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Carolina tight end Richie Brockel scores his first TD on a trick play. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle )<img ... [visit site to read more]
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Maybe the toughest thing Carolina Panthers fullback Richie Brockel had to do on his 7-yard trick play touchdown against the Houston Texans on Sunday was keep a straight face.
If Cam Newton seemed more upbeat during the Panthers' 28-13 win at Houston last week, it was not by accident.
The rookie quarterback said he tried to improve his body language and keep his negative emotions in check after offensive linemen Jordan Gross and Ryan Kalil talked to him about it before the game.
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A quick glimpse at the numbers suggests the Panthers need to spend the majority of next offseason upgrading their defense.
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This was tweeted out by Panthers beat writer Joe Person in reference to the trick play the Carolina Panthers did yesterday. Turns out I was right all along, and they really did get it from the movie Little Giants. What an epic movie by the way. To bad they don't have Ice Box on their defense.
The scene is familiar to any Carolina Panther's fan this season: Panthers squandering an early lead, Cam Newton sulking on the sidelines with a towel over his head as we suffer another loss.
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By STEVE REEDCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski has a bag full of tricks and he's not afraid to use them -- even if it means borrowing a play from a kids' movie.
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