Rivera wants Newton protected

Sep 10, 2016

Rivera wants Newton protected

Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants Cam Newton to receive the same protection on helmet-to-helmet hits as other quarterbacks in the NFL. Rivera said because of the 193-cm, 111-kg Newton’s size and the Panthers’ style of play, Newton often doesn’t draw the flags on hard ...

Broncos beat Panthers in rematch of Super Bowl 50

Sep 9, 2016

Broncos beat Panthers in rematch of Super Bowl 50

Denver’s dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers Thursday night when Graham Gano missed a 50-yard field goal with 4 seconds remaining in the NFL season opener. Newton was sacked ...

Broncos, Panthers ready for rematch

Sep 7, 2016

Broncos, Panthers ready for rematch

Cam Newton and Von Miller won’t be watching much film of Super Bowl 50 as they prepare for Thursday night’s NFL kickoff between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. The Panthers don’t really want to relive the nightmare, and the Broncos don’t want to ...

Jul 19, 2016

Bears' Tillman decides to retire after 13-season career

Longtime Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is retiring from the NFL after 13 seasons. The 35-year-old Tillman, known for his “peanut punch” after forcing 44 career fumbles, spent his first 12 seasons with the Bears and went to two Pro Bowls. He started 12 ...

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

Mar 2, 2016

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

Where are the NFL All-Pros without contracts going? Nowhere, it appears. Super Bowl most valuable player Von Miller and fellow All-Pro players Josh Norman and Eric Berry were given franchise tags Tuesday, the league’s deadline to do so. Tags govern players’ ability to negotiate ...

Feb 19, 2016

Sack master Allen retires after 12 NFL seasons

Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen decided to ride off into the sunset — well, sort of. Allen, a four-time All-Pro who played 12 seasons in the NFL and twice led the league in sacks, announced his retirement from football on Thursday in his ...

Broncos parade through Denver, leave questions for later

Feb 10, 2016

Broncos parade through Denver, leave questions for later

From the top of a fire truck, Von Miller thrust the Super Bowl trophy into the air again and again as the Denver Broncos convoy made its way through streets lined with blue-and-orange clad fans. Behind Miller, the Super Bowl MVP, stood Peyton Manning ...

Newton falls short on biggest stage

Feb 8, 2016

Newton falls short on biggest stage

A dejected Cam Newton sat slouching behind the podium on Sunday night, wearing a black Panthers hoodie and a frown. The league’s top player this season didn’t feel much like answering questions, doing so mostly in delayed, two-word answers. Some questions he just let ...

Broncos defense smothers Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Feb 8, 2016

Broncos defense smothers Panthers in Super Bowl 50

A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quarterback Cam Newton all game Sunday, and the Broncos made enough big plays for a 24-10 victory, ...

Broncos, Panthers have full participation in practice

Feb 5, 2016

Broncos, Panthers have full participation in practice

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers had full participation at practice from all 53 players on their respective rosters on Thursday. Broncos starting safeties T.J. Ward (ankle) and Darian Stewart (knee) and guard Louis Vasquez (knee) had been limited in practice on Wednesday. “We ...

Newton plays down significance of race in Super Bowl

Feb 3, 2016

Newton plays down significance of race in Super Bowl

Cam Newton wants any discussion of black quarterbacks in a Super Bowl put away. For good. Newton on Tuesday emphatically tried to lay to rest any relevance of an African-American quarterback appearing in the NFL’s championship game. During a series of questions by a ...