The Carolina Panthers have had an extra week off to prepare for their first playoff game in years, but they haven’t taken the time off from preparing. They have been focusing on whichever team they may face and they are looking to be a team that is not only good, but one that is feared.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Greg Hardy views the Carolina Panthers’ front four as an unstoppable force. It’s easy to understand the fourth-year defensive end’s confidence given the way the Panthers finished the regular season.
The Carolina Panthers may have a big-time win streak going, but they’re about to face off with the win streak of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Some may not consider that much of a challenge still, but the Panthers are hurting in some big ways.
Coach Ron Rivera says the Panthers will be without three starters for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, including defensive end Charles Johnson.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says an MRI on defensive end Charles Johnson’s right knee revealed no torn ligaments. Johnson has a sprained knee.
The Panthers have allowed the second-fewest points in the NFL, the second-fewest yards and have forced 21 turnovers this season. And now they’re figuring out how to win close games.
The Carolina Panthers have firm control of second place in the NFC South and they are looking to keep pace with the first-place New Orleans Saints. This weekend, the Panthers could knock the Atlanta Falcons even further into third place and they’re just healthy enough to do it.
Cam Newton sacked seven times, picked off three more as Panthers offense and defense sputter to a 1-3 record.
After three games one thing is clear, Carolina is playing well on both sides of the ball, but the Panthers defense has emerged as one of the NFL’s best.
Carolina lost to a strong Seattle Seahawks team 12-7 on Sunday and here is why Panthers fans shouldn’t panic heading into next week’s game against Buffalo.