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Cat Scratch Reader Sep 17, 2018
Monday Morning Optimist: Panthers’ defense picked a bad day to have a bad day.

Monday Morning Optimist: Panthers’ defense picked a bad day to have a bad day.

False starts are the beginning, not the end, of Carolina’s season The Panthers defense yesterday was as much the story of their loss to the Falcons as it was the story of their victory over the Cowboys a week ago. Tevin Coleman became the first back in 22 games to rush for over 100 yards against Carolina. Matt Ryan did his best Cam Newton impression to the tune of 2 touchdowns. Luke Kuechly missed a tackle that allowed Tevin Coleman to rush for 27 yards down the Panthers’ sideline, y’all. That isn’t going to happen every day. The optimistic takeaway from yesterday isn’t that the...
Cat Scratch Reader Sep 11, 2018
Post game stat review: Panthers defense makes a statement

Post game stat review: Panthers defense makes a statement

A few Panthers made some notable marks on the stat sheet in the team’s 16-8 win over the Cowboys. Even in a game where the Cowboys and Panthers failed to put many points on the board, there were several statistical happenings worthy of note. The defensive side of the ball provided most of these. Luke Kuechly and Kawann Short repeatedly made their respective presences felt and that resulted in the duo being the top two ranked players on the Panthers defense according to Pro Football Focus. Top-five graded #Panthers players on defense from Week 1 vs. Dallas (min. 15 total snaps) LB...
ClutchPoints Sep 10, 2018
Panthers LB Luke Kuechly hyperextended knee, expected to be fine

Panthers LB Luke Kuechly hyperextended knee, expected to be fine

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly suffered a hyperextended knee in their 16-8 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in their season opener. But Panthers fans should breathe a sigh of relief as the injury isn’t too serious and should allow him to return reasonably soon, according to Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com. Per club source, Panthers LB Luke […] The post Panthers LB Luke Kuechly hyperextended knee, expected to be fine appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Cat Scratch Reader Sep 7, 2018
Panthers vs. Cowboys: Key Matchups

Panthers vs. Cowboys: Key Matchups

The Carolina Panthers face the Dallas Cowboys for the season opener. Luke Kuechly and the linebackers will be key. Here are your key match ups. As we roll into Week 1, the Panthers face a young Dallas Cowboys squad with a solid run game. The Panthers defense will have their work cut out for them stopping the run and the offense looks to succeed in its first action under freshman offensive coordinator Norv Turner. Here are the key matchups to watch. Luke Kuechly vs. Ezekiel Elliott One of the top running backs in the NFL faces arguably the best defender in the league. Elliott is a threat...
Blogging The Boys Sep 5, 2018
A look ahead: Predicting every regular season game for the 2018 Cowboys

A look ahead: Predicting every regular season game for the 2018 Cowboys

The season is close to starting, so let’s take a best guess at how it’ll go. Now that the preseason is over and the 53-man roster is more or less set, it’s time to get into the specifics of what this NFL regular season holds. The Cowboys are hoping to make the playoffs, but they have some very tough matchups on their schedule. Week 1 @ Carolina Panthers Dallas starts things off on the road against a team that made the playoffs last year. Carolina’s offense is led by Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey, and their defense by Luke Kuechly and Kawann Short. Dak and Zeke will have to do...
Cat Scratch Reader Sep 1, 2018
Panthers create $5.1 million in cap space, per report

Panthers create $5.1 million in cap space, per report

The Panthers now have flexibility to make a roster move if they need to do so. The Carolina Panthers have created around $5.1 million in 2018 cap space by converting a portion of linebacker Luke Kuechly’s salary into a signing bonus, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. Source: the Panthers have converted $6.8M of LB Luke Kuechly's contract into a signing bonus, creating $5.1M in 2018 cap space. Some flexibility.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 1, 2018 This gives the Panthers some flexibility with their 2018 salary cap, and enables them to bring in a free agent or two to...
Cat Scratch Reader Aug 30, 2018
Panthers 2018 53-man roster prediction 1.0

Panthers 2018 53-man roster prediction 1.0

The Panthers have some difficult decisions to make this weekend as they prepare to cut the roster down to 53 players. The Panthers have a final preseason game against the Steelers tonight that will feature a lot of players vying for roster spots. While most of the 53-man roster is a given (like Ron Rivera said, Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly are safe), there are a few spots that are up for grabs. Before the final preseason game kicks off, I decided to take a shot at predicting the final 53-man roster. My predictions are below. Note: This is NOT a projected depth chart. Just a projected 53-man...
Cat Scratch Reader Aug 23, 2018
Oddsmakers set over/under on Panthers 2018 win total; odds of Newton, Kuechly MVP awards

Oddsmakers set over/under on Panthers 2018 win total; odds of Newton, Kuechly MVP awards

There’s also no change in the Newton and McCaffrey yardage totals. Odds via My Bookie.ag. Head over to place your bets. Carolina Panthers Will the Carolina Panthers make the playoffs? Yes: 3/10 | No: 63/100 o/u 8 regular season wins This is easy money my friends! Odds to win: Super Bowl: 18/1 NFC Championship: 10/1 NFC South: 2/1 I think we have a chance in all of these Awards NFL MVP: Cam Newton — 20/1 Defensive MVP: Luke Kuechly — 18/1 Offensive Rookie of the Year: D.J. Moore — 28/1 These are much harder to predict. Regular season player performance Cam Newton to lead the...
ClutchPoints Aug 21, 2018
Panthers’ Luke Kuechly expresses excitement to face Patriots

Panthers’ Luke Kuechly expresses excitement to face Patriots

In preseason, a team wants to face the stiffest competition to see just exactly where their team is and they can use it as a good measuring stick. Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly has those exact thoughts and is excited to go up against the New England Patriots in their third preseason game, according to […] The post Panthers’ Luke Kuechly expresses excitement to face Patriots appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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