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Panthers rookie Kealoha Pilares was named the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week after his team-record, 101-yard kickoff return in a 49-35 loss to Detroit, the Panthers announced Tuesday.
Pilares, a fifth-round pick from Hawaii, notched the Panthers' first kickoff return for a score since Rod "He Hate Me" Smart went 100 yards against New Orleans in 2003. Pilares...
One of the major problems with the Panthers on Sunday was their inability to tackle.
On Kevin Smith's last touchdown for Detroit, three Carolina defenders had a chance to bring him down, but all whiffed.
"Guys are out of position, probably the biggest thing," coach Ron Rivera said. "We watch the tape and study the tape, we'll see. And we gotta also...
NotesFor a unit that has endured its share of criticism this season, the Panthers' special teams unit fared better in Detroit with the highlight being rookie Kealoha Pilares' 101-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the second quarter.
Cam Newton saw on second down that he couldn't make a play, so he simply scrambled to his right for a 3-yard gain and got out of bounds with 15 seconds left.
Then, on third-and-7, he found Legedu Naanee for a gain of about six. Gotta appreciate the effort these Panthers receivers are giving to
(By Joe Person, email@example.com) Panthers rookie Kealoha Pilares was named the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week after his team-record, 101-yard kickoff return in a 49-35 loss to Detroit, the Panthers announced Tuesday.Pilares, a fifth-round pick from Hawaii, notched the Panthers' first kickoff return for a score since Rod "He Hate Me" Smart went...
Coach Ron Rivera said Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson will need an MRI on his injured shoulder and linebacker Omar Gaither has suffered a setback in his recovery from a knee injury during the Panthers 49-35 meltdown Sunday against the Detroit Lions.
Per the Carolina Panthers' Twitter page (@Panthers):
QB Jimmy Clausen, CB Brandon Hogan, LB Jason Phillips, LB Dan Connor, OT Lee Ziemba, TE Jeremy Shockey, DT Frank Kearse
Ford Field livens up for a key third-and-9 at the Panthers' 26. Cam Newton's pass to Steve Smith falls incomplete. Safety Chris Harris on the coverage.