Newton in hot water after response to female reporter’s question

Newton in hot water after response to female reporter’s question

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made what many are saying is a completely sexist response to a female reporter’s question about WR Devin Funchess embracing the physicality of routes… Newton chuckled, saying “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it’s funny.” But no one’s laughing, and it looks Newton may have to get schooled […]

Ron Rivera on Cam Newton: ‘I think he’s ready’

Ron Rivera on Cam Newton: ‘I think he’s ready’

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera is banking on quarterback Cam Newton being absolutely ready to play in the season opener after rehabbing from his shoulder surgery on March 30th. With a week to go before the big opener against the 49ers, Rivera said “I think he’s ready.” “You wish he’d had a few more snaps and […]

Weekend news roundup: Carolina Panthers

Weekend news roundup: Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers NFL Draft Profile: O.J. Howard, Tight End In an attempt to shift towards more two tight end sets next season, could the Carolina Panthers select O.J. Howard at No. 8 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft? Panthers could move up to No. 2 in 2017 NFL Draft to take … March 31 (UPI) […]

Ron Rivera says Cam Newton will be ready for season opener: ‘There is no concern, at least in talking with the trainers and doctor’

Ron Rivera says Cam Newton will be ready for season opener: ‘There is no concern, at least in talking with the trainers and doctor’

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will undergo surgery on his banged up throwing shoulder pretty soon, but head coach Ron Rivera and staff aren’t overly concerned he’ll miss any of the regular season. “Without a doubt,” Rivera told NFL Network’s Judy Battista at the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix, per NFL.com. “There is no concern, at least […]

Gettleman catching heat for trading Kony Ealy: ‘You’ve got to give up something to get something’

Gettleman catching heat for trading Kony Ealy: ‘You’ve got to give up something to get something’

Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is catching a lot of criticism for trading such a dynamic defensive player in Kony Ealy for a 2nd-round draft pick that could very well yield nothing in the future. … and he traded Ealy to not just anybody – The AFC powerhouse and Super Bowl champ New England Patriots […]

Julius Peppers back with Panthers to ‘repair the relationships and build that bridge back, not only with the team but with the fans’

Julius Peppers back with Panthers to ‘repair the relationships and build that bridge back, not only with the team but with the fans’

Defensive end Julius Peppers says he feels like he never left home in his return to the Carolina Panthers. The former Panther, Bear and now former Packer signed a one-year deal Saturday worth $3.5 million, with sacks incentives that could push it to $4.25 million, according to a league source, via the Charlotte Observer. He’ll also collect $250,000 if […]

Weekend web roundup: Carolina Panthers

Weekend web roundup: Carolina Panthers

Panthers hope to regain footing vs. red-hot Raiders This is a trip that could go a long way to define the season for the Carolina Panthers. The Oakland Raiders are hoping they’re recovered enough from their latest … DE Kony Ealy: “I don’t care about the Black Hole” Carolina Panthers defensive end is gearing up for […]