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Sean Payton critical of Saints playing Sunday and Thursday back-to-back

The New Orleans Saints won a critical divisional game on Thursday night, beating the Carolina Panthers by a score of 28-10, but head coach Sean Payton still expressed some sour grapes over how his team was forced to play two games in an incredibly short amount of time. The concept of Thursday night games has been the source of griping from coaches and players alike, but the Saints...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers season could be affected if these Week 9 bold predictions come true

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Panthers
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy wants off the exempt list

David Newton, ESPN:Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will look into the possibility of immediate reinstatement to play for Carolina after learning his domestic violence appeal trial set for November is being postponed until sometime after the NFL season, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder. Hardy does not know what the chances are that commissioner Roger Goodell will consider accommodating...
Via Patriots Life
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Analysis of the Carolina Panthers loss to the Saints on Thursday night

The Carolina Panthers are pushed to 3-5-1 on the season after losing to their division rival Saints by a final score of 28-10 on Thursday night. A lot went wrong in the tough loss, and if the Panthers are going to come back from this the team is going to have to get the offense back on the right track. Let’s go over what this team needs to do. Let’s start with the first half...
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton spit blood on sidelines (Video)

Cam Newton was seen spitting blood on the Carolina Panthers’ sidelines during the first half of the team’s game against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. We do not know for certain what made him bleed, but NFL Network announcers said they thought it was from Cam biting his tongue and showed this video:...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton wore Charlotte Hornets cleats during warmups

The Panthers faced the Saints for Thursday Night Football. Prior to the game, Cam Newton took the opportunity to show Charlotte’s NBA team some love. While on the field for pregame warmups, Newton sported Under Armour cleats with the Charlotte Hornets logo and team colors. Charlotte was, of course, home to the Hornets from 1988 to 2002, before the franchise relocated to New Orleans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy will not play this season after trial postponement

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Panthers DE Greg Hardy’s jury trial regarding domestic violence charges has been postponed. It was set for November 17, but it will now be postponed until after the 2014 season. Ian Rapoport reports that this will prevent Hardy from playing for the Panthers this season. Hardy had reportedly been texting with teammates and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Week 9 picks: Can the Carolina Panthers take down the Saints in prime time?

Here are my Week 9 NFL picks: New Orleans over Carolina- The Panthers found a way to lose last week despite having the lead in the fourth quarter late and forcing enough turnovers from the Seahawks to win. They simply made mistakes that took themselves out. While anyone should be reluctant to trust the Saints on the road, they’ve lost three road games (excluding Dallas) by a total...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers fans will love new list ripping everything about rivals as overhyped

Yawn. That’s how the sports world collectively responded to Tuesday’s trade deadline in the NFL, a much-anticipated day that wound up generating less than Al Capone’s vault. Aside from a couple of transactions made by the lowly Buccaneers, involving a couple of players that most people had never heard of, the deadline came and went without anyone noticing. Given the hype that...
Via cover32 - Panthers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints vs Panthers: preview and prediction

A surface glance at this matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers would indicate that a boring clash of NFC mediocrities is in...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Canadian football star will get his first start this week for the Panthers

The Carolina Panthers are in a pickle and now they will be forced to start the former 5th pick of the Canadian Football Draft, David Foucault.  The 6-foot-8, 305-pound Foucault has impressed coaches with his frame and work ethic, but he’s obviously raw. Naturally, he was a hockey player growing up, who didn’t take up […] The post Canadian football star will get his first start...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Injuries abound as the Saints march in

The NFL is a rough sport owned, coached, and played by men with large egos. Every team deals with injuries, but no team likes to use injuries as an excuse, which is why the media is here to do it for them. The Carolina Panthers have had their share of crucial injuries, but the more alarming aspect of their injuries is that many have occurred along the offensive line, one of the most...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Report: DeAngelo Williams, Byron Bell, Thomas DeCoud

