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Cat Scratch Reader Aug 1, 2015

Stephen Hill Suffers Right Leg Injury

In just the second practice of training camp the Carolina Panthers may have experienced their first major injury to a high potential player. Injuries are part of the game, today the Carolina Panthers were reminded of that. On a simple crossing route with little to no contact, Stephen Hill extended to catch a pass from Cam Newton an landed awkwardly on his right leg.  His screams of pain turned an high energy practice silent before the receiver was helped to his feet by the trainers and was carted off the field. This is an extremely saddening turn of events for Stephen Hill, just days after...
Cat Scratch Reader Aug 3, 2015

The Sad Tale of Stephen Hill

I really wanted Stephen Hill to make it in Carolina, so his season-ending torn ACL is impacting me more than most NFL injuries. I don’t know why, but Stephen Hill’s torn ACL on Day 2 of training camp has impacted me far more than most injuries. Professional football is a brutal game and it is not uncommon for players to suffer season-ending injuries. The "next man up!" culture of the NFL almost desensitizes us as fans to these injuries. When fringe players like Stephen Hill go down my usual reaction is to say, "Aw, man, that really stinks!" My immediate next thought is then, "So...