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Black & Blue Banter brings you Panthers chatter each week and the occasional guest with host and founder Tripp Morgan. A Panthers die-hard fan who is still trying to one day be the best Madden player in the universe, though it's not likely. So jump in with me on your favorite social platforms and join the discussion!

Black & Blue Banter brings you Panthers chatter each week and the occasional guest with host and founder Tripp Morgan. A Panthers die-hard fan who is still trying to one day be the best Madden player in the universe, though it's not likely. So jump in with me on your favorite social platforms and join the discussion!
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Black & Blue Banter brings you Panthers chatter each week and the occasional guest with host and founder Tripp Morgan. A Panthers die-hard fan who is still trying to one day be the best Madden player in the universe, though it's not likely. So jump in with me on your favorite social platforms and join the discussion!




Week 9... Let Us Explain

No, you're not seeing things. Tripp and Billy are back after a little hiatus but we will explain all that. More importantly, the Panthers were able to reel off some wins in the meantime until they ran into a buzz saw in San Francisco. The guys talk about that and how the hope is Carolina doesn't let this turn into something like we saw last season after the Pittsburgh blowout. That and a look ahead to a Tennessee team who Carolina should ultimately beat, but can't be slept on. SUBSCRIBE and...


Round 'Em Up! Texans Preview

Kyle Allen helped restore a sense of calm for a week in some ways in the Carolina's following a big performance and win in Arizona. Can he help do it again and keep that momentum going again in familiar territory against a better Houston Texans defense? Tripp and Billy look into that as well as how the defense can help by slowing down week three's AFC Player of the Week and friend of Kyle Allen, DeShaun Watson. Be sure to subscribe and review! KEEP POUNDING


Through Thick And.... Really Thin

There's a lot to discuss about the current state of the Carolina Panthers. So much so that you won't find us diving much into the Arizona match-up in this weeks episode. Things are a little heated due to regular frustrations, but don't confuse that with not pulling our favorite team either. Jump in with us. EXPLICIT WARNING. Subscribe and Review


Week One Panthers Recap

Close games tend to be a theme in Carolina. Missed opportunities are two words fans dread hearing from head coach Ron Rivera, but they did just that in this loss. Cam didn't have his best day in his first action back, the defense was put in some bad spots by a few turnovers but held well. A missed FG reared it's ugly head again as well but all is not completely lost. There were some positives (mostly Mccaffrey) and the biggest one is that it's just week one. Tripp and Billy recap the game...


What's On Draft? - Cheers and Welcome!

Editor's note: (That's us) Future shows shouldn't last this long! Play fantasy football? Like betting throughout the NFL and sports season? Our new show may be something you want to check out. Have a seat with Tripp, Boyd, and Billy as they chronicle their fantasy football season, discuss favorite players and adds each week, and see where they're putting their money every week on the lines. First thing up? Their draft recap, season bets, and week one lines. BUT FIRST... BEER! Be sure to...


"Focused On 1-0"

We are just DAYS away from Panthers football! Tripp and Billy are headed to Charlotte for the game, but first we need to talk about some key aspects to come away with a victory. That, position battles, and a little input on the final 53 man roster is all here! Be sure to subscribe and review! Keep Pounding


The One With The Panther Place

I know. You have concerns, as do we. Well, Tripp brings in the help of John Ellis from (who's been following the team closely throughout camp and the preseason) to help us diagnose a few things. Hear our thoughts on everything from the offensive line to a guy Slyde-ing into the kicking competition. That, NFL news, and fan/ listener questions! Oh, there's also updates on Cam Newton too. Hit that subscribe and be sure to review! Keep Pounding


Dress Rehearsal

It's dress rehearsal time! The guys discuss who they think need to separate themselves in the most important preseason game. Also, lots of talk about the expected debut of Cam Newton and more! Hit that subscribe! KEEP POUNDING


14: Not All Seltzers Are Created Equal

The 2019 Training Camp is in the books. The Panthers ended the last two days with joint practices with the Buffalo Bills. Tripp and Billy hit on some positives from last weeks preseason opener against Chicago and more. Be sure to hit that SUBSCRIBE! Keep Pounding


13: What's Your Football Fan-ta-ta-sy?!

