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DETROIT | Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

DETROIT — Cam Newton took a shotgun snap and set up in a clean pocket, surveying the field from sideline to sideline. The star quarterback had time and an open receiver in the end zone, giving the Carolina Panthers a chance to convert a go-ahead, 2-point conversion against the Detroit Lions. Newton, though, wasted the … Continue reading DETROIT | Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

NEW YORK | Saints on top of latest Pro32 poll; KC, Pats tied for 2nd

NEW YORK— Who Dat on top of the latest AP Pro32 rankings? Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. The Saints knocked off the Los Angeles Rams 45-35 on Sunday, handing them their first loss of the season. The Saints jumped three spots to No. 1 in the latest AP Pro32 poll . They received … Continue reading NEW YORK | Saints on top of latest Pro32 poll; KC, Pats tied for 2nd

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina | Panthers owner under contract to keep Richardson statue

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — While new Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper would like the focus to be on his plans for the team’s future, he cannot completely put the franchise’s sullied past behind him. Tepper has to keep the prominent statue of Panthers’ founder Jerry Richardson outside of the stadium as part of the NFL-record $2.2 … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, North Carolina | Panthers owner under contract to keep Richardson statue

NFL, NFLPA determine Panthers followed concussion protocol

CHARLOTTE, N.C./January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Panthers will not be punished for their handling of Cam Newton’s injury during a playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints on Jan. 7. The NFL and the Players Association announced Wednesday that Carolina’s medical staff correctly followed concussion protocol guidelines. The league released a statement Wednesday saying it reviewed … Continue reading NFL, NFLPA determine Panthers followed concussion protocol

AP source: Panthers interviewing Turner for coordinator spot

CHARLOTTE, N.C/January 11, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers are interviewing Norv Turner for their vacant offensive coordinator position. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the team does not discuss potential coaching candidates. The Panthers fired offensive coordinator Mike Shula and quarterbacks coach … Continue reading AP source: Panthers interviewing Turner for coordinator spot

Saints beat Panthers, confident about rematch with Vikings

NEW ORLEANS  /January 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints face the prospect of seeing their season end where it began. That is, unless they’ve improved enough to turn the tables on the Minnesota Vikings, who beat New Orleans convincingly in Week 1. “That feels like ages and ages ago,” Brees … Continue reading Saints beat Panthers, confident about rematch with Vikings

NFL reduces suspension for Panthers’ Davis to 1 game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The NFL has reduced linebacker Thomas Davis‘ suspension from two games to one following his appeal. The league announced the reduced ban Tuesday. Davis was suspended Monday following his helmet-to-helmet hit on Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams. Hearing officer James Thrash, appointed jointly by the NFL … Continue reading NFL reduces suspension for Panthers’ Davis to 1 game

Panthers name Tina Becker COO, she now runs daily operation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Panthers have announced Tina Becker has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and been given full control of the day-to-day management of the organization. The move comes after the NFL launched an investigation into alleged sexual and racist misconduct by longtime owner Jerry Richardson. The 81-year-old … Continue reading Panthers name Tina Becker COO, she now runs daily operation