CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — At least for a day, the Carolina Panthers didn’t need Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy. Carolina’s stout defense forced three turnovers and sacked Matthew Stafford four times in a 24-7 victory on Sunday against the Detroit Lions.
The Panthers have a chance to win 2 games in the month of September for the first time in the Rivera era on Sunday against Detroit. Here is the blue print to make it happen…..
Detroit Lions’ elite wide receiver Calvin Johnson, aka Megatron, has dominated the NFL with his numerous receptions and touchdowns for over 7 years now. And as Megatron and the rest of the Lions’ highly weaponized offense invade Bank of America stadium for Week 2 game against the Carolina Panthers, we’re finding ways to try and slow down the productivity of Johnson’s game.
Ok, I know many in the national media and even in Panther Nation aren’t as confident as I am when it comes to the 2014 Panthers. But, allow me to attempt to sway you with 6 reasons why this is a double digit win team again.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brett Keisel’s preseason work is usually done by now. Not this year.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are setting the bar a little higher this season after leading the NFL in sacks in 2013.
Defensive tackle Colin Cole said one of the goals for this year’s defense is to break the NFL’s single-season sack record of 72 set by the 1984 Chicago Bears — a team that included current Panthers coach Ron Rivera at linebacker.
Will new “points of emphasis,” which may limit how defensive backs defend receivers, affect the physical Seahawks? Check back at midseason for an answer. For now, there’s no reason to think the Seahawks will surrender the top spot.
While at Carolina Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, SC, the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year middle linebacker Luke Kuechly talked with “Bustin’ Loose” about how different players are stepping up to be leaders on the team on both sides of the ball.
While at the Carolina Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, SC, DE Charles Johnson stopped by to talk with “Bustin’ Loose” about how the team’s defense will be even more aggressive this upcoming season.
Well, here we go.
No more talk about could Lebron consider playing in Charlotte, no more who was your favorite Brady Bunch kid, say goodbye to all of our favorite get me through summertime show topics.