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A Super Bowl Sunset

In the twilight of his career, Peyton Manning wasn’t the man in Denver’s Super Bowl 50 win, but he didn’t need to be. The defense dismantled the Panthers, which left the Broncos QB ‘at peace’ as he weighs retirement. Plus an inside look at the Hall of Fame vote and more from Santa Clara

Is This Cam’s Kryptonite?

The Panthers have won 22 of their last 24 games. Both their defeats came against defenses orchestrated by Dan Quinn. The Atlanta coach shares some of the insights on how his Falcons conquered Cam Newton and Carolina in the Panthers’ lone loss this season

Cam Newton: Son of Blinn

A lost 20-year-old quarterback arrived at a small Texas junior college in 2009 and a future NFL superstar left a year later. We visited the Brenham campus to find out how washing jerseys, mooing cows and painting bleachers transformed Cam Newton into the football player he is today

Two Unique Contracts for Two Super Bowl QBs

A year ago, Cam Newton and Peyton Manning both found themselves in unusual contract situations. Plus, the cap ramifications of Calvin Johnson’s (possible) retirement, the Chargers’ decision to stay (for now), and the new Thursday Night Football broadcast split

Cam Newton: Worth Every Penny

OK, OK—I was wrong about Cam Newton. Way wrong. He’s played up to and beyond the megacontract he signed last year, his four seasons of promise and development paying off in an MVP season for the Panthers. (Now, as for Ryan Tannehill ... )

Two Quarterbacks, Two Paths, One Super Bowl

In 2011, the Panthers drafted Cam Newton. In 2012, the Broncos signed Peyton Manning. Here’s a look back at how those decisions were made and led to the Carolina-Denver matchup in Santa Clara. Plus reader mail

NFL’s Final Four Sunday

It’s a whole new ballgame in Denver; unlike in the regular-season meeting, Peyton Manning and Julian Edelman will be there for Broncos-Patriots. Meanwhile, the NFC title game features two very different offenses: Carolina’s multi-faceted ground game and Arizona’s aerial attack

The 2015 MMQB Awards

Forget the all-or-nothing vote. Our panel—made up of players, media and analytic minds—picks MVP, top rookies, coach and more via a tiered vote. The result is a nuanced look at the best the NFL had to offer this season

For Young Panthers Fans, It’s a Wonderful Life

Carolina’s explosive offense has taken Cam Newton’s ‘Sunday giveaway’ program to new levels this season. Here are the stories of three Panthers fans who’ve already checked off the first thing on their Christmas lists

A Moral Loss in Victory

The Panthers are 14-0, two games away from matching NFL history, but they weren't in a celebrating mood after beating the Giants in Week 15. Carolina reflects on the lessons learned during ugly game in New Jersey

Steph Curry on Cam Newton: ‘He Should be the MVP’

While the sports world is talking nonstop about Curry and Newton, the hottest players in the NBA and NFL can’t stop talking smack to each other about video games. Theirs is a friendship that runs deeper than fandom

The Fine Fifteen: Nothing Could Be Finer

Welcome to December; the Panthers are perfect in the regular season over the last calendar year. The defense is dominating, but it’s the offense that is taking the league by storm… and the biggest reason 16-0 is well within reach

Should We Believe in Cam Newton?

The Panthers are 7-0 for the first time in franchise history, and their quarterback has put himself in the company of Manning, Brady and Rodgers. As his game evolves, can Superman validate himself as a talent like no other?

Calm Cam and the Indy Dolts

An inexplicable play call by Indianapolis against New England competed with a defining moment for Cam Newton and the unbeaten Panthers for top billing on a busy sixth Sunday of the NFL season. Plus the rebirth of the Dolphins defense, a Deflategate postscript, Week 6 awards and more

The Panthers Will Run for Their Lives

The Panthers found their way late last season with a diverse, collegiate style rushing attack. With their top perimeter receiving threat out for the season and pass protection still a major issue, expect Carolina to rely heavily on Cam Newton’s legs for 16 games this year

The Punch and the Fallout

‘You don’t walk up to a man and punch him in the face.’ Those were the words of Jets coach Todd Bowles after a backup linebacker cold-cocked Geno Smith in the locker room, knocking out the QB for up to 10 weeks. Examining the repercussions of the surreal incident, plus reader mail

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