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1-5, 4th in NFC South
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How much will Cam Newton run?

Cam Newton has taken more hits per game than any other QB in the league (min. two starts) this season, per ESPN Stats & Info. That's despite taking just one non-kneel-down carry in Week 6, a 2-yard run for a TD.

Davis says Panthers are 'starving' for a win (0:29)

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Panthers coach Ron Rivera sald Daryl Worley and Robert McClain would start at corner if everything stands as it is.

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Panthers' injury report: DT Vernon Butler and CB Teddy Williams did not practice. CB James Bradberry remains limited. Coach Ron Rivera said Butler's ankle didn't react the way expected. He called it a setback.

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Panthers cornerback Robert McClain just sold this piece of art he painted to quarterback Cam Newton. McClain was asking $140 and the NFL MVP gave him $200. Pays to bring your hobby to the locker room.

Bruschi thinks David Johnson will be difference maker against Carolina (0:42)

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If you thought Panthers cornerback Robert McClain just painted shoes, think again. Here are two of his paintings.

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Panthers defensive tackle Vernon Butler didn't sound as optimistic about his return after experiencing soreness in the ankle sprain that has sidelined him the past three weeks.

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Evaluators like Panthers over Cardinals

The Panthers are 1-5, but all three personnel men polled by Mike Sando picked them to beat the Cards on Sunday. There's even some sentiment that Carolina could get back in the playoff mix. Evaluators' predictions (Insider)

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Panthers DT Vernon Butler, who returned from missing three games with a high ankle sprain this week, was on the bike working with the trainer after tweaking something during a drill. Will update later.

Is Kelvin Benjamin getting more Love than Hate from Matthew Berry? (1:26)
Is Cam Newton the Shaq of the NFL? (1:50)

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Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess arrived at practice with his face entirely covered. Not sure what was up with that look.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton jogged from the stadium to practice today. It doesn't happen often. He usually rides a golf cart.

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LT Michael Oher (concussion) not at practice again. Safe to say he will miss his fourth straight game.

Jalen & Jacoby: Young Jeezy on Cam Newton's struggles (2:43)
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Big week for Carson Palmer, Panthers' D

Palmer's deep passing (15-plus yards downfield) has fallen off a cliff this year, with only one TD and four INTs on such throws. However, the Panthers' defense has already allowed more TDs on deep passes (eight) than it did all of last season (seven), per ESPN Stats & Info.

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Cam: Concussion won't change his run game

Panthers QB Cam Newton, who suffered a concussion Oct. 2, said he doesn't plan to change his running game, knowing it's the "edge" he has as a quarterback.

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Panthers' hopes are awfully slim

FPI still sees the Panthers as a good team, but their playoff hopes are under 10 percent. Football Outsiders is even more pessimistic about their odds, giving them a better shot at the No. 1 pick next April. Playoff odds (Insider)

Better WR matchup: T.Y. Hilton or Kelvin Benjamin? (1:13)

Team Stats

Passing Yards273.38th
Rushing Yards121.07th
Points For26.85th
Points Against29.329th

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