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At 34, Carolina Panthers CB Charles Tillman still packs punch

SPARTANBURG, N.C. Cornerback Charles Tillman blitzes Cam Newton at practice Wednesday, and the closer Tillman gets to the quarterback, the louder he becomes. By now Tillman is yelling happily. Before Tillman can get louder Newton fires a quick pass that has little chance of being caught. You enjoy this, don't you? "I think that's why we're here," Tillman said Thursday from a small table in Wofford's Campus Life building. "It's hot, you're running around for two hours a day, and the heat can get to you. The more fun I have, the more I want to be out in that sun practicing with my teammates." Tillman, who played his first 12 seasons for...

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