The Carolina Panthers and Cam Newton (1) won’t make the NFL playoffs, but how they play in the final four weeks of the season will tell us a lot about them.
The Carolina Panthers and Cam Newton (1) won’t make the NFL playoffs, but how they play in the final four weeks of the season will tell us a lot about them. Stephen Brashear AP
The Carolina Panthers and Cam Newton (1) won’t make the NFL playoffs, but how they play in the final four weeks of the season will tell us a lot about them. Stephen Brashear AP
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    Carolina Panthers team owner Jerry Richardson arrived at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday, December 17, 2017 prior to the team's game against the Green Bay Packers. Sports Illustrated reported Sunday that at least four former Carolina Panthers employees have received “significant” monetary settlements as a result of inappropriate workplace comments and conduct by owner Jerry Richardson. The conduct, Sports Illustrated reported, included “sexually suggestive language and behavior, and on at least one occasion directing a racial slur at an African-American Panthers scout.”