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August 29, 2017 - 4:50 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera isn't concerned about quarterback Cam Newton's limited reps in the preseason. Carolina's seventh-year head coach said he thinks Newton will be just fine when the Panthers open the regular season Sept. 10 against the San Francisco 49ers even if he...
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August 24, 2017 - 8:58 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Cam Newton was perfect in his preseason debut. Seeing live action for the first time since last season's finale, Newton completed both of his passes for 21 yards and a touchdown in the Carolina Panthers' 24-23 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night. Newton's...
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August 19, 2017 - 7:53 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Marcus Mariota and the rest of the Titans offense finally got going in the preseason. With some help from the Panthers. Mariota threw a touchdown pass and the Titans edged the Panthers 34-27 on Saturday. The Titans (1-1), who were held to just three points last week against...
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August 15, 2017 - 5:00 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers have signed outside linebacker Thomas Davis to a one-year contract extension, keeping him with the team through the 2018 season. Financial terms were not released by the team on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Davis has returned from three torn ACLs in the same knee...
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August 03, 2017 - 9:39 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera endured a rough season in 2016 after being forced to start two rookies at cornerback following the release of Josh Norman and the retirement of Charles Tillman. This year he's looking forward to having James Bradberry and Daryl Worley in the...
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August 02, 2017 - 10:32 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Christian McCaffrey remembers running around his backyard as a young boy playing tackle football, dodging his brothers while pretending to be Barry Sanders. All of those moves have paid off for the Panthers rookie running back. McCaffrey created quite a buzz during his...
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July 29, 2017 - 4:18 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Training camp has been a blessing for Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. Benjamin says being around his Carolina teammates is helping him cope with the recent death of his mother. The Panthers fourth-year receiver posted on Instagram on Friday that he buried his...
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July 28, 2017 - 3:35 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- The Carolina Panthers aren't afraid to say it -- they're going for it all this season. Whether it's the window of opportunity closing because of an aging core players or the belief they're only a few guys away from returning to the Super Bowl for the second time in three...
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July 27, 2017 - 4:15 pm
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- The Carolina Panthers have talked this offseason about limiting Cam Newton's carries in 2017 to prevent wear and tear on his 27-year-old body. But the NFL's most physically imposing quarterback doesn't seem to be completely buying into that approach. "That's my edge,"...
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July 25, 2017 - 5:22 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Cam Newton is ready to roll at training camp. Coach Ron Rivera said he's excited to see a lighter, more confident Newton test his surgically repaired throwing arm when the Panthers take the field Wednesday night for practice. Newton reported to training camp Tuesday at...
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