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  1. A look at Cowboys' last two coach searches

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys are not in a search for a head coach. Jason Garrett will be back for his fourth full season in 2014. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Lovie Smith) and Houston Texans (Bill O'Brien) have landed their guys. The Washingto...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. NFL's most likely coaching changes

    Mike Sando

    November in the NFL brings hard-hitting matchups between speculative reports on one side and votes of confidence on the other. Things get even rougher when outright denials work their way into the fray. Sunday saw Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben ...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  6. Big game? Against 49ers? C'mon

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- I tried my best to get Ron Rivera to back off this one-game-at-a-time approach. I tried to make the coach of the Carolina Panthers realize that Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park isn't just big becaus...

    Blog | November 09, 2013
  7. How much should Seattle pay Sherman?

    Mike Sando

    SEATTLE -- Two of the NFL's best cornerbacks went to work at CenturyLink Field in Week 9. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Darrelle Revis entered the game leading the 2013 corner rankings at Pro Football Focus, while the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman ra...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  8. Power Rankings: No. 12 Carolina Panthers

    David Newton

    A weekly examination of the Panthers' ESPN.com Power Ranking: Preseason: 23 | Last Week: 18 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002 Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera wrapped up Monday's brief practice with a message for his team, which has won thr...

    Blog | October 29, 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. Double Coverage: Panthers at Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas and David Newton

    The Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers haven't been relevant on a national basis in a long time. But, at least for one night, that will change. The winless Bucs host the Panthers (3-3) in a Thursday night prime-time game. ESPN.com Bucca...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  11. About Last Weekend: Shrunk-Down Giants

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy building something with your hands, ensconced in the majesty of nature, allowing the last rays of summer sun to shine down upon your shirtless back, like a nerd, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: In a Sunday ni...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  12. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    METAIRIE, La. -- Let's take a swoop through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS The city of Atlanta and one of the two churches that sit on the proposed South stadium site have agreed to a $19.5 million deal. Mayor Kasim Re...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  13. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a spin through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon reportedly suffered a dislocated finger during Monday's joint practice with the Cincinnati Bengals. It's unclear how much time ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  14. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a morning run through some odds and ends from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Linebackers coach Glenn Pires said rookie Brian Banks is progressing well. Banks is one of the best stories in the league this year. He's playing foot...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  15. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let's take a run through some news and notes from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS D. Orlando Ledbetter continues his countdown of the top 25 Falcons with tight end Tony Gonzalez at No. 2. If you're going by lifetime achievements, Gonzalez ...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  16. Why have elite NFL cornerbacks become scarce?

    Ashley Fox

    Coaches cite several factors for the scarcity of elite cornerbacks in the NFL, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013