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Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs, right, runs past Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Bravvion Roy during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Rhule: Panthers need to pressure 'iconic' QB Tom Brady

Sep. 16, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina coach Matt Rhule knows if the Panthers are to win their first game Sunday, they will have pressure “iconic quarterback” Tom Brady and not allow him to sit in the pocket and pick their defense apart. The Panthers didn’t register a sack in their season...

Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs (28) celebrates after scoring during the second half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Jacobs runs for 3 TDs as Raiders hold off Panthers 34-30

Sep. 13, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Comparisons to all-time greats are a dangerous business. Raiders coach Jon Gruden apparently doesn't care. Josh Jacobs followed his strong rookie season by running for 93 yards and three touchdowns, Derek Carr threw for 239 yards and a score, and the Las Vegas Raiders hung on to beat...

FILE - Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater watches during an NFL football camp practice Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers play the Raiders on Sunday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Raiders uncertain what they'll see from new-look Panthers

Sep. 10, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Raiders general manager Mike Mayock has no idea what to expect from the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Nor does his coaching staff. The Panthers have a new head coach and two new coordinators — all coming from the college level — and a new quarterback. With no preseason...

Expectations low for Panthers as they enter rebuilding mode

Sep. 8, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

CAROLINA PANTHERS (5-11) New faces: Coach Matt Rhule, OC Joe Brady, DC Phil Snow, QB Teddy Bridgewater, WRs Robby Anderson, Keith Kirkwood, Seth Roberts, PR Pharoh Cooper, OT Russell Okung, G John Miller, DT Derrick Brown, DE Stephen Weatherly, LB Tahir Whitehead, CB Eli Apple, S Juston Burris, DB Jeremy Chinn,...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater celebrates during an NFL football camp practice Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson

Panthers' offense may resemble Saints with Bridgewater at QB

Aug. 27, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If you can’t beat ‘em, borrow from them. The Carolina Panthers’ offense could look a lot like the division champion New Orleans Saints this season. That means short, quick-hitting passes underneath and creating catch-and-run opportunities for receivers. New...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Saints' Alvin Kamara (41) is tackled by Carolina Panthers' Kawann Short (99) in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. Panthers two-time Pro Bowler Short thought about opting out of the NFL season, but the 6-foot-3, 315-pound defensive tackle simply could not bear the thought of missing another football season. (AP Photo/Jason E. Miczek, File)

Panthers DT Short anxious for return despite COVID-19

Aug. 2, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers two-time Pro Bowler Kawann Short thought about opting out, but the 6-foot-3, 315-pound defensive tackle simply couldn’t bear the thought of missing another football season. Short sat out the final 14 games of 2019 with a partially torn rotator cuff. Although he said...