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Josh Norman a free agent after Panthers rescind franchise tag

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In an absolutely shocking move, the Carolina Panthers have rescinded their non-exclusive franchise tender on cornerback Josh Norman, making Norman an unrestricted free agent immediately. The #Panthers have rescinded the non-exclusive franchise tag on CB Josh Norman immediately making him an unrestricted free agent. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) April 20, 2016 Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman issued the following statement ...

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TJ Ward on Panthers: ‘They want to be famous. We want to be champions’

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The Denver Broncos defense lit up NFL MVP Cam Newton Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers Sunday night to win Super Bowl 50 24-10. The performance ended the Panthers talking and swag antics that took place in the lead up to the game. “We don’t have to say nothing. We let them do all the talking. We let our pads talk. We ...

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LeBron James on Cam Newton: ‘He’s a rare talent’

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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is a fan of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. “He’s a rare talent,” James said. “And obviously his size and speed is just a rarity at that position. And then his height as well, there’s not many guys that are 6-foot-5 or over in the NFL — especially playing the quarterback position. So that’s why, combined with his IQ, combined with ...

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Cam Newton: I’m an African-American QB that may scare people

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Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says just because he’s preparing for the Super Bowl and all the hype that comes with it, he won’t change who he is. “I’ve said this since day one,” Newton said. “I’m an African-American quarterback that may scare a lot of people because they haven’t seen nothing that they can compare me to.” “Whether you win, lose or ...

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Panthers plan for Super Bowl: ‘Don’t change’

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Panthers head coach Ron Rivera intends to keep things as normal as possible the next two weeks as his team prepares for Super Bowl 50 against the Denver Broncos. “It’s funny, you start talking to people about how to do things the next couple of weeks, and people say, ‘Well, you should think about doing this, think about doing that,'” ...

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Cam Newton: ‘Yeah, we are going to the Super Bowl’

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The Carolina Panthers are headed to Super Bowl 50 after beating the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship game 49-15. “Yeah, we are going to the Super Bowl. We are not going just to take pictures,” Cam Newton said Sunday. “We are trying to finish this thing off.” Newton and the Panthers will face Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos in two weeks. “Playing the sheriff,” Newton ...

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Cam Newton: ‘We’re not worried about the Super Bowl’

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The Carolina Panthers are one game away from advancing to Super Bowl 50, but don’t tell that to Cam Newton. “A lot of people are viewing it wrong. We’re not one game away. We have a game that’s the most important game this year because it’s the next game,” he said after Sunday’s 31-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. “We’re not ...

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Cam Newton discusses Carolina Panthers’ first loss

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Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers were unable to knock off the Atlanta Falcons this week and dropped to 14-1 on the season. It was a crushing loss for the Panthers, who were widely expected to finish the season up undefeated. Losing to the Falcons was an awful way to lose the streak as well, as they are bitter division ...

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Ron Rivera: ‘It’s the ‘No Fun League’ for a reason’

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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera  told reporters on Tuesday that players will no longer be permitted to bring a baseball bat onto the field during pregame activities. Prior to kickoff last Sunday, Panthers practice squad player Marcus Ball carried a black baseball bat onto the field and motioned toward Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. The two players then engaged in a brief verbal exchange. “I’m a little disappointed in ...

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