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Panthers QB Newton ruled out for Sunday's game vs Arizona

Sep. 20, 2019 4:02 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will be counting on second-year quarterback Kyle Allen to help them climb out of an 0-2 hole to start the season. Allen was named Carolina's starter for Sunday's game at Arizona after Cam Newton was ruled out with a mid-foot sprain. It will be the second career start for...

No matter Murray's QB foe, Cards vs. Panthers has intrigue

Sep. 19, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — 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 —...

Panthers QB Allen awaits decision on starting vs Arizona

Sep. 19, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Allen doesn't have Cam Newton's flamboyant nature, his adventurous fashion sense or his huge contract. But teammates say Allen does have the confidence to be a successful NFL quarterback. And the Panthers, mired in an 0-2 hole to the start the season, will need Allen to have...

Panthers-Cardinals Preview Capsule

Sep. 19, 2019 1:48 PM EDT

CAROLINA (0-2) at ARIZONA (0-1-1) Sunday, 4:05 ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Carolina by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Carolina 0-2, Arizona 2-0 SERIES RECORD — Panthers lead 11-5 LAST MEETING — Panthers beat Cardinals 30-20, Oct. 30, 2016. LAST WEEK — Panthers lost to Buccaneers 20-14;...

Some teams are already fighting uphill battles

Sep. 19, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Last week, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. mentioned how critical it was for the Broncos to beat the Bears because "there's not a lot of 0-2 teams that make the playoffs." Denver lost to Chicago, leaving the Broncos winless through two games for the first time since 1999. Harris was right about...

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

Sep. 18, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

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. The list already is way too long and includes some surprises. Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger hardly ever miss a game, yet Brees is out until sometime in November with thumb...

Newton misses 2nd straight day of practice with foot injury

Sep. 18, 2019 4:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is confident backup quarterback Kyle Allen can get the job done if Cam Newton can't play Sunday against the Cardinals, a scenario that seems increasingly likely each day. Allen took reps with the first team again Wednesday after Newton missed his second...

Newton's status for Arizona unclear after reaggravating foot

Sep. 17, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton's status for Sunday's game at Arizona is uncertain after the 2015 league MVP reaggravated a mid-foot sprain. Newton did not practice Tuesday and Panthers coach Ron Rivera gave no timetable for his QB's potential return, saying "He's going to get his treatment, we'll see...

McVay criticizes McVay's play-calling after Rams win again

Sep. 16, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sean McVay didn't hold back Monday, harshly criticizing the Rams' offensive play-caller for a series of bad selections in the red zone during Los Angeles' 27-9 win over New Orleans . Since McVay calls all of the Rams' plays himself, he feels pretty confident his target will...

Red-zone problems hurting Cardinals' quest for wins

Sep. 16, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Kyler Murray is good at throwing the football, Christian Kirk and Larry Fitzgerald are good at catching it, and first-year coach Kliff Kingsbury's Air Raid offense is functioning well for the Arizona Cardinals through two games. Most of the time. But there have been...