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Carolina Panthers sign linebacker Shaq Thompson to a 4 year extension

Shaq Thompson has agreed to a 4 year extension with the Carolina Panthers. The deal will keep him with the team until 2023.

  Ron Rivera addresses being fired by Panthers: ‘Get ready for the next chapter’

  Local charities, organizations thankful for Rivera family’s contribution to Charlotte

Who is Perry Fewell, Panthers interim coach? Gaston native, ‘fundamentals’ guy

Guice, Redskins hold on to beat Panthers 29-21

10 things Panthers fans can be thankful for on Thanksgiving. And yes, I’m serious.

  NFL star Mario Addison holds annual turkey giveaway in Birmingham, talks about the brother he lost to violence

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  Cam Newton’s future with Panthers is murky, but he was clear: ‘Charlotte is home.’

David Tepper unplugged: Panthers owner riffs on QBs, stadiums and what he despises most

Analysis: If Panthers can’t find a cohesive O-line, Kyle Allen will be picked apart

10 things that went very, very wrong in Panthers’ embarrassing home loss to Falcons

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph currently facing no suspension for role in Myles Garrett altercation

Myles Garrett ejected after assaulting QB Mason Rudolph with helmet in the final seconds of Browns vs. Steelers game

Carolina Panthers will not attend Colin Kaepernick’s workout for NFL teams in Atlanta

The NFL is holding a workout for quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Saturday, and although all 32 teams were invited to attend, the Carolina Panthers will not be among them.

NFL invites all 32 teams to private workout for Colin Kaepernick

All 32 teams were invited to attend after several teams inquired about Kaepernick's readiness to return to football after a near three-year absence.

Dallas Cowboys Michael Bennett says his teammates convinced him to stand for the national anthem

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Michael Bennett said his new teammates convinced him to stand during the national anthem, reversing his earlier decision to sit on the bench or stay in the locker room while the anthem played.

Yes, the Panthers lost. But that was quarterback Kyle Allen’s best performance yet

I know Kyle Allen played for the losing team Sunday.

Grading the Carolina Panthers in their snowy loss at the Green Bay Packers

Carolina Panthers place Cam Newton on injured reserve

GRAPHIC: Cleveland Browns release Jermaine Whitehead after threatening, racist post-game comments

Behind McCaffrey (3 TDs), Panthers erase a bad memory, whip Tennessee, move to 5-3.

Cam Newton visiting renowned foot specialist, still not 100 percent

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in the death of Mario Addison’s brother

Carolina Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey doesn’t know what a pig pickin’ is

In a humorous Pepsi commercial, Carolina Panthers star Christian McCaffrey is awarded a True Carolinian certificate after fans test his knowledge of the Carolinas.

Analysis: In prove-it test vs. undefeated 49ers, Panthers flunk in every way possible

Something no scoreboard can ever properly communicate?

  An unlikely bond exists between Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey and blind Paralympian

Lex Gillette, a blind Paralympic long jumper, is a lifelong Carolina Panthers fan and recently connected with running back Christian McCaffrey.

Panthers post-bye QB plan? Start Kyle Allen this week, let Cam Newton stick to rehab

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced Monday that following the team’s bye week, quarterback Kyle Allen will start Sunday against the undefeated San Francisco 49ers.

Analysis: With sacks and picks piling up, is this Panthers defense the NFL’s best?

Sunday, the Carolina Panthers made their long-awaited international debut when they played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.

McCaffrey scores 2 TDs to lead Panthers past Bucs 37-26

Christian McCaffrey scored two touchdowns and Carolina turned five interceptions by Jameis Winston into 17 points to give the Panthers a 37-26 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London

  Panthers in London means brunch in Charlotte

Panthers play in London early Sunday morning.

In London, Panthers find a place to practice where Harry Potter (sort of) live

The Carolina Panthers have found themselves quite a home away from home this week: A picturesque boarding school where both a “Harry Potter” movie and parts of the TV series “The Crown” were filmed.

  Panthers head to London, Cam Newton spotted at CLT Airport

The Carolina Panthers’ motorcade left Bank of America Stadium shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday evening. The team planned to fly from Charlotte to London Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

  Northwestern HS football coach, interim AD react to devastating hit on Mason Rudolph in NFL

Northwestern High School's football coach and interim athletic director are reacting to the hit taken by Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph last Sunday.

Saints linebacker won’t have to pay fine; school shows support with ‘Child of God’ headbands

A Metairie Catholic school showed support to a Saints player by letting students wear headbands expressing their faith.

