Archive for the ‘Carolina Panthers’ Category

Trick play helps Pitt upset No. 15 UCF 35-34

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Mark Whipple installed the play he dubbed ''Pitt Special'' during the second week of training camp. Just in case arrived late Saturday afternoon with Pitt trailing 15th-ranked UCF by six and a minute to go. Facing fourth-and-2 at the UCF 3, an official came over and told Whipple the Panthers could still get a first down if they got to the 1.

Pitt shocks No. 15 UCF with fourth-down trick-play TD in the final minute

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Pitt QB Kenny Pickett caught the game-winning touchdown pass to beat UCF in dramatic fashion. This week, Pitt reached deep into the playbook to upset a team that had lost just one time in its last 29 games. On fourth-and-two from the UCF 3-yard line, the Panthers pulled out the “Pitt Special,” an homage to the famous play the Philadelphia Eagles used in the Super Bowl a few years back.

Carolina Panthers lose Cam Newton to foot injury

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Cam Newton has been ruled out of the Carolina Panthers' Week 3 game against the Arizona Cardinals as he recovers from a foot injury. Newton aggravated a left foot sprain in Week 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and has not practiced this week. The 30-year-old initially injured his foot during pre-season, forcing him to miss nearly a week of practice.

Cam Newton officially out for Sunday; Panthers will start Kyle Allen

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Carolina Panthers announced on Friday that quarterback Cam Newton is out for Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals. Newton re-aggravated a mid-foot sprain in his left foot last week; he first suffered the injury in Week 3 of the preseason, when he was sacked against the New England Patriots. We want to make sure he is ready' Carolina coach Ron Rivera spoke to media on Friday afternoon and discussed Newton, who was seen in a walking boot this week and has not practiced.

Panthers QB Newton (foot) officially out of Sunday’s game

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton officially is out of Sunday's road game against the Arizona Cardinals. Second-year QB Kyle Allen will start in Newton's place. The announcement was expected as Newton missed practice all week after aggravating a mid-foot sprain in Week 2's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bucs LB White (knee) out vs. Giants

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Tampa Bay Buccaneers starting inside linebacker Devin White has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the New York Giants, head coach Bruce Arians said Friday. In a Sept. 12 game against the Carolina Panthers, White sustained a sprained MCL in his left knee. The injury occurred on the first defensive series as he was trying to tackle Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey.

Fantasy Sit-Start: Lineup advice for every Week 3 game

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Metcalf is the real deal and ranks seventh in WOPR during his rookie campaign, and he gets a Saints defense that's allowed the most fantasy points to his primary side this season. Houston Texans @ Los Angeles Chargers Start: Will Fuller Start in DFS: Austin Ekeler ($25) Fuller is off to a quiet start, but his aDOT is an absurd 24.3 yards, and he should benefit Sunday by seeing more targets thanks to Casey Hayward shadowing DeAndre Hopkins. Houston had the No.

Week 3 Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Start 'Em or Sit 'Em is geared toward season-long leagues but can also be used for daily fantasy purposes. Start of the Week: Kyler Murray vs. Panthers: The NFL's leader in pass attempts (94) after two games -- along with Andy Dalton -- Murray has produced weekly fantasy finishes of QB11 and QB16. Holding back his stats to this point is the Cardinals' inability to score in the red zone (31st in red-zone TD percentage) and Murray's dual-threat ability has not been part of his game with just six rushing attempts for 17 empty yards and one fumble.

Panthers QB Newton (foot) misses practice again

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton missed practice with a foot injury again on Thursday, increasing the likelihood that the Panthers will start Kyle Allen on Sunday in Arizona. Newton aggravated a left mid-foot sprain during last Thursday night's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and has not practiced since. Head coach Ron Rivera told reporters Thursday he wasn't yet sure whether Newton or Allen would start against the Cardinals, saying he would know more Friday.

Panthers-Cardinals Preview

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Kyler Murray's going to be the quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The Carolina Panthers have a much more uncertain situation under center. Whether Cam Newton is healthy enough to play or the Panthers turn to backup Kyle Allen - who was Murray's college teammate - the matchup will have plenty of intrigue.