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Damiere Byrd has speed, but is proving to be more than just a deep threat

Rookie Damiere Byrd has plenty of work to do in order to make the final roster of the Carolina Panthers, but apparently he's impressed quite a few people along the way. According to David Newton of ESPN, Byrd is proving to be more than just a ridiculously speedy wideout. "Damiere Byrd makes a one-handed, over-the-shoulder catch while skirting the left sideline. Byrd makes a nice...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton says that “nobody has ever been who I’m trying to be.”

To be an NFL player, you have to be confident. You have to know — or, at least, believe — that nobody in front of you can stop you. And if you’re Cam Newton, then you also have to believe that you’re the greatest physical specimen in the history of professional football (I mean, they don’t call him Superman for no reason). “I say this with the most humility, but I don’t...
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Cam Newton: Nobody has ever been who I'm trying to be

Not many quarterbacks measure 6-foot-6 and weigh in at 260 pounds like Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Addressing a reporter’s comment that he has been viewed as the league’s greatest talent, and also as the greatest unknown, Newton shared this: “I say this with the most humility, but I don’t think nobody has ever been who I’m trying to be,” Newton said...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton a Little Full of Himself or Just Confident?

To be a quarterback in the NFL you have to be a pretty confident person so it is probably safe to say that Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is a confident guy. If he wasn't the team would probably have a hard time following him in to action. However, there is a difference between being confident and arrogant.So--which one is he?via @SBNationGIFRead more »
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Position Preview: Backfield

For a team like the Carolina Panthers that has built its identity on running the ball, a full stable of running backs is important. And for a team like the Carolina Panthers that released its all-time leading rusher, it’s absolutely crucial.With DeAngelo Williams in Pittsburgh, Jonathan Stewart is expected to shoulder the brunt of the workload for the Panthers. Stewart started...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Apparently Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Wants to Open A Day Care Some Day

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did what he promised his mom he would do earlier this month--he graduated from Auburn with a degree in sociology. It is not an uncommon practice. Many athletes go back to school during the off-season and eventually finish their degree plans. Whether they ever use it remains to be seen of course, but if they manage their money right during...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New Extra Point Rule Could Give Panthers Big Advantage

On Tuesday, the NFL announced the immediate implementation of a revised extra point rule. Team owners, on a 30-2 vote, approved the Competition Committee’s proposal to alter the nature of plays following touchdowns. According to the change, extra point attempts will now be kicked from the 15-yard line—an increase of approximately 13 yards from previous seasons. Two-point attempts...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelvin Benjamin likely to miss next week's OTAs

The upcoming stretch of organized team activities for the Carolina Panthers are likely to begin next week without one well-known player participating. According to Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer, Kelvin Benjamin is likely to sit out of next week's OTAs. "Second-year receiver Kelvin Benjamin strained his hamstring last week, a team spokesman confirmed. As a precaution,...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Kelvin Benjamin injures hamstring

The Carolina Panthers were holding their breath today when second year wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin suffered a hamstring injury during practice.  Kelvin will refrain from any physical activity for the remainder of the week as a precaution.  With 17 weeks left in the off season, there’s no need to sound the alarm. Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin made a huge impact...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Bold Predictions For The Carolina Panthers Defense

In 2013, the Carolina Panthers defense was elite. However, in 2014, Carolina saw a drop-off in production. With the loss of the Greg Hardy, the Panthers suffered early. Carolina gave up more than 30 points on 6 occasions, including a 45-point disaster to the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football. Despite this, the Panthers were able to pull together, giving up only 10.75...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Apparently, Luke Kuechly is a god over in Brazil

Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly is one of the top linebackers in the NFL right now. So it’s not surprising that he has quite the following in North Carolina. But apparently, North Carolina isn’t the only place were he has a huge following. Blackandblue.com wrote a story about how a Brazilian named Guilherme Spinelli, who is one of the founders of panthersbr.com send them...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign S Marcus Ball, Waive S Kimario McFadden

The Carolina Panthers signed S Marcus Ball and placed S Kimario McFadden on waivers to make room for their new addition. The #Panthers have signed safety Marcus Ball and waived safety Kimario McFadden. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) May 21, 2015 Ball, 27, signed as a free agent with the Argonauts back in February of 2012. He spent two years with the Argonauts and ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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WATCH: The people of Brazil seem to think that Luke Kuechly is a god

