Ed Hochuli Denies Telling Cam Newton He Isn't "Old Enough" To Get A Call

Cam Newton was upset about a borderline-late hit that went uncalled in Carolina’s 27-22 win over New Orleans, and he was even more upset by what he said was referee Ed Hochuli’s explanation: “He said, ‘Cam, you’re not old enough to get that call.’” Hochuli denies it, and if you can read lips, you can decide for… »9/29/15 9:08am9/29/15 9:08am

Cam Newton's Contract Is A Big Deal

You’re a smart enough football fan to know to ignore the initial numbers announced with any new contract, especially for QBs. The NFL’s creative accounting oftens lead to deals that barely resemble the press release. Colin Kaepernick’s “record” megadeal makes him extremely disposable. Andy Dalton’s “six-year” contract »6/03/15 1:10pm6/03/15 1:10pm

Carolina Won And Then Lost The Game On Two Huge 4th Quarter Plays

Late in the fourth quarter against the Falcons, Cam Newton and the Panthers were driving, down two, when Newton hit his rookie wideout Kelvin Benjamin for a 17-yard gain, taking Carolina down to the Atlanta 32, within field goal range. It represented the biggest gain in WPA for the week—28 percentage points by the… »11/17/14 1:00pm11/17/14 1:00pm

How A GOP Strategist Tells The Panthers To Market Their Stars

Top political strategist Frank Luntz is the man setting Roger Goodell's message, but he's also working with individual teams, including in Washington, Chicago, and Carolina, to market their star players. Below you'll find LuntzGlobal's notes on three Carolina Panthers players and how best to sell them to fans. »9/23/14 1:03pm9/23/14 1:03pm