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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R),Sports writer Joe Person , Former Panthers Wesley Walls,Mike Rucker, answer questions from Observer sports writers during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R), Former Panthers Mike Rucker, Travelle Wharton, answer questions from the audience during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R), Former Panthers Wesley Walls,Mike Rucker, Travelle Wharton, answer questions from the audience during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Members of the audience listen as former Panthers answer questions from the fans during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R), Former Panthers Mike Rucker, Travelle Wharton, take part in a discussion on stage during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R),Observer sports writers Joe Person , Jonathan Jones Former Panthers Wesley Walls,Mike Rucker, Travelle Wharton, Observer's Tom Sorenson, Scott Fowler during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R), Former Panthers Wesley Walls,Mike Rucker, Travelle Wharton, answer questions from the audience during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R),Sports writer Joe Person , Former Panthers Wesley Walls,Mike Rucker, Travelle Wharton, Walls talks about his rib injuries during the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Panthers fan Tammy Dixon (left), gets a football autographed by former Panther Wesley Walls (right), at the Observer sponsored Panthers tailgate party with OrthoCarolina at Whiskey River tavern in the Epicentre Thursday Sept. 04,2014.
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