
There's potential for the fourth quarter of Sunday's game between the San Diego Chargers and Carolina Panthers to be a wild one. The Panthers (4-8) have allowed a league-high 138 points in the fourth quarter and have lost five games by three points or less. The Chargers (5-8) have surrendered
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said that while this season has been ''demoralizing,'' his struggles on the field aren't from a lack of preparation off of it. Newton's numbers are down - way down - from his MVP season a year ago when he threw 35 touchdowns passes and led the
Luke Kuechly's status for Sunday is unclear, but the Chargers are preparing as if "the best inside backer in the game" will play, says Philip Rivers.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he benched reigning league MVP Cam Newton on Sunday night because he didn't want ''chaos'' setting in with his football team. Rivera opened his press conference Wednesday with a stern statement, hoping it will put to rest his much-publicized decision
Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly returned to practice Wednesday, but he remains in the concussion protocol, leaving his status for Sunday's game against San Diego in question.
Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly has returned to the practice field for the first time since suffering a frightening concussion in the team's Nov. 17 win against the New Orleans Saints. The 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year missed the last two games while in the league's concussion
Concussions can be unpredictable. Some players suffer a concussion and return in a few days. Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was back at practice on Wednesday after missing two games due to a scary concussion he suffered against the New Orleans Saints, though it was unclear how much contact
Luke Kuechly returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since suffering a concussion in mid-November. Will the All-Pro linebacker suit up for the Panthers this week?
Everyone went crazy about Cam Newton being benched for the first series of Sunday's game because he didn't wear a tie when the Carolina Panthers traveled to Seattle. Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram went down memory lane and recalled that Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett cut two players
The 2016 NFL season has been an unpredictable masterpiece so far. Teams like the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders have exceeded expectations, while teams like the Cincinnati Bengals and Carolina Panthers have been veritable disappointments...
Panthers coach Ron Rivera expected a "feeding frenzy" to follow his suspension of Cam Newton and he's more worried about the team's 4-8 record.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera is not worried about losing the faith of his players in the locker room after his decision to bench Cam Newton for the start of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks. Rivera said Monday in hindsight he's ''very comfortable'' with his decision
Dan Hanzus thinks the Panthers got what they deserved in Sunday night's 40-7 blowout loss against the Seahawks after benching Cam Newton for a dress code violation.
Cam Newton has had some interesting press conferences, some combative ones, some short ones, but none like the one he had on Sunday night. Newton was benched for the first series of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks for a dress-code violation. Panthers coach Ron Rivera wouldn't get into
A missing necktie led to Carolina quarterback Cam Newton getting benched for one series on Sunday night. Ron Rivera didn't expect it to last just one play. One disastrous play that created a most awkward of beginnings, and defined the Panthers' 40-7 blowout loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
The Carolina Panthers are done. It's over. They're deader than disco. If they are mathematically eliminated or not at this point is irrelevant. This team looks like it no longer cares...
The Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks squared off in the playoffs in each of the last two years, with the winner eventually representing the NFC in the Super Bowl...
Linebacker Luke Kuechly was on the Carolina Panthers sideline, in street clothes as he recovers from a concussion, ranting and raving at the officials and everyone else nearby after a long Seattle Seahawks touchdown. Earlier, Derek Anderson started at quarterback because Cam Newton apparently didn't
Thomas Rawls ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, Tyler Lockett took a reverse 75 yards for a score to open the second half and the Seattle Seahawks routed the Carolina Panthers 40-7 on Sunday night. Another prime-time game in Seattle was clouded with odd story lines right from the
Cam Newton's benching for the first play didn't lose the game, but it certainly set the tone for the Panthers' ugly loss to the Seahawks.
Shortly after exiting Sunday night's game against the Carolina Panthers , Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas sent a tweet saying he's considering retiring from the NFL : ...
Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas suffered a leg injury during Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers and was carted off the field, per Jeff Darlington of ESPN. It is unclear when he will be able to return...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was held out of the opening series of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks, a decision made by coach Ron Rivera.
Quarterback Cam Newton did not start for the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks . According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer , the quarterback is healthy but was benched due to a coach's decision...
Quarterback Cam Newton did not start for the Carolina Panthers in the team's Dec. 4 game against the Seattle Seahawks ...
The Carolina Panthers opened with backup QB Derek Anderson and not reigning MVP Cam Newton in Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Chiefs safety Eric Berry, Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson, and Panthers duo Derek Anderson and A.J. Klein were handed fines by the NFL on Friday for various infractions.
The banged-up Carolina Panthers will be without star linebacker Luke Kuechly and two other key defenders Sunday while their playoff hopes hang by a thread. The 2015 All-Pro Kuechly and safety Kurt Coleman have been ruled out at Seattle (7-3-1 ) with concussions. Defensive end Mario Addison, the team
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton doesn't think Carolina's poor season has anything to do with karma, dismissing Richard Sherman's claim that the team reaps what it sows.
The Seattle Seahawks will look to remain undefeated straight-up on home turf this season when they host the Carolina Panthers on Sunday night at CenturyLink Field...
Remember when Cam Newton ripped a "12th Man" flag out of the Charlotte crowd after last season's playoff win over Seattle? Richard Sherman does.
With the game on the line, the Carolina Panthers sent three blockers in Khalil Mack's direction to no avail. With sacks in six straight games, his first career interception and first career touchdown last week and relentless pressure every game, Mack is a major reason for this year's success
The Panthers' offensive line has been devastated by injuries this season, the latest coming with centers Ryan Kalil and Gino Gradkowski being placed on injured reserve Tuesday. With left tackle Michael Oher out for the year with a concussion and backup right tackle Daryl Williams nursing an injury
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Panthers QB Cam Newton's "probably" crossed the line when he tossed a "12th man" flag after Carolina ousted Seattle in last year's playoffs.
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