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A Regretful Super Bowl Sunday

From Cam Newton’s shaky throws to Mike Shula’s chess-match loss to blockers who couldn’t win one-on-one, a look back at what went wrong for a number of Panthers in their worst game of the season

Miller, Money and Metallica

The Super Bowl is over and the circus has left San Francisco. Let’s take a second to reflect on everything we learned about the Broncos’ health, the Panthers’ problems and the sheer size of those burritos in The Mission 

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

The MMQB Podcast: Super Bowl Special

Robert Mays takes the MMQB Podcast on the road to radio row in Santa Clara, Calif. to get the inside scoop on each of the teams entering Super Bowl 50, including discussions with Jonathan Jones, the Charlotte Observer beat writer for the Panthers, and Lindsey Jones, an NFL writer for USA Today with some inside knowledge on the Broncos

The Panthers’ Special Coach

Bruce DeHaven returned to coordinate Carolina’s special teams this season despite battling prostate cancer, but the veteran coach insists his plight isn't a story worthy of the Super Bowl spotlight

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

The Naming of a Star

To understand why Star Lotulelei Jr. has such a distinctive first name, it’s best to ask Star Sr. We stopped in a Salt Lake City suburb to visit with the Panthers tackle’s parents, who told with pride the story of their son’s journey from Tonga to a Utah furniture store to the NFL’s biggest game

Super Bowl Picks Across America

As The MMQB crossed the country on our #SB50RoadTrip, we asked people along the way to predict Super Bowl 50. Here’s how the big game will play out, according to waitresses, state troopers, hotel desk clerks, college football players and a few Pro Football Hall of Famers

The Short Path to Stardom

Once simply reliant on his physical prowess to beat blockers, Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short’s instincts and stamina have caught up to his considerable talent. It has added up to an interior pass rusher who lives in the opponent’s backfield

The Panthers’ First Season Was a Wild Ride

In the the inaugural year for the NFL in Carolina, a band of castoffs and curiosities overcame the odds with a spirit that looks a lot like the Super Bowl 50 Panthers. An oral history of a successful NFL startup

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