Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 10/28/14
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - If the goal of preseason games is to get quality work in, finalize your roster and avoid significant injuries, then the Panthers must be thrilled with their preseason's first half. If the goal is to look good on the field during that process, then the positive mojo shouldnt be as prevalent.Sure, the Panthers are only two meaningless preseason games and eight Cam Newton-led drives into a 1-1 start -- so is it too early to sound the alarm on an offense that doesn't look improved? Yes, according to head Ron Rivera. I like what the offense is doing and like the way its going, so Im pretty excited about them, Rivera said. Through the first two games of the preseason, the Panthers' starting unit has looked more like the offense from the first half of last season. The wins and losses wont go on the final record, but theres plenty to glean from the starters taking on opponent's starters ... and the Panthers haven't found much offensive success in those situations. New...
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