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Charles Johnson

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 22: Greg Hardy #76 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Panthers Studs And Duds: Greg Hardy And Defense Riding High, Jon Beason Riding Bench

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.

09/27/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 08: Jermaine Kearse #15 of the Seattle Seahawks scores a touchdown late in the game to put the Seahawks in the lead against Charles Godfrey #30 and teammate Josh Thomas #22 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 8, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The Brighter Side Of Carolina’s 12-7 Loss To Seahawks

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.

09/09/2013

New Orleans Saints v Carolina Panthers

Hitting To All Fields: Bigger Blowout – Duke Over UNC Or Deadspin.com Over Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson?

What was the bigger blow-out: Duke over North Carolina in Chapel Hill or Deadspin.com’s exposé of Panthers’ owner Jerry Richardson?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/13/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 30: DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers scores a touchdown as he runs past Elbert Mack #44 of the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 30, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Panthers Stay Grounded To Bedevil Saints And Close Out Season On Four Game Roll

The Panthers did what they had to and that was beat the Saints to sweep the season series, but was it enough to save Ron Rivera’s job as head coach? Only owner Jerry Richardson knows what will happen next but if Sunday was indeed Rivera’s last call his team didn’t lay down on him.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–12/31/2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 23: New Orleans Saints' fans cheer as the Saints host the Indianapolis Colts at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 23, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Health Wise, Saints Lose Two Starters While Panthers Should Be All-In For Season Finale

For the fourth time in the last five seasons, the Panthers will close out the season against the division rival Saints, and the only thing on the line for either club is to finish on a positive note. Carolina desperately wants to surpass last year’s win total while New Orleans, disappointed that they will miss the postseason for the first time since 2008, is looking to go 8-8.

CBS Charlotte–12/29/2012

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Richard Seymour #92 of the Oakland Raiders and Willie Colon #74 of the Pittsburgh Steelers get tangled up in a fight during the third quarter of an NFL football game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 23, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Without Seymour, Raiders Left Defenseless Against ‘Healthier’ Panthers

Defense has not been a trademark of the 2012 Raiders, having given up 402 points in 14 games, so it will be no surprise if they add to that inflated number this weekend. Pro Bowl defensive tackle Richard Seymour has somehow stayed on the active roster all season, despite missing the last six contests, and he will be out again when his team tries to slow down the recharged Panthers.

12/22/2012

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 16: DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers resists a tackle against Antoine Cason #20 of the San Diego Chargers on December 16, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Panthers Late Season Surge Continues After Convincing 31-7 Win Over Chargers

The Panthers are playing the way many expected them to early in the season so one might say it is better late than never. If fans thought their team played a well rounded game against the Falcons last weekend, the whooping they put on the Chargers on Sunday was as good, if not better.

12/17/2012

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 26: Mike Patterson #98 of the Philadelphia Eagles sacks Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Lincoln Financial Field on November 26, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cam Newton Shines On National Stage As Panthers Ground Eagles On MNF

So what if Cam Newton was the leading rusher – again? Who cares if special teams was a disaster – again? The Panthers did what they were supposed to and that was hand the Eagles their seventh straight loss and keep some hope alive to at least reach last year’s win total.

11/27/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 18: Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles signals from the line of scrimmage against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field on November 18, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Dreadful Eagles Host Woeful Panthers In Monday Night Football Tilt In Philadelphia

In any other season it might have been a good game but when the Panthers and Eagles square off Monday night the only people that might be interested in turning on their televisions are those in the Philadelphia and Charlotte markets. That’s provided they haven’t already lost interest in their home teams.

11/24/2012

Justin Medlock

An Unlikely Scapegoat: Panthers Give Justin Medlock the Boot, Sign Groza Winner Graham Gano

You have to hand it to the Panthers for figuring out who is to blame for their latest defeat. It wasn’t the offense for failing to get a first down late in the game and it surely wasn’t the fault of the defense that could not stop the Buccaneers not once but three straight times late in the game. That honor went to Justin Medlock, who had the unmitigated gall to miss a field goal with 2:42 left – in the FIRST half.

11/21/2012

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