1. Carolina Panthers' Defensive Stars Evoke Memories of NFL Greats

    When the Carolina Panthers hired Ron Rivera to be the team's head football coach in 2011, the idea was that Carolina would build a solid defense...

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  2. Carolina Panthers Beat Atlanta Falcons, First Place in NFC South Within Reach

    No NFL team is ever statistically out of playoff contention after the first month of the season. That's why the Carolina Panthers did not turn in their helmets and hang up their ...

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  3. Carolina Panthers Face Trap Game Against Struggling NFC South Rival Buccaneers

    The Carolina Panthers (3-3) are on the road to face their struggling NFC South rival, the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-6), tonight in the NFL Network's Week 8 Thursday Night ...

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  4. 5 Reasons the Carolina Panthers Are Primed for a Midseason Run

    To paraphrase a popular hit song, the Carolina Panthers have the eye of the tiger and are ready to start making some loud noises of their own as they head into the second week of their softest four-game stretch of the season...

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  5. Rivera's Future Remains Uncertain Despite Carolina Panthers' Strong Finish

    The Carolina Panthers (7-9) wrapped up the 2012 NFL football season by winning four games in a row, including Sunday's 44-38 road win over the New Orleans Saints , and five of their final six after starting the season with a 2-8 record...

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  6. Carolina Panthers Come Up Short as Kansas City Chiefs Rally Around Tragedy

    As tragic as the Carolina Panthers ' 3-9 season has been so far, nothing comes close to the horrifying circumstances the Kansas City Chiefs (2-10) faced on Sunday afternoon after ...

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  7. Carolina Panthers: Why Losing Now Is a Winning Strategy for 2013 NFL Draft

    The Carolina Panthers (3-8) won the second of several winnable games that permeate the second-half of their schedule with a 30-22 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles (3-8) on ...

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  8. Carolina Panthers: 5 Keys to Victory over the Denver Broncos

    With Ron Rivera's head coaching job on the line, the Carolina Panthers (2-6) could go a long way toward giving Rivera and his staff a third season in Charlotte by defeating Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos (5-3) on Sunday...

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  9. Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers Outduel RGIII and the Washington Redskins

    The Carolina Panthers (2-6) may not be headed to the NFL Playoffs this season—though stranger things have happened to change that—but Cam Newton, Charles Johnson and ...

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  10. Ron Rivera, Carolina Panthers Coaches Are to Blame for Close Losses This Season

    The Carolina Panthers (1-6) have lost five games by six or fewer points this season and they had a chance to win each of those games until the end. As Cam Newton might say, it's the same old tired script now, week in and week out...

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  11. Carolina Panthers: Winners and Losers in Loss to Chicago Bears

    The Carolina Panthers (1-6) are so close, yet they are still so far away. The Panthers held a 19-7 lead heading into the fourth quarter of their Week 8 matchup with the Chicago ...

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  12. 2013 NFL Free Agency Wish List for the Carolina Panthers

    For at least the past decade, the Carolina Panthers have been a team averse to big free-agency signings in lieu of building the franchise through the draft...

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  13. Carolina Panthers: Building an NFL Trade Deadline Wish List

    After starting the season with a 1-5 record, the Carolina Panthers made their first major in-season move on Monday by firing long time general manager Marty Hurney ...

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  14. Carolina Panthers: What Can Cam Newton Learn from Robert Griffin III's Success?

    On the surface, the Carolina Panthers Cam Newton and the Washington Redskins Robert Griffin III have a lot in common. Both are young, athletic quarterbacks more widely known for their ability to run the football than their ability to pass...

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  15. Carolina Panthers: Winners and Losers in 19-14 Loss to Dallas Cowboys

    The Carolina Panthers (1-5) lost their ninth straight contest to the Dallas Cowboys (3-3) on Sunday, 19-14 and became the first team in the NFC to reach five losses on the season...

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  16. Carolina Panthers Need Return to Power Offense with Cowboys Coming to Town

    The days of finesse offensive football are over for the Carolina Panthers (1-4)—or at least they should be—if the Panthers’ offensive coordinator, Rob “ ...

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  17. Carolina Panthers: Updated Game-by-Game Outlook for Remainder of 2012

    The Carolina Panthers (1-4) could not be happier about their scheduled bye week this weekend after losing their last three games entering the break...

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  18. Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers Teetering on Irrelevance After Loss to Seahawks

    Who are the Carolina Panthers ? Five games into the 2012 NFL season, it is clear who the Panthers are. They are Cam Newton's team...

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  19. Carolina Panthers Have Favorable Schedule to Challenge for .500 Midseason Record

    The Carolina Panthers are 1-2 in the NFC South and 1-3 overall at the first-quarter mark of the 2012 NFL season after losing a couple of close divisional games and being blown ...

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  20. Grading the Carolina Panthers Positional Units at the First-Quarter Mark

    The Carolina Panthers (1-3) have reached the first-quarter mark in the NFL season, and though September did not go as well as they would have liked, there is still room for optimism inside the Carolina locker room if not in the media...

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  21. Carolina Panthers, Ron Rivera Show True Colors in Loss to Atlanta Falcons

    Carolina Panthers (1-3) head coach Ron Rivera made the "right" call when he elected to punt the ball back to the Atlanta Falcons (4-0) from midfield with his team clinging to ...

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  22. Carolina Panthers: Winners and Losers in 30-28 Loss to the Atlanta Falcons

    The Cardiac Cats are back, but this time, they broke the hearts of Panthers fans instead of their opponents...

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  23. Carolina Panthers Trail Atlanta Falcons 17-14: First-Half Recap

    The Carolina Panthers (1-2) got off to their best start of the season against the Atlanta Falcons (2-1) today, taking their first 7-0 lead of the season after forcing a three-and-out ...

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  24. Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons: Panthers' Keys to the Game

    The Carolina Panthers (1-2) will visit the NFC South division-leading Atlanta Falcons (3-0) on Sunday following a 10-day hangover from their most recent game, a 36-7 loss to the ...

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  25. NFL Referee Lockout Ends: How a Public Relations Crisis Saved the NFL Season

    The NFL 's three-month-old referee labor strike is finally over, and this week's Monday Night Football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers was the tipping point that pushed it over the edge...

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