Posted May 23, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Joe Adams
TEAMS: Carolina Panthers
The Panthers believe fourth-rounder Joe Adams will make an immediate impact as a punt returner. Any plays he makes on offense, however, will probably be down the line.

Captain Munnerlyn’s starting job with Panthers in danger

The Panthers have a lot of hope for the future with quarterback Cam Newton and had a very successful offense because of him, but their defense was the cause of their 6-10 season. A big part of their defensive struggles was their 8.4 YPA allowed, highest in the league. #1 cornerback Chris Gamble was solid, but their other cornerback, Captain Munnerlyn, really struggled last year....

Panthers holding Jon Beason out of OTA’s

Getty Images According to the Charlotte Observer, Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason learned last week that he wouldn’t be participating in OTA’s after rupturing his Achilles early last season.  The Panthers are taking things slowly, rather than rush him back and possibly cause a set back. Beason said his Achilles feels “great,” and that he was disappointed when he...

Newton looks to take next step in development

As Cam Newton ran on to the practice field flashing that contagious smile, his teammates fell in line behind him for the start of drills. The multi-talented quarterback who took the NFL by storm a year ago, earning AP Offensive Rookie of the Year honors, appears ready to take on an even bigger role this year with the Carolina Panthers - one of becoming a team leader. While Newton...

Carolina Panthers schedule: Part 2

The Carolina Panthers have an interesting schedule that is full of opportunities and should excite their optimistic fan base. In the first half of the season, Carolina take son the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants, the always fascinating Dallas Cowboys, and they visit the historic Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins, a game that could match the last two Heisman Trophy...

Carolina Panthers schedule: Part 1

The Carolina Panthers have a schedule that should also excite their optimistic fan base. The defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants visit Charlotte, as do the Dallas Cowboys, and Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Carolina opens the season against division foes the first two weeks and the other in week four. A quick start by Cam Newton and company could lead to a big...

Ron Rivera: Cam Newton won’t succumb to sophomore slump

There have been several forces working against Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton this offseason. The first was the “Madden Cover Curse,” which Newton seemingly avoided by losing the vote to Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson. Now, fans are worried that Newton will fall victim to a “sophomore slump” after putting up ridiculous numbers during his rookie season.
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