Have you had questions about drafting a few certain Panthers in fantasy heading into the season? Tripp and Billy are here to help you out in what appears to be a potentially good season for a few players. That and the guys hit on the first unofficial depth chart and discuss some key position battles heading into Carolina's first preseason match-up against the Bears Thursday night. Hit that SUBSCRIBE and leave a review! Keep Pounding


12: Cam+Curtis= Chemistry Early In Camp

The Panthers have made it through week one of training camp and there were several things to be excited about and maybe some early woes at one or two spots. Tripp and Billy hit on those, a final DeAngelo Williams ousting, NFL news, and Tripp continues leading the Curtis Samuel hype train. Be sure to hit that SUBSCRIBE!


11: Let's Go CAMping

Panthers training camp is FINALLY upon us and some news has already broke including a couple players being waived, player health updates, and PUP list designations. Tripp and Billy also hit on some more news around the NFL. It's all here. Hit that SUBSCRIBE button and KEEP POUNDING!


10: BONUS POD: All or Nothing Series Review

Tripp and Billy, like a lot of you, binged out on Amazon's All or Nothing series detailing the Panthers 2018 season. The guys talk about their favorite moments, the leadership of Cam Newton and Ron Rivera highlighted throughtout, rookie woes, and more from the show. We also discuss Panthers fans top stereotypes they would like to see disappear heading into the 2019 season. Be sure to subscribe! KEEP POUNDING


9: One For The Culture

Tripp and Billy are joined by J.J. from @PanthersCulture on Twitter and learn about his journey to help enhance Panthers fan culture. The guys also talk about a proposed 18 game regular season by the NFL, Madden20 rating releases and X-Factors, some All or Nothing leaks from a media screening, and answer some fan questions heading into training camp. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE!


8: Why You Gotta Be So Rude?

Tripp is joined by special guest Spence for a post July 4th edition. Pro Football Focus ranked the Panthers offensive line in the top ten heading into 2019. Brian Burns Rookie Defensive Player of the Year? Recapping Steve Smith's "The Hall" episode. Tripp vents on former Panther DeAngelo Williams calling out of the Panthers (again). That and more as we near closer to training camp! Keep Pounding


7: You've Never Heard of Outkast?!

Host Tripp Morgan (@Tr1ppMorgan- Twitter) is joined by fellow postgame show co-host Billy Harless (@BharlessTweets) to discuss some more off-season news after a week off. Cam rides coach (woooo), All or Nothing trailer debut, some BIG NFL rule change debate, division shake ups, and NBA draft picks don't know who Outkast is?! All that and a little more! Be sure to subscribe and thanks for listening! Training camp is getting closer. Keep Pounding


6: The Drought Begins

Tripp and Spence are back to help push through the first of several long weeks before Panthers training camp finally begins. This means sad Hornets talk, playing Panthers fan bachelorette, more Greg Olsen off-season broadcasting rumors, and who the most influential Panthers player of all-time is... well, in our opinions. Be sure to subscribe!


5: The Not So Mini-CAM-p Stream

Tripp is back this week talking about the Panthers first two days of minicamp with guest Brandon Spence. The guys talk Cam's "new" mechanics and why the livestream of Cam throwing kind of came off weird. James Bradberry has been a consistent part of the defense since being drafted, Tripp thinks he could be up for a contract extension before the season. All that Hard, Knocks, and Justin Bieber? Yep. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE!


4: FEEL. THE. HURN! Panthers Land Gerald McCoy

Tripp and special guest Erik Sommers from SB Nation's Cat Scratch Reader are here to get you hyped about Carolina's defense heading into 2019 after landing star DT Gerald McCoy. Cam Newton may have a new biggest fan. Are the Browns REALLY a contender? How will McCoy work alongside Poe and Short in this new hybrid defense? Yes, we talk about the ever fading safety spot and why Gaulden might be the one you see on Sunday's. All that and playing Frankenstein with NFL Memes on piecing together...


3: Looking for the Real McCoy!

Edgar Salmingo Jr. is back with Tripp to discuss the Panthers diving head first into the pool for top free agent DT Gerald McCoy. What would it mean? Is it possible? What about the safety position? We hit all of that and a little bit more! Be sure to subscribe and leave a review! Keep Pounding