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  1. Webb didn't back into Panthers roster spot

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Let's make one thing clear, third-string quarterback Joe Webb didn't completely back into or luck into a spot on the Carolina Panthers roster. He earned it. Sure, the fractured rib of starting quarterback Cam Newton makes kee...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Hello world: It's 'Caveman Center'

    David Newton

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- He comes from Washburn University, home of the Division II Ichabods, whose nickname has nothing to do with Ichabod Crane from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." He has more rushing touchdowns the past two years than Carolina Panth...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  3. Cole: Panthers want to break sack record

    David Newton

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Apparently, Greg Hardy isn't the only member of the Carolina Panthers defense with lofty -- and perhaps farfetched -- sack goals. Defensive tackle Colin Cole says the focus after Carolina collected a team-record 60 sacks last ...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  4. Ron Rivera votes for Richard Sherman, not Carolina Panthers QB Ca...

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton won't have the help of his head coach when it comes to winning the "Madden NFL '15" cover vote.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  5. Panther's Charles Godfrey moving to CB

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The biggest news on the third day of the NFL draft for the Carolina Panthers had little to do with what players were selected. It had everything to do with veteran Charles Godfrey. In talking about the decision to draft North...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  6. North Dakota St. OT on Panthers' wish list?

    David Newton

    As left tackle Jordan Gross held his retirement news conference in the bowels of Bank of America Stadium last week, the Carolina Panthers scouting department already was upstairs making its list of college prospects to bring in for an official pre-dr...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  7. Kuechly third Carolina defender honored

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Want an indication of how strong the Carolina Panthers' second-ranked defense is? For the third time in nine games a Carolina player has been selected the NFC defensive player of the week. Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly won the ...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  8. Aaron Rodgers' effect on Panthers

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Aaron Rodgers' shoulder injury could be the wild card that helps the Carolina Panthers earn a wild-card spot in the NFC playoffs. Green Bay would be favored to win its next three games with Rodgers at quarterback, so a loss in o...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  9. Foes may be struggling, but wins count

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The cynics are out in full force. As soon as I credited coach Ron Rivera with the Carolina Panthers' resurgence they pointed out the schedule. "He scheduled these awful teams," one wrote on Twitter. "Giants, Rams, Bucs and V...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  10. Give Rivera credit for Panthers' turnaround

    David Newton

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Minus the billboards that were prominent in the Tampa area on Thursday, it was only a month ago Carolina fans were calling for Panthers coach Ron Rivera to be fired in the way Buccaneers' fans are now calling for Greg Schiano's exit. ...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  11. Davis NFC Defensive Player of the Week

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Linebacker Thomas Davis was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week after his two-sack performance in Sunday's 35-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. It is the second such honor for a Carolina player this season and the first...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  12. Return of Stewart would only be good thing

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The NFL's eighth-ranked running game may be getting better soon. The Carolina Panthers will make a decision in the next few days whether to activate running back Jonathan Stewart, the team's second all-time leading rusher, from ...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  13. Ron Rivera taking chances, winning

    David Newton

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Riverboat Rivera. Has a nice ring to it, don't you think? By nature, Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is conservative. It goes against everything he's always believed as a former linebacker and defensive coordinator to t...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  14. Newton never looked more comfortable

    David Newton

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was methodical, making sure his cuff links were turned the right way and the knot on his tie was perfectly straight, as he dressed in front of his locker following Sunday's 35-10 victory ...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  15. Rapid Reaction: Carolina Panthers

    David Newton

    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on the Carolina Panthers' 35-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings: What it means: This means the Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton are really good at taking advantage of bad defenses (first beating the Giants 38-0,...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  16. W2W4: Carolina at Minnesota

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It's playoff time in Minneapolis. That may be overstating Sunday's 1 p.m. game between the Carolina Panthers (1-3) and Minnesota Vikings (1-3). But in all likelihood the loser won't make a run at the playoffs. Here are three ...

    Blog | October 12, 2013