PRO FOOTBALL FOCUS LISTS JOSH NORMAN AS TOP PLAYER IN WEEK 1: In their weekly series, Pro Football Focus identifies the top players at each position and includes cornerback Josh Norman after his impressive performance against Jacksonviile: "Norman was thrown at nine times, allowed just three completions for five yards, and managed to force a fumble and collect a pick-six." READ MORE
ESPN GIVES JOSH NORMAN GAME BALL FOR WEEK 1 PEFORMANCE: ESPN's David Newton highlights Norman as Carolina's top performer vs. Jacksonville: "The Panthers were looking for somebody to step up defensively after two-time Pro Bowler Luke Kuechly's day ended with a concussion suffered late in the first half. Many did, but the nod goes to cornerback Josh Norman. His 30-yard interception returned for a touchdown in the third quarter gave Carolina the cushion it needed to win the opener." READ MORE
CAROLINA PANTHERS REPORT CARD: 09.13.15: Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer evaluates the performance of each position group following Sunday's victory over Jacksonville, giving the defensive backs an "A" thanks to the game-changing play of Norman and multiple pass breakups by second-year nickel corner Bene Benwikere. READ MORE
AFTER TIME OUT, PANTHERS KILLED TIME: Vito Stellino of Jacksonville.com recaps the Panthers' late-game drive that took eight minutes off the clock and helped secure the win over the Jaguars. READ MORE
MONDAY MORNING OPTIMIST: James Dator of SB Nation's Cat Scratch Reader highlights Norman, the Panthers linebackers and defensive end Mario Addison as bright spots from Carolina's 20-9 victory over Jacksonville. READ MORE
PANTHERS FANS TOP 10 IN OPTIMISM, ACCORDING TO FACEBOOK: Bill Voth of the Black And Blue Review cites a recent study that determines Panthers fans are among the most optimistic on Facebook, ranking 10th in the NFL. The data was compiled during a 17-day period, starting on July 22nd, just days after wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin suffered a season-ending injury during a training camp practice. READ MORE
COACH FOR A DAY, OTHER PANTHERS FANS TRAVEL TO JACKSONVILLE GAME: Former coach for a day Braylon Beam joined the Panthers unofficial fan group, the Roaring Riot, in Jacksonville this weekend. READ MORE
View the top photos by team photographer Melissa Melvin-Rodriguez from Carolina's game against Jacksonville.