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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith may have had a point when he slighted Cam Newton by saying that big numbers don’t necessarily equate to winning football games. In fact, Newton passed for 4,000-plus yards last season and the Panthers won just six games. The Panthers lost all three games in which Newton passed for more than 300 yards. Yes, you can point the ?nger at a Carolina defense that surrendered more than 25 points per game last season. Despite being attached to defenses that surrendered more points per game last season than the Panthers, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers led their respective teams to the playoffs.
If games lasted two quarters instead of four, the Panthers would have fnished 14-2 and Newton would have been in the MVP discussion. Unfortunately, Newton played more like a rookie as games progressed. He had a quarterback rating of 101.2 in his first ten throws compared to a 74.4 rating on his 21st through 30th throws. Statistics showed that Newton w...
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Cam Newton got a chance to show off for the fans a little at the Carolina Panthers Fan Fest on Saturday.
However, coach Ron Rivera said there was a bigger message for the Panthers during the annual fan appreciation day.
''The fans showed us they have expectations,'' Rivera said after Saturday's two-hour practice. ''That gave us a little bit of energy...
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith may have had a point when he slighted Cam Newton by saying that big numbers don’t necessarily equate to winning football games. In fact, Newton passed for 4,000-plus yards last season and the Panthers won just six games. The Panthers lost all three games in which Newton passed for more than 300 yards. Yes, you can point the ?nger at...
Captain Munnerlyn knows NFL cornerbacks need to have a short memory - and thick skin.
So when the undersized Munnerlyn hears the criticism suggesting someone else should be starting for the Carolina Panthers at the No. 2 cornerback spot, he doesn't get angry.
He just works that much harder.
He says ''there's a lot of people out there who're like, `We need another...
Safety Haruki Nakamura believes Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers have all of the ingredients to be a perennial playoff team.
They just need a taste of it first.
As a long-time NFL Sunday Ticket subscriber (Click Here to learn about it), I watch quite a bit of football. In recent memory, the always-volatile NFC South has been the most interesting division to watch. The upcoming NFL season should be no exception. Here’s what to expect in the NFC South in 2012: New [...]
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says trainers are optimistic wide receiver David Gettis will be back on the practice field in about ''four or five days.''
Athlon Sports is counting down its 2012 NFL preseason Power Rankings with in-depth team previews, schedule analysis and more as the start of the...
Coach Ron Rivera says he's ''relieved'' that medical tests on Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis' right knee were negative.
The evolution of the quarterback has been on going for many years.
The NFL is opening up and becoming a passing league, trying to shape not only a quarterback that can pass effectively but can also run the ball consistently. It seems that every year there is a quarterback that is more than just a quarterback. They are a genuine athlete that changes the game with more than just...
Jeff Otah has had a full plate as of late. The offensive tackle was traded by the Carolina Panthers to the New York Jets last week, only to go back to the Panthers based on the trade not going through due to Otah’s failure to pass a mandatory physical. Otah was a first round pick by Carolina in the 2008 NFL Draft, but has battled the injury bug ever since. Then the Panthers...
Carolina Panthers 2012 Regular Season Schedule
at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Raymond James Stadium
vs. New Orleans Saints
Bank of America Stadium
vs. New York Giants
Bank of America Stadium
at Atlanta Falcons
Written By: Kyle Newton (@KNewt22)
This debate rages on every year, which division is king of the NFL? Several divisions have a legitimate case every year to be crowned the best, but which one really is better than the rest. You can go through and eliminate several that are just simply at the bottom of the pack, the AFC South and AFC West are easily at the bottom of the AFC...