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Roster spots on the line for Panthers and Steelers

In this Aug. 8, 2014, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Joe Webb (14) throws a pass against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. Panthers third-string quarterback Joe Webb could be the beneficiary of a rib injury to Cam Newton. The Panthers only kept two QBs last season, but with Newton hurting coach Ron Rivera is strongly considering keeping three QBs. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Webb has a job beyond the weekend.

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Rivera says No. 3 QB Webb to stick with Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Webb knew coming into training camp he’d need a break or two to make the Carolina Panthers’ roster.

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Panthers want QB Newton to pass more, run less

In this July 29, 2014, file photo,  Carolina Panthers' Luke Kuechly (59) directs the defense during an NFL football practice at their training camp in Spartanburg, S.C. The AP’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2013, Kuechly is considered by Panthers coach Ron Rivera the team’s “defensive quarterback” on the field. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says if Cam Newton wants to take the next step in his progression as a quarterback — and extend his career — he needs to borrow a page from Michael Jordan.

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Rivera says No. 3 QB Webb to stick with Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Webb knew coming into training camp he’d need a break or two to make the Carolina Panthers roster.

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