CAROLINA PANTHERS NEWS

Cam Newton plays Santa Tuesday, returns to Panthers practice Wednesday (pics)

Cam Newton, still recovering from a potentially horrific car accident last week that amazingly only left the Carolina Panthers quarterback with two transverse process fractures in his back, played Santa Claus Tuesday, stopping by several Charlotte-area schools on Tuesday afternoon to spread some holiday cheer. Newton paid visits to the schools as part four-hour tour...Read More ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Carolina Panthers have the creepiest mascot in the NFL?

Chances are if you’re here it’s because you watch sports, which have been known to be pretty awesome from time to time. One thing that’s not-quite-so-awesome about sports though are mascots. Why do we need them? What’s the deal? I get it for a high school football team that needs to raise morale for the big homecoming game, but why do NFL teams representing millions of fans...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson’s 1-32 quarterback ranking could be disputed

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton returns to practice, works with 2nd-team

            Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since his Dec. 9 automobile accident near Bank of America Stadium. Newton suffered two small fractures in his lower back in the crash and did not play in the Panthers 19-17 victory over Tampa...
Via Sports-Glory
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton back at practice eight days after car accident

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has returned to practice eight days after an automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back. Newton, wearing a long sleeve black shirt under his red practice jersey and a helmet, participated in all of the team drills Wednesday and did some throwing during the portion of practice open to the media. He didn't do much running. Coach...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' Newton practicing 8 days after crash

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has returned to practice eight days after an automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back. Newton, wearing a long sleeve black shirt under his red practice jersey and a helmet, participated in all of the team drills Wednesday and did some throwing during the portion of practice open to the media. He didn't...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is the Carolina Panthers Week 16 tilt one of the top-5 NFL games to watch?

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached mid-December, with only two weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. As the final two weeks of the season get underway, there are a slew of big games involving teams...
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Cam Newton plays Santa for local students, homeless women and children

A lot of people in Charlotte, N.C., were treated to quite a surprise on Tuesday when Santa Claus came to drop off gifts. Oh, and that Santa Clause was played by none other than Cam Newton, sans beard and red jacket. Just one week after suffering two transverse fractures in his lower back as the result of a car accident, the Panthers quarterback, joined by teammates/elves Kelvin Benjamin...
Via Fox Sports
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The good, the bad & the ugly in the Buccaneers’ loss to the Carolina Panthers

For the second time this season the Tampa Bay Buccaneers faced a Carolina Panthers team without star quarterback Cam Newton, and for the second time this season the Bucs could not pull out a win. After a traffic accident sidelined Newton with two fractured vertebrae, quarterback Derek Anderson got the start and led the Panthers to a 19-17 win that temporarily put them in sole possession...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson picks up big Week 15 award

With only two weeks to go in the NFL’s regular season, the playoff picture is starting to take shape. The list of contenders and pretenders is becoming clearer and clearer. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
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Carolina Panthers Week 15 Power Rankings spot is one that many may dispute

With less than 10 shopping days left until Christmas, there isn’t much time for teams to turn the 2014 season into a memorable one. Any margin for error is all but gone; it’s almost win-or-go-home time in the NFL. It’s going to be a mad dash to the finish, with a ton of teams still in the mix and the race changing on a weekly basis. It sets up for a fantastic final two weeks...
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Panthers use clever method to wish Bears luck on Monday Night Football

The NFC South division title is up for grabs, and the (5-8-1) Carolina Panthers are hoping to hold on to first place heading into Week 16. The (5-8) New Orleans Saints are nipping at their heels, and a win over the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football would put them back on top. The Panthers took to social media to wish the Bears luck against their divisional foe. They used the...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers support Bears with Jungle Book pic

The Bears are hosting the Saints at Soldier Field on Monday evening, and the Carolina Panthers are among the many teams cheering for Chicago. If the Bears win, Carolina remains in first place in the NFC South. If New Orleans wins, they’ll take a half game lead on the Panthers in the division. So how did the Panthers decide to show their support for the Bears? By breaking a Jungle...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers support Bears with Jungle Book pic

