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Mobile ticketing isn’t as seamless as it seems

It’s the revenge of Dunder Mifflin. Plenty of teams have ditched paper tickets for digital admission. On Friday night in Charlotte, there were glitches. Teo Armus of the Charlotte Observer has the story. “Many” fans, per Armus, were frustrated by the new process, which resulted in “[l]ong lines of Panthers fans, phones in hand, clustered [more]

Eric Reid unloads on Jay-Z

Panthers safety Eric Reid, an ardent supporter of Colin Kaepernick from the moment Kaepernick began to protest systemic opression of minorities during the national anthem three years ago, continues to loudly support Kaepernick. And to oppose those who undermine Kaepernick’s mission, and his sacrifice. Jay-Z has landed on Reid’s radar this week, due to a [more]

Josh Allen off to a strong start for Bills

Bills quarterback Josh Allen got a close look at what should be a good Panthers defense this week in joint practices. He appears to have learned something. Allen is off to a strong start against the Panthers, passing efficiently and getting the Bills out to a 10-0 lead through the first quarter. Allen’s 9-of-11 for [more]

Ty Nsekhe has “knee tweak”

Bills offensive tackle Ty Nsekhe did not take a team rep during Wednesday’s practice. Bills General Manager Brandon Beane revealed why in a pregame interview with the local TV broadcast. Beane said, via multiple reports, that Nsekhe has a “knee tweak.” Nsekhe did not dress for Friday night’s game, and Cody Ford was expected to [more]

Cam Newton, Luke Kuechly won’t play tonight

The Panthers will hold quarterback Cam Newton and linebacker Luke Kuechly out of tonight’s preseason game against the Bills, Jourdan Rodrigue of TheAthletic.com reports. Newton and Kuechly’s absences are not injury-related, Rodrigue. Instead, the Panthers simply are trying to minimize the risk to their star players. Both are expected to play next week against New [more]

Panthers impressed by Tremaine Edmunds in joint practices

Panthers coach Ron Rivera extolled the virtues of joint practices after working with the Bills this week by calling them invaluable “as far as coaching tools.” They also provide a chance to get a close look at players from the other team and one of the Bills caught Rivera’s eye this week. Rivera called second-year [more]

Ron Rivera: Joint practices as valuable as preseason games

With the perpetual debate about the appropriate amount of preseason games (the correct answer is between some-I-guess and way-less-than-four), Ron Rivera has his own idea. The Panthers coach suggested that joint practices, like the ones he just completed with the Bills in advance of Friday’s game, are better for preparing a team. “I would do [more]

Bryan Cox Jr. cited for speeding, marijuana possession

Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. didn’t make it home from training camp in Spartanburg, South Carolina, without making a headline. The North Carolina Highway Patrol pulled over Cox for driving 90 mph in a 65 mph zone on his way back to the Charlotte area after the Panthers broke camp, David Newton of ESPN [more]

Warren Sapp questions Gerald McCoy’s spot in Bucs’ history

Gerald McCoy felt slighted by the Buccaneers when they gave his No. 93 to Ndamukong Suh shortly after releasing McCoy. He called himself one of the greatest ever to play in Tampa. Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp took issue with that, pointing out the Bucs never went to the playoffs in McCoy’s nine [more]

Captain Munnerlyn sees “night and day” difference in Cam Newton’s arm

Cornerback Captain Munnerlyn was on a familiar practice field on Tuesday, but he wasn’t on the same side of the field as the players he knows best. Munnerlyn signed with the Bills last weekend and he joined his new team on a trip for joint practices with the Panthers this week. Munnerlyn spent his first [more]

Ron Rivera won’t tolerate fights with Bills

It’s going to be hot enough in Spartanburg, S.C., this week. Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants to make sure there’s no added heat in his joint practices with the Bills. Via David Newton of ESPN.com, Rivera said he won’t tolerate any fights in the joint practices with a team he’s fairly familiar with. “If anybody [more]

Captain Munnerlyn wants to show Bills, Panthers he can still play

Captain Munnerlyn is not the first former Panther to make his way to Buffalo, following the path beaten by coach Sean McDermott, General Manager Brandon Beane and numbers of players. Munnerlyn is, however, the most vocal. The veteran cornerback told Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News he was fired up about the Bills’ joint practices with [more]

Panthers claim John Yarbrough, put Dillon Gordon on IR

The Panthers shuffled their offensive line options on Saturday. The team announced that they made a successful waiver claim on center John Yarbrough. Yarbrough was added to the 90-man roster and tackle Dillon Gordon was placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Yarbrough was waived by the Browns on Friday when Cleveland signed defensive [more]

Bills sign Captain Munnerlyn, place EJ Gaines on IR

The Bills announced a number of moves on the players’ off day, including the signing of cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. Munnerlyn, 31, played for the Panthers the past two seasons, his second stint with in Carolina. He previously played for the Panthers during his first five seasons in the NFL, with three coming under Sean McDermott [more]

Ron Rivera iced Bears kicker as a favor

Panthers coach Ron Rivera wasn’t trying to be a jerk to his old team. He was trying to do them a favor. Rivera took the unusual step of calling a timeout to ice the Bears kicker at the end of the first half, but Elliott Fry nailed the 43-yarder anyway. “You know what is funny, [more]

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