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Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was a monster this past season and deserves to be the NFL’s Defensive player of the year.
Luke Kuechly is named defensive player of the year.
— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) February 2, 2014
Kuechly had 156 tackles and 4 interceptions in 2013.
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If the Panthers want to retain the services of Greg Hardy, it's not going to be cheap.
The soon-to-be free agent defensive end told NFL.com's Dan Hanzus that he's waiting for Carolina to offer him a "crapload of money."
Earlier on Friday, it was reported that Hardy and the Panthers had not yet begun...
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has spent just two years in the NFL, and he already has reached the pinnacle of individual achievement for a defensive player.
Kuechly was announced as the 2013 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year on Saturday at "NFL Honors." The voters chose Kuechly for his his all-around play at middle linebacker. He's excellent...
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Panthers LB Luke Kuechly has won the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year award.
Seahawks S Earl Thomas (7.5) and CB Richard Sherman (4) both received votes for the award as well.
Kuechly is starting to pile up the awards as he also won the Defensive Rookie of the Year award last year. He’s was also voted to the Pro Bowl this year and was a first-team All Pro Team in 2013.
He totaled 156...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two days after the Panthers' season-ending 23-10 playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers, general manager Dave Gettleman was essentially asked if he ever looks at the cap-strapped situation he inherited and wonders what in the world was going on in Carolina before his arrival under the old regime.
The question, in itself, certainly wasn't out of left field...
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera gave the strongest comments since the season ended on potential plans for defensive end Greg Hardy.
"I know [general manager] Dave Gettleman and his staff are working,'' Rivera told reporters in New York City on Saturday night after winning the Associated Press Coach of the Year award. "We met the other day on our salary cap,...
Greg Hardy is in line to receive a nice pay increase after tying the franchise record with 15 sacks last season for the Panthers.However, Carolina isn't in a financial position to just throw money around freely, thanks in large part to salary cap issues. Nonetheless, "The Kraken" remains confident a new deal will get worked out."It's a football game. It'...
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is graceful under pressure in football and he showed the same patience and discipline in this photobomb of Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn. The two were part of a group of athletes representing Under Armour at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday when Newton sprung into action and sneaked into Vonn’s shot. If only Newton could have been as stealth...
You could argue bill Bill Belichck should have won the NFL’s coach of the jarrah, but Ron Rivera did a great job of turning the Panthers around.
#Carolina coach Ron Rivera wins AP Coach of the year award. #NFCSouth.
— D. Orlando Ledbetter (@AJCFalcons) February 1, 2014
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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was announced as the 2013 Associated Press Coach of the Year at Saturday's "NFL Honors" awards ceremony.
Rivera faced stiff competition from the Chiefs' Andy Reid, the Eagles' Chip Kelly, the Seahawks' Pete Carroll, the Patriots' Bill Belichick and the Cardinals' Bruce Arians.
After entering the season on the...
Panthers HC Ron Rivera has been voted the 2013 Associated Press Coach of the Year.
Chiefs HC Andy Reid finished in second place with Patriots HC Bill Belichick coming in third.
Rivera recently signed a four-year extension worth $11.2 million with the Panthers after he entered the season on the hot seat. His tenure started off pretty rocky as he led them to a 13-19 record during...
Panthers DE Greg Hardy recently mentioned that he and the Panthers have yet to engage in talks regarding a long-term contact extension.
“They are still working on their cap situation as I understand,” Hardy said, via Scott Fowler of the Charlotte Observer. “We’re playing the waiting game right now…. If they can afford me, man, I’d love to be there. That’s my team...
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was announced as the 2013 Associated Press Coach of the Year at Saturday’s NFL awards ceremony. Rivera faced stiff competition from the Chiefs’ Andy Reid, the Eagles’ Chip Kelly, the Seahawks’ Pete Carroll, the Patriots’ Bill Belichick and the Cardinals’ Bruce Arians. It is a huge win considering he was […]The post Ron Rivera wins...