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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) runs onto the field prior the playing the Kansas City Chiefs in their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Marvin McNutt (15) makes a catch prior to playing the Kansas City Chiefs in their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) greets Byron Bell (77)] prior to playing the Kansas City Chiefs in their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid and Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera talk prior to playing in their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers mascot Sir Purr leads the team onto the field prior to playing the Kansas City Chiefs in their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers won, 28-16.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers mascot Sir Purr stands with George Gring as he prepares to hit the Keep Pounding drum prior to playing the Kansas City Chiefs in their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers won, 28-16.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) gets sacked by Kansas City Chiefs' Husain Abdullah (39) in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera watches as the game official rules in his favor after challenging a call, while playing the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers fans while the team plays the Kansas City Chiefs in their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers won, 28-16.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Kenjon Barner (25) breaks away from Kansas City Chiefs' Phillip Gaines (23) on a run back in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Jonathan Stewart (28) heads upfield toward Kansas City Chiefs' Malcolm Bronson (41) in the second quarter of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) throws against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Ed Dickson (84) makes a catch between Kansas City Chiefs' Daniel Sorensen (49) and Tamba Hali (91) in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers won, 28-16.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Jonathan Stewart (28) shakes off Kansas City Chiefs' Jordan Campbell (38) on his way to a touchdown in the second quarter of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' DeAngelo Williams (34) celebrates Jonathan Stewart (28) touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second quarter of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Josh Norman (24) hits and causes an incomplete pass against Kansas City Chiefs' Dwayne Bowe (82) in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Thomas Davis (58) holds an animates discussion with Josh Norman (24) while playing against Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Luke Kuechly (59) sacks Kansas City Chiefs' Alex Smith (11) in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) drops back against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) runs and tries to dodge Kansas City Chiefs' Justin Houston (50) in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) gets sacked by Kansas City Chiefs' Josh Mauga (53) in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Jason Avant (81) hauls in a pass against Kansas City Chiefs' Husain Abdullah (39) in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Jonathan Stewart (28) breaks thorough the Kansas City Chiefs defense for a touchdown in the second quarter of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Jonathan Stewart (28) hands the ball to Cam Newton (1) after Stewart scored a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Brandon Williams (86) fends off Kansas City Chiefs' Phillip Gaines (23) in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers won, 28-16.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Fozzy Whittaker (43) finds running room against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Brenton Bersin (2) celebrates his touchdown with Richie Brockel (47) ,a s Kansas City Chiefs' Phillip Gaines (23) walks away in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Brenton Bersin (2) celebrates his touchdown Derek Anderson (3) against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' A.J. Klein (56) intercepts a pass intended for Kansas City Chiefs' Demetrius Harris (47) in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the Carolina Panthers TopCats perform during a break in the action against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera gives the OK sign on the sideline against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' A.J. Klein (56) celebrates his interception with Jason Williams (54) and Anderson Russell (32) against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Kelvin Benjamin (13) and Cam Newton (1) watch their teammates against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers won, 28-16.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Kenjon Barner (25) gets pulled own by Kansas City Chiefs' Frank Zombo (51) in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers won, 28-16.
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' A.J. Klein (56) celebrates his interception with Ben Jacobs (53) against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    David T. Foster, III - dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers' Fozzy Whittaker (43) celebrates his touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of their pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) runs sprints during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers safety Thomas DeCoud (21) practices his jump shot with a football over a goal post during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) runs onto the field with a videographer giving chase during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers safety Thomas DeCoud (21) celebrates his jump shot with a football over a goal post during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) keeps his eyes on the ball as he catches balls during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) dances in an end zone during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Tiquan Underwood (11) smiles as he runs back to a huddle during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) drops back to pass to a receiver during a pre-game warmup at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The Panthers hosted the Kansas City Chiefs in a pre-season game at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) sacks Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) scrambles from Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Joe Mays (53) during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC. Mays would sack Newton on the play.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is sacked by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Joe Mays (53) during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei (98) sacks Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) smiles as he walks down the team's bench following his second rushing touchdown of the second quarter action vs the Kansas City Chiefs at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) battles Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Chris Owens during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Derek Anderson (3) drops back to pass to wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) during second quarter action vs the Kansas City Chiefs at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (13) makes a pass reception as Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith (21) makes the tackle during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers running back Kenjon Barner (25) fights for yardage as Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah (39) and linebacker James-Michael Johnson (52) look to make the tackle during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers cornerback Melvin White (23) makes the tackle on Kansas City Chiefs running back Knile Davis (34) during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles Godfrey (30), linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) and cornerback Josh Norman (24) work together to make the tackle on Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) makes the hit on Kansas City Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano (80) during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera talks with running backs coach Jim Skipper following the team's second rushing touchdown by running back Jonathan Stewart vs the Kansas City Chiefs during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) drops back in the pocket to pass to a receiver vs the Kansas City Chiefs during second quarter action at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman (24) and Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) get into a discussion following a play on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis (58) pushes cornerback Josh Norman (24) away from Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) following a discussion after a play on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Dwan Edwards (92) looks to make the sack on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) during second quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly (59) calls out a signal as Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) stands over center on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Panthers defeated the Chiefs 28-16.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short (99) chases after Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) during first quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Panthers defeated the Chiefs 28-16.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers tight end Brandon Williams (86), safety Colin Jones (42) and linebacker Jason Williams (54) combine to make the tackle on Kansas City Chiefs running back/st De'Anthony thomas (1) during first quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) continues to push for yardage as the Kansas City Chiefs defense look to make the tackle during second quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) talks to the offensive line on the team's sideline following a series vs the Kansas City Chiefs during second quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers cornerbacks Melvin White (23) and Charles Godfrey (30) combine to make the tackle on Kansas City Chiefs running back Knile Davis (34) during second quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    The Carolina Panthers TopCats perform during the two minute warning vs the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Panthers defeated the Chiefs 28-16.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    The Carolina Panthers TopCats perform during the two minute warning vs the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Panthers defeated the Chiefs 28-16.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    The Carolina Panthers TopCats perform during the two minute warning vs the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Panthers defeated the Chiefs 28-16.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks down the team's sideline smiling as the team continues to push the ball vs the Kansas City Chiefs during fourth quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Panthers defeated the Chiefs 28-16.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera reaches out to slap hands with members of the special team following a stop vs the Kansas City Chiefs during fourth quarter action on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. The Panthers defeated the Chiefs 28-16.
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