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Cat Scratch Reader 46 mins ago
Panthers vs Vikings: How to follow the action

Panthers vs Vikings: How to follow the action

Photo by Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via The Panthers welcome the Vikings to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. for Week 6 action. The 3-2 Panthers are home once again for a Week 6 matchup with the Vikings at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. on Sunday, October 17 at 1 p.m. ET. This will be a game to watch for Panthers fans as it will give us an idea of how the Panthers will respond to adversity after losing back-to-back games against the Cowboys and Eagles over the last two weeks. The last time these two teams met was in Week 12 last season, when the...
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Christian McCaffrey to IR, what that means for at least the next three weeks

Christian McCaffrey to IR, what that means for at least the next three weeks

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Panthers place their injured running back on the reserve list after missing two games already The Carolina Panthers have placed running back Christian McCaffrey and offensive lineman Deonte Brown on injured reserve. Brown was a recent, non-contact knee injury during practice. McCaffrey’s strained hamstring has been the subject of intense speculation for weeks now, after he injured the muscle against the Houston Texans in Week 3. #Panthers placed Christian McCaffrey & Deonte Brown on injured reserve https://t.co/zPDA45qLPy—...
Cat Scratch Reader Oct 14, 2021
Panthers vs Vikings: Five questions with the Daily Norseman

Panthers vs Vikings: Five questions with the Daily Norseman

Photo by Stephen Maturen/ Eric Thompson stops by and gives us the skinny on the Vikings up and down season so far I need you to brace yourselves, Panthers fans. A lot of the complaints and observations that you are about to read are going to sound eerily familiar. I spoke this week with Eric Thompson of the Daily Norseman about the Minnesota Vikings and their season so far. From questionable coaching decisions that, by virtue of being too conservative, actively hold their team back to inconsistent play and wildly chaotic luck that makes every game a toss up, these...
Cat Scratch Reader Oct 14, 2021
Panthers vs Vikings offensive preview: Don’t expect fireworks on Sunday

Panthers vs Vikings offensive preview: Don’t expect fireworks on Sunday

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Skol’s defense isn’t as mighty as it once was, but it still ain’t no picnic The Carolina Panthers (3-2) welcome the Minnesota Vikings (2-3) to town on Sunday. The two teams both sit in the middle-of-the-pack at the moment, each with their own tales of inconsistency. Let’s take a deeper dive into the Panthers offense and Vikings defense. Panthers offense Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports Yards per game: 363.4 (17th)Pass yards per game: 255.6 (13th)Rush yards per game: 107.8 (18th)Points per game: 23 (17th) The...
Cat Scratch Reader Oct 13, 2021
Panthers take a tumble in power rankings after deflating loss to Eagles

Panthers take a tumble in power rankings after deflating loss to Eagles

Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports Newest rankings suggest national media still not sure what the Panthers are It’s officially that time of the week: NFL Power Rankings. The Carolina Panthers dropped to 3-2 on the season after a deflating loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Carolina’s movement in the various rankings seemed pretty fair this week, with most outlets dropping them by three to four spots. Interestingly, Albert Breer over at MMQB improved the Panthers from 15 to 11. Meanwhile, Pro Football Network’s writer continues to amuse me on a weekly basis, this...