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CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 12: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after a touchdown pass to Steve Smith #89 in the second quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A Look Back At An Impressive 2013 For Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers really weren’t even expected to contend for a playoff spot this season, but they surpassed all expectations and then some. Unfortunately, a team they got the better of during the regular season got the better of them in the playoffs.

01/14/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 22: Head coach Ron Rivera walks onto the field against the New York Giants during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ron Rivera Has It Wrong: Pressure Is On Panthers, Not 49ers

When Panthers Coach Ron Rivera said that he felt the team under the most pressure this week will be San Francisco he was dead wrong. Not only is his team the one that HAS to win this game, if he really believes that the Panthers are playing with house money he is setting his team up for failure.

01/08/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates their 21-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Panthers Need To Focus On Their Opponent, Not Themselves

The Carolina Panthers have a first-round bye in the upcoming playoffs and they have an extra week to prepare for whatever team may end up facing them in Bank of America Stadium. Cam Newton recently said that they don’t care who their opponent is, but the key to winning is forgetting about egos and focusing on their opponent.

01/02/2014

Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys reacts against the Chicago Bears at Cowboys Stadium on October 1, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Several NFL Coaches On ‘Hot Seat’ In 2013

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan, Dallas’ Jason Garrett, Tennessee’s Mike Munchak , Oakland’s Dennis Allen and Carolina’s Ron Rivera also face a sense of urgency to win — or else.

07/26/2013

A general view of the NFL logo on the field at Texas Stadium on December 31, 2006 in Irving, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NFL Owners Tweak Rooney Rule

The NFL is looking to make the Rooney Rule more effective after eight available coaching jobs and seven for general managers did not go to a minority candidate.

03/20/2013