Posts Tagged ‘Carolina Panthers’

49ers report card: Grades on offense, defense in 9-0 win vs. Washington

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

The best thing about the team's running game is they held onto the ball. Grade: B-minus Passing offense Garoppolo had just 10 yards passing at halftime, but things opened up a little in the second half, as he threw for 141 yards in the final 30 minutes of the game. Garoppolo made one play in each of the 49ers' three scoring drives that contributed to all of the team's points.

Jaguars end TD drought, take 17-10 lead over Bengals

Sunday, October 20th, 2019

The Jaguars scored a touchdown in the third quarter of their Week Five loss to the Panthers and then went the next eight quarters without getting into the end zone. Gardner Minshew hit Keelan Cole for a two-yard score and the Jaguars pushed their lead to 17-10 on a two-point throw to Chris Conley. Conley had the biggest play of the drive when he went 47 yards on a pass from Minshew.

Trocheck’s shootout goal gives Panthers 3-2 win over Preds

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Florida finally won a game that extended past regulation time. Vincent Trocheck scored the deciding goal in the shootout to give the Panthers a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Denis Malgin and Brett Connolly scored in regulation for Florida, which has won two of three.

Ellington passes for 3 TDs in Georgia State’s win over Army

Saturday, October 19th, 2019

Georgia State quarterback Dan Ellington isn't surprised his team is playing so well even if others can't believe it. Ellington passed for three touchdowns, Aubry Payne caught the go-ahead score midway through the fourth quarter and Georgia State's defense held on the final drive in a 28-21 victory over Army on Saturday night. Quavian White picked off quarterback Kelvin Hopkins at the 3-yard line in the closing minute to end Army's last chance and give Georgia State (5-2) its third straight win.

Pitt beats Syracuse 27-20; defense racks up 9 sacks

Friday, October 18th, 2019

When the Pitt Panthers went into halftime against Syracuse with an 18-point lead, quarterback Kenny Pickett didn't like what he saw and let his teammates know it. ''Too many smiles,'' Pickett said, recounting his impassioned halftime speech. The Panthers scored just three points in the second half, but that proved just enough behind a defense that registered nine sacks in a 27-20 victory over the Orange on Friday night, Pitt's fourth straight close triumph.

Panthers TE Greg Olsen says Bears nearly traded him to Patriots in 2010

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

In an alternate universe, Greg Olsen is a New England Patriot. The veteran Carolina Panthers tight end nearly was traded back to the Pats back in 2010 when he played for the Chicago Bears. What caused the deal to fall through was the Patriots selecting Rob Gronkowski in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

Allen, McCaffrey and defense have led Panthers resurgence

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Truth be told, the Panthers could probably do without a bye this week. Coach Ron Rivera's team is playing its best football since 2015, when it went 15-1 in the regular season and reached the Super Bowl. The Panthers have battled back from losing their first two games to win their next four - three of those on the road - behind the surprising play of young backup quarterback Kyle Allen, versatile running back and MVP candidate Christian McCaffrey and a defense that's hitting quarterbacks hard and taking the ball away.

Syracuse hosts Pittsburgh in key game for Orange

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

It's not necessarily a make-or-break moment for Syracuse, but when longtime rival Pittsburgh visits on Friday night there will be plenty at stake for the Orange. Winless after two games in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Syracuse (3-3) needs a victory to start the second half of the season on the right foot with three road games ahead. ''We know where we are at and I think the big thing here is this - everybody has a responsibility to get better,'' Orange coach Dino Babers said.

49ers practice report: Raheem Mostert day-to-day for Washington game

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

The 49ers added just one player to the Week 7 injury report ahead of Sunday's game in Washington. Raheem Mostert is day-to-day with a knee strain, according to the team. Without any setbacks, the players who were active in the 49ers' Week 6 win over the Los Angeles Rams likely will see the field again in Washington.

Is Christian McCaffrey a true MVP candidate? Not according to the odds

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

And don't forget that McCaffrey's gaudy numbers have solidified him as the top fantasy football player through the first six weeks of the season. Because of this, many mainstream media types have mentioned McCaffrey as a frontrunner to be the 2019 NFL MVP. Thankfully, we have Vegas odds to help cut through the emotion of what's flashy and new to give realistic expectations for the players leading the pack.