Latest Matt Rhule News

Panthers to stick with struggling Mayfield at QB vs 49ers

Oct. 03, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Baker Mayfield will remain the Carolina Panthers' starting quarterback for next Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers despite yet another poor performance that ended with him getting booed by the home crowd at Bank of America Stadium, third-year coach Matt Rhule...

Murray has 2 TD passes, 1 rushing; Cards top Panthers 26-16

Oct. 02, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyler Murray can’t explain why the Arizona Cardinals continue to start games slowly. He’s just glad they managed a strong finish on Sunday. Murray threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns and added another score on the ground as the Cardinals...

Rhule 'very hopeful' McCaffrey will play vs Cardinals

Sep. 30, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule said he is “very hopeful” that running back Christian McCaffrey will play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals after missing the last two days of practice with a quad injury. McCaffrey returned to practice on a limited basis...

Mayfield's transition to Carolina anything but smooth so far

Sep. 29, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Baker Mayfield’s transition to the Carolina Panthers hasn't been a smooth one. The No. 1 overall pick in 2018 is near the bottom of the league in quarterback rating and completion percentage. And despite coming off their first win of the...

Panthers seek to continue complete dominance over Cardinals

Sep. 29, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyler Murray has never beaten the Carolina Panthers. Then again, not many Arizona Cardinals quarterbacks have. The Panthers have owned the series matchup against the Cardinals, winning 14 of 19 games, including six straight victories. They’ve...

Panthers RB McCaffrey dealing with quad injury

Sep. 28, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just when it appeared Christian McCaffrey was looking healthy and rounding into form, the Carolina Panthers star running back is dealing with another setback. Panthers coach Matt Rhule said McCaffrey has a quadriceps injury. McCaffrey doesn’t...

Mayfield, Panthers passing game a concern despite 1st win

Sep. 26, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While the Carolina Panthers finally got their first victory of the season with a 22-14 win over the New Orleans Saints, the passing game remains a major issue. Baker Mayfield has struggled since his arrival in Carolina, completing just 51.9% of his passes for...

Panthers defeat Saints 22-14 to snap 9-game losing streak

Sep. 25, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Laviska Shenault was frustrated over being declared inactive for his first two games with the Carolina Panthers after being acquired in a late preseason trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars. But the third-year wide receiver took advantage of his first chance...

Panthers look to continue to fluster Winston, get first win

Sep. 22, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are looking for their first takeaway — along with their first win — and history suggests New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston could help them solve both problems on Sunday. Winston has struggled mightily throughout his...

Saints' defense encouraged by strides made since opener

Sep. 21, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen entered this week sounding more optimistic about the defense he oversees — even if he wasn't particularly happy about outcome of his team's latest game. New Orleans (1-1) boasted the seventh-ranked defense in the NFL last season and...