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NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 29: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints warms up before his team takes on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Eagles Prepare For Saints Wild Card Battle

Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.

12/31/2013

CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 19: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates after defeating the Clemson Tigers 51-14 at Memorial Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jameis Winston The Slam Dunk, Five Others Playing For Second

The Heisman Trophy will be presented Saturday evening in New York City. Winston’s name should be at the top of the list as college football’s most impressive player from the start of the season through the championship games. Everything else after that is purely a guess.

12/12/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 26: C.J. Barnett #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates an interception against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State Is Going To Pasadena, But For Which Game?

It feels weird to suggest that an undefeated Ohio State team could have absolutely no shot to play in the national championship game, but that is the reality staring down at the Buckeyes right now following the release of the latest BCS standings Sunday night.

11/12/2013

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Ron Rivera Lashes Out After Watching Tape Of Seahawks Game

Head coach Ron Rivera not as upset with the loss but how his team fell to the Seahawks. The Panthers will have to regroup before heading to Buffalo.

09/11/2013

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Do Panthers Have Anything To Fear From Buffalo Bills?

What do the Carolina Panthers have to fear when quarterback E.J. Manuel and the Bills offense – who had a solid season opener against the Patriots – host the Panthers in Week 2?

09/10/2013

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

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 09: Teammates Chris Owens #21 of the Atlanta Falcons and Thomas DeCoud #28 tackle Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 9, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Fullback Mike Tolbert Must Play For Panthers To Have Success Against Seattle

Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert missed the entire preseason with a hamstring injury, and he could be Carolina’s saving grace against a young, fierce Seattle defense.

09/04/2013

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 29: Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks downfield to pass against the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field on August 29, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seahawks Surge With Perfect Preseason Momentum Against Panthers

The Seahawks are coming off a perfect preseason record and look to continue their streak against the Panthers who are trying to prove that their 2012 season was no fluke and they are ready to take a step toward the playoffs.

09/03/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Drew Brees #9 and the New Orleans Saints huddle up before playing against the Detroit Lions during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Records, Jobs On The Line As Panthers And Saints Look To Close Out Season With A Win

The end is here and it could be the end of the line for a couple of head coaches and for a pair of quarterbacks. The Panthers and Saints go at it for the final time this year, and for fans watching, it could turn out to be an entertaining game.

CBS Charlotte–12/28/2012

Aloha Stadium during the Ohana Day AFC practice for the 2007 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, Hawaii on February 9, 2007. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Panthers Get Pro Bowl Snub, But Could Still Have Players Selected As Subs

Maybe it is a case of losing teams not getting any respect, but it is hard to believe that the Panthers did not have anyone good enough to be selected to the Pro Bowl. It has been three years since that happened although there is still a possibility that one or more could get in as alternates with Luke Kuechly’s name at the top of the list.

CBS Charlotte–12/27/2012

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