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The Carolina Panthers are continuing to tweak their roster and prepare for the upcoming season as the sweltering summer heat sweeps the Charlotte area.
Carolina made some adjustments to its roster early this week, signing undrafted rookie wideouts Michael Avila and Lamont Bryant Monday.
Bryant is a 6-foot-5, 225-pound former tight end out of Morgan State. In 2011, he led the Bears with 21 receptions for 371 yards and two touchdowns. Bryant has elite speed for his size, running the 40-yard dash in an impressive 4.45 seconds.
The much smaller Michael Avila (5-foot-9, 170 pounds) hails from San Jose State, where he caught four passes for 52 yards as a fifth-year senior. Interestingly, Avila is related to head coach Ron Rivera's brother by marriage.
Receivers Chris Manno and Wes Kemp were released to make room on the Panthers' 90-man roster.
Minicamp Begins: The Panthers took the field for their first day of minicamp Tuesday. The coaching staff and the players are ta...
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Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith says he wants to play ''three or four more years'' in the NFL before calling it quits and transitioning into what he calls a full-fledged ''cheerleader.''
Smith, 33, is looking forward to it.
Smith figures by the time he retires his 14-year-old son Peyton, an exceptional soccer player, will be playing in college...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith said he wants to play "three or four more years" in the NFL before calling it quits and transitioning into what he calls a full-fledged "cheerleader."
Smith, 33, can't wait.
The five-time Pro Bowler figures by the time he retires from football his 14-year-old son Peyton, an exceptional soccer player...
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Every once in awhile I will read a story, that gives me the perfect opportunity to point out some of the pros and cons of this type of lifestyle, not just for the...
For now, the Panthers' free safety job remains in the hands of Sherrod Martin.
How long he hangs onto depends entirely on him.
Here’s an updated look at the LestersLegends 2012 fantasy football quarterback rankings..1. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers: I had him ranked number one last year. 4643 passing yards, 257 rushing yards, 48 total TDs (45 passing), six INTs later I haven’t changed my opinion..2. Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints: The team is in a crap storm right now, and he will miss Sean Payton...