Panthers well-positioned to win third straight NFC South title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Yes, the Carolina Panthers made the playoffs last season, but it was basically by default as they finished 7-8-1. It was a small miracle they finished as well as they did considering all the things that went wrong last season -- from Greg Hardy's legal situation to all the running backs going down with injuries to quarterback Cam Newton having health and accuracy...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
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Can Cam Newton Take the Next Step in First Year of His New Contract?

Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers walks off the field after being defeated by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at CenturyLink Field. (Mandatory Credit:ESPN/Getty Images) Last year the Carolina Panthers finished the season with a record of 7-8-1. Although they sported a below .500 record, they still managed to win the NFC south. Playing in a beat...
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Panthers rookie WR: We're going to be the dynamic duo

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will be armed with some mammoth height this season with the addition of rookie wide receiver Devin Funchess. Both Funchess and second-year wide receiver receiver Kelvin Benjamin stand at a beastly 6-foot-5. With his sights set high, the rookie out of Michigan has some pretty bold predictions for the team’s wide receiver group in 2015: ...
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Cam Newton ready to embrace pressure from massive contract

Cam Newton was given a massive five-year, $103.8 million contract this past offseason by the Carolina Panthers, and there are quite a few analysts that believe they overpaid for him. It is a deal that only time will tell whether or not the Panthers made the right decision, and a lot of pressure is on his shoulders heading into the 2015 season. There are high expectations for him...
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Cam Newton Ready to Embrace Pressure from Massive Contract

Cam Newton was given a massive five-year, $103.8 million contract this past offseason by the Carolina Panthers, and there are quite a few analysts that believe they overpaid for him. It is a deal that only time will tell whether or not the Panthers made the right decision, and a lot of pressure is on his shoulders heading into the 2015 season. There are high expectations for him...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Make an Impact Off the Field

At this time in the NFL offseason, where interesting information is at a premium to a football-starved public, it’s easy for teams to make the news for the wrong reasons. But the Carolina Panthers have proved their classiness as an organization this past month. Through acts big and small, the team has shown it cares about more than just what’s on the field, they care about making...
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Do the Carolina Panthers have the best defensive coordinator in the NFL?

Even with Cam Newton acting as the face of the franchise, there’s no question that the Panthers defense is the reason for their recent success. In each of the last two seasons, it has been the play of Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis, as well as the patchwork play of the secondary, that has carried Carolina to consecutive NFC South titles. And who should we be giving credit to? Yes...
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Four reasons why 2015 will be the year of the Carolina Panthers

Since the drafting of Cam Newton back in 2011, the Carolina Panthers have waited for the chance to proclaim, “This could be our year.”   Well Cat fans, this just might be the year Ron Rivera and crew move into the proverbial spotlight. After posting back to back NFC South division championships, the Panthers are poised to make even greater strides. Here are four reasons why...
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NFL Power Rankings: How Good are the Panthers?

Once a month, TopSportsReport releases an NFL power rankings article.  Our power rankings serve as a way to measure where each NFL team’s talent level is in relation to the others.  We have just released the June edition of our NFL power rankings article. To find out where Devereaux Frazier ranks Cam Newton, Charles Johnson, Luke Kuechly and the Carolina Panthers, click the...
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Cam Newton spends time with Charleston victims’ familes

Last week, the nation was rocked by the news of the shooting of nine people at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. While a lot of people are focusing on the Confederate Flag and whether or not it should be taken down at the state’s capitol building, one NFL organization was doing all it could to help the victims’ families in their time of grief and need. According to SB Nation...
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Cam Newton is the ultimate class-act

Cam Newton for all intents and purposes, is one of the most athletic quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL. With his large size (6’5″ 245 lbs) for the position, ability to scramble to make plays and slinging it as well as any quarterback in the game, makes him must-see TV. Yet, it is what he does away from the field that truly gives him great character and equal amount of class...
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Cam Newton visits families of Charleston victims

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton went to Charleston, where five days earlier nine people were shot and killed by a 21-year-old gunman at Emmanuel African Episcopal Church, and visited families of the victims. Rashard Alston, a linebacker at Newberry College, posted a photo to his Instagram account that showed him with Newton and Chris Singleton.  Singleton, who plays...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton visits families of Charleston shooting victims

