Archive for the ‘Carolina Panthers’ Category

Injuries have caught up with Panthers’ defense

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Injuries are catching up with the Carolina Panthers' defense. A unit that was young and thin to begin with has regressed over the last two weeks after making solid strides during a three-game winning streak when it limited opponents to a combined 53 points. Injuries are a big reason why.

Saints Week 7: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Monday, October 26th, 2020

One that came down to an NFL record 65-yard field goal attempt that fell short by a yard. Maybe it was the Popes back in the stadium that blew the football down; it was refreshing to hear a Who Dat chant, albeit soft, reverberating through the Superdome again. Division matchups are never easy; a team can be 1-5 with a franchise-worst defense, and play like a Top 5 pass rush against a division rival.

Christian McCaffrey’s injury is being felt by Panthers. They needed Rasul Douglas, too

Monday, October 26th, 2020

It would certainly have been difficult to get a rushing attack going, especially without McCaffrey but the Panthers didn’t really commit to putting much into the running game once the Saints took a lead. It just felt like one of those games based upon the way they were playing, based upon the way our guys were playing, it was going to be plays through the air,” head coach Matt Rhule said. I) thought Mike (Davis) played well.

Brees’ clutch precision lifts Saints past Panthers, 27-24

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Drew Brees' veteran savvy and enduring skill as a passer were enough for the Saints to overcome the loss of two top receivers in the past few days. Brees completed 80.6% of his passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns, and the 41-year-old rushed for a 1-yard score to lead New Orleans to a 27-24 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

How the rest of the NFC South fared in Week 7

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

This article series’ sole purpose will be to take a look at the weekly performances of the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers and to look at how the NFC South is shaping up week in and week out. In a back and forth matchup which featured just one total punt, the Saints escaped with a victory thanks to a very long missed field goal. The fireworks started early in the game and lasted throughout the entire afternoon.

Panthers Highlights: Brian Burns clobbers Drew Brees, forces fumble

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Watch Burns clobber Drew Brees and force a fumble that was recovered by Marquis Haynes.

Teddy Bridgewater may be a ‘frenemy’ now, but there’s still plenty of love for him in New Orleans

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Now he returns to the Superdome as a starting quarterback, only this time he will be conducting the Panthers offense in Carolina blue, a vision everyone here is assuming they’ll be seeing for a long time because they also believe in him as a football player. In the NFL, being a good football player gets you places — in Bridgewater’s case, it got him one of 32 unique jobs in the world and an annual salary north of $20 million.

Football Preview: Panthers at Saints

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

They’ll need to continue building on that run defense as they prepare to take on Alvin Kamara, but they’ll also need to find a pass rush against one of the most efficient quarterbacks of all time in Drew Brees. Saints New Orleans enters Sunday’s matchup riding a three game winning streak in which they scored at least thirty points per contest. After a somewhat slow start to the season the Saints have put together a couple impressive outings the last couple of weeks, especially offensively.

PRO FOOTBALL: Former Mount Pleasant standout Austin Parker gets Panthers tryout

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

CONCORD – Playing football at the NFL level is a part of Austin Parker’s family legacy. This week, Parker took an important step toward one day adding to it. According to numerous reports, Parker, who graduated from Mount Pleasant High School, was one of three free-agent kickers invited to work out for the Carolina Panthers as possible replacements for Joey Slye, who was placed on the team’s reserve/COVID-19 list earlier in the week.

CAROLINA PANTHERS: Saints face ‘frenemy’ in Bridgewater

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Now he’s the enemy. He’s a frenemy,” Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan said playfully. He’s an enemy, but he’s a friend.