Posts Tagged ‘Carolina Panthers’

Panthers coach Ron Rivera cuts news conference short after too many Cam Newton questions

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Things are not going well for the Carolina Panthers. Head coach Ron Rivera cut his media conference short Thursday after he received repeated questions about quarterback Cam Newton. Two minutes into the conference, after receiving nothing but inquires about the injured QB, a frustrated Rivera ended the conference and left the podium.

ESPN’s Ryan Clark slams coworker Paul Finebaum for criticizing Cam but praising Eli on ‘Get Up’

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

ESPN commentator Ryan Clark wasn't having Paul Finebaum's take on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on Wednesday — and he let him have it. Finebaum and Clark, on ESPN's “Get Up,” were discussing both Eli Manning — who was benched this week and replaced by rookie Daniel Jones — and Newton — who has struggled to start the season while battling injuries. "We're not watching the beginning of the end.

Jones era dawns as Giants visit Bucs

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

For every game except one since Nov. 21, 2001, Eli Manning had been the starting quarterback for the New York Giants. Daniel Jones, the rookie quarterback selected sixth overall in the 2019 NFL Draft, will start this Sunday and going forward. "We do everything we can to win football games, and at this point, we feel like he's the guy we want to move forward with," head coach Pat Shurmur told reporters Wednesday.

Brees, Roethlisberger, Foles, Darnold. Who’s next to go?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The way NFL quarterbacks having been going down or losing their jobs just two weeks into the season, it's no stretch to wonder who's next. Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger hardly ever miss a game, yet Brees is out until sometime in November with thumb damage, and Big Ben is done for the year with an elbow injury. Nick Foles' season was shortened in Week 1 for Jacksonville.

Brees, Roethlisberger, Foles, Darnold. Who’s next to go?

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The way NFL quarterbacks having been going down or losing their jobs just two weeks into the season, it's no stretch to wonder who's next. Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger hardly ever miss a game, yet Brees is out until sometime in November with thumb damage, and Big Ben is done for the year with an elbow injury. Nick Foles' season was shortened in Week 1 for Jacksonville.

NFL Star Christian McCaffrey’s Jacked Arms Are Paying Off

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

A photo of Christian McCaffrey's jacked arms went viral during the NFL offseason. McCaffrey is playing extremely well so far this NFL season, so the added bulk and strength is serving a purpose. After putting up nearly 2,000 all-purpose yards last season, Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey wasn't going to sneak up on anyone this year.

Shaquil Barrett named NFC defensive player of the week

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Bucs have gotten a year's worth of performance out of Shaquil Barrett in two weeks. Barrett was named NFC defensive player of the week after wrecking the Panthers last Thursday. His three sacks didn't just help them to a road win, they equalled his production in 13 games for the Broncos last year.

NFL notebook: Giants turn to rookie QB Jones, bench Manning

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur named Daniel Jones as the team's starting quarterback for Week 3, sending Eli Manning to the backup role after an 0-2 start to the 2019 season. Eli was obviously disappointed, as you would expect, but he said he would be what he has always been, a good teammate, and continue to prepare to help this team win games. The Giants play the Buccaneers (1-1) on Sunday in Tampa to kick off the Jones Era.

Lions release RB Anderson, add Perkins

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The Detroit Lions released veteran running back C.J. Anderson on Tuesday, clearing a roster spot after they claimed running back Paul Perkins off waivers from the New York Giants. The team also signed quarterback Jeff Driskel and released veteran Josh Johnson, who had signed with the Lions during preseason. Anderson, 28, had 16 carries for 43 yards through two games with Detroit, rotating in behind starter Kerryon Johnson.

Bruce Arians on NFC South QB injuries: You can’t think about that stuff

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

The quarterback landscape of the NFC South has changed significantly in recent days. Drew Brees is headed for thumb surgery and an extended absence from the Saints lineup. Cam Newton hasn't looked right in the first two games, was out of Panthers practice on Tuesday and is uncertain to play this weekend.