Found October 11, 2011 on Panthers Locker:
The Panthers have lost 27-year old OLB Omar Gaither for the next 2-4 weeks with a sprained left MCL.  Gaither played in all 5 games for the Panthers so far this year and he has 8 tackles and 1 pass defensed.  25-year old Jason Williams will take over for Gaither until he’s ready to return to action.  Williams has played in 3 games for the Panthers so far this year and he has 13 tackles.

Cam Newton continues to amaze for the Carolina Panthers

22-year old rookie QB Cam Newton has been very solid for the Panthers so far this year.  He has played in all five games for the Panthers so far this year and he has completed 113 of 194 passes (58.2%) for 1,610 yards with 7 TD passes and 6 INTs (84.3 QB Rating).  He has also carried the ball 40 times for 160 yards (4.0 ypc) with 5 TD runs.  The Panthers are only 1-4 so far this...

Gaither's knee prognosis not season ending

(By Joseph Person, With Omar Gaither getting a more optimistic prognosis on his knee injury than originally thought, the Panthers have no immediate plans to sign another linebacker.Gaither left Sunday's game against New Orleans in the first half after landing awkwardly and tweaking his knee. The Charlotte native and former Myers Park standout was...

Beason confident of return, 'being better than ever'

(By Joseph Person, Jon Beason rolled in to the Panthers' locker room on a scooter Wednesday with a big, black cast on his left leg and sweat beading on his forehead.The Panthers' middle linebacker and three-time Pro Bowler had just finished an upper-body weight workout. It will be another six weeks before Beason is walking without a cast or...

VIDEO: Keys for Panthers vs. Falcons

Observer reporter Joe Person and columnist Scott Fowler talk about the Panthers' inability to get over the hump, and Jordan Gross says close is no longer good enough:   csprtContainer();

Panthers coach Ron Rivera: Don't stop believing

(By Scott Fowler) Carolina Panther coach Ron Rivera sounded a little like he was singing Journey's 1980s megahit "Don't Stop Believin" Monday during his day-after press conference following Carolina's 30-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints.Rivera once again fully took the blame on the clock management miscue at the end of the first half that allowed New Orleans...

Saints vs Panthers: Let the Hate Fest Begin

Division rivals always play each other tough. No matter the records, no matter on whose turf they’re playing, one should never expect a matchup between division rivals to be easy for either team. They know each other too well. Each team wants it too bad. In essence, division rivalry games make for the very best football games. On Sunday, when the New Orleans Saints and Carolina...

Auburn cleared of wrongdoing in Newton case by NCAA

The NCAA said it found no major violations committed by Auburn regarding current Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton or other pay-for-play allegations and has concluded multiple investigations of the football program.

Panthers stand by their man against cheap shot

(By Joseph Person, Panthers coach Ron Rivera took the blame for a costly timeout in Sunday's loss to New Orleans - but took pride in the way his team responded when receiver Steve Smith was drilled on a late hit by Saints safety Roman Harper.After Harper decked him as Smith crossed the goal line on his 54-yard touchdown catch in the first half,...

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Some guys play this one safe, but Jeremy Shockey harbored no hesitation burning bridges with a former employer Sunday.

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