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Gameday Info: Panthers vs. Vikings

Important information for fans attending the Panthers' home game vs. the Vikings on Sunday.
Via panthers.com
3 hours ago

Saints RB Mark Ingram distraught over social injustice in America

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram added his voice to the growing chorus of NFL players speaking out against social injustice in America. Speaking with local media on Friday in the Saints’ locker room, Ingram shared his heartbreak over police violence against people of color, such as we saw recently with Terence Crutcher. “It hurts my heart and it’s a sensitive...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five Things to Watch: Panthers vs. Vikings

Both teams moving forward without starting running backs; Minnesota's Stefon Diggs and Carolina's Kelvin Benjamin look to continue hot starts.
Via panthers.com
8 hours ago

Marcus Ball promoted to replace Dean Marlowe

The Carolina Panthers used their last spot to promote safety Marcus Ball from the practice squad after they placed Dean Marlowe on injured reserve Multiple news sources reported on Friday that the Panthers promoted safety Marcus Ball from the practice squad to the 53 man roster following the announcement earlier this week that Dean Marlowe was headed to IR. Marlowe took nearly every...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
8 hours ago

What Vikings fans are saying about the Carolina Panthers

This week the Carolina Panthers square off against the Minnesota Vikings for a chance to have a winning record for the first time this season. Minnesota is already 2-0, so their fans have much to be excited about despite the huge losses they have seen at key positions. Here is what Minnesota Vikings fans are […] The post What Vikings fans are saying about the Carolina Panthers...
Via Carolina Huddle
10 hours ago

Panthers vs Vikings Injury Report: Stewart confirmed out, Short & Turner will play

The Panthers will be missing their starting running back but will have key players on the offensive and defensive lines available against the Vikings. The Panthers will be without Jonathan Stewart when they face off with the Vikings this Sunday at Bank of America Stadium, but Cameron Artis-Payne and Fozzy Whittaker are ready to share the load for Carolina. Joe Webb will also be active...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
1 day ago

Ron Rivera: Home game ‘will be good’ for the city of Charlotte

The streets of Charlotte may still be littered with protesters. Civil unrest remains the name of the game. Racial divisiveness and police brutality top the headlines. This one city in the heart of North Carolina seems to represent the American psyche as a whole in 2016. If there were ever a time for us to need an outlet, it’s now. That’s where the sports world, in particular...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Fantasy Football Week 3 – Start’em Sit’em

On Sunday the Carolina Panthers square off against the Minnesota Vikings presumably at Bank of America Stadium. Last week I told you Fozzy Whitaker was your sleeper fantasy pick and it paid major dividends. Here is what I think will happen this week. Cam Newton – The Minnesota Vikings defense is no joke, as proven by […] The post Carolina Panthers Fantasy Football Week 3 ...
Via Carolina Huddle
1 day ago

Jerry Richardson riot reaction “damn near criminal”?

While Charlotteans work to resolve the challenges faced this week in their city, at least a few outsiders are asking why the Carolina Panthers, and specifically Jerry Richardson, have not done more. David Steele of Sporting News has given a scathing review of how Jerry Richardson and the Carolina Panthers have handled the protests and riots in Uptown […] The post Jerry Richardson...
Via Carolina Huddle
1 day ago

Carolina Panthers: Week 2 NFC South Report

Carolina Panthers Record: 1-1 With the Carolina Panthers victory against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday, they have moved into a tie for first place with both Tampa and Atlanta, who are also 1-1. The Panthers made many mistakes on Sunday that kept the game close. Four turnovers usually means a loss, but the Panthers were still able to win the game by 19. The Ted Ginn Jr. return...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers considering moving game from Carolina due to riots

The Carolina Panthers find their home community in shambles right now. Riots have broken out each of the past two days with protesters and the police clashing over the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday near the campus of North Carolina Charlotte. It’s now apparently gotten to the point where the Panthers and the National Football League are at least considering moving...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Newton: There needs to be accountability in police shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) While Cam Newton called the latest police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina ''embarrassing,'' the Carolina Panthers quarterback says he's not rushing to any judgments until he has more information. Speaking at his weekly press conference Wednesday, the league MVP said, ''My big thing is holding people accountable- no matter what the race, no matter what...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer expects Vikings to perform despite injuries

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear that despite the devastating injury developments this week, he doesn’t expect anything less out of his players than maximum effort in Sunday’s showdown with the Carolina Panthers. In the span of a little more than three weeks, the Vikings have lost three key cogs in their offense. First it was Teddy Bridgewater suffering...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Jonathan Stewart’s hamstring injury effect the Carolina Panthers?

