Carolina Panthers

Cam Newton’s shoulder probably isn’t done healing and that’s okay

I spoke to a shoulder surgeon about Cam Newton’s shoulder to see if the end really is nigh. Spoiler: it is not. Cam Newton is clearly not at the top of his game. He entered the NFL with one of the strongest arms in the league and turned downfield passing into a hallmark of the Carolina Panthers’ offense....

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5 hours ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers

Panthers vs Saints: Full coverage

The Panthers face the Saints on Monday, December 17 at 8:15 p.m. ET. Carolina Panthers (6-7) vs New Orleans Saints (11-2) Last meeting: Jan 7, 2018—Panthers 26 Saints 31 Regular season series: Panthers lead 24-22 Postseason series: Saints lead 1-0 The Carolina Panthers are back home this week for a...

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7 hours ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints

Whether they like it or not, the Panthers will have to run against the Saints

The Saints have the best run defense in the NFL, but the Panthers will have to run to win. The Carolina Panthers 26-20 loss to the Cleveland Browns all but destroyed their hopes for the playoffs. Cam Newton threw for 265 yards (and surpassed 3,000 passing yards for the eighth straight season), but was...

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7 hours ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints

4 daily fantasy players from Week 15: Saints at Panthers

Four players for your daily fantasy lineups. If you’re a daily fantasy player, before each game I will look at three/four players from the New Orleans Saints and their opponent’s rosters that I would target in daily fantasy (based off their value and potential results). Obviously, Saints QB Drew Brees...

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7 hours ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers, Fantasy

The Scratching Post: 12/13/18

Here’s today’s collection of Panthers links for you to discuss. Greetings, internet users. Welcome to The Scratching Post. Here’s some reading material from outside CSR for you to consume. Luke Kuechly leads by example with "max effort" against Browns | Max Henson, Panthers.comCarolina's All-Pro linebacker...

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9 hours ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers

How the Panthers 2013-2016 first round picks have undermined the 2018 season

As the Panthers 2018 roster can attest, first round picks can make or break a team. Few things can doom a franchise like whiffing on their first round picks. When first rounders work out the team gets an every-down difference maker with a ridiculously low cap hit for the first four years of his contract,...

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1 day ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers

The Scratching Post: 12/12/18

Here’s today’s collection of Panthers links for you to discuss. Greetings, internet users. Welcome to The Scratching Post. Here’s some reading material from outside CSR for you to consume. Panthers’ playoff hopes are still alive, barely | Jourdan Rodrigue, Charlotte ObserverThe Panthers’ playoff hopes...

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1 day ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers: Offense remains bright spot as losing streak continues

The Carolina Panthers offense has continued to perform well, even though the team has dropped five-straight games and fallen out of the playoff race. It’s hard to find the silver lining in the fact that the Carolina Panthers have dropped five-straight games. It’s perhaps even more painful...

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1 day ago, NFL Spin Zone, Carolina Panthers

Panthers Rivera clinging to slim playoff hopes, Saints next

Panthers Rivera clinging to slim playoff hopes, Saints next

Coach Ron Rivera clinging to the slim hope Panthers can rebound from a five-game losing streak, beat the Saints twice in three weeks and earn a wild card spot in the NFC playoffs         

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1 day ago, USA Today, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints

Tuesday Turtle Spotlight: The Browns showed the Panthers how to run in the red zone

The Panthers have always preferred to go with traditional runs close to the end zone and found mixed results. The Browns did something different. The Carolina Panthers love running out of jumbo sets in short yardage situations. Whenever the ball gets close to the goal line, Norv likes to send out the...

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2 days ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns

So you’re saying there’s a chance?

Ron Rivera still wants to take the Panthers to the playoffs this year. I don’t think Ron Rivera was trying to channel an unflattering meme when he said that “all you need is a chance” during his press conference this morning. His reference was to the fact that the Panthers season is not mathematically...

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2 days ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers

The good, the bad and the ugly from the Panthers’ 26-20 loss to the Browns

The format fits yet again after another disappointing loss by the Panthers. The good There were a number of players who had a nice game for the Panthers in spite of the outcome. Linebacker Luke Kuechly led the team with eleven tackles and two forced fumbles. Rookie cornerback Donte Jackson had a decent...

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2 days ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns

Panthers 20, Browns 26: Three plays to love, 3 plays to hate

These key plays swung momentum and decided the Panthers 26-20 road loss against the Cleveland Browns, putting Carolina’s record at 6-7. Plays to Love, Plays to Hate (aka “P2L, P2H”) looks at the most significant plays in swinging momentum and impacting the eventual outcome of the game. There is always...

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2 days ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns

The Scratching Post: 12/11/18

Here’s today’s collection of Panthers links for you to discuss. Greetings, internet users. Welcome to The Scratching Post. Here’s some reading material from outside CSR for you to consume. 6-Pack: Key moments that doomed Panthers in yet another close loss | Bill Voth, Panthers.comTwo big plays over the...

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2 days ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers: How hot is Ron Rivera’s seat?

Following the Panthers’ fifth straight loss of the season, Ron Rivera is starting to feel the pressure. So just how hot is the seat of the head coach of the Carolina Panthers? The Carolina Panthers were looking like a Super Bowl contender just a month and a half ago. They were hot on the trail...

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2 days ago, NFL Spin Zone, Carolina Panthers

Monday Morning Optimist: Let’s all just feel good for the Browns

Change is coming, let’s enjoy what is good now while we can. The Carolina Panthers just lost to the Cleveland Browns. If you think that is going to sit well with David Tepper after the embarrassing prime time loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers then you should be writing the optimism for this column. Tepper,...

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3 days ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns

The Scratching Post: 12/10/18

Here’s today’s collection of Panthers links for you to discuss. Greetings, internet users. Welcome to The Scratching Post. Here’s some reading material from outside CSR for you to consume. DJ Moore and Curtis Samuel: Fast receivers and faster friends | Max Henson, Panthers.comThe young, explosive playmakers...

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3 days ago, Cat Scratch Reader, Carolina Panthers

Week 14 takeaways: Danger zone for Redskins and Panthers?

Bad losses for Carolina and Washington have both teams nearly out of the playoff picture. NFL Nation dives into Week 14's lessons.

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3 days ago, ESPN, Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers

Panthers playoff hopes take major blow with loss to Browns

Panthers playoff hopes take major blow with loss to Browns

Panthers' playoff hopes suffer blow, drop fifth straight game, 26-20 to the Cleveland Browns.         

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3 days ago, USA Today, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers

Mayfield, Browns send Panthers to fifth straight loss

Mayfield, Browns send Panthers to fifth straight loss

Mayfield, Browns send Panthers to fifth straight loss, damage Carolina's playoff chances         

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3 days ago, USA Today, Cleveland Browns, Carolina Panthers

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