Found November 18, 2011 on Charlotte Observer:
(By Joseph Person, Another week, another injured linebacker for the Carolina Panthers.Middle linebacker Dan Connor was scheduled to get X-rays on his shoulder Friday and is questionable for Sunday's game at Detroit, coach Ron Rivera said.

Dan Connor out vs. Lions

(By Joseph Person, DETROIT – The Panthers' injury issues at linebacker just seem to keep getting worse.Middle linebacker Dan Connor, who sustained a neck/shoulder stinger last week vs. Tennessee, is inactive for today's game at Detroit.

Dan Connor is questionable for Sunday

(By Joseph Person, Another week, another injured linebacker for the Panthers.Middle linebacker Dan Connor was scheduled to get X-rays on his shoulder today and is questionable for Sunday's game at Detroit, coach Ron Rivera said.

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera modeling team to be like Detroit Lions

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he is trying to build his team like the Detroit Lions in hope of reestablishing his team's success.

Panthers' Ron Rivera calls Lions' defense 'aggressive'

Do the Lions have a dirty defense? If anyone knows, it should be Ron Rivera.

New additions get shot on special teams

Ron Rivera is wasting no time throwing the Panthers' newest additions into the special teams fire: Running back Josh Vaughan and linebacker Kion Wilson, signed off the practice squad Wednesday, both will play special teams Sunday at Detroit. The Panthers are looking for any kind of boost on a special teams unit that ranks at or near the bottom of several categories. Wilson played...

Carolina Panthers team report: Ron Rivera says Detroit is just an aggressive team

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Rivera mum on 'Megatron' match

(By Joseph Person, The Panthers openly said before their first game that veteran cornerback Chris Gamble would be matched up with Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona's Pro Bowl receiver.But Ron Rivera wouldn't divulge his coverage plans this week for Detroit's Calvin Johnson, the 6-5 wideout nicknamed "Megatron" who leads the NFL with 11...

Panthers' Connor, Shockey inactive for Lions tilt

Carolina tight end Jeremy Shockey and linebacker Dan Connor are inactive for the Panthers' Sunday game against the Detroit Lions.

Carolina Panthers not worried about 'dirty' talk with Detroit Lions defense

"I think aggressive is a better word," says Panthers head coach Ron Rivera. "Maybe overly aggressive at times, but you know what? That is defensive football."

Three Panthers fined for actions vs. Titans

The chippiness that upset Panthers coach Ron Rivera at the end of last week's 30-3 loss to Tennessee has resulted in a number of fines, including three levied against his players. Panthers offensive tackles Jordan Gross and Byron Bell and defensive end Charles Johnson each were fined $7,500 for unnecessary roughness, according to the league office. Bell was fined for grabbing...

Panthers' Shockey misses practice; Rivera 'optimistic' he'll play

Carolina Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockey missed his second straight day of practice with a rib injury, but coach Ron Rivera is "optimistic" Shockey will play Sunday at Detroit.

Is Detroit dirty or just pushing toughness limit?

(By Joseph Person, The Carolina Panthers picked a bad week to stop acting chippy.With first-year coach Ron Rivera chastising his team for its actions in the final minutes of last week's 30-3 loss to Tennessee, the Panthers head to Detroit to face a Lions' club that is quickly gaining the reputation as one of the league's dirtiest.

10 Things We Learned: Sexy Week 11 Edition

He’s making his list and checking it twice, and Colonel Comey finds that Andy Dalton is naughty ... but also nice. Gifts are bestowed on Pete Carroll and Charles Tillman, but it’s coal for Sam Bradford and Ron Rivera. Oops. Premature holiday metaphors.....

Matchups: Carolina Panthers at Detroit Lions

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