Panthers Face Reggie Bush Again– in a Different Uniform

The Panthers are plenty familiar with Reggie Bush. For five years, Bush lurked in the backfield of the Panthers’ division rival New Orleans Saints, causing issues for opposing defenses with his quickness. Bush was traded away in the offseason, however, […]

Report: Ron Rivera Makes Mike Goodson Carry Around a Football

      According to multiple reports and word from Ron Rivera, running back Mike Goodson was required to carry around a football during practice on Tuesday. Anyone who knocked the football out of Goodson’s arms was to be bought […]

Cam Newton to Start Friday

According to multiple sources, Panthers coach Ron Rivera told reporters after practice on Wenesday that rookie QB Cam Newton will start on Friday at the Miami Dolphins. [blackbirdpie url="!/carolinagrowl/status/103872189287235584"] Rivera made the move sound routine, however, and pointed out that […]

Receivers Must Improve Before Season Opener

The Panthers defeated the Giants last Saturday and most of the team looked very solid in the victory. The defense was solid, the QBs did a great job, the TEs did their job well and the special teams went above […]

QBs, TEs, and Special Teams Shine in Win

The Panthers had quite a few bright spots in Saturday night’s win over the New York Giants, which is a drastic improvement of an abysmal season last year in which the Panthers went 2-14 en route to one of the […]

Panthers Down the Giants 20-10

The Panthers’ 2011-2012 season got off to a quick start on Saturday when they defeated the New York Giants 20-10 in Charlotte. Cam Newton made his debut for the Panthers in the second quarter of the matchup, and the Panthers […]

Jimmy Clausen to Start Saturday vs Giants

The Panthers will reportedly start second-year QB Jimmy Clausen in their first preseason game against the Giants on Saturday. Speculation has been swirling about who the starting job will go to at the beginning of the season for some time […]

Gettis Has Torn ACL

After getting his knee examined after hurting his knee in Wednesday’s practice, doctors determined that Panthers receiver David Gettis has sustained a torn ACL in his right knee. This puts the sophomore receiver’s 2011-2012 season very much in limbo, though […]

Gettis Goes in for MRI, Beason Could Return

Panthers WR David Gettis left practice Wednesday to get his knee checked after tweaking it during a scrimmage. Although the injury didn’t appear to be anything excessively serious, the Panthers appear to be erring on the  side of caution instead […]

Giants Game Will Not Decide QB Battle

The Panthers have their first preseason game coming up this weekend against the New York Giants. Heading into the game, speculation has been that a number one QB of sorts might come out of the game. Not so, says Ron […]

Steve Smith Reportedly Injured

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According to multiple reports, Panthers WR Steve Smith left practice with a finger injury on Tuesday for x-rays. “I’m not sure which one of the fingers. But he split that little section (webbing between fingers) there and he had to have […]

Ron Rivera Believes the Panthers Can Win 10 Games


You would think that when your team won only two games the season prior, you would try to temper expectations as a new head coach. Especially when both of your quarterbacks are young and inexperienced, a good amount of your […]