1. Fans Just Wanna Be Coaches

    *All names given to hypothetical players, in addition to the name given to the hypothetical fan, are made up. They do not represent any real people, at least not intentionally. Say an NFL fan, Dale Stevenson, is watching his team play...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 107 reads 4 comments

  2. Panthers-Falcons: Carolina Tries for 9-2, Franchise-Best Start

    The Carolina Panthers will travel to Atlanta to take on the Falcons at the Georgia Dome Sunday looking to earn the best start in franchise history with a 9-2 record. The Panthers won the first meeting on Sept...

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  3. NFL Picks: Week 12

    I'm 29-14 in my NFL picks so far this season (I started publishing my picks well after the regular season started). Cincinnati Bengals (1-8-1) at Pittsburgh Steelers (7-3) I picked the Steelers to win this one before the game started Thursday evening...

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  4. DeAngelo Williams Establishing Himself As an Elite Back in the NFL

    Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is having the breakout season team fans have been waiting for since 2003, the year Stephen Davis gained 1,444 yards as Carolina advanced to Super Bowl XXXVIII...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 285 reads 3 comments

  5. Panthers-Lions: Rushing Duo Helps Panthers Survive in Last Tune-Up Game

    The Carolina Panthers ran for 264 yards and three touchdowns against the Detroit Lions Sunday on their way to a closer-than-expected 31-22 win. Starter DeAngelo Williams accumulated 120 yards and two touchdowns and averaged 8...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 241 reads 2 comments

  6. Panthers-Lions: Carolina Looks To Rebound After Dismal Effort in Week 10

    The Carolina Panthers will try to enter the tough part of their schedule 8-2 with a victory over the winless Detroit Lions on Sunday Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers enter the game on a three-game winning streak in the middle of a 4-1 stretch...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 282 reads 2 comments

  7. NFL Picks: Week 11

    In my first ever two weeks of doing picks—last week and Week Nine—I went 17-10 (8-6 the first week, 9-4 last week). I hope to build on last week's success with this week's picks...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 744 reads 4 comments

  8. Panthers Stave Off Raiders As Peppers, RB Lead Team to Victory

    DeAngelo Williams rushed for 140 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries, and the Panthers' defense held the lowly Oakland Raiders' offense to six points as the Carolina Panthers won an ugly, sloppy, boring road game over the Raiders 17-6...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 375 reads 6 comments

  9. NFL Picks: Week 10

    Last week, in my first week doing picks, I was 8-6. But I've generally predicted things correctly this season, so here goes. Green Bay Packers (4-4) @ Minnesota Vikings (4-4) This is a fairly even matchup...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 167 reads 2 comments

  10. Panthers-Raiders: Carolina Looks to Open Second Half with Win

    The Carolina Panthers will open the second half of their season Sunday in Oakland against the Raiders; they are looking to expand on their pre-bye week two-game winning streak...

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  11. Panthers' Jon Beason Named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October

    Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Jon Beason has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October. During October, Beason racked up 32 tackles, including 13 against the Tampa Bay Bucs...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about over 5 years ago 194 reads 1 comments

  12. NFL: Week Nine Picks

    New York Jets @ Buffalo Bills Thomas Jones will have to produce most of New York's offense, with Coles and Cotchery maybe sitting out the game with injuries...

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  13. Panthers Top Cardinals, Take Command Of NFC South Going Into Bye Week

    The Carolina Panthers pulled off a comeback Sunday nostalgic of their Week Two win over the Bears, as they defeated the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 at Bank of America Stadium...

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  14. Panthers-Cardinals: Carolina's Pass Defense to Face Another Test against Arizona

    Last week the Carolina Panthers slaughtered the New Orleans Saints, in large part because the pass defense held the Saints' dynamic air attack to just 231 yards...

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  15. Carolina Panthers Respond to Week Six Blowout Loss With Blowout Win Over Saints

    In Week Five the Panthers blew out the Kansas City Chiefs in a home win. Last Sunday they got blown off the field by division rival Tampa Bay on the road...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 251 reads 11 comments

  16. Bucs-Seahawks: Tampa Bay Looks To Stay On Top Of NFC South

    A week after their biggest win of the season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will stay at home to face the Seattle Seahawks on NBC's Sunday Night Football. There is no reason why the Bucs shouldn't tear the Seahawks apart in this game...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 171 reads 1 comments

  17. Panthers Returning To Former Coordinator Henning's Philosophy Under New OC

    Every Carolina Panthers fan knows head coach John Fox's offensive philosophy: run, run, and run some more. But, since about 2003, the year Carolina had the running duo of Stephen Davis and DeShaun Foster, the rush offense has been terrible...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 189 reads 4 comments

  18. Panthers-Saints: A Must-Win for Both Teams

    The New Orleans Saints will travel to Charlotte, NC to take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. The Saints (3-3) enter this game having beaten the Buccaneers, 49ers, and Raiders, and lost to the Redskins, Vikings, and Broncos..

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 282 reads 11 comments

  19. Don't Panic! Why the Carolina Panthers Are Still Fine!

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers blew the Carolina Panthers off the field last Sunday at Raymond James Stadium with a 27-3 win that was shocking in magnitude. But the "shocking magnitude" of the win undermines the true nature of the game...

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  20. Why The Carolina Panthers Can't Run The Ball

    Everyone knows that the Carolina Panthers love to run the ball. It’s always been head coach John Fox’s offensive philosophy. He’s preached this run-first attitude ever since he joined the Panthers in 2002...

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  21. Panthers-Buccaneers: Carolina Crumbles When It Matters Most in Lopsided Loss to

    What the hell happened? That's the question I was asking myself after my Carolina Panthers got slaughtered 27-3 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. Jeff Garcia is now my most-hated NFL player...

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  22. Chicago Bears: Pretender or Contender?

    The Chicago Bears started this NFL season expected by many to be an easy opponent for their adversaries. They have already exceeded these expectations, starting out with a 3-2 record highlighted ...

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  23. Minnesota Vikings: Pretender or Contender?

    Before the NFL season started, many predicted the Minnesota Viking to reach the Super Bowl. Now the Vikings are proving all that preseason hype wrong. They’re 2-3, and they’re lucky to even have two wins...

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  24. Panthers-Chiefs: Carolina Flatten Kansas City, Improves to 4-1

    The Carolina Panthers demolished the Kansas City Chiefs in a loss of historic proportions Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium. The win was the most lopsided in Panthers franchise history...

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  25. Vikings-Saints: Monday Night Showdown

    The Minnesota Vikings will travel to New Orleans to face the Saints on Monday Night Football. The Vikings (1-3) enter the game deflated after Tennessee beat them soundly last week...

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