Found July 23, 2013 on Fox Sports:
If the past two seasons have taught Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera anything, it's the importance of starting fast. The Panthers stumbled out of the blocks the last two seasons, going 1-5 in 2011 and 1-6 last year. The slow starts cost general manager Marty Hurney his job. By midseason the Panthers have been out of the playoff hunt, so it hardly matters that they've gone 9-3 in post-Thanksgiving Day games during that span or that they won four straight to close last season. Rivera told Cam Newton and the rest of his players that they need to arrive at training camp with a sense of purpose, focused on being ready to go out and win the season opener at home against the Seattle Seahawks. On Sept. 8. ''I'm going to talk about starting strong,'' Rivera said. ''Because if you don't start fast, you have to make it up anyway.'' Five things to watch for: 1. CAN CAM IMPROVE? Newton has put up all sorts of impressive statistics his first...

Beason not worried about HGH testing

If and when the day comes when the NFL will start conducting HGH testing on players, Panthers linebacker Jon Beason is one player who will be happy about it.

Cam Newton: Fantasy Boom or Bust?

As we approach fantasy football season, fans are clamoring to their favorite publications or websites to view this year’s fantasy rankings and cheat sheets. Among most of the Top 10 Quarterback Rankings I have reviewed, including my own, sits Cam Newton. Positional I have him ranked No. 6, and No. 17 overall. He’s just ahead of Matthew Stafford, and just behind Matt Ryan...

Panthers Kalil: No Super Bowl talk this year

Carolina's Ryan Kalil isn't about to say anything that can be construed as a Super Bowl prediction. Not after last year. The Panthers three-time Pro Bowl center created a stir days before the start of training camp last year when he took out a full page advertisement in the Charlotte Observer and wrote about the Panthers being ''Super Bowl XLVII champions!'...

Carolina Panthers Waive WR Lamont Bryant

The Carolina Panthers have waived injured wide receiver Lamont Bryant who began camp injured and very well could end up spending the whole year on the injured reserve. In corresponding moves, the Panthers also signed offensive lineman Garrett Chisolm and wide receiver Dominique Curry to help add depth to their training camp roster. The post Carolina Panthers Waive WR Lamont Bryant...

Panther redo Jon Beason’s contract

According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, linebacker Jon Beason has renegotiated his contract with the Panthers. #Panthers LB Jon Beason renegotiated his contract today. Was supposed to make $5.25 million this year — Ben Volin (@BenVolin) July 25, 2013     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Panther redo Jon Beason’s contract appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Column: When NFL players transform into real super heroes

The Carolina Panthers Greg Olsen and the Tennessee Titans Jonathan Willard  are  blue-collar NFL players, but at least for a day they were real life superheroes. Please click here to read this column The post Column: When NFL players transform into real super heroes appeared first on Players View.

Jon Beason looking forward to HGH testing

We reported yesterday that the NFL and the NFLPA are getting closer to agreeing on HGH testing. Panthers linebacker Jon Beason told the NFL Network that he’s looking forward to being tested for HGH. “For me, I’m happy. I don’t take that stuff, so I’m more than happy to do it. The guys who are taking it, now if they get caught it’s an even playing field,” Beason said...

Top 9 Fantasy Quarterback Monographs! Cam Newton

Top 9 Fantasy Quarterback Monographs! Monograph – A highly detailed and thoroughly documented study or paper written about a limited area of a subject or field of inquiry. 6. Cam Newton, CAR (4) is a freak of nature and stands to continue putting up huge numbers, particularly if the Panthers re-tool their offensive line and even give the offense another receiving threat. After...

Intrigue surrounds Newton, Bradford and Freeman heading into 2013

With training camps ready to kick off around the NFL, intrigue surrounds a handful of starting quarterbacks. Here’s a closer look at three rather polarizing signal callers. Cam Newton Even if the Panthers match their 2012 season and amass another 7-9 record, Newton will head into 2014 as Carolina’s starting quarterback. Nobody will fault Newton if he can’t out-duel Matt Ryan...
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