NFL Nation Buzz: Carolina Panthers

David Newton reports on Panthers veteran cornerback Chris Houston.

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Panthers WR Hill cited for drug paraphernalia

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Stephen Hill was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop Tuesday in Concord, North Carolina, police records show.

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Brother's death could keep Rivera from camp open

Panthers coach Ron Rivera could miss the beginning of training camp to attend the funeral of his brother Mickey, who died Tuesday after a nearly two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Source: Ex-Dolphins OT Martin (back) to retire

Panthers offensive tackle Jonathan Martin, the player that was at the center of the Richie Incognito bullying scandal in Miami, plans to retire from the NFL, according a source.

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Panthers GM OK with Cam's offseason

Cam Newton has spent his offseason playing Knockerball and flag football. How does GM Dave Gettleman feel about that? "Rory Mcllroy went out and played soccer. Obviously, it cost him a British Open and a few more tournaments... They're guys. You can't put them in Bubble Wrap. You just can't do it."

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GM won't 'Bubble Wrap' Newton in offseason

The Carolina Panthers aren't ready to prevent quarterback Cam Newton from participating in offseason activities such as flag football and Knockerball.

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Newton: Cam can be a top 10 QB

ESPN NFL Nation Panthers Reporter David Newton chats with Dari Nowkhah and Booger McFarland about the improvement of Cam Newton this offseason. Plus, why Michael Oher is key to the team's success in 2015.

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Reason behind Kuechly's low ranking

If you're a Panthers fan, we're sure you won't agree with Luke Kuechly's ranking. It's not that he isn't an incredible football player. He just happens to play at one of the least valued positions in today's NFL. Grantland: NFL top 100

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Kelvin Benjamin: I'm at playing weight

The hamstring issues that plagued Benjamin during offseason workouts are gone, and just in time -- the Panthers start training camp next Friday. Said the WR: "I'm looking to go full when we go into camp. I'm feeling good. I'm looking forward to it. I'm excited."

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Rivera: Benjamin should be ready for camp

Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he expects wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin will participate in all drills when the team opens training camp July 31.

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Carolina Panthers 53-man roster projection

The Carolina Panthers open training camp on July 31 at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. Here's a 53-man roster projection:


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