Cam Newton on Monday visited with a families who lost loved ones in the church shootings in Charleston, S.C. last week, per a Charlotte Observer report. The Carolina Panthers quarterback spent part of Monday meeting with Chris Singleton, whose mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, was one of the nine victims murdered in the tragic shooting last Wednesday night...Read More The post...
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Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen compares Cam Newton to Jay Cutler

Veteran tight end Greg Olsen has played eight NFL seasons—four with the Chicago Bears (2007-10), four with the Carolina Panthers (2011-14). Olsen has caught passes from Jay Cutler and Cam Newton during his professional career, so he knows both quarterbacks well. Recently, Olsen went on ESPN's Russillo Show and talked about the on-field similarities and differences between Cutler...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton goes to Charleston to meet shooting victims' families

Cam Newton took some time away from the playbooks, the offseason grind and anything football related to attempt to brighten the day of a few families of the shooting victims from last week's church shooting, according to Bill Voth of Black And Blue Review.As Voth explains, "Rashard Alston, a linebacker for Newberry College, posted a picture of Newton and Chris Singleton to his...
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Cam Newton is Real Happy to Connect on the Long Ball With Fozzy Whittaker During Minicamp

Carolina Panthers running back Fozzy Whitaker has not had the easiest career road in the NFL. Sinvce going undrafted in 2012 he has spent time on the roster of four different teams (Arizona, San Diego, Cleveland, and Carolina). He is currently on the Panthers roster and has spent the off-season going through team activities with Cam Newton and company.Fozzy will likely not be the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Pokes Fun at Tom Brady Prior to Camp Skills Challenge

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton tends to stay busy during his off time. Recently he hosted a skills challenge during the 7v7 National Championship tournament at IMG Academy. Prior to the challenge he was looking to toss the ball around on the field, but he noticed something was wrong. The ball was a little deflated giving him a  perfect opportunity to poke fun at Tom...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cam Newton makes a Tom Brady Deflategate joke

Tom Brady is getting set for his appeal hearing in front of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell this week, which means Deflategate will be making its way back into the news. Although, Cam Newton did his best to get the scandal to resurface last week. While throwing some passes at his QB Skills Challenge on Friday...Read More
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Dividends are Paying Off for Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton

ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 28: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers throws a pass in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 28, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) Carolina Panthers Cam Newton has been putting on a clinic in practice this offseason according to head coach Ron Rivera as the quarterback works to live...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera throws praise about Cam Newton's 2015 offseason

What more is there to say about Cam Newton? The quarterback of the Carolina Panthers now has a new contract and is getting praise sent his way from all over the place. The most recent person to have positive words about Newton this offseason is head coach Ron Rivera, according to Jeff Darlington of "(Wednesday) was about as good as I've seen (Newton), as far as practice...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gettleman says new contract won't change Newton's game

Cam Newton will be Cam Newton in 2015, not even a new contract will change that, according to general manager Dave Gettleman. During a Q&A with The Charlotte Observer, which was reported by Dan Hanzus of, Gettleman was asked if Newton's recent contract extension would lead to the quarterback running less. "No. He's got to be Cam. You don't hold back a thoroughbred,...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton deserves better offense support

He’s taken his team to the playoffs, he’s won playoffs games with the offense he’s been dealt, and he’s even played twelve days after suffering two broken transverse processes in his lower back. Cam Newton, in the words of Ike Taylor, is a mutant, but he’s also a franchise quarterback that deserves better offensive support than what he’s received. The 2014 Carolina Panthers...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers’ GM Compares Cam Newton to a Thoroughbred

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stood out in his team’s minicamp this week. Head coach Ron Rivera made note that Newton’s footwork has improved, resulting in more accurate throws and more zip on the ball. Rivera also mentioned that Newton had the best practice of his four-year career on Wednesday. With that said, Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman addressed questions...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivera pleased with QB Newton's development this offseason

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Ron Rivera said the Carolina Panthers are well ahead of where they were last season in terms of preparation for the season in large part due to the health of quarterback Cam Newton. Newton participated in all offseason practices this spring and has taken ''some really big steps,'' according to Rivera, the team's fifth-year coach. That wasn't the case last season...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cam Newton plays catch with 7-year-old with rare heart condition

The Carolina Panthers are winning. No, not on the field — though they may be doing that, too — but off the field. Earlier this offseason, the Panthers signed Braylon Beam, a 6-year-old with cancer, to be a coach for a day. And yesterday, Cam Newton helped Matthew McCaskill, a 7-year-old with a rare heart condition, fulfill his dream of playing for the Panthers. A little after...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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