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  1. Panthers turn to safety with two first names

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Anderson Russell. Or is it Russell Anderson? Even Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera has trouble keeping it straight. "Constantly," Rivera said after a late Tuesday afternoon practice. "I've got to remember A comes before ...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  2. TE Hartsock biggest injury concern

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Coach Ron Rivera is confident he'll have a majority, if not all, of his injured players back for the Carolina Panthers' Jan. 12 playoff game at Bank of America Stadium. Ben Hartsock, a big part of the running game in a two tight...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  3. NFC South best division in NFL

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Here's a plug for the NFC South being the toughest division in pro football. For the 12th straight year since the division was formed -- whether it's the Carolina Panthers with a victory at Atlanta or the New Orleans Saints with...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  4. Panthers' Steve Smith can't be replaced

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and offensive coordinator Mike Shula spent a good portion of their Monday media session answering questions about how the offense can replace wide receiver Steve Smith. The simple answer: You c...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  5. For Panthers, it's all about believing

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Boos poured down from the stands like the deluge of rain from the skies earlier when Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera elected to punt trailing by three points with just more than two minutes left in Sunday's 17-13 victory over th...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  6. Rivera borrowed Ditka speech to set tone

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ron Rivera was surrounded by more than 90 attentive faces, most of which he hadn't gotten to know. He wanted the message to be strong, so he reached into his memory bank for a speech one of his former coaches told a new team. He...

    Blog | December 20, 2013
  7. Power Rankings: No. 4 Carolina Panthers

    David Newton

    A weekly examination of the Panthers' ESPN.com Power Ranking: Preseason: 23 | Last Week: 6 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002 Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera insists he hasn't looked at playoff scenarios with two games remaining in the regu...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  8. Panthers get a taste of what Saints got

    David Newton

    NEW ORLEANS -- The Carolina Panthers got a taste of what the New Orleans Saints got at Seattle six days ago. Humility. Embarrassment. Frustration. The Panthers' defense, the second-best in the league, was made to look like the second-w...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  9. Payton explains key turning point at Seattle

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- With a pending matchup against the Carolina Panthers and their coach, "Riverboat Ron" Rivera, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was asked Friday about what goes into his decisions to either be aggressive or show restraint during g...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  10. Ron Rivera of Carolina Panthers may get Riverboat Ron slogan trad...

    David Newton

    The "Riverboat Ron" nickname has become so popular that Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and his wife are looking for ways to use it to raise money for local charities.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2013
  11. Saints' travel woes not Rivera's concern

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ron Rivera seemed almost at a loss for words when asked what he thought of the New Orleans Saints having their return from a Monday night game at Seattle delayed by more than 12 hours due to issues with their plane. "OK," said ...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  12. We all can scout the Saints like Rivera

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- I'll finally get to study the Carolina Panthers' next opponent at the same time as coach Ron Rivera. And I'll be on the couch with a bowl of popcorn just like Rivera, as well. There may be a cold beverage involved, too, although...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  13. Panthers set sights on Saints -- and beyond

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton leaned into the microphone on Sunday after leading the Carolina Panthers to a franchise-record eighth straight victory and whispered, "War Eagle." Then he did it again. And again. "War dang Eagle!" the Carolina ...

    Blog | December 01, 2013
  14. Charles Johnson of Carolina Panthers out; DeAngelo Williams iffy

    David Newton

    Defensive end Charles Johnson will miss his second straight start for the Carolina Panthers with a right knee sprain, but should be ready for next week's NFC South showdown against the New Orleans Saints.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  15. NFL Nation Buzz: Carolina Panthers

    ESPN.com staff

    Panthers reporter David Newton says head coach Ron Rivera is focused on Sunday's opponent, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, not the Dec. 8 showdown with the division-leading New Orleans Saints....

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  16. Cam Newton -- Carolina Panthers rebirth big for region

    David Newton

    The Carolina Panthers aren't talking playoffs yet, but there is no doubt Sunday's 10-9 victory against the reigning NFC champion San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park has increased expectations.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013