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Arizona Cardinals 2019 Opponents Notes: Cam Newton’s health, Gerald McCoy added to Carolina Panthers defense, D.J. Moore breakout and more

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A thorn in the side of the Arizona Cardinals since their inception as a franchise, the Arizona Cardinals take on the Carolina Panthers in week three of the 2019 NFL season.

The Panthers lead the overall series 11-5 and since the playoff win, the Cardinals are a mere 2-5, including the ending of the Bruce Arians era.

What will happen this year and what are the Carolina Panthers up to? Let’s take a look.

2019 NFL Draft: Grading the Carolina Panthers’ 2019 draft class - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers made some solid team-building decisions in the 2019 NFL Draft.

2019 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers receive mostly high marks for their draft class - Cat Scratch Reader
A lot of experts like what Marty Hurney and co. did in the 2019 NFL Draft.

The overall success of Carolina’s 2019 draft class may hinge on Greg Little - Cat Scratch Reader
Panthers general manager Marty Hurney made a bold move to trade up for a potential star left tackle. Hopefully the move pays off for Carolina.

2019 NFL Draft: Greg Little has excelled against premier talent for the past six years - Cat Scratch Reader
The newest member of the Panthers offensive line has been dominant since his high school playing days.

Carolina Panthers appear to display a hybrid defense in rookie minicamp - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers’ defensive line drills indicate the kind of defense we may expect to see this season.

The Carolina Panthers are a perfectly average NFL franchise, and that’s okay - Cat Scratch Reader
While .500 football can get frustrating, things could be a whole lot worse

Four stats from D.J. Moore’s rookie season that could lead him to the Pro Bowl, then the Super Bowl - Cat Scratch Reader
D.J. Moore’s combination of potential, impact, production, and efficiency put him among some elite rookie wide receivers

The Carolina Panthers are expected to finish third in the NFC South in 2019 - Cat Scratch Reader
Is Ron Rivera in the hot seat?

Carolina Panthers WR D.J. Moore makes all-under-25 team - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers’ 2018 first round draft pick finished second league-wide in missed tackles (17) and first in yards after the catch per reception (7.91)

The Carolina Panthers need WR Curtis Samuel to have a breakout 2019 season - Cat Scratch Reader
The third-year receiver just might be the key to unlocking the Panthers passing game

Carolina Panthers Kawann Short and Gerald McCoy are set to wreak havoc on the front lines - Cat Scratch Reader
Kawann Short has been a productive player for much of his time with the Carolina Panthers, but he finally has a running mate that can bring the interior to an elite level.

There’s more than one way to skin a cat (or in this case, a Panthers secondary) - Cat Scratch Reader
The Carolina Panthers addressed many needs this offseason, but the big glaring hole was the second safety position following the 2019 NFL Draft. But I’m here to argue that they might be fine after recent events.

Chris Hogan was asked to compare Cam Newton to Tom Brady - Cat Scratch Reader
It was an unfair question but inevitable.

What if Cam Newton’s shoulder is healthy in 2019? - Cat Scratch Reader
This whole season is riding on his recovery from a recent shoulder surgery.