The Carolina Panthers will have a few injuries to overcome when the host the New Orleans Saints Thursday night in a key divisional battle, but they did receive one piece of good news during the week: #456925946 / gettyimages.comCarolina's final Week 9 injury report is lengthy, but starting running back DeAngelo Williams was able to return to full practice Wednesday and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers say Kelvin Benjamin was Joking About Tanking 40-yard Dash

Carolina Panthers rookie Kelvin Benjamin raised some eyebrows on Tuesday when he said he purposely tanked the 40-yard dash at the Scouting Combine prior to the NFL Draft. When asked why, Benjamin responded with this: “Because I wanted to play for the Carolina Panthers,” Benjamin said. Benjamin made sure to add on that he’d been clocked at 4.41 during a previous workout. When Chris...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelvin Benjamin says he flunked his forty at the combine on purpose

Today, Kelvin Benjamin the Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver told, that he purposely ran a slow 40 time at the NFL Combine in February “Because I wanted to play for the Carolina Panthers.” Benjamin was the fifth wide receiver taken in May’s NFL Draft. At 28th overall, Benjamin was selected behind Brandin Cooks (20th […] The post Kelvin Benjamin says he flunked...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers rookie: I posted slow 40-time at combine on purpose

A big season at Florida State in 2013 put Kelvin Benjamin’s name among those likely to be selected in the first round of this year’s NFL Draft, and he was 28th overall. Benjamin was the fifth wide receiver taken behind Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans, Odell Beckham Jr., and Brandin Cooks. However, Benjamin landed exactly where...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Cam Newton sings Super Mario theme song during press conference

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is a tough guy to get a read on. There’s no doubting that he’s an extremely talented athlete and one of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL, but he has been accused of immaturity at times during his career and many fans wonder if Cam’s ever going to live up to his number one pick promise. Today’s press conference is a perfect example...
Via cover32 - Panthers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: DeAngelo Williams expected to play Thursday

The Carolina Panthers' official Twitter account tweeted on Monday the following: Ron Rivera expects running back DeAngelo Williams to play Thursday vs. New Orleans. "It will be a nice boost."#186722660 / gettyimages.comWilliams has been out several weeks this year due to injury. The Panthers are coming off another poor offensive performance last week against the Seattle...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers swipe offensive lineman from the Rams practice squad

Today the Carolina Panthers signed Mike Remmers from the St. Louis Rams practice squad. According to Remmers twitter account. He just posted this message saying he was signed by the Carolina Panthers.  Mike Remmers    @Mremmers50 Officially signed with the Carolina Panthers active roster! #gobeavs This will be Remmers sixth team since entering the […]...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Heck is Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis Doing?

There are often moments in a game when you wonder what in the world a player is thinking. Maybe he blew a coverage or whiffed on a block or maybe he dropped a pass while staring at a cheerleader. Too often it is because players are doing something to celebrate a big play and only they know what.But then you have plays like the one Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis 'made...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Report: DeAngelo Williams, Philly Brown, Chase Blackburn

The Carolina Panthers expect to have most of their starters available when they welcome the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, but have several reserves listed on their final Week 8 injury report: #456925944 / gettyimages.comCarolina's biggest injury concern remains the running back position. DeAngelo Williams remains out with an sprained ankle he suffered back in Week 4, but...
Via NFL Injury Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL: Luke Kuechly should not have been ejected

The NFL has informed Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera that linebacker Luke Kuechly should not have been ejected in Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers, reports ESPN’s Ed Werder. The league also will not fine Kuechly, who inadvertently contacted an official. The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year swung his arm as he was being restrained by back judge Steve...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Kuechly ejected after questionable call

When the officials become part of a story, you know there is something going on during a football game. That happened Sunday afternoon with the Green Bay Packers blowing out the Carolina Panthers. Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was ejected for making contact with an official that had come up from behind him. It’s readily apparent in watching a replay of the video that Kuechly...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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