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  • Panthers believe they have support for Newton

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT While much of the outside attention on the Carolina Panthers' offseason focused on the release of veteran receiver Steve Smith, the last few months have mostly been about Cam Newton....
  • Panthers hope bigger is better at wide receiver

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT While a lot of noise was made in the offseason about the loss of mighty-mite receiver Steve Smith and surgery on quarterback Cam Newton's ankle, the Carolina Panthers could be...
  • Mark Sanchez still hopes to play this season

    Mark Sanchez still hopes to play this season
    New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez expressed hope recently that he'd soon be ready to play again, but those plans may have to be put on hold because his injured throwing shoulder eventually may require surgery. ESPN reported late Wednesday night...
  • New York Giants' nightmare continues with no end in sight

    New York Giants' nightmare continues with no end in sight
    — Prince Amukamara stated the obvious on Sunday. "It's new to us, but we're not new to adversity," said Amukamara, the cornerback for the beleaguered New York Giants, who are 0-5 for the first time in a non-strike season since 1979. They've lost...
  • McGloin, Mauti, Zordich make NFL news

     
    Nearly 40 former Penn State players (including transfer Justin Brown) began the season in NFL training camps, and several have made news during the first few weeks. Here's a rundown of how some guys are progressing. Rookie fullback Michael Zordich......
  • NFC Hierarchy/Obituary with Week 7 in the books

     
    A quick explanation of the Hierarchy/Obituary: In a way, it's kind of like a "Power Ranking," but it focuses strictly on the NFC. Once I feel that a team no longer has a realistic shot at the playoffs, I'll write......
  • Film breakdown: Can Dion Lewis get a few touches next season, please?

     
    The largest number of carries the "#3 RB" ever got during Marty Mornhinweg's 7 year tenure as the Eagles offenive coordinator was 23, in 2011 with Dion Lewis. (Note: Apologies to Leonard Weaver, who was occasionally used as a tailback......
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the linebackers
    Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won’t be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair...
  • 36 PENN STATERS ON NFL ROSTERS

     
    Thirty-six Penn State alumni are on the rosters of 23 NFL teams in training camp, according to Penn State. Miami has four former Nittany Lions on its roster, including All-Pro Cameron Wake, second-year players Jared Odrick and Mickey Shuler and......
  • 32 PENN STATERS IN THE NFL

     
    Thirty-two Penn State alumni are on rosters of NFL teams, according to the university. The breakdown is as follows: 25 players on active rosters, four on practice squads and three on injured reserve or the physically unable to perform list.......
  • DEVON STILL A SEMIFINALIST FOR NATIONAL AWARD

     
    Devon Still has been named a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award, which goes to the nation’s defensive player of the year as named by the Maxwell Football Club in Philadelphia. A senior tackle, Still has anchored the middle of......