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Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen Shaves "It" All Off

After the season he had, Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was like the rest of the team in that he hoped for a much better ending to the season than they got. However, there is one person affiliated with the team that did get a very happy ending the season.Greg Olsen's wife. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
51 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' Cotchery: Return to N.C. has been 'tremendously wonderful'

The last two seasons have been something like a homecoming for veteran wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery. As a member of the Carolina Panthers, he has played his home games in the state of North Carolina for the first time since his college days at N.C. State.Cotchery said his experience in Carolina has been "tremendously wonderful."Via Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer:Cotchery...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Teammate gives Manning final completion ball from Super Bowl

Regardless of whether or not Peyton Manning decides to retire, he has one heck of a souvenir from the Super Bowl. Manning's last completion from the Denver Broncos' 24-10 Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers was a pass on a 2-point conversion to Bennie Fowler. Fowler kept the ball, but he revealed on Twitter Tuesday that he returned it to Manning at the quarterback's request...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers GM Gettleman 'not afraid' to use franchise tag on Norman

Josh Norman was touted as one of the NFL's best cornerbacks in 2015, but he's not a lock to earn a long-term contract extension from the Carolina Panthers this offseason.Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman has used the franchise tag before, and he will use it again on Norman if the two sides cannot reach an agreement during contract negotiations.Via Bill Voth of Black & Blue...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign 8 To Futures Deals Including DB Ras-I Dowling

The Carolina Panthers officially signed eight players to future/reserve contracts on Tuesday including DB Ras-I Dowling. The other players signed include: C Reese Dismukes, LB Brian Blechen, OT David Foucault, S Marcus Ball, WR Damiere Byrd, DT Chas Alecxih, and DE Rakim Cox. Future/reserve contracts are essentially an opportunity for players compete for a roster spot in offseason...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Alabama QB Greg McElroy: Cam Newton “Quit On His Team”

As if the Iron Bowl rivalry wasn’t fierce enough already, former Alabama quarterback and current Sirius XM radio host Greg McElroy blasted ex-Auburn star and Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton today.  McElroy, who said in 2011 he was better prepared for the NFL than Newton, criticized the quarterback for his post-game press conference, but saved his fastball for Newton...
Via College Spun
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton explains why he did not dive on fumble

Cam Newton said on Tuesday that he did not dive after his fumble in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl because of injury concerns. The NFL MVP says he was worried about his leg if he went after the ball in the middle of the large pileup. “OK. I didn’t get the fumble, but we can play tit for tat,” Newton said Tuesday via the Charlotte Observer. “I’ve seen numerous quarterbacks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Favorites to Win Super Bowl 51

Special to Outkick The Coverage from OddsShark.com The Carolina Panthers are coming off a disappointing finish to their season with a 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, but they are one of three co-favorites to win Super Bowl 51 next year. Carolina has 9/1 betting odds to take home its first Vince Lombardi Trophy in 2017 along with the previous year's Super Bowl finalists...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photographer uninjured in SB collision with Corey Brown

An Associated Press photographer who was in the line of fire when Corey Brown was tossed out of bounds by Aqib Talib near the goal line during the Super Bowl on Sunday says he was unharmed, and he has a photo to prove it. AP photographer Julio Cortez was in a collision with Brown after the Carolina Panthers wide receiver was the victim of a face mask penalty by Talib in the second...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton Defends Himself After Rejecting Press Conference

After the Super Bowl, both the winning and losing quarterbacks are expected to hang out and answer some questions for the media. After a full two weeks of preparation and speculation, the press is eager to hear how it went for both quarterbacks. Now, understandably the winning quarterback is a little more effusive and willing to talk. That being said both quarterbacks are expected...
Via The Sports Journal
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Conan O’Brien spoofs Cam Newton’s press conference

Talk show host Conan O’Brien has found a way to use comedy in order to broach some serious subjects around the world. Whether Cam Newton’s post-game antics following the Carolina Panthers loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 can be considered in the same vein has been left up for interpretation in the days following his press conference. One thing is for sure: O’Brien...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Newton erotic novella ‘Dabbin’ with Cam’ released on Amazon

With much of the talk concerning Cam Newton revolving around his relatively short and curt comments following the Carolina Panthers’ loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 — not to mention the defiant tone he took when conceding that he’s a “sore loser,” recent news on the more whimsically provocative side of things arguably is a much welcomed distraction. In the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Newton defends actions after Super Bowl: I will not conform

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he's ''sore loser,'' but defended walking out of a press conference after the Super Bowl by saying he didn't feel like talking to the media after Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos. Newton says, ''Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser.'' The league NFL MVP didn't apologize for walking out of a brief three...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Cam Newton responds to post-Super Bowl criticism

