Christian McCaffrey had the long touchdown run in the Carolina Panthers’ preseason game Friday, but rookie tight end Ian Thomas and Alex Armah deserve credit for the blocks that freed McCaffrey against Miami.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is impressed with rookie tight end Ian Thomas. Newton connected with Thomas for the rookie's first NFL touchdown pass on Thursday against the Miami Dolphins at Bank of America Stadium.
Carolina Panthers receiver Curtis Samuel suffered a season-ending ankle injury against Miami last season, but in a preseason rematch, he showed his improved health and skills, which is why he has his confidence back.
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Albert Wilson takes a knee during the singing of the national anthem at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte before Friday's preseason game against the host Carolina Panthers.
Carolina Panthers host Miami Dolphins in NFL preseason Week 2 action. This is the first game at Bank of America Stadium under new owner David Tepper. Starters such as Cam Newton will see limited action.
New Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper tailgated with fans and danced with Sir Purr before the preseason opener vs. Miami Dolphins at Bank of America Stadium. It was the billionaire’s first home game as owner.
Led by two very uncommon coaches, Chase Blackburn and Heath Farwell, the Carolina Panthers special teams unit is doing uncommon things. Intense effort, unusual analytics and attention to detail are at the heart.
Competition along the offensive line and in the secondary and a potential breakout by tight end Ian Thomas are things to watch as the Carolina Panthers take on the Miami Dolphins in NFL preseason action Friday.
Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Greg Van Roten played mainly center for most of his career, but now he’s starting at left guard because of injuries and the offseason departure of All-Pro Andrew Norwell.
The Carolina Panthers host the Miami Dolphins in their second NFL preseason game. The Observer's Jourdan Rodrigue says these three Panthers players are likely to be the ones to watch during Friday night's game.
Carolina Panthers special teams coordinator Chase Blackburn and assistant special teams coach Heath Farwell are both former linebackers who are bringing energy and attention to detail to work every day.
Carolina Panthers backup tight end Jason Vander Laan has bounced around the NFL for three years after being a record-setting NCAA college quarterback at Division-II Ferris State, and he may back up Greg Olsen this season.
Former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith partnered with Academy Sports + Outdoors to help 800 local students prepare for the new school year by donating backpacks filled with supplies to Salvation Army Boys