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November 15, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen, running back Christian McCaffrey, defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, linebacker Luke Kuechly and cornerback James Bradberry speak with the media about what to expect from a 2-7 Atlanta Falcons team coming off a big win vs. the Saints. WATCH BELOW: Video of...
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Jim Szoke
November 14, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Welcome to The Pregame-Postgame Podcast with Jim Szoke and Mike Pacheco. This week, Jim and Mike discuss the Carolina Panthers' Week 11 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons. Are the Panthers able to bounce back from a heatbreaking loss last week?
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Jason Huber
November 14, 2019 - 4:05 pm
The run defense of the Carolina Panthers had high expectations entering the season. With the addition of defensive tackle Gerald McCoy and head coach Ron Rivera switching to a 3-4 scheme from a 4-3, the Panthers were thought to be improved from a defense that ranked 12th in rushing defense last...
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WBT
November 13, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Carolina Panthers safety and former teammate of quarterback Colin Kaepernick spoke with the media about whether or not the NFL's combine-type workout for Kaepernick is genuine. WATCH BELOW: Video of Eric Reid on Kaepernick's Workout
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Sharon Thorsland
November 13, 2019 - 12:31 pm
It's a prime time showdown for North Carolina on Thursday night. The Tar Heels face one of the top defenses in the country when they take on Pitt at Heinz Field. Kick-off is set for 8:00 on WBT. The Tar Heels (4-5, 3-2 ACC) had a bye last week, and are coming off a close loss to Virginia. Now they...
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WBT
November 11, 2019 - 2:46 pm
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera gave his explanation for why he opted to go for two instead of a potential extra point vs. the Packers on Sunday. The Panthers missed the 2-point conversion but ultimately lost the game 24-16, anyway. WATCH BELOW: Video of Ron Rivera Explains Going For 2...
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Brett Jensen
November 10, 2019 - 10:56 pm
It was right there for the taking, even with the defense getting shredded on the ground, two silly turnovers, numerous missed tackles, gut-wrenching penalties and future Hall of Fame Aaron Rodgers playing at home in a snowy Green Bay. Even with all that, a few other issues not mentioned, the...
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Sharon Thorsland
November 09, 2019 - 8:53 pm
It's another huge conference match-up for the Panthers, who head north to the frozen tundra to take on the Packers at storied Lambeau Field. Kickoff is set for 4:25 on Sunday on WBT. After losing to the still undefeated 49ers two weeks ago, the Panthers bounced back with an impressive win over the...
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WBT
November 07, 2019 - 3:54 pm
Following every Carolina Panthers victory, WFNZ/WBT will name that week's, "Unsung Player Of The Week." It will be based on their performance that may have gone unnoticed. This week's selection in Carolina's win over Tennessee is linebacker Shaq Thompson. Thompson compiled 10 solo tackles (11 total...
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Jason Huber
November 06, 2019 - 7:21 pm
A year ago, Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen was fighting for his NFL life as an undrafted rookie on the team’s practice squad. Allen had already been cut twice, once by Carolina, and once by the New York Jets. After winning the Panthers backup quarterback spot behind Cam Newton this...
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