Found February 23, 2012 on Inside The Panthers:
INDIANAPOLIS Panthers coach Ron Rivera said veteran tight end Jeremy Shockey is considering retirement after 10 NFL seasons. In a discussion with Shockey in January following his first year in Carolina, Rivera said Shockey mentioned the possibility of calling it quits. “It was a great conversation and he just said, 'Well, we'll see,'” Rivera said today at the scouting combine. “With him, who knows?” Shockey, who will turn 32 in August, signed a one-year deal worth $4 million with Carolina last year after New Orleans cut him. He said during the season he enjoyed playing for the Panthers and was interested in returning to Charlotte. Attempts to reach Shockey today have been unsuccessful. Shockey, who is an unrestricted free agent, caught 37 passes for 455 yards and four touchdowns in 15 games last season. Shockey has never played a full, 16-game season since entering the league with the Giants in 2002. Rivera said he has not talked to Shockey since the end of the season, a...

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Hurney, Rivera differ on Shockey's future

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Jeremy Shockey has considered retiring and that is news to Carolina's general manager. Marty Hurney says, "We've gotten no indication that Jeremy's considering retirement at this point," adding that, "it's ultimately a question for Jeremy but all indications we are getting is that he wants to play...

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Combine notes: Shockey weighs retirement, Shockey says

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said veteran tight end Jeremy Shockey is considering retirement after 10 NFL seasons.Click to Continue »

Burning question: can defensive improvement make the Panthers a Super Bowl team?

It's shocking to think that a single player can make so much difference to a team, but the Carolina Panthers leaped from dead last in the league in points scored to 5th - a staggering increase of 30 touchdowns from the previous year. And that was in year one of Cam Newton. What's possible in year two? That depends on the defense. With two key members of the defense...

Jimmy Clausen is candidate for release

The Panthers spent a boatload of money in free agency last year, and the bill has come due. While the team doesn’t have many key players to re-sign, Carolina needs to shed a lot of salary before the start of the new league year. One candidate to be released, according to the Charlotte Observer, is Jimmy…

Cam Newton Under Armour Commerical

Under Armour released a commercial starring Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton. 

The tail end of coin flips

At around 7 a.m. on Friday in the conference room of an Indianapolis hotel, an NFL representative will flip a specially minted coin with a Carolina Panthers logo on one…Click to Continue »
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