Panthers treat trip like 'bowl game'
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina coach Ron Rivera said his players are approaching their six-day trip to Florida this week like it was a college bowl game.
The Panthers wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Democratic National Convention that is being held in Charlotte so they decided to practice in Florida and prepare for their regular season opener at Tampa Bay.
President Barack Obama will give his acceptance speech at Carolina's home stadium Thursday night and security ...
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