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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...

2006-03-24 19:24:54

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Carolina Panthers have signed free-agent wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson, the team announced on their website on Friday. Johnson was released last week by the Dallas Cowboys, who went on to sign free-agent receiver Terrell Owens. According to media reports, Johnson has agreed a deal worth $19 million over four years, including a $5 million signing bonus. The 33-year-old Johnson, a three-times All-Pro and the top overall pick in the 1996 draft, caught 71...

2006-03-11 20:40:41

NEW YORK (Reuters) - DeShaun Foster agreed to a three-year, $14.5 million contract with the Carolina Panthers late Friday night, just an hour before the start of the National Football League's free agency period. Foster, 25, becomes the team's principal running back after the release of Stephen Davis last week. The signing was an important one for the Panthers, who are expecting to lose linebacker Will Witherspoon and safety Marlon McCree, who are both free agents. Foster has been...

2006-03-02 02:03:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carolina Panthers running back Stephen Davis, Buffalo Bills safety Lawyer Milloy and Miami Dolphins cornerback Sam Madison were among leading players dumped by NFL teams on Wednesday ahead of the start of free agency. Further complicating matters, stalled talks on a new collective bargaining agreement have created an air of uncertainty around the signing of players with free agency due to begin on Friday. According to several media reports, talks between the...

2006-01-23 01:30:06

By Daisuke Wakabayashi SEATTLE (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks cruised to a 34-14 win over the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday, earning a trip to the Super Bowl to face the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Seahawks defense forced four turnovers, including three interceptions from Carolina quarterback Jake Delhomme, and kept Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith in check en route to their first trip to the Super Bowl. "Our defense did a phenomenal job today," Seahawks...

2006-01-23 00:08:35

SEATTLE (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks cruised to a 34-14 win over the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday, earning a trip to the Super Bowl to face the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Seahawks defense forced four turnovers, including three interceptions from Carolina quarterback Jake Delhomme, and kept Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith in check en route to their first trip to the Super Bowl. "Our defense did a phenomenal job today," said Seahawks coach Mike...

2006-01-13 01:55:00

CHICAGO -- Can the Chicago Bears be the city's next super achievers? The defensive-minded National Football Conference (NFC) North champions think so. The Bears rumble into Sunday's NFL divisional playoff game in Chicago against the Carolina Panthers with visions of postseason glory to rival that of baseball World Series champion Chicago White Sox. Ten victories in 12 games after a 1-3 start have the Bears within two wins of the Super Bowl. Their defense, which yielded an NFL-low 12.6 points...

2006-01-08 18:02:56

By Larry Fine EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) - The Carolina Panthers, who roared past the New York Giants 23-0 on Sunday, showed once again they are not intimidated playing away from home as they plot their road to the Super Bowl. The Panthers, who posted a 6-2 record on the road this season, quieted a Giants Stadium crowd of 79,378 with a powerful display of ground control and stifling defense. "The mind-set of a team when you get to this level of the season -- even to get...

2006-01-08 17:47:23

By Larry Fine EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) - The Carolina Panthers used a crushing defense and a rugged running game to rout the New York Giants 23-0 in a NFC wild card game on Sunday. Dominating both sides of the ball, Carolina controlled the clock for nearly 43 minutes and got a pair of touchdowns from receiver Steve Smith. The victory lifted the Panthers to a second-round clash next week at Chicago Bears, who they play for a place in the NFC championship game against...

2006-01-05 13:55:38

By Gene Cherry SALVO, North Carolina (Reuters) - The New England Patriots have never lost a playoff game with quarterback Tom Brady at the helm. The road to NFL supremacy may be a lot rockier this time as the Patriots prepare to face the Jacksonville Jaguars in a first-round contest on Saturday. The game at Foxboro, Mass., is one of four weekend wild-card contests when the chase to the 2006 Super Bowl begins. The streaking Washington Redskins (10-6) play at the Tampa Bay...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.