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Atlanta Falcons' Todd Gurley tries to stop short of the end zone during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Atlanta. Gurley landed on the goal line for a touchdown that, as it turned out, led to another stunning loss for the Atlanta Falcons. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Panthers, Falcons look to put mental mistakes behind them

Oct. 28, 2020 11:25 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Thursday night games may not be all that popular among NFL players. For the Falcons and Panthers, this week’s NFC South matchup can’t get here soon enough. It’s a good chance for both to wash the taste of monumental mental mistakes out of their mouths and put...

Panthers look for season sweep of Falcons in prime time

Oct. 28, 2020 9:57 AM EDT

ATLANTA (1-6) at CAROLINA (3-4) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Panthers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Falcons 1-6; Panthers 3-4 SERIES RECORD - Falcons lead 32-19 LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Falcons 23-16 on Oct. 11 at Atlanta LAST WEEK - Lions beat Falcons 23-22; Saints beat Panthers 27-24 AP PRO32...

Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) rushes for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. The Panthers are eager to get Christian McCaffrey back on the field after he has missed four games with a high ankle sprain. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Rhule hopeful McCaffrey will return vs. Falcons

Oct. 26, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Matt Rhule said “it’s a possibility” star running back Christian McCaffrey could return to action Thursday night against the Atlanta Falcons. “It’s sort of out of my hands, but I am hopeful we will have him,” Rhule said, adding...

Carolina Panthers defensive end Brian Burns (53) pauses for a moment of silence as he walks off the field after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. The Saints won 27-24. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Injuries have caught up with Panthers' defense

Oct. 26, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Injuries are catching up with the Carolina Panthers' defense. A unit that was young and thin to begin with has regressed over the last two weeks after making solid strides during a three-game winning streak when it limited opponents to a combined 53 points. Injuries are a big reason...

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) scrambles past New Orleans Saints defensive end Marcus Davenport as offensive tackle Russell Okung (76) blocks in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Bridgewater nearly sinks Saints in return to Superdome

Oct. 25, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater took a sack when he could least afford to late in the fourth quarter against the Saints. It was about the only mistake he made in his return to New Orleans a year after going 5-0 as the Saints' starter in place of then-injured Drew Brees. It also was the moment he and...

El quarterback Drew Brees (9), de los Saints de Nueva Orleans, lanza bajo presiĆ³n en el duelo de la NFL ante los Panthers de Carolina, en Nueva Orleans, el domingo 25 de octubre de 2020. (AP Foto/Butch Dill)

Brees' clutch precision lifts Saints past Panthers, 27-24

Oct. 25, 2020 6:04 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees' veteran savvy and enduring skill as a passer were enough for the Saints to overcome the loss of two top receivers in the past few days. Brees completed 80.6% of his passes for 287 yards and two touchdowns, and the 41-year-old rushed for a 1-yard score to lead New Orleans to a...

New York Giants' Daniel Jones runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Oct. 24, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak in Nashville provided some understandably nervous and upsetting times. And it could be a harbinger for a league attempting to play a...

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...