Carolina Panthers

Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving Threat

The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.

08/16/2014

Kony Ealy #94 of the Carolina Panthers during the Carolina Panthers Rookie Minicamp at Bank of America Stadium on May 17, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kony Ealy Adjusting To NFL Lifestyle

Mizzou alum was Carolina’s 2nd round draft pick

06/05/2014

Kony Ealy #94 of the Carolina Panthers during the Carolina Panthers Rookie Minicamp at Bank of America Stadium on May 17, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Panthers Sign Mizzou’s Kony Ealy

Defensive lineman was team’s 2nd round pick, although Carolina thought he’d be taken in the first, GM says.

05/30/2014

As St. Louis Cardinals players look on, rapper and St. Louis native Nelly takes batting practice in the batting cage before a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 24, 2013.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Report: Greg Hardy Upset Girlfriend Used To See Nelly

Carolina Panthers player was arrested Tuesday for assault & making threats

05/15/2014

Defensive lineman Kony Ealy #47 of the Missouri Tigers reacts after a sack of quarterback Tyler Murphy #3 of the Florida Gator sduring the game at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Mizzou’s Kony Ealy Goes To Carolina At #60

Defensive lineman at one time was projected to be a late first round pick.

05/09/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 12: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after a touchdown pass to Steve Smith #89 in the second quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A Look Back At An Impressive 2013 For Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers really weren’t even expected to contend for a playoff spot this season, but they surpassed all expectations and then some. Unfortunately, a team they got the better of during the regular season got the better of them in the playoffs.

01/14/2014

Anquan Boldin #81 of the San Francisco 49ers waves to the crowd late in the game against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Niners To Battle Seahawks For NFC Title

San Francisco set up the NFC West showdown by defeating Carolina, 23-10.

01/12/2014

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Keidel: Divisional Round Picks – San Diego Chargers Super Bowl-Bound?

My hands may be white from all the chalk I pick, you know there will be one supreme surprise this week. But where? Since we went 3-1 last week – losing with the wretched Bengals, like everyone else – let’s try our hand at the most heavenly weekend of a most horrible winter.

01/10/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after making a catch for a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Extra Week Of Rest Allows Panthers To Be Very Healthy For 49ers

The Carolina Panthers were thrilled to get the first-round bye in the NFL playoffs because it meant one less game between them and the Super Bowl. They were also very grateful for it because it allowed a number of players to fully heal up.

01/10/2014

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 15: Cornerback Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers defends against a pass to wide receiver Vincent Jackson #83 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers December15, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Injuries To Carlos Rogers And Steve Smith Should Not Drastically Effect 49ers Or Panthers

The only two notable names that could miss this Sunday’s game between the 49ers and Panthers are Steve Smith and Carlos Rogers. While it’s unlikely that Smith will sit, it would not be a surprise to see Rogers not dressed. Regardless of what happens, both teams will be fine, and shouldn’t have to make any major adjustments.

01/10/2014

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