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    Kaiden Moore, 4 yrs., of Charlotte, NC came to the Carolina Panthers Fan Fest ready for action wearing his helmet and jersey on Friday, July 25, 2014. Fan Fest was held at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The event also featured the Panthers first practice of training camp.
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    Carolina Panthers fans gather outside Bank of America Stadium in anticipation of the gates opening for the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) smiles at the fans after hearing "release the Kraken" during the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman talks with running back Jonathan Stewart (28) during the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers fans enjoy the festivities of the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers fan Alain Brown aka Mad Cattah of Winston-Salem, NC watches the large scoreboard/video board during the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks along the sideline during the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (88) catches footballs along the sideline during the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson (95) prepares for the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    (Center) Carolina Panthers fan Bethany McAleese, 8 yrs., of Monroe, NC enjoys the festivities during the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) smiles at teammate linebacker Thomas Davis (58) after catching a football during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers fans enjoy the festivities of the team's Fan Fest and first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    (L-R) Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) is embraced by quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    (L-R) Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) and quarterback Cam Newton (1) shake hands during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers helmets line the field prior to the start of the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera stands close to mid-field watching the action during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) walks across the field during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) runs down the field after catching a pass during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers enjoy the festivities of Fan Fest and the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    (L-R) Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) and quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey watch a series of plays during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    (L-R) Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) and safety Tre Boston (33) work on conditioning drills along the sideline during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Tavarres King (12) smiles after catching a pass while cornerback Melvin White (23) tries to knock the ball away during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) sits on the sideline with an ice bag to his upper right leg following conditioning drills during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers fan Joshua Bradle of Monroe, NC watches the large video board in the end zone during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera and the team gather at mid-field following their first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    (Center) Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1), (L-R) quarterbacks coach Ken Dorsey and quarterback Derek Anderson (3) come together following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (88) waves to the stands during the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers wide receiver De'Andre Presley (10) can only smile as Brewster Hogue, 20 months cries after having his jersey autographed following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is surrounded by the media following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) signs autographs for fans following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers fans for quarterback Cam Newton (1) following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) plays with the crowd before deciding which group to sign autographs for following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    A fan tries to get Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's (1) skull cap following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. Newton asked for the skull cap back.
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) signs autographs for fans following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) directs the screaming fans to rise if they want to be videotaped following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) videotapes the screaming fans following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) directs the screaming fans to rise if they want to be videotaped following the team's first practice of training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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