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Newton's 4 TDs lift Panthers over Bengals 31-21

Sep. 23, 2018 6:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera wanted a little something more from his offense, which is why he turned to his old boss Norv Turner as the team's new coordinator this season. Rivera, who once coached under Turner in San Diego, said he got exactly what he was hoping for Sunday. Cam Newton...

Another injury: Panthers send safety Da'Norris Searcy to IR

Sep. 21, 2018 5:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers continue to struggle with injuries, placing starting safety Da'Norris Searcy on injured reserve following his second concussion in five weeks. Searcy was injured in the team's 31-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday. The Panthers (1-1) have not yet signed anyone to...

Keep on dancing: 95-year-old woman shows Bengals CB how

Sep. 21, 2018 1:27 PM EDT

Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick attended a "tailgate" party at a nursing home in suburban Loveland before Cincinnati's 34-23 win over the Baltimore Ravens. A 95-year-old woman stole the show and made for a popular video. Irma Shafer got up and danced away, making Kirkpatrick smile as he danced along. The...

Dalton, Bengals look to stay unbeaten against Panthers

Sep. 20, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Bengals have their offense revving in high gear. Cincinnati has put up 34 points in back-to-back games to open the season, although quarterback Andy Dalton said they haven't played a perfect game. "We left some stuff out there," Dalton said. "We can definitely improve and get...

Bengals-Panthers Capsule

Sep. 20, 2018 2:04 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (2-0) at CAROLINA (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m., ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Panthers by 3 RECORD VS SPREAD — Cincinnati 2-0, Carolina 1-1 SERIES RECORD — Tied 2-2-1 LAST MEETING — Bengals and Panthers tied 37-37, Oct. 12, 2014 LAST WEEK — Bengals beat Ravens 34-23; Panthers lost...

Saints-Falcons Capsule

Sep. 20, 2018 11:47 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (1-1) at ATLANTA (1-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Falcons by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — New Orleans 0-2, Atlanta 1-1 SERIES RECORD — Falcons lead 52-46 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Falcons 23-13, Dec. 24, 2017 LAST WEEK — Saints beat Browns 21-18; Falcons...

Cam Newton learning to become more efficient passer

Sep. 19, 2018 5:43 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton appears on his way to becoming a smarter, more efficient passer. It's only been two games, but the Panthers' eighth-year quarterback is completing a career-best 69 percent of his passes — well above his career completion mark of 58.3 percent — entering...

Cowboys see Prescott's runs as another way to help Elliott

Sep. 17, 2018 9:21 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott wasn't much into Cam Newton comparisons when the subject came up before his Dallas Cowboys faced the star quarterback of the Carolina Panthers in the opener. And that was before Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones dropped Newton's name while suggesting the...

Falcons dispute report that RB Freeman out for 2-3 weeks

Sep. 17, 2018 7:57 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons disputed a report that running back Devonta Freeman will be out for as long as three weeks with a knee injury. Coach Dan Quinn said Monday that Freeman is listed as day to day. Freeman injured his right knee in a Week 1 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and...

Panthers coach Rivera won't tolerate 'lazy' play on defense

Sep. 17, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera is still fuming about his team's performance, saying he won't tolerate laziness on defense following his team's 31-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Carolina's eighth-year head coach was upset after watching his normally stingy defense allow Matt Ryan and the...