Panthers keep rolling despite ailing Cam Newton

...Newton played well in his return to action last Sunday, throwing for 281 yards and a touchdown in a 24-7 win over the Detroit Lions. He didn't run much - four times for 19 yards - but was effective when he did.The Panthers haven't changed their...

Human growth hormone testing to start in NFL

...PANTHERS: Coach Ron Rivera said defensive end Greg Hardy will start the team's home opener Sunday against the Detroit Lions.Hardy, who missed practice Wednesday to meet with his attorney, practiced Friday.The defensive end was convicted...

49ers' Ray McDonald facing domestic violence charges

...2006 season. TITANS: Claimed wide receivers Kris Durham and T.J. Graham and cornerback Brandon Harris off waivers.Durham, a former Georgia standout, caught 38 passes for 490 yards and two touchdowns with the Detroit Lions last season.

Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions assemble early lead to beat New York Giants

Matthew Stafford improvised brilliantly on two early touchdown passes to Johnson, and Detroit beat the New York Giants 35-14 in Caldwell's first game.

Jadeveon Clowney out four-to-six weeks with knee injury

...never went back in the game.PANTHERS: Cam Newton will be back under center for the home opener Sunday against the Detroit Lions.The two-time Pro Bowl quarterback was held out of Carolina's 20-14 win Sunday at Tampa Bay while recovering...

'Fail Mary' still fresh in minds of those involved

...against defensive back Sam Shields."What I remember from it is my life changing," said Tate, who is now with the Detroit Lions. "All of a sudden I went from just Golden Tate, the Seattle Seahawk, to household name.And what did Aaron Rodgers...

Former Clemson star Sammy Watkins leaves game with rib injury

...quarterback Derek Carr avoided a serious rib injury from a hard hit that knocked him out of an exhibition game against the Detroit Lions. JAGUARS: Signed fullback Harvey Unga and offensive tackle Cody Booth.

Manziel shows off arm, legs in preseason debut

...footwork, and the Cleveland rookie looked sharp with his arm too in his preseason debut, although the Browns lost to the Detroit Lions 13-12 on Saturday night.Manziel entered the game as a backup in the middle of the second quarter, and although...

Jadeveon Clowney vows he'll start Saturday

...Released linebacker Ernie Sims.The eight-year NFL veteran was signed as a free agent on Dec. 24.He played for the Detroit Lions for four seasons, then had stops in Philadelphia, Indianapolis and Dallas. BILLS: Former Buffalo Sabres owner Tom...

Lions table contract talks with Ndamukong Suh

The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.Suh is entering the final...