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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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New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press will recognize the NFL’s top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season.

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Titans, new coach eager to end playoff drought

In this Aug. 13, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt talks with quarterback Jake Locker (10) during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. Whisenhunt has been a much needed breath of fresh air for the Tennessee Titans, snapping them out of routines and holding them accountable for mistakes. Still, how well the Titans fare in his first season as head coach all depends on Locker. The quarterback has missed 14 of 32 games since being named the starter, and the Titans are banking on him ending a five-season playoff drought. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ken Whisenhunt has been a much needed breath of fresh air for the Tennessee Titans, snapping them out of routines and holding them accountable for mistakes.

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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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Cowboys’ Spencer will start year on active roster

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas defensive end Anthony Spencer’s recovery from microfracture surgery on his left knee is coming along well enough for him to start the season on the active roster.

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