The Bears are hosting the Saints at Soldier Field on Monday evening, and the Carolina Panthers are among the many teams cheering for Chicago. If the Bears win, Carolina remains in first place in the NFC South. If New Orleans wins, they’ll take a half game lead on the Panthers in the division. So how did the Panthers decide to show their support for the Bears? By breaking a Jungle...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Frank Alexander Reinstated

The Panthers will get some pass rushing help back if they are able to make the playoffs. Suspended defensive end Frank Alexander has been reinstated by the league. In May, the NFL suspended Alexander for the first four games of the season. He was reinstated September 29 but was suspended two days later for 10 more games. “I feel like I let a lot of people down. I want to try...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign DT Kyle Love, Waive DT Micanor Regis

  The Carolina Panthers announced the signing of DT Kyle Love on Monday.  DT Micanor Regis was waived. The #Panthers have waived DT Micanor Regis and have signed DT Kyle Love. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) December 15, 2014 Love, 28, has bounced around in his previous five seasons, suiting up for New England, Kansas City and Jacksonville during that stretch. Love’s most...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Frank Alexander Reinstated From Suspension

The Carolina Panthers announced that DE Frank Alexander has been reinstated from suspension and they have received a roster exemption. DE Frank Alexander has been reinstated from suspension. The #Panthers have been granted a roster exemption. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) December 15, 2014 Alexander had just got done serving a four-game suspension for violating league’s...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweetcap: Carolina Panthers fans will love sad Johnny Football and all Week 15′s best

Did you miss any of Week 15? Not a problem. We’ve got you covered through the eyes of Twitter in our National Tweetcap. Peyton Manning and Fred Smith both interested in maybe owning the Titans, according to @JasonLaCanfora. Story: http://t.co/I3K5eh8zdn — Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) December 14, 2014 Johnny Manziel gets his first NFL start today man. Get the glue sticks...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carolina Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin Gets Upended Making Tremendous Catch

Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin has shown time and time again that he was well worth being taken in the first round of the draft. When it comes time for the voters to decide who the offensive rookie of the year is his name will definitely be in the discussion.After a couple of quiet weeks he made sure folks hadn't forgotten about him with an 8-catch, 104-yard...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Tasteless Carolina Panthers Fan Dresses as 'Cam Newton Crash Victim' at Game

What a classless *******. I hope the internet infamy you will achieve for wearing that get up is worth it man. You should be ashamed of yourself.@corkgaines/TwitterRead more »
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Panthers beat Bucs, reclaim top spot in NFC South

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Fighting for their playoff lives, the Carolina Panthers trotted out a backup quarterback to take the field against Tampa Bay. Derek Anderson did just fine and made no major errors and guided the Panthers to the 19-17 win Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. Here are four observations from the game: 1. DEREK ANDERSON MANAGES GAME TO GET WIN Numerous Carolina fans...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Takes Reins, Leads Panthers Past Bucs

Backup quarterback Derek Anderson led the Panthers at home against Tampa Bay to keep the team’s playoff hopes alive with a 19-17 win.This was the second win in a row for Carolina, which is the second time that has happened all season (weeks one and two).Anderson, who led the Panthers to the 20-14 win in week one against the Bucs, shook off some early mistakes and made the most...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan wears a disturbing costume to mock Cam Newton

Earlier this week, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was involved in a rather serious car accident that saw his car flipped over on it’s side. The accident left Newton with two transverse process fractures in his back and caused him to miss this week’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His replacement, Derek Anderson, led the Panthers to a 19-17 win over the Bucs...
Via Down and Distance
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers fan mocks Cam Newton by dressing as car crash victim (PHOTO)

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton recently got into a car accident last Tuesday and suffered two transverse fractures in his back. It was a harrowing experience for Newton, who said he feels lucky to be alive. One particular Panthers fan made light of that incident in a rather classless way. He attended the Bucs-Panthers game dressed as a car crash victim...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers stay in playoff hunt, top Bucs 19-17

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Derek Anderson threw for 277 yards and a touchdown, Graham Gano kicked four field goals and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-17 on Sunday to remain alive in the NFC South playoff race. The win, coupled with Atlanta's loss to Pittsburgh, leaves the Panthers a half-game behind New Orleans in the division. Carolina (5-8-1) can move into...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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