Panthers’ playoff hopes take major blow with loss to Browns

Football 12/09/18, 19:37

Cam Newton's unique fashion choices remain exciting.Everything else about the Carolina Panthers looks stale.Unable to come up with big plays down the stretch again, the reeling Panthers suffered their fifth straight loss, a 26-20 setback to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday that puts a major dent in Carolina's playoff hopes.Afterward, ...

Mayfield, Browns send Panthers to fifth straight loss

Football 12/09/18, 16:31

Baker Mayfield outplayed Cam Newton, Jarvis Landry caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score and the Cleveland Browns damaged Carolina's playoff hopes with a 26-20 win Sunday over the Panthers, who dropped their fifth straight.Mayfield bravely threw a 51-yard TD pass into traffic to Landry, who had a ...

Big issue: Browns concerned with Newton’s size vs. Panthers

Football 12/06/18, 18:30

During a meeting this week with his defense, Browns interim coach Gregg Williams used star end Myles Garrett as a model.And a warning.A 6-foot-4, 270-pound mass of chiseled muscle, power and speed, Garrett cuts an imposing figure. He's a physical specimen, the kind of athlete that stands out even in ...

Newton says he’ll be ready to play vs Browns; coach unsure

Football 12/05/18, 15:42

Cam Newton insists he'll be ready to play against the Browns despite lingering pain in his throwing shoulder.Panthers coach Ron Rivera wasn't quite as certain Wednesday saying, "We'll see. We're not even to Friday."More than 20 months after having surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff in his right ...

Winston throws for 2 TDs, Buccaneers beat Panthers 24-17

Football 12/02/18, 16:41

Jameis Winston threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 24-17 victory over the reeling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.The Bucs (5-7) won for the second straight time since Winston regained his starting job with team mired in a four-game losing streak.The fourth-year pro ...

QBs looking to elevate Panthers, Buccaneers down stretch

Football 11/29/18, 19:02

Cam Newton and Jameis Winston know there's no surefire way for a quarterback to lead a team out of a funk.What works in one situation may not necessarily be the answer in another.Newton's second-place Carolina Panthers (6-5) have lost three straight games following a 6-2 start, moving closer to the ...

Falcons preparing for new challenge from Ravens QB Jackson

Football 11/29/18, 17:48

The Atlanta Falcons must prepare for two quarterbacks as they await Sunday's visit from the Baltimore Ravens.Of the two, rookie Lamar Jackson is the hot topic of the week in the Falcons' locker room.The Falcons, who face Carolina and Cam Newton in the NFC South twice each season, have prepared ...

Panthers’ playoff hopes take hit with 3-game skid

Football 11/25/18, 19:43

Cam Newton sat at his locker for several minutes after Sunday's game, his elbows resting on his knees and his hands cupped firmly around the back of his head while staring motionless at the floor.The 2015 MVP couldn't believe how the Panthers had managed to lose their third straight game, ...

Bad penalties, bad decisions, bad coaching. And bad losses.

Football 11/19/18, 02:08

Bad penalties, bad decisions, bad coaching.And bad losses.They occurred all over the NFL on Sunday. The Jaguars , Cardinals, Chargers and Falcons all will be shaking their heads the way their fans are about how they blew games.At least the Panthers went down gambling to win, missing a 2-point conversion ...

Panthers go for 2 and fail late and lose 20-19 to Lions

Football 11/18/18, 16:21

Cam Newton threw an incomplete pass on a 2-point conversion with 1:07 left, letting the Detroit Lions hold on for a 20-19 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.Newton had time and receiver Jarius Wright open in the end zone, but the star quarterback sailed the pass high. Carolina coach ...

Update: Lions rookie RB Johnson leaves with injury

Sports 11/18/18, 15:31

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST):3:20 p.m.Detroit rookie Kerryon Johnson left the game against Carolina in the third quarter with an apparent left knee injury and is questionable to return.Johnson has 87 yards on 15 carries on the day, including Detroit's only touchdown so far. ...

Rivera tells Panthers to get away from football after loss

Football 11/09/18, 17:28

Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants his players to get away from football, just for a little while.A day after a humiliating 52-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina's eighth-year coach said it may just be what the Panthers need."Sometimes the best medicine is to forget about it and then come ...

Panthers can’t recover from early deficit in blowout loss

Football 11/09/18, 03:22

The Carolina Panthers fell behind early and never recovered.Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers offense used an early surge and a first-quarter defensive touchdown to jump out to a big lead as the Steelers pounded the Panthers 52-21 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory."I tell you what, it sure ...

Surging Newton, Panthers face red-hot Steelers

Football 11/07/18, 13:27

Cam Newton spent a portion of the summer studying Ben Roethlisberger and working out alongside Antonio Brown, something the Carolina Panthers quarterback did out of a mix of curiosity and respect.Newton found himself enamored of Roethlisberger's footwork — "The play is never over for Big Ben" — and Brown's relentlessness."He's ...

Newton, McCaffrey lead Panthers past Bucs 42-28

Football 11/04/18, 17:35

Cam Newton completed 19 of 25 passes for 247 yards and two touchdowns, Christian McCaffrey racked up 157 yards from scrimmage and scored twice and the Carolina Panthers built an early lead and held on to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 42-28 for their 10th straight home win Sunday.Carolina Panthers' ...

Newton, Panthers’ offense hitting stride under Turner

Football 10/29/18, 16:02

Concerns over how Cam Newton might adjust to Norv Turner's offense have ceased. The worries been replaced by talk of Newton being an MVP candidate again. Newton is thriving in his first season under the 66-year-old offensive coordinator. The Panthers are 5-2 and picking up a head of steam on offense entering ...

Newton scores 3 TDs, Panthers defeat Ravens 36-21

Football 10/28/18, 16:26

Cam Newton torched the league's No. 1-ranked defense, completing 21 of 29 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns and running for 52 yards and another score as the Carolina Panthers defeated the Baltimore Ravens 36-21 on Sunday.Christian McCaffrey had two touchdowns and electrifying rookie wide receiver D.J. Moore turned ...

Update: Carruth’s son attends Panthers game

Football 10/28/18, 12:34

The Latest on Week 8 in the NFL on Sunday (all times EDT):12:25 p.m.Former Carolina receiver Rae Carruth's son, Chancellor Lee Adams, attended the Panthers' home game against the Ravens — six days after Carruth was released following 18-plus years in prison in connection to the murder of Adams' mother.Philadelphia ...

Ravens’ No. 1 defense looks to stop ‘fast dinosaur’ Newton

Football 10/25/18, 21:03

Baltimore Ravens safety Eric Weddle likened Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to a "fast dinosaur" this week."Muscular and big," Weddle said. "He's a very unique quarterback in the league, the only one really like him."The Ravens' defense ranks first in the league overall, but they've not faced a dual-threat quarterback such ...

Newton, Panthers winning without throwing the deep ball

Football 10/24/18, 18:03

Cam Newton and the Panthers are proving they can win without throwing the ball deep down the field.The 2015 league MVP has attempted 16 passes — and completed just three — that have travelled longer than 20 yards in the air this season, according the NFL's Next Gen stats. That's ...

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