Coach: Not a big deal that Cam Newton isn’t throwing yet

Football 05/22/19, 12:35

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he's not concerned that Cam Newton still isn't throwing a football nearly four months after his starting quarterback had surgery on his right shoulder.Rivera says Newton sitting out of passing drills is "a really big not-that-big-of-a-deal."Newton underwent an "arthroscopic procedure" Jan. 24 after struggling to ...

Panthers QBs: Grier starts throwing, Newton still waiting

Football 05/10/19, 18:01

Rookie quarterback Will Grier got in his first work with the Carolina Panthers, while Cam Newton continued to be limited — even on the kickball field.Grier, the team's rookie third-round draft pick, threw for the first time with his new NFL team as the Panthers opened rookie minicamp on a ...

Panthers draft pick Grier says his role is to support Newton

Football 05/01/19, 17:23

As Will Grier launched his tee shot down the first fairway at Quail Hollow Club on Wednesday, one overzealous fan shouted "Move over Cam!"Grier appreciates the support, but he knows that's not happening anytime soon.Cam Newton is in no danger over losing his starting job to the Panthers new ...

Panthers checked off boxes in NFL draft, addressed needs

Football 04/27/19, 17:20

Panthers general manager Marty Hurney methodically addressed the Carolina's most pressing needs, checking off one-by-one during the three-day NFL draft.Carolina selected defensive end Brian Burns from Florida State with the 16th overall pick, giving them a potential long-term replacement for future Hall of Famer Julius Peppers, who retired in February.Then, ...

Panthers trade up, get LT Greg Little to protect Cam Newton

Football 04/26/19, 19:03

The Carolina Panthers traded up in the second round of the NFL draft to select M Mississippi left tackle Greg Little with the 37th overall pick.The Panthers Friday night traded a second-round pick (No. 47) and a third-round pick (No. 77) to Seattle to get Little. Carolina has one pick ...

Murray would be 22nd Heisman winner drafted No. 1 overall

Sports 04/25/19, 15:41

If Oklahoma's Kyler Murray is selected by the Arizona Cardinals to open the NFL draft Thursday night, he would become the 22nd Heisman Trophy winner to go first overall. He also would be the second straight Sooners quarterback to pull it off: Baker Mayfield went to Cleveland in 2018. The Heisman hardly ...

Panthers could turn to offensive, defensive line in draft

Football 04/18/19, 13:22

After focusing on upgrading the team's overall speed the past few NFL drafts, don't be surprised if the Carolina Panthers look to add bulk up front this year. The Panthers have needs at left tackle and defensive end following the retirement of Julius Peppers and the release of Matt Kalil. Carolina ...

Chasing Brady: Donald, Suh to lead Rams’ Super Bowl pursuit

Football 01/30/19, 15:09

Practically every member of the Los Angeles Rams has a favorite story about Aaron Donald's feats of ridiculous athleticism.Michael Brockers loved the moment at Carolina in 2016 when Donald beat the Panthers' left guard and launched himself like Superman, swallowing up Cam Newton while airborne.Nickell Robey-Coleman preferred the game at ...

Carolina QB Cam Newton has surgery on throwing shoulder

Sports 01/24/19, 17:47

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has had arthroscopic surgery on his right throwing shoulder.The team announced Newton's rehabilitation process will begin immediately and no timetable listed for when he can begin throwing again.The procedure was successfully performed by Panthers team physician Pat Connor.Carolina still has not disclosed the exact nature of ...

Panthers owner: Team needs contingency plan behind QB Newton

Football 01/15/19, 17:51

Panthers owner David Tepper says it's important for the team to have a solid contingency plan in place at quarterback next season given the uncertainty surrounding franchise QB Cam Newton's bothersome right shoulder.Newton struggled most of the season throwing the ball more than 15 yards downfield because of a lingering ...

Allen thrives until injury, Panthers beat Brees-less Saints

Football 12/30/18, 16:25

Undrafted rookie Kyle Allen passed for 228 yards and two touchdowns before injuring his shoulder, and the Carolina Panthers cruised to a 33-14 victory over a Saints squad looking ahead to the playoffs.Allen, a third-stringer pressed into service with Cam Newton and backup Taylor Heinicke out, also ran for a ...

QB Heinicke placed on IR; Allen likely to start vs. Saints

Football 12/26/18, 12:00

The Panthers have placed quarterback Taylor Heinicke on injured reserve with an elbow injury.Kyle Allen is expected to start this Sunday against the Saints with Carolina eliminated from the playoffs.The team has signed Garrett Gilbert, who was with Carolina in training camp, as a backup. The team does not want ...

Ryan, Falcons hand Panthers 7th straight loss, 24-10

Football 12/23/18, 16:19

Matt Ryan threw for 239 yards and three touchdowns, and the Atlanta Falcons handed Carolina Panthers their seventh straight loss and knocked their NFC South rivals out of playoff contention with a 24-10 win on Sunday.Ryan found Calvin Ridley for a 75-yard touchdown strike on the first play of the ...

Update: Taylor Heinicke gets start with Cam Newton out

Sports 12/23/18, 12:53

The Latest on NFL's Week 16 (All times Eastern).12:30 p.m.Some Carolina players are warming up with white T-shirts with a green bottle of Heineken on the front, only the word "Heinicke" replaces "Heineken" in support of quarterback Taylor Heinicke, who makes his NFL starting debut against the Falcons.Cam Newton had ...

Panthers QB Heinicke out to prove he’s no joke vs. Falcons

Football 12/20/18, 19:37

It wasn't long after Taylor Heinicke was named the Panthers' starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Falcons that the jokes began rolling in.Panthers center Ryan Kalil laughed that he might have to bring down his shotgun snaps so they don't go flying over the 6-foot QB's head. Running back ...

Panthers sitting QB Newton; Heinicke to start vs. Falcons

Football 12/19/18, 15:21

The Panthers are shutting down quarterback Cam Newton for at least one game and possibly the remainder of the season due to a lingering right shoulder problem.Coach Ron Rivera said Taylor Heinicke will make his first career start when Carolina hosts the Falcons on Sunday. Newton will be inactive.Rivera said ...

Panthers must decide whether it’s time to sit ailing Newton

Football 12/18/18, 01:28

It's come to the point in the season where the Carolina Panthers must make the difficult decision of whether or not to sit Cam Newton.With the postseason a longshot at best following a six-game losing streak and the former league MVP seemingly unable to throw the ball more than 20 ...

Saints’ D puts clamps on Newton in 12-9 win over Panthers

Football 12/17/18, 23:28

Alvin Kamara had 103 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown, the Saints' defense put the clamps on Cam Newton and New Orleans defeated the Carolina Panthers 12-9 on Monday night to take a big step toward locking up home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs.Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton, center right, celebrates ...

Saints’ sweep of Panthers never far from QB Newton’s mind

Football 12/13/18, 18:06

Cam Newton keeps a black and yellow broom he was "gifted" by the Saints hanging in his locker, some omnipresent motivation after what happened a year ago when the Panthers met up with their NFC South rivals.New Orleans swept Carolina, winning both regular-season games in 2017 before eliminating the Panthers ...

Miller vows to keep timing snaps despite 3 flags last week

Football 12/12/18, 18:39

Cleveland interim coach Gregg Williams warned his offensive linemen this week that Von Miller anticipates the snap as well as any pass rusher in the NFL."Oh yeah, you see that a lot, man. That's what he gets guys (on). He uses that to his advantage because a lot of guys ...

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