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NFL Monday Night Football Open Thread: #Patriots at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on November 18, 2013 at 7:58 pm » 5 Comments

It’s a huge night for the Panthers and their excited fans as we get set to try and jump our next “legitimate contenders”/relevancy hurdle by way of the visiting Tom Brady and his New England Patriots. The 6-3 Panthers are sitting firmly in 2nd place behind the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South while […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the #49ers

Posted by: ST on November 10, 2013 at 12:42 pm » 5 Comments

The Carolina Panthers (5-3) are visiting the SF 49ers (6-2) today for an afternoon game that both the national and local sports media have declared will be a true test for the Cats to see if they really are the “changed” team they’ve looked like the last several weeks. The 49ers are riding high on […]

 

NFL Sunday Football Open Thread: #Falcons at the #Panthers

Posted by: ST on November 3, 2013 at 12:52 pm » 1 Comment

It’s a chilly fall day here in Charlotte as NFC South division rivals the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers get set to go head to head in a 1 pm game that will see the Panthers (4-3) try to extend their 3 game winning streak to 4 while the Falcons (2-5) – who were […]

 

Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #49ers at the Jags – PLUS: WS Game 3 commentary

Posted by: ST on October 27, 2013 at 12:37 pm » 3 Comments

The 4-3 Panthers have already played – and won – their game for this week this past Thursday against their NFC South Division rivals the  Bucs, so in honor of Phineas, whose favorite team is the San Francisco 49ers (and my 2nd favorite team), I’m devoting today’s NFL football open thread to the 9ers vs […]

 

Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Rams at the #Panthers – plus #Redskins commentary

Posted by: ST on October 20, 2013 at 12:32 pm » 10 Comments

The 2-3 Carolina Panthers had an impressive win last week over the Minnesota Vikings and are hoping to bring their season to .500 with a home game win today against the 3-3 St. Louis Rams. It’s a perfect fall day for some football here in Charlotte, with sunny skies and where temperatures are supposed to […]

 

Bob Costas #Fail: Sports commentator denounces #Redskins nickname

Posted by: ST on October 14, 2013 at 10:38 am » 9 Comments

Right in the middle of the Sunday night football game between the Redskins and the Cowboys.  Via Fox News: Bob Costas of NBC Sports waded into the controversy over the Washington Redskins nickname Sunday night, devoting a commentary to the topic at halftime of the nationally televised game between the Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys. […]

 

Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the Vikings

Posted by: ST on October 13, 2013 at 12:59 pm » 4 Comments

If the 1-3 Panthers don’t win this week in their away game against the 1-3 Vikings, I’m thinking about changing the below graphic into a kitten – or maybe a baby panther. Thoughts? Game time is at 1pm ET and it will be broadcast locally on Fox.

 

Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Panthers at Arizona

Posted by: ST on October 6, 2013 at 12:38 pm » 4 Comments

The Arizona Cardinals are at 2-2 and the Panthers are a 1-2, having a bye week last week after their resounding defeat of the hapless Giants the week before. The Panthers, on a road trip, are looking to build on that win after their disappointing back to back losses to start off the season, while […]

 

Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: NY Giants at the Carolina #Panthers

Posted by: ST on September 22, 2013 at 12:54 pm » 3 Comments

The 0-2 Panthers are preparing to take on the 0-2 NY Giants here at home and Panthers coach Ron Rivera increasingly finds himself on the hot seat with what many call his “conservative play calling” – especially in critical 4th and 1 situations. Charlotte Observer sports columnist Scott Fowler writes: Fourth down. Those two words […]

 

Sunday NFL Football Open Thread: #Panthers at the Buffalo Bills

Posted by: ST on September 15, 2013 at 12:50 pm » 2 Comments

The Carolina Panthers are visiting the Buffalo Bills today in one some are characterizing as a “must-win” game for the Panthers – even though we’re only into the second game of the season. The Bills also lost last week, so both teams will be hungry for their first win of the season in an attempt […]