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  1. Wrap-up: Panthers 30, Eagles 22

    Pat Yasinskas

    Thoughts on the Carolina Panthers' 30-22 victory against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night: What it means: Suddenly, there's a ray of hope that coach Ron Rivera might be able to keep his job next season. One win against a very bad team isn't...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  2. Heisman no longer bad omen for QBs

    Pat Yasinskas

    There was a time -- like pretty much the last 50 years -- when a Heisman Trophy wasn't a very good thing for a quarterback to have on his resume as he entered the NFL. When Baylor's Robert Griffin III gets taken early in next week's NFL draft, he ...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  3. Defense will decide the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Now that the Carolina Panthers have stepped into this century, the NFC South has a new look from top to bottom. Cam Newton is flinging footballs, the Panthers are scoring points, and the days of John Fox signing off on a third-and-long draw play t...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  4. Is Patrick Peterson worth No. 1 pick?

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's go ahead and agree on the expert witnesses' credentials and swear them in as we begin the case of Patrick Peterson vs. the National Football League draft. Peterson is challenging the age-old law that you simply don't take a cornerback with t...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  5. Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson: Labor talks not going w...

    Pat Yasinskas

    Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, one of the leaders in labor talks between the National Football League and its players, said negotiations are not going well.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  6. Circling Bank of America Stadium

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- I just hit the ground here and didn't see anyone resembling Bill Cowher or Jon Gruden or any other current or former football coach as I came out of Charlotte Douglas Airport. Although the move was common knowledge for months, t...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  7. NFC South Saturday mailbag

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for the weekend edition of the NFC South mailbag. Larry in Gastonia, N.C., writes: What is John Fox smoking? Why in the world is such a hapless offensive team not playing the best FCS football player in history? Fox says that the team has it'...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  8. Carolina Panthers buried in avalanche

    Pat Yasinskas

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - You know that lockout that everybody keeps saying might be coming in 2011? It's already started for at least one National Football League team. That's the Carolina Panthers. They're 0-5. They've got a lame-duck coach. They've ...

    Blog | October 10, 2010
  9. Dungy best coach in NFC South history

    Pat Yasinskas

    In the end, I went with my gut. My heart and head, too. In the end, I went with Tony Dungy. Yes, I'm going to go ahead and declare Dungy the greatest coach in NFC South history. (For background purposes, here's how all this started and some of the...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  10. Quietly, a coaching icon walks away

    Pat Yasinskas

    I just sent a story to our news side that made me kind of sad. Richard Williamson, the longtime wide receivers coach for the Carolina Panthers, is retiring, the team announced Monday. This is what Williamson wanted, and he had been pondering retir...

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  11. Mailbag: Carolina Panthers edition

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas On the eve of the season, it's time for an installment of team-by-team mailbags. I'll bang that out as I watch the Penn State/Syracuse game. We'll start with the Carolina Panthers. Zach in Georgia writes: H...

    Blog | September 12, 2009
  12. Sauerbrun's return a gift to media everywhere

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas It is a wonderful day here in the NFC South because Todd Sauerbrun is back in football. We say that not only because the man who likes to call himself "The Boom" just might be the most talented punter to ever...

    Blog | September 09, 2009
  13. Nearing milestone, Williams has formed identity

    Pat Yasinskas

    Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images DeAngelo Williams needs only 45 yards Monday night to reach 1,000 yards rushing for the season. Posted by's Pat Yasinskas CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Some time Monday night, the Carolina Panthers' 2...

    Blog | December 07, 2008
  14. Audibles: Week 12 NFC South preview

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Detroit Lions (0-10) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-3), 1 p.m. ET It's been pretty amazing in the Tampa Bay area this week. There seems to be a large chunk of the population that suddenly is very worried about the win...

    Blog | November 21, 2008
  15. Fox's formula clicking for Carolina

    Pat Yasinskas

    Robert Benson/US Presswire For perhaps the first time ever, the Panthers are set up to play football exactly the way John Fox likes to coach. Posted by's Pat Yasinskas In the immediate moments after Sunday's victory ag...

    Blog | September 19, 2008
  16. Panthers may have Fox's dream backfield

    Pat Yasinskas

    Posted by's Pat Yasinskas Williams Stewart Perhaps the biggest question surrounding the Carolina Panthers for fans (especially fantasy football players) is whether DeAngelo Williams or Jonathan Stewart will be the starting running back. I...

    Blog | August 25, 2008