PANTHERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vikings 22 Panthers 10 - The Internet Reacts

So here’s what we see around the Twitterverse regarding the Panthers’ tough loss. In no particular order... It would appear Captain Munnerlyn is not impressed with Devin Funchess: Captain Munnerlyn throwing shade. Says Vikings focused on Benjamin. Munnerlyn said of Devin Funchess: "He's not that good."— Joe Person (@josephperson) September 25, 2016 I’m not...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
1 hour ago

Vikings CB Munnerlyn to Panthers WR Funchess: You're no good

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn has a message for Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess: You're not that good. Munnerlyn said the Vikings concentrated on slowing down Carolina's No. 1 receiver Kelvin Benjamin, who came into the game with 13 catches for 199 yards and three TDs, while largely ignoring Funchess. Funchess couldn't take advantage of seeing...
Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers' miscues help fuel Vikings' pass rush

Head coach Ron Rivera said Carolina helped position Minnesota to successfully rush the passer to the tune of eight sacks.
Via panthers.com
4 hours ago

Game Quotes: Panthers vs. Vikings

Find out what the players had to say inside the locker room after the 22-10 loss to Minnesota.
Via panthers.com
4 hours ago

Cam Newton's outfit after loss to Vikings was electric

Cam Newton is either a master troll or the master of style. Take your pick. Newton’s Panthers fell to the Minnesota Vikings 22-10 Sunday, but he came out a winner for this ridiculous postgame look: Cam outfit pic.twitter.com/COx5vdRX6b — David Ely (@David_Ely) September 25, 2016 At the least, Newton has decided he wants to be the hat master. Last week’s look? Almost...
Via The Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Protest goes peacefully outside Panthers game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Chanting ''No Justice! No Peace!'' as they converged outside Bank of America Stadium, about 100 people peacefully demonstrated the fatal police shooting of a black man. A heavy police presence surrounded the stadium, where officers dressed in black riot gear in preparation for a sixth day of protests following the shooting death of Keith Scott on Tuesday night...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers vs Vikings Recap: Carolina Falls Flat, Loses to Minnesota 22-10

Today's recap will be a little different. I was given an opportunity to attend the game in Charlotte and I jumped at the opportunity. The down side is my recap won't be quite as in-depth as it normally is, but I thought it would be a good opportunity to mix things up. First Quarter The game started out with a dominant Panther team jumping out to a quick 3-0 lead. The defense...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
7 hours ago

Recap: Vikings 22, Panthers 10

Carolina's 14-game home winning streak snapped in loss to Minnesota.
Via panthers.com
7 hours ago

Carolina Panthers recognize NC State gold medalist Ryan Held in pre-game ceremony

#KeepPounding I think it’s safe to say that Ryan Held has been living the dream for the last few months. First he unexpectedly qualified for the U.S. Olympic team, then he won gold in Rio as a part of the 4x100 freestyle relay team that included Michael Phelps. On Sunday, he was recognized by the Carolina Panthers, handling the honorary pre-game smacking of the enormous drum. ...
Via Backing the Pack
7 hours ago

Police in riot gear stand outside Carolina Panthers’ stadium to confront protestors

Since Tuesday night, when a police officer shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, the city has been awash with protests, largely peaceful but sometimes violent. The situation grew so extreme that Charlotte declared a state of emergency and the Carolina Panthers considered relocating their game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. When the team decided to play the game...
Via The Comeback
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints RB Mark Ingram distraught over social injustice in America

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram added his voice to the growing chorus of NFL players speaking out against social injustice in America. Speaking with local media on Friday in the Saints’ locker room, Ingram shared his heartbreak over police violence against people of color, such as we saw recently with Terence Crutcher. “It hurts my heart and it’s a sensitive...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera: Home game ‘will be good’ for the city of Charlotte

The streets of Charlotte may still be littered with protesters. Civil unrest remains the name of the game. Racial divisiveness and police brutality top the headlines. This one city in the heart of North Carolina seems to represent the American psyche as a whole in 2016. If there were ever a time for us to need an outlet, it’s now. That’s where the sports world, in particular...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Week 2 NFC South Report

