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Charles Johnson

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)

Carolina Panthers Focused, Intimidating For First Playoff Game In Years

The Carolina Panthers have had an extra week off to prepare for their first playoff game in years, but they haven’t taken the time off from preparing. They have been focusing on whichever team they may face and they are looking to be a team that is not only good, but one that is feared.

01/06/2014

Luke Kuechly (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Socci’s Patriots Notebook: Tom Brady, Bill Belichick Preparing For Well-Rounded Panthers

For Ron Rivera, wishful thinking out loud had become prophecy. Faith in a 1-3 football team had been rewarded.

11/14/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers gets sacked by Luke Kuechly #59 and Mario Addison #97 of the Carolina Panthers during the fourth quarter at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Panthers won the game 10-9. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Tough Panthers Defense To Hassle Tom Brady Monday Night

No one thought the Carolina Panthers were a serious Super Bowl contender when they started the 2013 season losing three of their first four games, but thanks to a five-game winning streak, they are now one of the hottest teams in the league.

11/12/2013

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton celebrates after throwing a touchdown to wide receiver Steve Smith. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Patriots Blog: Taking A Look At The Carolina Panthers

All of a sudden the Patriots’ Monday night game against the Carolina Panthers doesn’t look so easy.

11/11/2013

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Keller @ Large: Boston Judge Accused Of Bias

Highest praise to the Boston Globe for its story on Sunday about Judge Raymond Dougan, currently under investigation for allegedly being “a clearly biased judge.”

04/19/2011