AP Source: Panthers meeting with former No. 1 pick Newton
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are in meetings with free agent Cam Newton to discuss the possibility of the quarterback returning to the franchise that drafted him No. Newton spent nine seasons with the Panthers, throwing for 29,041 yards with 182 touchdown passes and 111 interceptions. However, Newton struggled in Super Bowl 50 and the Panthers lost 24-10 Von Miller. Newton was 18 of 41 for 265 yards with no touchdowns and two turnovers in that game while being sacked six times. Newton was released prior to the 2020 season in a salary cap move after losing his final eight starts for the Panthers.wftv.com
Woodside, Barkley throw TDs as Titans stop Falcons 23-3
Titans Falcons Football Tennessee Titans quarterback Logan Woodside (5) runs out of the p[ocket under the pressure of the Atlanta Falcons during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (John Bazemore)ATLANTA — (AP) — Logan Woodside and Matt Barkley each threw touchdown passes to open Tennessee's backup quarterback competition and the Titans beat the Atlanta Falcons 23-3 on Friday night in the preseason opener for both teams. The Titans held Atlanta to 139 yards and six first downs in the debut for Falcons coach Arthur Smith, Tennessee's former offensive coordinator. Woodside started and threw a 13-yard scoring pass to Cameron Batson in the second quarter. Barkley had third-down completions of 14 and 15 yards to Mason Kinsey on a field goal drive early in the second half.wftv.com
Bills eliminate Dolphins with 56-26 rout; set to host Colts
Jomal Wiltz #33 of the Miami Dolphins tackles Antonio Williams #35 of the Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter at Bills Stadium on January 03, 2021 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Timothy T Ludwig)ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills were intent on not easing into the playoffs, while ending the Miami Dolphins' chances. The Dolphins (10-6) didn’t get results they needed earlier in the day after Cleveland beat Pittsburgh and Baltimore routed Cincinnati. And the team unraveled in all three phases in being exposed by a Bills team showing no signs of relenting in racking up the second-most points in team history. “It just shows that this is a different Buffalo Bills football team.
The Latest: Henry runs for 2k, Titans' doink wins AFC South
Henry came into Sunday’s regular season finale needing 223 yards rushing to become the second man in franchise history to reach 2,000. He came in as the NFL’s rushing leader for a second straight season with a career-best 1,777 yards rushing. The Green Bay Packers have set an NFL season record for second-quarter points. With the run Newton also passed Grogan for the single-season team record for rushing yards by a quarterback. Newton entered the game 26 yards behind Grogan, who had 539 rushing yards in 1978.
USC's Daniels heading to Georgia to compete for QB job
ATLANTA Georgia has picked up another high-profile transfer to compete for its starting quarterback job, landing former Southern California starter JT Daniels. Daniels started for the Trojans in 2018, but lost his job to Kedon Slovis after going down last season with a knee injury. He announced Thursday that hes heading to Georgia, which is seeking a replacement for three-year starter Jake Fromm. Daniels won the starting job again out of camp last summer in new offensive coordinator Graham Harrells up-tempo scheme, but the sophomore tore a ligament in his knee in the Trojans season opener against Fresno State. Slovis stepped into the starting job and excelled in Harrells offense as a freshman, passing for 3,502 yards with 30 touchdowns and nine interceptions.