Carolina Panthers Record: 1-1 With the Carolina Panthers victory against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday, they have moved into a tie for first place with both Tampa and Atlanta, who are also 1-1. The Panthers made many mistakes on Sunday that kept the game close. Four turnovers usually means a loss, but the Panthers were still able to win the game by 19. The Ted Ginn Jr. return...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Newton: There needs to be accountability in police shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) While Cam Newton called the latest police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina ''embarrassing,'' the Carolina Panthers quarterback says he's not rushing to any judgments until he has more information. Speaking at his weekly press conference Wednesday, the league MVP said, ''My big thing is holding people accountable- no matter what the race, no matter what...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer expects Vikings to perform despite injuries

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear that despite the devastating injury developments this week, he doesn’t expect anything less out of his players than maximum effort in Sunday’s showdown with the Carolina Panthers. In the span of a little more than three weeks, the Vikings have lost three key cogs in their offense. First it was Teddy Bridgewater suffering...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Jonathan Stewart’s hamstring injury effect the Carolina Panthers?

Just nine minutes into the Carolina Panthers Sunday afternoon win against the San Francisco 49ers, Jonathan Stewart limped off the field into the locker room to be evaluated by team doctors. After being assessed by the Panthers’ training staff, it was revealed that a hamstring injury was the cause of Stewart’s discomfort. Ron Rivera then stated that depending on the severity...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera can’t get out of room after abruptly ending presser

A frustrated Ron Rivera couldn’t get out of the room fast enough after storming off the podium during a Monday press conference. It’s too bad for the Carolina Panthers head coach that the door wouldn’t cooperate. The source of Rivera’s ire was a question about hard shot Luke Kuechly took on the sideline courtesy of a powerful block 49ers wide receiver during a 75-yard...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

This Weekend in NFL Stupid, feat. officials in Carolina and Cleveland

This Weekend in NFL Stupid highlights the dumbest decisions in football throughout the season. And believe it or not, after a really stupid Week 1, there wasn’t as much stupidity in Week 2. That’s good news for the NFL, bad news for us. Still, there were some foolishness this week. Here’s a summary, starting with two really ridiculous calls from the men in black and white....
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton's hat predictably gets flamed on Twitter

Cam Newton had a rather interesting look in his postgame press conference after his Carolina Panthers defeated the San Francisco 49ers 46-27 with Newton throwing for 353 yards and four touchdowns. Social media noticed as well and they did not disappoint. holy crap Cam Newton is Peyton Manning in the ad where he doesn't have DirecTV pic.twitter.com/1AkTT2mIND — Rodger Sherman...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart exits game with hamstring injury

Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart was banged up heading into Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, and he was clearly hampered by the hamstring injury. Stewart carried the ball five times for only nine yards early in the game but ended up exiting the game due to the nagging injury. Jonathan Stewart has now officially been ruled out with hamstring injury...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: San Francisco 49ers @ Carolina Panthers

Colton Wood Coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Broncos last week, the Cam Newton led Carolina Panthers will avenge that loss on Sunday against the 49ers. 49ers quarterback Blaine Gabbert will struggle against a stingy Panthers’ defense. Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin will continue his dominant performance from last week and will lead the game in reception yards. The Rams made...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers considered Blaine Gabbert for No. 1 pick in 2011

Looking back, the Carolina Panthers made the right choice to draft Cam Newton with the No. 1 pick in 2011. A three-time Pro Bowl quarterback, the Offensive Player of the Year in 2015 as well as the league MVP, Newton has established himself as a prominent NFL player capable of leading his team to the Super Bowl. On Sunday, Carolina play host to the San Francisco 49ers and starting...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera feels ‘disrespected’ the Panthers didn’t open season at home

Fresh off winning the NFC Championship, the Carolina Panthers had to open the 2016 NFL season on the road. On Friday, head coach Ron Rivera aired out his grievances about the scheduling wrinkle. In an interview with David Newton of ESPN on Friday, Rivera said he feels “disrespected” the team wasn’t allowed to open the season at home and instead had to travel to Denver for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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