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  1. Mike Remmers bolsters Panthers line

    David Newton

    The name Mike Remmers barely was out of the reporter's mouth when Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton interjected. "Pork Chop!" Newton said. "Pork Chop has been great. If you don't know, that's his nickname." Newton didn't explain in det...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  2. Morning Roar: How's Calvin Johnson?

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- He's been somewhat mortal the past three weeks -- at least for a guy who has the nickname of a machine and for almost his entire college and NFL career has played like one, too. But Calvin Johnson -- as his former coach, Jim S...

    Blog | November 26, 2014
  3. Return of fullback Mike Tolbert brings 'different dynamic' to Pan...

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert has been referred to by many nicknames, from "Bowling Ball" to "Tub of Goo" to "Round Mound" to "Fat Boy." Not once has he been called "Difference-Maker." Until now. Perhaps that's b...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  4. Bengal Morning Takes: 'Accurate Andy' Dalton is the best

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Over the years, Andy Dalton's inconsistent play has earned him a series of nicknames. Chief among them, the monikers "Good Andy" and "Bad Andy." "Good Andy" is the version of the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback that doesn't come aroun...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  5. Jamaal Charles gets best of RB duel with Marshawn Lynch

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Try as he might to avoid this sort of thing, Jamaal Charles got caught up Sunday in his personal side duel with Marshawn Lynch. Trying to keep up with Lynch, whose violent running style earned him the appropriate nickname of Be...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  6. Panthers don't have what it takes up front to succeed

    David Newton

    PHILADELPHIA -- Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman doesn't hesitate to say the key to building a successful team starts with "hog mollies," his endearing nickname for big players on the offensive and defensive line. The longer this s...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  7. Thousands protest Washington Redskins name outside Minnesota Viki...

    Thousands of people rallied outside the stadium in Minnesota before the Redskins-Vikings game, the latest protest against Washington's divisive nickname.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2014
  8. Chris Johnson: Jets 'far away', must win games

    Jane McManus

    Jets RB Chris Johnson didn't seem quite as happy to be a Jet after gaining just seven yards in a 43-23 loss to the Bills on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2014
  9. Dolphins' defense must beware of Denard Robinson

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- His nickname is "Shoelace." But to the Miami Dolphins, Denard Robinson is the dynamic player their defense must be wary of when they travel to face the 1-6 Jacksonville Jaguars. The Deerfield Beach, Florida, native is finding his wa...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  10. Flem File -- Kickalicious Havard Rugland should be Detroit Lions'...

    David Fleming

    Flem File: The Lions' kicking woes are so bad that their best -- and certainly most entertaining -- option could be YouTube sensation Havard "Kickalicious" Rugland.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  11. The Queen City Bowl? Who knew?

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There's some trash talking going on for Sunday's game between the Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Bengals -- and it's not among the players. It's among city officials. Both cities claim Queen City as their nickname. Charlott...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  12. Matthew Berry on why he does not call the Washington NFL franchis...

    Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry on reconciling his passion for the Washington Redskins and his decision to omit the nickname in his columns.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2014
  13. Meet Wes Horton, son of a TV 'gladiator'

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Wes Horton doesn't have a catchy nickname like Greg Hardy's, aka the Kraken, the player he and a platoon of others are replacing at right defensive end for the Carolina Panthers. So let's give him one. How about Gemini Jr.? ...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  14. Cam Newton: 'Sensei of Nicknames'

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton has a new title. "I just call myself the 'Sensei of Nicknames,'" the Carolina Panthers quarterback said on Thursday. Newton found himself apologizing for the last nickname he made up. If you missed it, he jokingly ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  15. Passing patience keeps 'Good Andy' around

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- They might be the most overused nicknames in the NFL, but for the first three seasons of Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton's career, they were were apropos. "Good Andy" and "Bad Andy." If you were a Bengals fan, you rued ...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  16. 'Unc' Cotchery embraces familiar role

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- The player who went by "J Co" in the three seasons he spent with the Pittsburgh Steelers now answers to another nickname. "I'm Unc down here," Carolina Panthers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery said with a laugh. The moniker is sho...

    Blog | September 18, 2014