Steve Smith scores one last homefield touchdown with his surprise ‘reveal’ at halftime

Steve Smith turned out to have one last trick to perform at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday.

Analysis: Christian McCaffrey is carrying the Panthers, and may be the NFL MVP

Ho hum, 237 total yards and three touchdowns.

McCaffrey scores 3 TDs, Panthers hold off Jaguars 34-27

McCaffrey ties career high with 237 yards from scrimmage and scores 3 touchdowns as Panthers held on to beat Jaguars 34-27

Beer vendor fired after charging Dolphins fan $724 for beer

An arrest affidavit says 33-year-old Nathaniel Collier faces charges of grand theft and possession of a skimming device. He was fired Sunday by the company that employees vendors at Hard Rock Stadium.

Panthers down Texans 16-10 despite Allen’s fumbles

Kyle Allen threw for 232 yards and the Carolina Panthers overcame his three fumbles with help from a big defensive play late to get a 16-10 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday

‘I’ve just gotta get right’: Panthers QB Cam Newton confirms Lisfranc in newest vlog

Newton, smoking a cigar and sipping a glass of wine, confirmed that his mid-left foot sprain is actually a “mild” Lisfranc injury. The Athletic’s Joe Person first reported last week that Newton’s foot sprain was a Lisfranc.

Panthers rule QB Cam Newton out for Week 4 at Houston; Kyle Allen to start again

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been ruled out for this Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans, the team announced Monday.

Analysis: Kyle Allen’s breakout game saved the Panthers’ slow-starting season

Sitting on the bench at State Farm Stadium, having just tossed his second touchdown of the first half, Kyle Allen put into words exactly what everyone watching him was thinking:

Grading the Carolina Panthers in their win at the Arizona Cardinals

Perhaps it was too early to give up on the Panthers. Are the Arizona Cardinals one of the worst teams Carolina will face all season? Probably. Don’t let that put a damper on a win-or-else victory Sunday.

Allen throws 4 TDs, Panthers beat Cardinals 38-20

Kyle Allen threw for 261 yards and four touchdowns in place of the injured Cam Newton, Christian McCaffrey ran for a 76-yard touchdown, and the Carolina Panthers beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-20

Panthers fans react to news that Cam Newton will miss Sunday’s game

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will not be playing in Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Panthers QB Cam Newton ruled out for Sunday’s game vs. Cardinals with foot injury

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has officially been ruled out for the team’s game this weekend against Arizona, according to coach Ron Rivera.

Cam Newton’s status is unclear for Sunday, and Ron Rivera is tired of talking about it

The Carolina Panthers have yet to make an official decision on Cam Newton’s status for this weekend, and coach Ron Rivera indicated by word and deed Friday that he’s tired of talking about it.

Panthers QB Cam Newton has reinjured foot; status unknown for Sunday’s game in Arizona

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has re-aggravated his left foot sprain, raising questions about his availability for the weekend game at Arizona and threatening to derail his team’s entire season.

  'I am irrevocably disgusted’: Influential New Orleans tourism official slams NFL refs

"I hate conspiracy theories. Don’t believe in them. But it is not statistically possible for some of the finest referees in the NFL to continually screw the Saints players and organization.”

Bucs use goal-line stand to beat Panthers 20-14

Tampa Bay came up with a late goal-line stand and the Buccaneers beat the Carolina Panthers 20-14.

Thursday night Panthers game vs. Buccaneers goes to weather delay in first quarter

Players returned to the field at about 9:00 p.m., but went through pregame warm-ups again to avoid injury.

  Should 6th-grader have been given more than a free lawnmower? Yes, Panthers owner decides

Most of the response was on Twitter over the weekend, as a hard line was drawn between two camps.

Hey, Cam Newton and Panthers – just throw the ball deep, and see where that gets you

What we saw from Cam Newton on Sunday was a pale imitation of what we have seen from him at his best, and that was one of the primary reasons for the Carolina Panthers’ 30-27 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the season opener.

Christian McCaffrey’s ever-expanding value to Panthers as a RB, receiver ... and QB?

Christian McCaffrey established himself as the Carolina Panthers’ feature tailback and often their best slot receiver during his first two NFL seasons.

Analysis: Panthers need to get out of their own way, blow chance to upset Rams

Blame DJ Moore. Blame Joey Slye. Blame Cam Newton.

Goff, Gurley lead Rams to 30-27 win over Panthers

Jared Goff threw for 186 yards and a touchdown, Malcolm Brown ran for a pair of scores and the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams spoiled Cam Newton's return with a 30-27 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday

Should Panthers sign Kaepernick if this Cam Newton injury — or the next — is serious?

