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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

No stylish outfit for Panthers Cam Newton.

Odds to win next year's title

This year's championship game is in the books, but the odds are ready for next year's big game.

  • Seattle: 8-1
  • New England: 8-1
  • Pittsburgh: 8-1
  • Green Bay: 10-1
  • Arizona: 10-1
  • Carolina: 10-1

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen: "A tough pill to swallow to play this poorly in this game."

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked where he thinks Broncos defense ranks among great defenses that have won Super Bowls and Wade Phillips said; "They're my favorite."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen "Anyone that watched us saw this was not our style of play. ... It was almost incredible we were that close."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen "It was one of those days. Everyone took their turn having a negative play."

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"We came into this game just wanting to play our defense. We knew if we stayed consistent we would come out on top." - Von Miller

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

On Von Miller, Wade Phillips said "he's played great all year," but in last two games "he played tremendously."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers offensive coordinator Mike Shula: "We weren't good enough. Cam wasn't good enough." Said this when asked how Cam Newton played."

Way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings

Cheer up, Panthers: You've landed the top spot in the way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings. Ranking the 32


Marshawn Lynch hints at retirement

Adam Schefter reported earlier today that Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch had told people close to him he plans to retire. Then, during the Super Bowl, Lynch posted this tweet on his verified Twitter account.


The curse of 15 wins

Including this year's Panthers, five teams have won at least 15 regular-season games under the currently playoff format. None of them have won the Super Bowl.


Cam Newton's crucial 4th-quarter fumble

Arguably the play of the Super Bowl came when Von Miller stripped the MVP deep in his own territory for the second time.


Lot of passes, no TDs for Manning

Peyton Manning threw 23 passes but no touchdowns in the Broncos' Super Bowl 50 win. Only Joe Namath and Troy Aikman threw more pass attempts without a TD in a Super Bowl victory.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell came to the Panthers locker room to see coach Ron Rivera.

Miller strip sack leads to first TD

Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP campaign started in the first quarter.


Jonathan Stewart: Big man, big air

The first offensive touchdown of the Super Bowl featured 235 pounds of man hurdling the line of scrimmage.


Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Vonn Miller named MVP. He was a 25-1 longshot at the Westgate SuperBook (the starting QBs were the top two choices). This was the first time that MVP betting was allowed in Nevada due to recent changes in the state's gaming regulations to allow bets determined by votes.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers DE Jared Allen "Wasn't good enough. ... It sucks."

Luke Kuechly pops Demaryius Thomas

Panthers fans can take solace in the fact that Luke Kuechly is on their side.


Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

I had an MVP vote and it was an easy pick. I gave mine to Von Miller. A franchise player postseason to help get the Broncos to Super Bowl 50 and then to help earn the team's third Super Bowl win.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera would liked to have seen what Cam Newton could have done had he had more time to throw.

Manning: Not making an emotional decision

Peyton Manning said his former coach Tony Dungy told him not to make an emotional decision regarding retirement, and wouldn't make a call either way immediately after his Super Bowl 50 victory.