Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly disappointed in big plays that were given up but looks forward to team making adjustments after the 34-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
"I want to get one thing clear, and I want to let you guys know that this wasn't about disrespecting the military, disrespecting the flag, police, first responders, none of that," Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers said of his decision to stay off the field until after the national anthem on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton speaks to a recent statement by President Donald Trump and defensive end Julius Peppers decision to sit out the National Anthem prior to Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.
With passion and strength, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera outlined his message to his players of the America he envisions. Rivera spoke to his players on Saturday evening prior to their game against the New Orleans Saints at Bank of America Stadium.
Following the Panthers loss to the Saints on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at Bank of America Stadium, head coach Ron Rivera spoke about wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin's leg injury and the reason behind sitting quarterback Cam Newton in the fourth quarter.
Following the Carolina Panthers loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium head coach Ron Rivera was not pleased with the effort of the defense. Rivera pointed out several areas that were lackluster.
Carolina Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers was absent as his teammates stood along the team's sideline for the national anthem on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium. Peppers did arrive on the sideline prior to kickoff though.
The Carolina Panthers only lead of the day came on a three-point field goal by Graham Gano in the first quarter. From there, the Panthers lackluster play resulted in Saints quarterback Drew Brees meticulously finding holes in the defense. The Saints defeated the Panthers 34-13.