I think we are all in agreement when I say that Luke Kuechly is amazing, quite possibly even super human. But a god? That’s pretty intense … AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating each NFL QB based on the investment quality of their jersey Top 10 in 2015: The best NFL’s second-tier running backs Apparently, though, that’s exactly what the people of Brazil have come to think...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Panthers Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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Undrafted free agent Garry Peters feeling right at home with the Panthers

The Carolina Panthers are hoping they got a steal when they landed undrafted free agent Garry Peters from Clemson. As for Peters? Well, he's feeling right at home, according to Bryan Strickland of Panthers.com. "Coach Wilks hit me up during the draft," Peters told Panthers.com, referring to Panthers' assistant head coach Steve Wilks, who also coaches Carolina's defensive backs. ...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton is Such a Sweet Guy

The Carolina Panthers got one of the more fan-friendly guys in the NFL in their quarterback, Cam Newton. It is not uncommon to see pictures of him popping up online with fans. After touchdowns he doesn't keep the ball for himself or just toss it back to the ref. No--he gives it to a kid in the stands. So his latest act of awesomeness should come as no surprise.No, I'm not talking...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams sad Panthers unfollowed him on Twitter

DeAngelo Williams spent nine seasons with the Carolina Panthers, but he did not part ways with the team on the best of terms. And apparently when Williams’ business relationship ended with the Panthers, so too did his social media relationship. On Monday, one of the 32-year-old’s followers asked him if he can still get tickets...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton Carries Woman Across Muddy Racetrack

Cam Newton attended the Preakness Stakes horse race over the weekend. And after a torrential downpour flooded the Pimlico Race Course, the well-dressed and chivalrous quarterback ceased the opportunity to help others across the muddy racetrack. Cam Newton looked dapper at The Preakness yesterday, even as he carried a woman across a mud puddle. #auburn pic.twitter.com/d1SgGXaXfw...
Via Gridiron Grit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Thompson is the key to the Carolina Panthers revolutionizing NFL defenses

If one person is trying to do something and another person is trying to stop them, the one trying to stop the other is always going to be a few steps behind. It’s just timing. This holds true whether talking about the DEA and drug cartels or if you’re talking about real important issues…like football. Offenses have always been more advanced than defenses, and that’s never...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cam Newton helped woman stay out of the mud

Maybe Cam Newton really is Superman after all. The Carolina Panthers quarterback wasn’t wearing an “S” on his chest at the Preakness Stakes, but he did manage to make a heroic gesture. After a significant amount of rain fell on the track at the Pimlico Race Course, Newton was seen carrying a woman across the muddy track. It was a moment of pure chivalry. American Pharoah...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers in 2014 didn’t match the 12-4 regular season mark put up a year earlier. But despite salary cap woes and several free agent losses, the team did finish strong, capturing the NFC South for the second consecutive year with a 7-8-1 mark. And, unlike the previous year, the 2015 Panthers won a playoff game. So hopes are high heading into 2016 that franchise QB...
Via Zone Blitz
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Can Dethrone the Panthers from Atop the NFC South?

Like almost every upcoming season, the NFC South is a toss up for analysts and casual football fans everywhere when deciding who will take the division crown. The NFC South has been a historically competitive division with no team winning the crown in consecutive since its inception, until the Carolina Panthers were able to achieve that feat this past season.Since the Panthers have...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Panthers Draft with Seattle in Mind?

As a best-selling novelist and one of the world’s most prominent storytellers, George R.R. Martin is undoubtedly a craftsman when it comes to the to art of literature. So we might want to venture a listen when he gives out some advice. Like this…“A bruise is a lesson,” he said. “And each lesson makes us better.”Surely, these are words that can be applied to different...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Martin and Michael Oher set to compete for left tackle job?

The Carolina Panthers have a hole to fill at left tackle, but the void may end up being filled by one of their two offseason acquisitions, according to Vincent Frank of Sports Naut.Frank explains that while the Panthers didn't draft an offensive tackle in the first two rounds of the draft, the reasoning may be due to the acquisitions of both Jonathan Martin and Michael Oher."After...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A few Carolina Panthers get a preseason military excursion

The Carolina Panthers got to have a bit of fun before their preseason fully kicked off, thanks to a partnership with the USO of North Carolina. The trip was set up thanks to Military Appreciation Month, according to David Newton of ESPN.Newton points out that players such as Nate Chandler, Mario Addison, Fozzy Whittaker, Graham Gano and Brian Folkerts were all at the Seymour Johnson...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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