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2009-01-03 12:52:37

Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams was named the NFC offensive player of the month for December this week. The three-year veteran from Memphis rushed for an NFL-best 560 yards in four games to help the Panthers go 3-1 and secure the NFC South Division crown. He capped the month with a 178-yard performance in Carolina's 33-31 win against the New Orleans Saints and joined teammates Jon Beason and Julius Peppers to give the Panthers three straight NFC monthly player winners for the...

2009-01-02 15:27:27

The NFL's Second Season starts this weekend with two wild cards games in both the AFC and NFC on Saturday and Sunday. The weekend commences Saturday afternoon with the NFC match-up between the Cardinals and Atlanta at Glendale, Ariz. Arizona won the NFC West with a 9-7 record, but lost two of its last three regular season contests. The Falcons were one of the league's surprises, finishing 11-5 under the leadership of rookie quarterback Matt Ryan. They finished second to Carolina in the NFC...

2008-12-14 18:41:46

A 56-yard touchdown run by DeAngelo Williams in the third quarter Sunday highlighted the Carolina Panthers' 30-10 win over Denver. The Panthers (11-3) own a two-game lead in the NFC South over Tampa Bay and Atlanta with two games remaining. A loss by Dallas to the New York Giants Sunday night would clinch a post-season spot for Carolina. Denver (8-6) missed out on a chance to wrap up the AFC West title. The Broncos need one win in the last two weeks or a loss by San Diego to clinch the...

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2008-12-11 13:56:10

Jerry Richardson, the owner of the Carolina Panthers, has been placed on a waiting list for heart transplants, the NFL franchise says. The professional football team announced Richardson has been receiving medical care at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte since last week, when the 72-year-old fell ill, The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer said Thursday. The franchise said a pacemaker that Richardson received in June was still operating well and the team owner has undergone several tests to...

2008-12-10 12:51:50

Carolina Panthers running back De Angelo Williams was named the NFC's offensive player of the week for his 186 yards and two touchdowns against Tampa Bay. The yardage total was a Panthers' franchise record. Overall, Williams, in his third season out of Memphis, gained 186 yards on 19 carries. He had three runs of at least 35 yards against the NFC's No. 2 ranked defense, including a 36-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown. His effort helped Carolina rush for a team-record 299 yards and first place...

2008-12-08 23:37:57

DeAngelo Williams had a franchise-record 186 yards rushing and scored twice Monday night when the Carolina Panthers beat Tampa Bay 38-23. Jonathan Stewart rolled up 115 yards rushing and also scored two TDs for the Panthers (10-3) who took over first place from the Buccaneers in the NFC South. Williams and Stewart became the first running back tandem in NFL history to rush for more than 100 yards and average more than six yards per carry each in two games in the same season. They previously...

2008-11-30 16:36:54

DeAngelo Williams ran for four 1-yard touchdowns, including one with 1:30 to play Sunday, leading the Carolina Panthers past the Green Bay Packers 35-31. Quarterback Jake Delhomme scored another Carolina touchdown, also on a 1-yard run. Williams carried 21 times for 72 yards and Delhomme connected on 12-of-17 passes for 177 yards. Steve Smith caught five passes for 105 yards for the Panthers (9-3). Two of his receptions got the ball to the 1-yard line, setting up touchdowns by Williams. Aaron...

2008-11-23 19:11:46

Michael Turner ran for four touchdowns, three in the fourth quarter, and the Atlanta Falcons crushed the Carolina Panthers Sunday 45-28. Turner totaled 117 yards rushing, scoring on runs of 1, 4, 1 and 16 yards. Matt Ryan passed for 259 yards for the Falcons (7-4). Atlanta rookie Harry Douglas ran a punt back 61 yards for a touchdown and also scored on a 7-yard run. Carolina's Jake Delhomme completed 21-of-35 passes for 295 yards and a touchdown. Steve Smith led the Panthers' receivers with...

2008-08-02 21:00:02

By Gabe Whisnant, The Shelby Star, N.C. Aug. 2--CHARLOTTE --If the Carolina Panthers want to get off to a strong start this season they may need to rely on their new power running game. That's because they will be without star receiver Steve Smith, who was suspended Saturday by the team for the first two games of the regular season after breaking teammate Ken Lucas' nose during a sideline brawl at training camp on Friday. Smith, a three-time Pro Bowl selection, will continue to...

2006-09-05 00:36:08

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Bus has left town and quarterback Big Ben has been struck down by appendicitis, but the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers are keen to show they still belong in the NFL's fast lane. The Steelers will start back-up Charlie Batch on Thursday in place of Ben Roethlisberger for the season opener against the Miami Dolphins, while "Fast" Willie Parker will carry the load at running back after the retirement of Jerome "the Bus" Bettis. "This is...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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