No matter what the exact diagnosis turns out to be on Cam Newton’s latest injury, the fact that the quarterback got hurt in his first quarter of live action in eight months is a major concern for Carolina.

Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury

The team announced that he would not return.

  Headaches for some Panthers fans as new ticket policy rolls out for first preseason home game

Some Panthers fans said it was confusing and difficult on the first night of the new all-digital ticketing policy.

Panthers never get on track, lose sloppy home preseason opener to Bills

A number of key Panthers sat out - including Cam Newton, Luke Kuechly, Greg Olsen, Christian McCaffrey and Shaq Thompson - but just about everyone who stepped foot on the field deserved a share of the blame.

Panthers’ game night: How to use mobile tickets for the first time

The Carolina Panthers are moving to mobile tickets this season as part of a league-wide initiative, starting with Friday night’s preseason game against the Buffalo Bills.

  Carolina Panthers COO describes David Tepper’s vision for new practice site in Rock Hill

Chief Operating Officer of the Carolina Panthers Mark Hart says the new Panthers practice facility could be open for business as soon as August 2022, if everything goes on as scheduled.

Panthers’ Cox cited for speeding, marijuana after camp ends

North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Carolina Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on the final day of the team’s training camp.

Panthers’ Cox cited for speeding, marijuana after camp ends

North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on the final day of the team's training camp

Joint practice between Panthers and Bills brings back familiar faces

With temperatures in the 90s and the heat index approaching triple digits, the Carolina Panthers and Buffalo Bills held a joint practice ahead of Friday’s preseason game.

Rookie Slye kicks Panthers past Bears in preseason opener

Rookie Joey Slye kicked three field goals, including a 55-yarder, and outperformed two Bears kickers in a 23-13 victory by the Carolina Panthers.

Panthers to hold out Newton, Kuechly in preseason opener

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says quarterback Cam Newton and linebacker Luke Kuechly will not play in Thursday night's preseason opener against the Bears in Chicago

Cam Newton shines for Carolina Panthers during rainy Fan Fest in Charlotte

The Panthers announced a sellout crowd of 62,500.

Tre Boston Signs One-Year Deal With Panthers

Making his return to the place where his NFL career began, free agent, safety Tre Boston signed a one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers.

Cam Newton speaks about his recovery and why he sat out of Thursday’s Training Camp

Cam Newton’s throwing performance at Panthers Training Camp so far, has signaled reassurance for fans, teammates and coaches alike.

  Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper wants new retractable roof stadium

Your Carolina Panthers could be getting a stadium with a retractable roof. David Tepper, the team’s owner, has made it very clear he wants to make this happen so Charlotte can be a household name for sports and entertainment.

Panthers LB Kuechly leaves practice with undisclosed injury

Panthers LB Kuechly leaves practice with undisclosed injury

Fowler: Panthers’ Eric Reid won’t stop kneeling during the anthem. “We’ve got to keep fighting.”

What Eric Reid will do on the sideline before each Carolina Panthers game this season won’t change. What will change, he hopes, is how well he plays when the music stops and the hitting starts.

  New Orleans judge says Roger Goodell should give deposition in 'NOLA no-call’ suit

Roger Goodell will be in New Orleans in September to appear in Civil Court

Rivera says ‘All or Nothing’ invasive, would pass next time

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he wouldn't agree to participate in Amazon Prime's "All or Nothing" series again if asked

Rivera: QB Newton’s early day off at camp ‘part of the plan’

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Cam Newton's day off from participating in team drills was predetermined and there is nothing wrong with the quarterback's right shoulder

The season begins for the Carolina Panthers with Cam Newton looking impressive

The Carolina Panthers could not ask for a better day and way to start the 2019 season.

AP Source: Panthers agree to deal with 1st-round pick Burns

A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with defensive end and first-round pick Brian Burns on 4-year contract with option for 5th season.

Former Carolina Panthers offensive line coach dies after long NFL career

An offensive line coach who worked with the Carolina Panthers during their first decade as a team has died, according to a message posted on the team’s web site.

  Tickets for Panthers Fan Fest on sale now

With football season in their sights, the Carolina Panthers will return to Charlotte’s very own Bank of America Stadium during the teams annual Fan Fest on August 2.

Carolina Panthers’ most famous fan ‘went on to heaven today,’ former star player says

Bedecked in a black-and-blue cape and a cone-shaped, electric blue wig, Greg “Catman” Good often drew autograph seekers at Carolina Panthers games — even though he was a fan like the rest of them.