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Panthers left guard Amini Silatolu is a man of few words and didn’t offer many Monday when talking about his injured right hamstring.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera was decidedly more optimistic about Silatolu’s status for Sunday’s opener against Seattle than he was last week when he indicated Silatolu likely would be out.
“I don’t feel that way anymore especially after seeing him (Monday)” Rivera said. “A lot depends on if he comes back (Tuesday) and he’s tender and his lower back is sore then you’ll know the hamstring is still bothering him.”
Silatolu who started 15 games last season as a rookie said he did only individual work Monday and did not participate in team drills. He was injured against Baltimore two weeks ago and missed last week’s exhibition finale against Pittsburgh.
If Silatolu doesn’t play against the Seahawks Rivera said it would be “left guard by committee” with recently acquired Travelle Wharton and Chris Scott sharing reps.
The situation at right guard is clear
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That’s not very nice now is it? A couple of Panthers fans just wanted a pic of Jimmy Clausen’s lady and she had to go and make an obscene gesture. Hey, you want to date a below-average NFL quarterback, you have to be able to deal with all the pub and criticism.
With that said, I respect a girl who sticks up for her man. Great job by Mr. Jordan for documenting the whole...
According to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer, fullback Mike Tolbert was back at practice on Monday along with some other players. Hartsock, Tolbert and Dockery all back at practice. Barner still out. — Joe Person (@josephperson) September 2, 2013 Tolbert will likely share the load with DeAngelo Williams with Jonathan Stewart on the PUP list. Need NFL Tickets? ...
Former 2008 sixth-round draft pick Haruki Nakumura has been placed on Injured Reserve with a concussion. According to Rotoworld, Nakumura had been relegated to the No. 3 safety role during the preseason and mainly was viewed upon as a special teams player.
Former Ravens safety Haruki Nakamura placed on injured reserve
— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) September 2, 2013
Every week in the NFL beat writers for every team are included in a conference call with the opposing team’s coach and one of their players. The Carolina Panthers play the Seattle Seahawks opening weekend, and veteran wide receiver Steve Smith was the Panther selected to answer questions from the Seattle media. Some of his remarks didn’t paint a friendly picture of new Browns...
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera still hasn't decided who'll start at cornerback Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks in the season opener.
The only thing that's guaranteed is it will be a young, inexperienced player.
Carolina's cornerback position was thrown into a state of flux Saturday when the team abruptly released veteran Drayton Florence, who'd been...
Seahawks Begin Super Bowl Quest
For Seattle Seahawks fans the wait has been excruciating – but fear not the 2013 NFL season kicks off Sunday, on the road, playing in the dreaded 1 PM Eastern Time slot. As Hawks fans know – the 10 AM starting time for this team is a bit of a nightmare and road wins have been very difficult to come by the last few seasons.
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Let’s not get too ahead of ourselves
By now you have heard many times that the Seahawks are quite a common pick to represent the NFC in the Superbowl. The Seattle Seahawks have truly become the NFC darlings of many so-called NFL experts.
While I remain ever optimistic about the first Lombardi trophy coming to the Emerald City, one indisputable fact can’t get out of my head...
The Panthers have signed former St. Louis Rams starting safety Quintin Mikell and placed backup safety Haruki Nakamura on injured reserve with a concussion.
The deal was announced Monday. Contract terms were not released.
Mikell, a 10-year NFL veteran, will compete for the starting spot with strong safety Mike Mitchell, who was held out of practice Monday with an unspecified injury...
The Carolina Panthers made an upgrade at safety Monday signing free agent Quintin Mikell to a one-year deal.
Safety Haruki Nakamura (concussion) was placed on injured reserve to make room for Mikell a former Pro Bowl player with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Mikell 32 spent the past two seasons with the St. Louis Rams starting 32 games and totaling 214 tackles four sacks two interceptions...