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  1. Steve Smith doesn't want out of Carolina

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although there's been speculation that Steve Smith could be traded before Thursday afternoon's deadline, the wide receiver said he plans to finish his career with the Carolina Panthers. Smith told The Charlotte Observer's Joseph Person the only wa...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  2. Carolina Panthers C Ryan Kalil, who promised title, put on IR

    Pat Yasinskas

    Ryan Kalil, the Carolina Panthers' Pro Bowl center, who took out a full-page ad in The Charlotte Observer to promise fans a championship, won't be going to the Super Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  3. Does the blame fall on Cam Newton?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Take a look at this cartoon from The Charlotte Observer's Kevin Siers that mocks Carolina quarterback Cam Newton, who, at times, has portrayed himself as Superman. Harsh? Surprising for a guy who seemed to capture all of the Carolinas during his r...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  4. Ryan Kalil: Panthers will win Super Bowl

    Pat Yasinskas

    There's a great story out of Charlotte on Wednesday morning. Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil took out a full-page ad in The Charlotte Observer. That act alone scores him points in my eyes. These are tough times for all newspapers and I'm happy t...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  5. Classy gesture by John Kasay

    Pat Yasinskas

    Via Charlotte Observer sports columnist Scott Fowler, John Kasay sent a very nice message to Carolina fans. Kasay, who recently was released by the Panthers, sent Fowler a letter and asked him to share it with fans. Kasay joined the expansion Pant...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  6. The world according to Roddy White

    Pat Yasinskas

    Back in the 2006 season when I was covering the Carolina Panthers for The Charlotte Observer, co-worker Stan Olson and I had to play the Cover Two defense to handle the team's two big-name wide receivers. WhiteOur scheme was simple. If Keyshawn Jo...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  7. Report: Panthers tab offensive coordinator

    Pat Yasinskas

    Looks like Ron Rivera is kicking his efforts to fill his coaching staff into high gear. The Charlotte Observer reports that the Panthers have agreed to a deal with Rob Chudzinski to be their offensive coordinator. That comes after Chris Mortensen ...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  8. Memories of a rivalry at its height

    Pat Yasinskas

    NFC South Blog headquarters was going through a rare clean-up session this afternoon when I came across an old copy of The Charlotte Observer sports section. The date on it is June 3, 2005, and I can't find a link for it on the Observer's site. Ho...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  9. NFC South mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Devin in Monterey, Calif., writes: The Charlotte Observer's own Charles Chandler just announced that he is leaving the paper. He will be missed in Carolina, and I will miss reading his stories and articles. What was your favorite memory working with ...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  10. Peppers says he's seeking right fit

    Pat Yasinskas

    The Charlotte Observer has a statement from Julius Peppers in which the defensive end says his goal is to find the right match for his skill set. At various times in the last year, Peppers and his agent have implied that he wasn't able to reach hi...

    Blog | February 23, 2010
  11. Peppers photo may tell story

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- I've worked with some great sports photographers through the years, but none better than The Charlotte Observer's Jeff Siner. He not only is good with a camera, but he truly knows the game and that helps him always to be on the ...

    Blog | January 04, 2010
  12. Offer doesn't guarantee Fox is staying

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's not go putting John Fox back on the Carolina sideline for 2010 just yet. Tom Sorensen of The Charlotte Observer broke the news today that Fox and his staff will be offered the opportunity to return next season. But look at the wording of Sor...

    Blog | December 28, 2009
  13. David Poole: Saluting a true pro

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas It is a sad and tragic day here at the NFC South blog. My friend and former co-worker David Poole has passed away. Football is going to take a back seat the rest of today. The NFC South often is called the NASCA...

    Blog | April 28, 2009
  14. Richardson out of hospital

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas The Charlotte Observer's David Scott reports some good news for Carolina fans. Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is out of the hospital. Richardson, 72, had a heart transplant the night of the Super Bowl. He'll contin...

    Blog | February 12, 2009
  15. Trgovac expected to stay with Panthers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas For all those fans who were wishing Mike Trgovac would be fired as defensive coordinator of the Carolina Panthers, you're out of luck. The Charlotte Observer's Charles Chandler reports that Trgovac has b...

    Blog | January 20, 2009
  16. Pep gets peppered

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Charles Chandler, my friend and former colleague at The Charlotte Observer, got a great quote from NFL Films producer Greg Cosell about Carolina defensive end Julius Peppers. For those who don't know, Cosell...

    Blog | January 13, 2009