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Peyton Manning (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Broncos QB Peyton Manning Wins Fifth Career AP NFL MVP Award

Peyton Manning has won his fifth Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide.

02/01/2014

Sheldon Richardson (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets DE Sheldon Richardson Named 2013 Defensive Rookie Of The Year

Jets DE Sheldon Richardson was named the NFL Defensive Rookie Of The Year. Richardson received 23 votes; Kiko Alonso, a second-round choice (46th overall), got 19 votes.

02/01/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 12: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after a touchdown pass to Steve Smith #89 in the second quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A Look Back At An Impressive 2013 For Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers really weren’t even expected to contend for a playoff spot this season, but they surpassed all expectations and then some. Unfortunately, a team they got the better of during the regular season got the better of them in the playoffs.

01/14/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 22: Head coach Ron Rivera walks onto the field against the New York Giants during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ron Rivera Has It Wrong: Pressure Is On Panthers, Not 49ers

When Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said that he felt the team under the most pressure this week will be San Francisco he was dead wrong. Not only is his team the one that HAS to win this game, if he really believes that the Panthers are playing with house money he is setting his team up for failure.

01/08/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates their 21-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Panthers Need To Focus On Their Opponent, Not Themselves

The Carolina Panthers have a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs and they have an extra week to prepare for whatever team may end up facing them in Bank of America Stadium. Cam Newton recently said that they don’t care who their opponent is, but the key to winning is forgetting about egos and focusing on their opponent.

01/02/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Silverman: Panthers Will Make Life Miserable For The Jets And Geno

The Panthers’ second-ranked defense is just too tough and they are going to make life miserable for Geno Smith.

12/13/2013

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Panthers Agree To Trade 3-Time Pro Bowler Jon Beason To Giants

It’s expected that Beason will challenge Mark Herzlich for a starting spot at middle linebacker with the Giants once he learns the defensive scheme. The Giants rank 21st in overall defense.

10/04/2013

Eli Manning (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Giants-Panthers Preview: Perfect Game To Get Manning Back On Track

Carolina has some major injury concerns in the secondary as they prepare to host Eli Manning and the Giants on Sunday in a game crucial for both 0-2 teams.

09/20/2013

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Agent Eric Metz: Domenik Hixon Leaves Giants, Signs 1-Year Deal With Panthers

The 28-year-old tweeted on Wednesday: “Thank u to the giant organization and fans!!! I had a blast and was blessed to be with such a good organization for so many years!”

04/03/2013

Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush shakes hands with referee Alberto Riveron #57. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

NFL Promotes League’s First Hispanic Referee To Senior Director Of Officiating

The NFL has promoted Alberto Riveron, the league’s first Hispanic referee, to senior director of officiating.

02/19/2013

Andy Reid (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Rex Ryan (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Silverman: NFL Firing Season Right Around The Corner

It’s that time of year again — the time when NFL coaches are on the hot seat.

11/04/2012

Andy Reid (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Silverman: Breaking Down 10 NFL Coaches On The Hot Seat

The NFL season has not even reached the halfway point, but the fire under the seat of 10 head coaches is already quite hot.

10/24/2012

Cam Newton (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Eli Manning  (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Young Gun Vs. Captain Comeback: Giants-Panthers A Tale Of Two QBs

The Eli Manning-Cam Newton matchup is intriguing, especially with both defenses only having three days to prepare.

09/20/2012