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Panthers-Saints brings familiar face back to the Superdome

Oct. 23, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

CAROLINA (3-3) at NEW ORLEANS (3-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Saints by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Panthers 3-3; Saints 2-3 SERIES RECORD — Saints lead 26-25 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Panthers 42-10, on Dec. 29, 2019, at Carolina LAST WEEK — Panthers lost to Bears...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) works against the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Saints face 'frenemy' in Panthers QB Bridgewater

Oct. 23, 2020 5:28 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The time has come for Teddy Bridgewater to return to the place where he rehabilitated his NFL career and try to beat the team that helped him do it. Bridgewater made two starts in the Superdome last year during his 5-0 run as a fill-in starter for then-injured Saints quarterback Drew...

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Robby Anderson (11) catches a pass while Chicago Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson (33) chases during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Robby Anderson proving he's more than just a deep threat

Oct. 21, 2020 6:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robby Anderson is proving he’s more than just a deep threat. The Carolina Panthers 27-year-old wide receiver has been one of the biggest free-agent success stories in the NFL this season, currently second in the league in yards receiving (566) and tied for fourth in receptions...

Chicago Bears strong safety Tashaun Gipson tackles Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Panthers' offense 'humbled' after poor outing against Bears

Oct. 18, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater called it a humbling day for the Carolina offense. The quarterback struggled when the Panthers needed him the most and his teammates did little to protect him as Carolina’s three-game win streak ended with a 23-16 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. The...

Chicago Bears quarterback Nick Foles (9) passes against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Foles, stingy defense lead Bears past Panthers 23-16

Oct. 18, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bears coach Matt Nagy has found plenty to criticize about his team this season, even though Chicago keeps winning. On Sunday, Nagy went out of his way to give credit where it was due. “Hey, our defense played lights out today,” Nagy said. “They played awesome...

Panthers aim for 4th straight win against Mack, Bears

Oct. 15, 2020 10:12 AM EDT

CHICAGO (4-1) at CAROLINA (3-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Panthers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Bears 3-2; Panthers 3-2 SERIES RECORD - Bears lead series 6-4 LAST MEETING - Bears beat Panthers 17-3 on Oct. 22, 2017 at Carolina LAST WEEK - Bears beat Buccaneers 20-19; Panthers beat Falcons 23-16 AP...

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Falcons then-assistant head coach/passing game coordinator Raheem Morris watches from the sideline during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Atlanta Falcons have named defensive coordinator Raheem Morris interim head coach after firing Dan Quinn.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Falcons name Raheem Morris interim replacement for Quinn

Oct. 12, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The poor performance of Atlanta's defense under the leadership of Raheem Morris won't matter if Morris finds a way to win as the Falcons' interim coach. The more Morris wins, the better he'll look to Falcons owner Arthur Blank as perhaps more than just a temporary replacement for the fired...

El safety Juston Burris de los Panthers de Carolina intercepta el pase dirigido al wide receiver de los Falcons de Atlanta, Russell Gage, en la zona de anotaciĆ³n durante la segunda mitad del juego de la NFL, el domingo 11 de octubre de 2020, en Atlanta. (AP Foto/John Bazemore)

Bridgewater, Burris lead Panthers; Falcons fire Quinn

Oct. 11, 2020 10:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have managed just fine without Christian McCaffrey. The Atlanta Falcons are about to start life without Dan Quinn. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns, Juston Burris made a huge interception in the end zone and Carolina held on Sunday for a 23-16...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, right, and wide receiver Curtis Samuel celebrates after a touchdown by tight end Ian Thomas (80) during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Bridgewater, Panthers surging as they face reeling Falcons

Oct. 8, 2020 2:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — With Teddy Bridgewater showing promise as a long-term replacement for Cam Newton and Mike Davis flourishing as a short-term substitute for Christian McCaffrey, the Carolina Panthers are emerging as a surprise in the NFC South. It’s just the sort of resiliency that has escaped the...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, left, and Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray meet on the field after an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

Bridgewater's patience, accuracy paying off in Carolina

Oct. 7, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater’s patience is paying off in Carolina. The young and surprising Panthers (2-2) have strung together back-to-back wins despite playing without All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey, thanks in large part to Bridgewater’s decision-making and accuracy....