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Tale of the tape

Carolina Panthers

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    Tale Of The Tape: Carolina Panthers At Miami Dolphins

    Cam Newton is proving to be one of the most improved quarterbacks in the NFL. He has come a long way this season in proving his consistency, and that’s why the Panthers have been able to climb the ladder so rapidly this season.

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    Tale Of The Tape: New England Patriots At Carolina Panthers

    Tom Brady has endured a difficult season and touchdowns were hard to come by until the Patriots put 55 points on the board against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week Nine.

  3. DENVER, CO - AUGUST 24: Quarterback Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams in action against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 24, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 22: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers throws a second quarter pass against the Baltimore Ravens during a preseason game at M&T Bank Stadium on August 22, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.
    Tale Of The Tape: St. Louis Rams At Carolina Panthers

    Any time Sam Bradford has a substandard game, critics are quick to write him off because he lacks impressive physical characteristics.

  4. BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 22: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers throws a second quarter pass against the Baltimore Ravens during a preseason game at M&T Bank Stadium on August 22, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings beats linebacker Vince Williams #98 of the Pittsburgh Steelers to score a touchdown during the NFL International Series game between Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings at Wembley Stadium on September 29, 2013 in London, England.
    Tale Of The Tape: Carolina Panthers At Minnesota Vikings

    The Week Five loss to the Arizona Cardinals was a vital game for Cam Newton. He had performed well in his previous game vs. the Giants and the Panthers were coming off a bye week.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Carolina Panthers At Arizona Cardinals

    The Panthers are coming off a huge 38-0 win over the Giants prior to their bye week. The win may have saved head coach Ron Rivera’s job.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Seattle Seahawks At Carolina Panthers

    In the year of the rookie quarterback, Russell Wilson was as good a story as Andrew Luck or RGIII last year. The unheralded and unimpressive looking Wilson simply took his opportunity and ran with it.