1. Bucs-Broncos: Something's Gotta Give

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will travel to the Mile High City to take on the Denver Broncos Sunday at 4:05 EST. The Bucs (3-1) come into the game having beaten the Packers at home 30-21 last week...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 542 reads 5 comments

  2. Falcons-Packers: Will the Falcons' Road Woes Continue?

    The Atlanta Falcons will travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers this Sunday at 1:00 PM. The Falcons come into this game at 2-2. They've beaten the Lions and Chiefs at home but lost to the Buccaneers and Panthers on the road...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 395 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Michael Turner Is the Most Overrated Running Back In The NFL

    I'm sick of hearing about Michael Turner. He is already the NFL's leading rusher and being proclaimed one of the best backs in the league now that he's been liberated from LT's shadow...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 678 reads 14 comments

  4. Running Backs Face Football Flaws: Truly Evaluating Rushing Statistics

    The most misguided way to judge a run defense is to base it solely on the number of rushing yards it has allowed. Say the Chargers allow Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart to rush for 150 yards on 25 carries in a game...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 296 reads 0 comments

  5. Drew Brees Is the Staple of the New Orleans Saints' Success

    Everyone knows that the Saints have a highly explosive offense. There are theories out there that try to explain exactly why New Orleans' offense is so good. Brees is a great quarterback and he has superb receivers...

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  6. Saints Flex Their Offensive Muscles Against 49ers

    The New Orleans Saints flew past the San Francisco 49ers with the type of offensive outburst that has within the last few years become synonymous with the Saints. Saints QB Drew Brees tossed 23-of-35 passes for 363 yards and and three touchdowns...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  7. Bucs Defense Prevails Against Pack

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won a sloppy, quasi-defensive struggle against the Green Bay Packers last Sunday at Raymond James Stadium 30-21. Tampa's running game clicked...

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  8. Panthers QB Delhomme Named NFC Player Of The Week

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme has been named the NFC Player of the Week for Week Four of the NFL season. Delhomme completed 20-of-29 passes for 294 yards and two touchdowns in Carolina's game against the Falcons last Sunday...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 245 reads 0 comments

  9. Panthers-Chiefs: Carolina Tries To Down KC, Take First Place Exclusively

    Sunday afternoon the Carolina Panthers will face the Kansas City Chiefs at 1:00 PM in Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers enter the game 3-1, having beaten the Chargers away and the Bears and Falcons at home...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about almost 6 years ago 187 reads 2 comments

  10. Carolina Panthers' First-Quarter Report

    The NFL season is now a quarter over. The Carolina Panthers have exceeded most expectations and now sit atop the NFC South, along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Let's take a look at how they got there...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 294 reads 7 comments

  11. Panthers Overwhelm Falcons, Grab First Place

    The Carolina Panthers trumped the Atlanta Falcons 24-9 Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium, taking first place in the process. It was a day for the books. The win marked the 100th in Panthers franchise history...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 245 reads 4 comments

  12. Panthers—Falcons: Rivalry Intensifies With First Place On The Line

    The Panthers and Falcons renew their intense rivalry Sunday afternoon at 1:00 in Bank of America Stadium. Panthers—Falcons games are always intense. They've been rivals for as long as both teams have been in existence...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 118 reads 2 comments

  13. NFL Week 3 Report: Bills 3-0, SF Wins, Ravens Stay Undefeated

    Kansas City Chiefs @ Atlanta Falcons The Falcons used a nicely balanced offense and a pick-six to cruise past the hapless Chiefs. RB Michael Turner earned his second 100-yard rushing game of the season...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 109 reads 2 comments

  14. Steve Smith's Debut Ruined by Frerotte-Led Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings came back to beat the Carolina Panthers 20-10 on Sunday afternoon at the Humphrey Metrodome. The Panthers scored the first 10 points of the game, but couldn't hold on against the surging Vikings...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 353 reads 4 comments

  15. Top Ten Songs to Help You Get Pumped Up For Football

    I'm an intense guy. I relish the hype that builds up prior to every NFL game. I thrive on it. I love it. I often find that music helps to heighten the sense of urgency that makes every week of the NFL season so captivating...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 55,695 reads 9 comments

  16. Panthers-Vikings: Steve Smith's Fiery Return, Vikings Desperate to Avoid 0-3

    This Sunday the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings will face off surrounded by the hype of Steve Smith's return to the Panthers and the Vikings' already-dwindling playoff chances...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 149 reads 5 comments

  17. Why the Bears Defense Is Not As Good As It Looks

    The Chicago Bears defense has looked great this year. Their defense ranks eighth in the league in yards allowed per game at 254.5 yards...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 98 reads 2 comments

  18. Call Me Crazy, But...

    Okay, I'm just gonna put this out there right now: The Carolina Panthers could win the Super Bowl. This notion must seem crazy to you. But it's not as crazy as it seems...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 115 reads 2 comments

  19. Panthers Top Bears, Improve to 2-0

    The Carolina Panthers edged the Chicago Bears 20-17 at Bank of America Stadium Sunday afternoon. Despite their victory, the Panthers had a dysmal first half. Carolina went 3-and-out on their first possession...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 133 reads 9 comments

  20. Preview—Panthers-Bears: A Battle Between Potential NFC Sleepers

    In Week One the Panthers beat the San Diego Chargers 26-24 in one of the biggest upsets of the week. This week they look to carry the momentum from their monumental overthrow of ...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 361 reads 12 comments

  21. Five Key Questions About the Panthers-Bears Game

    The Carolina Panthers will play the Chicago Bears in their home opener this Sunday. Bleacher Report Columnist Matt Gilmartin answers five key questions to get you ready for the game...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 112 reads 2 comments

  22. Top 10 Nicknames in Sports

    *I'd like to give credit for the idea for this article to my friend Zach Kern. Nicknames are commonplace in pro sports. All the best players—and some of the worst, too—have them...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 11,039 reads 15 comments

  23. Move Over, Saints, There's a New Best Offense in the NFC South!

    The New Orleans Saints' offense has been regarded as one of the best in the NFL, let alone the best in their division, the NFC South. This view was indisputable, until recently...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 359 reads 6 comments

  24. 2008 Could Be The Year The NFL Tides Turn

    Week 1 of the NFL season brought more than its fair share of surprises. The Falcons won. The Bills trumped Seattle. Tennessee beat Jacksonville. The Panthers one-upped the Chargers, and the Bears took down the Colts...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 240 reads 4 comments

  25. Believe It: Panthers Stun Chargers In Huge Week One Upset!!!

    One famous sports commentator once said, "I don't believe what I just saw!" The feeling's mutual. I just saw my beloved Panthers top the Chargers 26-24 on a touchdown pass thrown as time expired...

    Matthew Gilmartin Written by Matthew Gilmartin about 6 years ago 153 reads 10 comments