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Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson returned to Sunday's game against Tampa Bay in the second half after missing all of the second quarter with a head injury.
Johnson first left after a collision with teammate Greg Hardy in the backfield late in the first quarter.
Johnson, tied for sixth in the league with 8 1-2 sacks, collided with Hardy's knee as they were applying pressure on quarterback Josh Freeman in the backfield late in the first quarter. Both Johnson and Hardy remained on the ground for several minutes while being attended to by trainers.
Hardy got up limping, but did return on the next series to get a sack.
Earlier, wide receiver Steve Smith has returned to Sunday's game after injuring his hand in the second quarter and being taken to the locker room.
Smith suffered the injury while trying to catch a pass in the end zone from Cam Newton. Smith came up with the catch but was called for offensive pass interference, nullifying the score. He left the game h...
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Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith injured his left hand in the second quarter of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay and has been taken to the locker room for observation.
The team has not announced if he'll return to the game.
Smith injured his hand while trying to catch a pass in the end zone from Cam Newton. Smith came up with the catch but was called for offensive pass...
Ron Rivera says based on recent conversations with team owner Jerry Richardson he doesn't know if he'll remain the Carolina Panthers head coach beyond this season.
Rivera says ''I know that nothing is going to happen until after the season.''
Rivera's coaching seat got a little hotter after the Panthers (2-8) surrendered yet another fourth quarter lead...
The Carolina Panthers suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday that was so crushing it reportedly moved one of team’s players to tears.
According to Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer, Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis cried while talking about the team’s loss. “Thomas Davis brought tears in describing the Panthers’ latest loss,” Person tweeted...
CHARLOTTE, NC -- What more can the Carolina Panthers endure?
Once again, a defense that was panned a year ago came up big for 54 minutes Sunday and allowed a struggling offense to do enough to notch a victory. But it didn't exactly work out that way in the 27-21 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Call them what you want -- snake bit, unlucky, just not good enough and...
In the realm of the National Football League, you don't see many between-the-legs passes but earlier today, Tampa Bay quarterback pulled off that feat.
Watch as he throws this pass to Bucs running back D.J. Ware which goes through the legs of Frank Alexander:
(Courtesy of SB Nation)
Panthers wideout Steve Smith has gone to the locker room, possibly to receive X-rays on his injured left hand. Smith suffered the injury late in the first half.Fantasy Spin:Brandon LaFell and Greg Olsen should see more opportunities if Smith is unable to return for the second half.
The Panthers have deactivated guard Jeremy Bridges and wide receiver David Gettis for their game against the Buccaneers.
The Panthers signed Bridges after allowing seven sacks in last week's 36-14 loss to Denver. He spent most of the season on injured reserve with the Arizona Cardinals before reaching an injury settlement and had been expected to play a significant role against...
Going into yesterday’s Panthers game, it was easy to be a little overconfident.
The Bucs had a 5-4 record, and had won four of their last five games. Running back Doug Martin was all over national sportscasts, with talking heads who usually seem to forget the Bucs exist (“Wait, you mean that team with the orange uniforms? Vinny Testeverde’s team?”) proclaiming the newbie...
TAMPA BAY (27) d CAROLINA (21)
The Headline: Buccaneers cap amazing comeback with an overtime win
It just goes from bad to worse for the Carolina Panthers, having played well for 57 minutes and looking on course to win their third game of the year (while keeping their already minute playoff hopes alive) the Panthers got an ugly punch in the guts from their division rival...