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Kelvin Benjamin makes his return to the NFL

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The NFL returns Thursday night with a rematch of Super Bowl 50 as the Carolina Panthers head to Denver to take on the Broncos. Players are pleased training camp and the exhibition season are over, but none more than Kelvin Benjamin. The former Florida State standout has not played in a regular-season game in nearly 20 months, but that will end tonight. Benjamin missed all of last season after tearing his ACL during training camp. Panthers’ fans can savor the…

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Cam Newton is the 5.0 version of Steve McNair

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When the late Steve McNair came into the NFL, he carried the nickname of “Air McNair.” The moniker was well-earned. His college career at Alcorn State saw him set the FCS division record with nearly 14,500 passing yards. The Houston Oilers saw McNair’s ability to put the ball in the air as well as push the ball downfield with his legs. Houston drafted him with the third overall pick in 1995. As the 20th century came to a close, National…

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Carolina’s success makes people forget Kelvin Benjamin

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When Sunday rolls around, Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium may be better known for banks of snow along the sidelines and parking lots. The area is under a winter storm watch until Saturday night, forcing team and local officials to be in cleanup mode for three days. Some unforgettable weather may be part of the weekend, but hopefully the NFC Championship Game will prove itself worthy of remembrance. The Carolina Panthers host the Arizona Cardinals for the right to advance…

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