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Carolina wasted no time establishing the run against New Orleans and piled up 219 rushing yards in the contest as the Panthers defeated the Saints, 35-27 on Sunday.In a key divisional contest in which both teams came in 0-1, neither team wanted to leave in a 0-2 hole and it showed throughout the afternoon. Here's three things you need to know from the game if you are a Carolina Panthers fan.1. Brandon LaFell is emerging as a star in the Panthers' offense. Carolina wide receiver, Brandon LaFell, hauled in six catches for 90 yards (with a long of 27) and found openings in the Saints' zone defense the entire game.Every time the Panthers needed a first down, Newton looked to LaFell and he answered with catches for some big gains. The third-year wideout has solidified the No. 2 role and looks to earn more respect from defenses around the league.2. The Panthers are 6-1 over the last two seasons in games in which Newton does not throw an interception. Unlike last week, the Pant...
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Quarterback Cam Newton recorded 253 through the air and ran for another 71 yards on the ground to lift Carolina to an upset victory over New Orleans on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:After struggling in the season opener, Newton was back to his electrifying self Sunday against the Saints, dazzling the crowd with a stunning 40-yard run in the first quarter before adding a five-yard rushing score...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers collapsed late on defense, while the Carolina Panthers hung 35 on a staggering New Orleans squad.
Carolina Panthers receiver Brandon LaFell has nine catches for 155 yards and a score through two games.Fantasy Spin:LaFell is a solid complement to Steve Smith and it appears he's going to factor heavily in Carolina's offense this season. He should provide consistent flex-worthy numbers.
Cam Newton talked all week about how much better the Carolina Panthers were on offense then they showed in their season opener. He proved it on Sunday.
While watching the Saints’ defense get dismantled by Cam Newton and the Panthers, I realized I hadn’t had that much fun since that time I was at a construction site and a rusty nail went through my foot. But as painful as it was to watch, I must say I walked away from Sunday’s horrid ordeal with a positive outlook. You see unlike in week 1, this week I was smart enough to...
You cannot call Brandon LaFell the clear-cut No. 2 receiver for the Carolina Panthers, but his connection with quarterback Cam Newton has not faded...
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Week 2 done, with as little as three upsets recorded this time around.
On the side, there was one bitter handshake between two coaches who really had no beef. Another couple of Michael Vick turnovers, a botched field goal by one of the league’s best boots, and a bunch of missed calls that probably made Jay Cutler’s face swirl even more.
The best part of Week 2 though, was more...
There were a lot of firsts for the Carolina Panthers in their 35-27 victory against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Ron Rivera and Cam Newton were triumphant over the Saints for the first time since the pair started a new era in Charlotte last season. Newton also rushed for a career-high 71 yards on 13 carries. Charles Godfrey scored a touchdown for the first time in his five...
Another weekend, another chance for me to praise a franchise I could care less about if they were to remove one single player. That’s right, TSHQ, as you should know by now my Cam Newton love knows zero bounds. Since the first time I saw him dominate at Auburn I became a fan. Guy just does it all. After Week 1′s embarassing loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Newton is going to...
I bet when you pulled up ESPN.com or NFL.com Monday morning to check out the scores from week 2 in the NFL, you weren’t expecting to see the Patriots loose to the Cardinals or the Cowboys loose to the Seahawks. So much for the 13.5 point spread Vegas gave the Patriots or the premonition from NFL pundits that after their win over the Giants on opening night, the Cowboys were the...
The New York Giants got an all-time passing performance from Eli Manning to come out on top last week. With Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers up next, it's possible that the Giants will need another spectacular game from their star quarterback Thursday night.
The high-profile matchup of QBs with contrasting styles will be on display when the Giants visit the Panthers in a...
Charlotte, NC – The Carolina Panthers knew Sunday’s game against NFC South division rival New Orleans was a huge one. Coming off a disappointing offensive effort in their season opener at Tampa, the Panthers won a must-win game before 72,879 fans at Bank of America Stadium.
“I said to the guys before the game that this was a must win, and it really was,” offensive tackle...
CHARLOTTE, NC -- The Carolina Panthers turned an ugly start and 13-7 deficit, that should have been greater, into a 35-27 victory Sunday over NFC South foe New Orleans and in the process restored the good vibe that permeated the franchise in the preseason.
The Panthers had some rough moments, especially in the first quarter-plus of the contest. But Carolina found itself and surged...