Ahmad Brooks Flew, Cam Newton Flopped, And We All Laughed

We featured Ahmad Brooks's premature escalation briefly yesterday, but it seems the moment from yesterday's 49ers-Panthers game deserves a bit more inspection. After all, there's not one but two meaningful moments here: the flight of Brooks and the flop of Newton. » 1/13/14 10:30am 1/13/14 10:30am

Ric Flair Claims He's Received Death Threats From Panthers Fans

Ric Flair is one of North Carolina's favorite sons. He's also a stylin', profilin', limousine ridin', jet flyin', kiss-stealin', wheelin' and dealin' son of a gun, so when the 49ers invited him to address the team, he said hell yes. But now the 49ers are heading to Charlotte, and Panthers fans aren't so eager to… » 1/09/14 5:45pm 1/09/14 5:45pm

"Death Star" Lotulelei Might Be The NFL's Next Great Defensive Lineman

Last season, Carolina drafted Luke Kuechly, who's currently one of the best inside linebackers in the league. This year it was defensive tackle Star Lotulelei. While he isn't even the full-time starter yet, every indication says he's going to be an absolute world-breaker, if he isn't already. » 12/06/13 4:03pm 12/06/13 4:03pm

Why Officials Picked Up The Flag And Gave Carolina The Win

The non-call that ended the Panthers' win over the Patriots was a bad call. Not a historically terrible one, in a vacuum: worse missed penalties and more egregious undeserved flags happen every week in the NFL. But on the last play of the game, a supremely entertaining slugfest between two Super Bowl contenders,… » 11/19/13 9:38am 11/19/13 9:38am