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The Carolina Panthers were not hospitable in defeating the Oakland Raiders 17-6 at home in Charlotte Sunday afternoon. This was a physical game from beginning to end. The Panthers extended their winning streak to 3 games and showed some growth after a slow start this season. This recent streak by the Panthers may have taken Head Coach Ron Rivera off the hot seat. Meanwhile, the Oakland Raiders continue to look for answers. This was a game of two teams that were looking for positives to take home with them in the off-season. Two teams whose futures are still ahead of them. Physical match-ups such as these can reveal a lot about the teams involved. Let's delve into what we've learned about these two squads.
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross is the leading candidate to take over as the Carolina Panthers new general manager.
Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross has emerged as a leading candidate to become the Panthers next general manager, per sources.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 23, 2012
Ross has been a GM candidate...
Oakland Raiders veteran QB Carson Palmer has been ruled out for the team’s season finale against the San Diego Chargers. Palmer suffered broken ribs and a bruised lung on Sunday in the Raiders loss to the Carolina Panthers. Given a disappointing season and an impending $13 million dollar salary in 2013, you have to wonder if Carson Palmer has played his last game of his career...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, despite a disappointing season, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis doesn’t plan on replacing head coach Dennis Allen and general manager Reggie McKenzie. But he might make some other front office changes.
After much deliberation, Raiders owner Mark Davis does not intend to part with first-year head coach Dennis Allen and first-year...
Terrelle Pryor or Matt Leinart is expected to start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders at the San Diego Chargers in the team’s season finale on Sunday now that Carson Palmer is hurt.
Palmer got hurt during the team’s Week 16 loss to the Carolina Panthers and is out with cracked ribs and a bruised lung. Raiders head coach Dennis Allen says Palmer was in the hospital for observation...
The latter half of the season has been good to the Carolina Panthers.
After a disastrous start, they have gone on a 4-2 run that has included a decisive win over the Atlanta Falcons.
With good fortune comes smiles from Hollywood Cam Newton.
Two incidents marred Newton’s day on Sunday.
Oakland’s Tommy Kelly admitted that he and the Raiders were targeting Newton after Raiders’...
Cam Newton is looking ahead.
Forget that this is another lost season. The dynamic quarterback believes the Panthers can build on the success of having won four of their last five games.
''It's just something for the team's psyche,'' Newton said after a 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. ''People ask, what are we playing for this year? It...
Cam Newton apologized Sunday for bumping official Jerome Boger during the Carolina Panthers’ 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders, though he was less apologetic for kicking Tommy Kelly in the game.
Newton was steamed after what he likely felt was a late hit from Raiders safety Mike Mitchell in the fourth quarter. Newton got up immediately after being driven into the turf and aggressively...
Usually when I’m unfairly stereotyping Carolina Panthers fans, I accuse them of loving college basketball above all else. Then I remember that South Carolina exists. And so there’s the explanation behind a Panthers fan who used the Gamecocks’ logo as the letter C in his customized “CAROLINA” jersey. It’s probably the most tacky thing you’ll see in Bank of America Stadium...
The Carolina Panthers have officially declared running back Jonathan Stewart as inactive, meaning that DeAngelo Williams will once again serve as the starting running back in Week 16 against the Oakland Raiders. Stewart was expected to miss this game, although the team was holding out some hope that he would be able to play in a limited capacity.
In the end, Carolina felt as if the...
The Raiders were held without a touchdown for the second straight week but unlike last week’s victory against the Chiefs, field goals were not enough against the Panthers who put the Raiders away, 17-6.
The Panthers’ team was not significantly better but, despite being called for 10 penalties for 97 yards they were able to capitalize on their red zone trips and their two...
By Nick Parker
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Three years. Thats how long its been since the Carolina Panthers won three games in a row, which they accomplished Sunday with a 17-6 win over the Oakland Raiders.
But after the game, the bulk of the chatter wasnt focused on the Panthers newfound winning vibes or stingy defense.
It was focused on a bump and a kick.
The Oakland Raiders have announced that quarterback Carson
Palmer suffered cracked ribs and a bruised lung during Sunday’s loss to the Carolina
Panthers and the 33-year-old will not play in the team’s regular season finale,
reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
Raiders coach Dennis Allen announced that his
quarterback suffered cracked ribs and a bruised lung during Sunday’s...