3:58 PM EDT, Fri July 20, 2018
Cat Scratch Reader 1 hour ago
PFF predicts the Panthers will tumble down the NFC South standings

PFF predicts the Panthers will tumble down the NFC South standings

We’re apparently moving from the penthouse to the guest house. When I reference Pro Football Focus I normally call them “the good people at PFF.” I generally appreciate their work and find it both informative and revealing. But what the good evil people at PFF just posted is borderline unforgivable. I’ll let their infographic tell the story because I can’t force myself to type the words. Pro Football Focus PFF is predicting a dogfight between the Falcons and the Saints to win the NFC South as the Panthers look on from the sidelines like a harmless three-legged...
Cat Scratch Reader 3 hours ago
Will 2018 be Cam Newton’s best season?

Will 2018 be Cam Newton’s best season?

With a new offensive coordinators and a stable of new receivers, can Newton have his best year since 2015? Ed. Note: Please welcome our newest contributor to CSR—Ashley Barnett. -BS The Panthers have done a lot of revamping to their offense in the offseason. Especially with the letting go of long-time offensive coordinator Mike Shula and bringing in Norv Turner. The Panthers have also given Cam Newton a new toy to play with in drafting wide receiver D.J. Moore in the first round. There’s no denying Carolina needed a new offensive identity. After all, they finished 28th in the league in...
Cat Scratch Reader 7 hours ago
Panthers 2018 season opener countdown: 51 days to go

Panthers 2018 season opener countdown: 51 days to go

We’re 51 days away from the Panthers’ season opener. Let’s talk about Sam Mills. There are only 51 days remaining until the Carolina Panthers begin the 2018 season by welcoming the Dallas Cowboys to Bank of America Stadium. That means that I get to spend the next 600-ish words talking about my favorite human being to ever wear a Panthers uniform—Sam Mills. Most of the articles in this countdown series are a mundane exercise to pass the time. I’m sure most of you have figured that out by now. We give a quick rundown of height, weight, age, experience, blah blah blah about each...
Cat Scratch Reader 9 hours ago
The Scratching Post: 7/20/18

The Scratching Post: 7/20/18

Here’s today’s collection of Panthers links for you to discuss. Greetings, internet users. Welcome to The Scratching Post. Here’s some reading material from outside CSR for you to consume. Three Questions: Tight Ends | Bryan Strickland, Panthers.comCan Greg Olsen return to dominant form coming off a dormant season? Norv Turner-Cam Newton: Carolina Panthers’ most valuable pair | Joe Person, Charlotte ObserverCarolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera hired Norv Turner in large part to get quarterback Cam Newton back to MVP level. Their work begins in earnest next week at training camp at...
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Panthers announce when 2018 Fan Fest tickets will be available

Panthers announce when 2018 Fan Fest tickets will be available

The ultimate fan experience has finally been given some details Per the team’s official site, Fan Fest 2018 will be held Friday, August 3rd, at Bank of America Stadium. The team will start practing at 7 PM. Tickets will be 5 bucks a pop, and will be handled on a first come first serve basis. They will be made available Saturday, July 21st, at 10 AM. Normal stadium policies will be in place, so don’t expect to get away with any shenanigans (unless you usually do of course). Fan Fest is a fun opportunity to go see the Panthers practice, catch some fireworks and a laser show, and celebrate...