Just nine minutes into the Carolina Panthers Sunday afternoon win against the San Francisco 49ers, Jonathan Stewart limped off the field into the locker room to be evaluated by team doctors. After being assessed by the Panthers’ training staff, it was revealed that a hamstring injury was the cause of Stewart’s discomfort. Ron Rivera then stated that depending on the severity...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera can’t get out of room after abruptly ending presser

A frustrated Ron Rivera couldn’t get out of the room fast enough after storming off the podium during a Monday press conference. It’s too bad for the Carolina Panthers head coach that the door wouldn’t cooperate. The source of Rivera’s ire was a question about hard shot Luke Kuechly took on the sideline courtesy of a powerful block 49ers wide receiver during a 75-yard...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

This Weekend in NFL Stupid, feat. officials in Carolina and Cleveland

This Weekend in NFL Stupid highlights the dumbest decisions in football throughout the season. And believe it or not, after a really stupid Week 1, there wasn’t as much stupidity in Week 2. That’s good news for the NFL, bad news for us. Still, there were some foolishness this week. Here’s a summary, starting with two really ridiculous calls from the men in black and white....
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers RB Stewart out at least 2 weeks, Whittaker up next

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) While Panthers coach Ron Rivera is awaiting the results of an MRI on running back Jonathan Stewart's right hamstring, Fozzy Whittaker is ready to roll for Carolina. Rivera said the initial indications on Stewart are not good. ''If it's a hamstring - and every indication is that it is - it's going to be at least a week or two,'' Rivera said. ''We'll see how...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton's hat predictably gets flamed on Twitter

Cam Newton had a rather interesting look in his postgame press conference after his Carolina Panthers defeated the San Francisco 49ers 46-27 with Newton throwing for 353 yards and four touchdowns. Social media noticed as well and they did not disappoint. holy crap Cam Newton is Peyton Manning in the ad where he doesn't have DirecTV pic.twitter.com/1AkTT2mIND — Rodger Sherman...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart exits game with hamstring injury

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart was banged up heading into Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, and he was clearly hampered by the hamstring injury. Stewart carried the ball five times for only nine yards early in the game but ended up exiting the game due to the nagging injury. Jonathan Stewart has now officially been ruled out with hamstring injury...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: San Francisco 49ers @ Carolina Panthers

Colton Wood Coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Broncos last week, the Cam Newton led Carolina Panthers will avenge that loss on Sunday against the 49ers. 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert will struggle against a stingy Panthers’ defense. Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin will continue his dominant performance from last week and will lead the game in reception yards. The Rams made...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera feels ‘disrespected’ the Panthers didn’t open season at home

Fresh off winning the NFC Championship, the Carolina Panthers had to open the 2016 NFL season on the road. On Friday, head coach Ron Rivera aired out his grievances about the scheduling wrinkle. In an interview with David Newton of ESPN on Friday, Rivera said he feels “disrespected” the team wasn’t allowed to open the season at home and instead had to travel to Denver for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pereira: Concussion protocol not followed with Newton

The controversy over whether or not the NFL followed the concussion protocol with Cam Newton last week won’t go away, especially not after a call from the principal’s office. Well, Mike Pereira isn’t exactly a principal to the guys who currently wear stripes on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays. But he used to be. He’s the league’s former vice president of officiating and...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera fell asleep watching Rams-49ers

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera had no interest in finishing Monday night’s awful Rams-49ers game, and probably figured if he needed info in the future, he could just go back and watch the tape. The defensive-minded Rivera certainly has an affinity for hard-nosed, physical defense, but he probably wasn’t enthralled by Blaine Gabbert and Case Keenum going toe-to-toe,...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL cites ‘posture’ as reason Cam Newton didn’t get calls

The NFL says Cam Newton’s style of play is the reason the Carolina Panthers quarterback seems to get fewer calls than some of his counterparts around the league. In response to criticism over several helmet-to-helmet shots that Newton fell victim to last Thursday against the Denver Broncos, NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino admitted the officials in the game missed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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