Panthers hand Newton $103.8 million contract

Jun 3, 2015

Panthers hand Newton $103.8 million contract

Carolina general manager Dave Gettleman believes Cam Newton can lead the Panthers to “the Promised Land,” so he made the fifth-year quarterback the highest-paid player in franchise history. He’ll get no argument from Newton. “I feel like I can get us there as well,” ...

NFL suspends Hardy for 10 games over assault

Apr 23, 2015

NFL suspends Hardy for 10 games over assault

The NFL suspended defensive end Greg Hardy for 10 games without pay Wednesday for conduct detrimental to the league after concluding there was “credible evidence” he roughed up his ex-girlfriend nearly a year ago when he was a member of the Carolina Panthers. Hardy, ...

Wilson, Chancellor propel Seahawks past Panthers

Jan 11, 2015

Wilson, Chancellor propel Seahawks past Panthers

This time Russell Wilson did it with his arm, passing the Seattle Seahawks into the NFC Championship Game for the second straight year with a big assist from Kam Chancellor. Seattle is one step closer to defending its Super Bowl title. “It’s exciting but ...

Rivera escapes fire

Jan 6, 2015

Rivera escapes fire

Panthers coach Ron Rivera has more to worry about this week than his team’s upcoming NFC playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks after an overnight fire at his home left his family displaced on Monday. The Rivera family’s two-story Charlotte home sustained “significant” damage ...

Panthers maul slumping Cardinals

Jan 4, 2015

Panthers maul slumping Cardinals

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 78 yards and forced three turnovers in a 27-16 win, the franchise’s first postseason victory in nine ...

Injured Newton leaves hospital day after auto accident

Dec 11, 2014

Injured Newton leaves hospital day after auto accident

Cam Newton has been discharged from the hospital following a two-car crash that left the quarterback with two fractures in his lower back, team officials said. Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Wednesday that Newton was thankful for the care he received and is stiff ...

Newton hurt in crash

Dec 10, 2014

Newton hurt in crash

Cam Newton, one of the NFL’s biggest stars, suffered fractures to his lower back in a two-car crash on Tuesday and was to spend the night in the hospital, a team spokesman said. Newton was in a fair condition, had no other internal injuries ...

Eagles beat up on Panthers

Nov 11, 2014

Eagles beat up on Panthers

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 defense sacked Cam Newton nine times to help Philadelphia beat the Carolina Panthers 45-21 on Monday ...

Saints power past Panthers

Oct 31, 2014

Saints power past Panthers

The Carolina Panthers need to get their offense moving before it’s too late to make another playoff run this season. In a game to determine the NFC South lead, the Panthers sputtered to 231 yards and didn’t build any momentum when their defense was ...

Bortles leads Jags past Bucs

Aug 9, 2014

Bortles leads Jags past Bucs

Blake Bortles was solid in his preseason debut, throwing for 117 yards and leading a second-half drive for a field goal to help the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 16-10 on Friday. The third overall pick in this year’s draft completed 7 ...

Newton not concerned about contract status

Jun 12, 2014

Newton not concerned about contract status

Cam Newton said his focus is on getting back on the football field, not a new contract. The Panthers quarterback said Wednesday he’s happy for San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick, who recently signed a six-year, $126 million contract. He even sent a congratulatory text message ...

Newton requires surgery on ankle, will be out four months

Mar 19, 2014

Newton requires surgery on ankle, will be out four months

Cam Newton will undergo surgery Wednesday on his left ankle and will be sidelined for four months, the Carolina Panthers announced. The team said Tuesday the Pro Bowl quarterback has experienced soreness in the ankle since the end of last season and the problem ...