As most football fans are aware by now, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton received his fair share of criticism following the team’s Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos. Newton was short with reporters during post-game interviews before ultimately storming off, which led to talks about his immaturity and poor attitude. Now, Newton has finally had the opportunity to respond...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton: “You show me a sore loser and I’ll show you a loser”

Cam Newton faced the media on Tuesday in the Carolina Panthers locker room, speaking for just under seven minutes about why he didn’t talk after the Super Bowl, why he didn’t dive for the ball on the fumble that sealed the win for the Denver Broncos, and what he thinks about what people—read: media—think about him. This is not Marshawn Lynch showing up so he won’t get fined...
Via The Comeback
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton: ‘Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser’

Cam Newton isn’t backing down from his behavior after losing the Super Bowl. Newton spoke at the Carolina Panthers’ exit interviews on Tuesday, and naturally, his behavior in the wake of the team’s Super Bowl defeat was questioned. Newton had a rather sharp retort to his critics. “I’ve been on record to say I’m a sore loser,” Newton said Tuesday, via Jonathan Jones...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton Defends Reaction To Loss In Super Bowl 50

In the minutes that followed Super Bowl 50, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton become even more the center of attention from many fans and members of the media. While it’s no secret that Newton likes to talk and celebrate his wins, many wanted to see how he would react when things didn’t go his way on the biggest stage. The two days since have seen many people come down...
Via Gamedayr
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tolbert, Jerricho Cotchery hoping to remain with Panthers

Two impending free agents are hopeful to remain with the Carolina Panthers for the 2016 season. Pro Bowl fullback Mike Tolbert and wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery are both hoping to get new deals worked out that will allow them to remain with the team. With the fullback position dying out across the NFL it is hard to imagine Tolbert landing a big deal. He was a First-Team All-Pro...
Via Tireball.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton Talks Openly About Post-Super Bowl Criticism

Many have criticized Cam Newton for walking away from his post-Super Bowl press conference Sunday night, fielding only a handful of questions – though, not really providing thorough answers. But maybe that criticism is unwarranted.  On Tuesday, Newton spoke with local media for his first ever exit interview, wanting to touch on the some of the criticism he received, and he didn’t...
Via College Spun
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama Quarterback Says Cam Newton ‘Quit’ On Panthers In Super Bowl

It’s the moment that haters of Cam Newton have been waiting for … watching the Carolina Panthers walk off the field as losers of Super Bowl 50. What added fuel to the fire was when Newton seemed to not make an effort to dive on a fumble late in the game, which was recovered by the Denver Broncos and led to their game clinching touchdown. Now, one former college rival is taking...
Via Gamedayr
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton: ‘I’m on record as being a sore loser’

For five months and 17 wins, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was happily himself. After losing the biggest game of his career, he remained that way — and took a heap of criticism. During the postgame press conference, Newton offered brief answers and eventually walked away from the microphone before the interview was declared “over.” Per Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers kid brings Cam Newton her own trophy since he lost the Super Bowl

The Carolina Panthers returned home to Charlotte on Monday after losing Super Bowl 50 the day before, and they were greeted by a wonderful reception.Even though they fell short, the Panthers still went 17-2 and won the NFC title, an incredible season that their fans appreciated and wanted to thank them for upon their arrival back home.One young fan, and a big Cam Newton fan, even...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Conan O’Brien spoofs Cam Newton’s post-Super Bowl press conference

After 24 hours of media outrage over Cam Newton’s sullen postgame press conference following Super Bowl 50 — in which he was both criticized for his behavior, then defended because of what an opposing player was saying beside him — all that was really left was to laugh about it. Conan O’Brien did just that with a “post-joke press conference” after making a lame quip playing...
Via The Comeback
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aqib Talib intentionally committed facemask during SB

It was a play that, for a while, changed the momentum of the Super Bowl. With Denver up 10-0 in the second quarter, Carolina was driving down field when Cam Newton connected on a pass to Corey Brown. It was at that point where Broncos defensive back Aqib Talib, who has never been bashful about his style of play, grabbed Brown by the facemask and threw him like a rag doll. Talib...
Via Gamedayr
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Conan pulls a Cam Newton after late-night joke bombs

Cam Newton wasn't so chatty after losing the Super Bowl on Sunday night, walking away from the podium before his post-game press conference had concluded.That was after a series of mostly one-word answers by the Panthers quarterback, who clearly did not want to be talking the media after his worst performance of the season on the biggest stage.The 24-10 loss in Super Bowl 50 was...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss
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