Panthers safety Coleman receives praise for sportsmanship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Julio Jones didn’t know what to expect when Panthers safety Kurt Coleman ran over to him after he’d just dropped an easy touchdown pass in the end zone.

Instead of rubbing it in his face, Coleman put his arm around him and told Jones, ”Glory to God.” Jones said he had never met or talked to Coleman before that play.Article continues below ... ”I guess he’s a very spiritual guy,” Jones said. ”He said some spiritual things to me – that was it.” No taunting. No antics. Just empathy for a competitor. Coleman has received positive feedback on social media for his sportsmanship, but downplayed it this week in the locker room. ”No one felt worse th...