Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 11/29/11

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 06: Chris Gamble #20 of the Carolina Panthers runs on the field during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Bank of America Stadium on December 6, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
NOTES The Panthers have been thrilled with the play of cornerback Chris Gamble, who is enjoying a bounce-back season under coach Ron Rivera. Gamble was benched late last season by coach John Fox after he failed to register an interception and struggled in coverage. "Chris has had just an outstanding season, and I don't think he's getting the credit he deserves because he does it quietly and doesn't make a lot out of it," Rivera said. "I thought the plays he has made, coming up and making some big tackles, have been outstanding for us. We've asked him to do some things differently in other games where you ask him to cover the number one receiver, switch sides, and he's done that. I really can't talk enough about what he's done and what he's meant for us defensively as far as being a steady, steady influence and a steady performer." The Panthers wanted to run the ball against the Colts coming into Sunday's game, and they did. They piled up 201 yards on the ground. "Earlier in t...
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