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Funchess to help Panthers’ passing game

The big question is how much can Devin Funchess, the 6-foot-4 rookie second-rounder out of Michigan, help the Panthers in the passing game? Fantasy X factors

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Addison effective in limited playing time

Mario Addison struggled when given extensive reps in 2014, but he still made waves as a situational rusher. He should remain part of the rotation that replaces Greg Hardy in Carolina. Grantland: Sleeper pass-rushers

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Cam Newton defends offseason

The Panthers QB doesn't think his "adventurous" offseason, which included flag football, put him at risk: "Walking down the street you can get hit by a car. I don't live life with any type of regrets. ... I don't want my stardom to alienate me from the regular public."

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C. Newton won't stop 'adventurous' offseasons

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton doesn't believe he put himself at risk of injury with what he called an "adventurous" offseason that included knockerball and Australian rules football.

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Stewart might still disappoint

Jonathan Stewart has the job completely to himself in Carolina, but will he produce? His track record makes it hard to not expect disappointment from the back. Avoid drafting Stewart before the fifth round. Running back tiers (Insider)

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Thomas Davis to add Sr. to jersey

According to ESPN's David Newton, the 2014 Walter Payton Man of the Year plans to add Sr.to the back of his jersey because his son by the same name is now playing football. Davis' son will have Davis Jr. on his jersey.

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Cam Newton is relaxed, cracking jokes

The Panthers QB is loose, relaxed and sporting a Charlotte Hornets hat at his first press conference of camp. When asked what people should see in him? "Hopefully they see I am pretty." He laughed.

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Oher not fond of the spotlight

From ESPN's David Newton: "Panthers Michael Oher said the movie 'The Blind Side' has changed lives across the world. So he is proud about that part of it. What he doesn't care for... is the attention it puts on him on the field."

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Panthers' Newton should rebound

With Carolina's Cam Newton healthy again, Eric Karabell rates him a sixth-round value in his fantasy QB rankings. Quarterback tiers (Insider)

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Panthers' Newton should rebound

With Carolina's Cam Newton healthy again, Eric Karabell rates him a sixth-round value in his fantasy QB rankings. Quarterback tiers (Insider)

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Rivera: It's been a series of ups and downs (1:32)
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Panthers: Arrest won't affect WR Hill's chances

Wide receiver Stephen Hill's citation for possession of drug paraphernalia Tuesday will not impact his chances of making the Carolina Panthers, team officials said.

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Rivera to miss practice for funeral

From ESPN's David Newton: "Ron Rivera will miss Saturday and Sunday training camp practices... to attend his brother's funeral in Reno. Mickey Rivera died of pancreatic cancer on Tuesday. Rivera bit his lip several times when talking about how tough the last few days have been balancing that and preparation for training camp. He also said his brother is in a better place. Assistant head coach Steve Wilks will assume Rivera's role."

Arrest won't affect Hill's roster status

From ESPN's David Newton: "Panthers GM Dave Gettleman says the team will let the legal process play out regarding wide receiver Stephen Hill, who was charged on Tuesday for possession of drug paraphernalia. Gettleman said it will not impact Hill making the team: 'We will take the best 53 players.'"

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