October 15, 2018

To start this past weekend, Todd Gurley’s Tarboro Vikings were ranked No. 1 in the NCHSAA’s 1-A, his Georgia Bulldogs were ranked No. 2 in college football, and his Los Angeles Rams were ranked No. 1 in most power rankings.

All were undefeated, too, but finally, there was a loss:…

Panthers' Newton: Olsen's return means 'the band is back'

October 12, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is ecstatic to have Greg Olsen back on the football field.

And he wants Olsen to remain on the field, so much that Newton said he asked his spiritual grandmother Hattie-Lou Newton to pray for the tight end’s continued health.…

Gurley Watch: Three more TDs as Rams survive Seahawks

October 08, 2018

Finally, the Los Angeles Rams were tested, trailing by seven points heading into the fourth quarter on Sunday against the Seahawks in Seattle, but nine points scored in the final quarter improved their record to 5-0 with a 33-31 win. 

And, as is usually the case, Todd Gurley was at the heart…

NFL Roundup: Graham Gano's 63-yard FG lifts Panthers past Giants

October 08, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Graham Gano connected on a career-long 63-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to lift the Carolina Panthers to a wild 33-31 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.

Gano’s winning kick, tied for second longest in league history, came after the Giants erased…