Ron Rivera has kept his team together during its disappointing season, but Carolina is not moving in a direction that is likely to satisfy the team owner.
The NFC South-champion Falcons dealt the rival Saints a blow in Week 13, and the Panthers and Bucs both came up short out West.
Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards in the Chiefs' 27-21 victory over their Panthers
The Chiefs will play Sunday's game vs. the Panthers as scheduled, the team announced Saturday afternoon.
Panthers DT Ron Edwards suffered a dislocated elbow in Monday night’s win over the Eagles and will miss the rest of the season.
Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Panthers to a 30-22 victory over the Eagles on Monday night.
It will not quiet the skeptics, but the Falcons did ensure this would be their third consecutive double-digit win season on Sunday.
The Panthers signed PK Graham Gano on Tuesday and waived PK Justin Medlock.
The Panthers hit a new low, but the rest of the NFC South was victorious Sunday, including the Falcons and Bucs, who will meet next week.
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.
Josh Freeman threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Dallas Clark in overtime to cap the Buccaneers' 27-21 comeback win over the Panthers on Sunday.
League observers have speculated on who Ernie Accorsi has on the list of GM candidates he will submit to Panthers owner Jerry Richardson.
The talk of an undefeated season is over for the Falcons, but the playoff hopes for the Saints and Buccaneers are still alive coming off Week 10 wins.
The Panthers fired special-teams coordinator Brian Murphy and replaced him with Richard Rodgers, the team’s assistant special-teams coach.
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson released a statement on Sunday about the team staying in Carolina.