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Carolina brings five-game win streak, stout defense into Seattle to face Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks will open the playoffs against a team with a losing record in the regular season, one they’ve held to an average of nine points in beating each …


Cam Newton: Panthers must limit mistakes in playoffs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Cam Newton said if the Panthers hope to make a deep playoff run they’ll need to cut down on mistakes and make more plays on offense Saturday …


Carolina’s defense sets record in NFC wild-card win over Arizona

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Luke Kuechly knows Carolina’s defense didn’t have much bite earlier in the season. He said that made Saturday all the more special.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 3, 2015, 7:20 p.m.

Cam Newton, defense lead Panthers past Cardinals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Luke Kuechly knows Carolina’s defense didn’t have much bite earlier in the season. He said that made Saturday all the more special. The Panthers held Arizona to …


Carolina captures NFC South at 7-8-1

ATLANTA – The Carolina Panthers’ big-play defense appears capable of making a difference in the playoffs – even for a team with a losing record. Roman Harper and Tre Boston …


NFL notes: Cam Newton probable for Sunday’s key battle against Cleveland

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Cam Newton will “probably” start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns barring any physical setbacks this week. The Panthers increased the fourth-year quarterback’s workload on …


NFL notes: Cam Newton ‘thankful’ to be alive after auto accident

Cam Newton is not worried about when he’ll return to the football field – he said he’s just happy to be alive. The Carolina Panthers quarterback returned to the team’s …


Eagles bag Panthers

PHILADELPHIA – Mark Sanchez did his part for the Eagles while the defense dominated and special teams shined. Darren Sproles had two touchdowns, Sanchez threw for two scores and the …


Saints on top in South

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Saints’ offense is potent enough with Drew Brees. But if they continue to get big games on the ground from Mark Ingram, they may just leave …


Dan Caesar’s Thursday night NFL pick

Tonight’s kickoff: 5:25 p.m., NFL Network. Records: New Orleans 3-4, 0-4 road. Carolina 3-4-1, 2-2 home. Line: Saints by 3. O/U: 49 1/2 Synopsis: New Orleans comes off a big …


At 3-3, Seahawks not ready to panic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Seahawks were once again the focus of the NFL world this week, media descending on the VMAC in numbers to rival the Super Bowl run. This …


Loss of Bryan Walters adds to Seahawks special-teams problems

RENTON, Wash. – After one of the toughest games in a long time for the usually reliable Seahawks special-teams unit comes another challenge – the loss of returner Bryan Walters …


Bengals, Panthers end up in a tie

CINCINNATI – Cam Newton re-emerged as dual-threat danger. Andy Dalton missed on only one pass in overtime – a sack-saving throwaway, no less. Back and forth they went, rallying their …


Chicago holds on

The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets, then they had to hold their breath before hanging on for a 27-19 victory Monday night …


NFL notes: Panthers remove Hardy from active roster

The Carolina Panthers announced Wednesday that they’ve placed Greg Hardy on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, meaning the Pro Bowl defensive end has been removed from the team’s active roster until …


NFL notes: Panthers QB Newton expects to start against Detroit

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said he’s feeling great and “absolutely” expects to start in Carolina’s home opener Sunday against the Detroit Lions. “It’s great to be out there grinding with …


Broncos spoil 49ers’ new stadium debut

Even Peyton Manning realizes he’s ready for the regular season. Or at least darn close. Manning threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas and dominated in his two series, …


NFL notes: Panthers QB Cam Newton to have ankle surgery, out 4 months

Cam Newton will undergo surgery today on his left ankle and will be sidelined for four months, the Carolina Panthers announced. The team said Tuesday the Pro Bowl quarterback has …


NFL notes: WR Steve Smith signs 3-year deal with Ravens

Steve Smith is eager to continue his NFL career in Baltimore, where he’s just a short flight from his permanent home in Charlotte. The longtime Panthers standout wide receiver didn’t …


Seahawks-49ers III

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The San Francisco 49ers say they have gotten healthy at the right time. And they think they demonstrated that Sunday by grinding out a rough and rugged …


Bring ’em on

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Bring on Carolina once more, and another cross-country playoff flight. The San Francisco 49ers are all for a rematch with the Panthers, even if it means …


Carolina puts celebration on hold

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Carolina Panthers aren’t celebrating clinching their first playoff berth in five years. There’s too much at stake this week.


Newton’s TD pass lifts Panthers over Saints 17-13

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – There is a message stitched inside the collar of every Carolina Panthers jersey. Two powerful words. Keep Pounding.


Panthers escape Pats

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – As the Carolina Panthers celebrated their sixth straight win, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were left wondering why a penalty that could have saved them …


Broncos coach Fox faces heart surgery

Denver Broncos coach John Fox needs heart surgery and will miss several weeks, team spokesman Patrick Smyth confirmed late Saturday. Fox will undergo aortic valve replacement surgery early this week …


Meriweather targets knees, Marshall

After saying he’s going to “take peoples’ knees out” to avoid another suspension for hits to the head, Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather struck another blow – declaring that “people …


Win puts Panthers back over .500

Cam Newton is playing some of the best football of his career, and the surging Carolina Panthers are back over .500 for the first time in five years. An efficient …


N.Y. tribe to launch ad against Redskins

An American Indian tribe in upstate New York said Thursday it will launch a radio ad campaign pressing for the Washington Redskins to shed a name often criticized as offensive. …


Williams: Age is only a number

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – DeAngelo Williams isn’t buying the adage that running backs hit the wall when they turn 30 – at least not in his case. Williams, who turned 30 …


Bills thump Colts with Manuel, Tuel

Bills quarterback EJ Manuel did what Buffalo asked Sunday. He was solid in the short-passing game, showed he could occasionally run and even led the Bills to a touchdown in …