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Cam Newton resurrected the career of Steve Smith

When the Carolina Panthers drafted quarterback Cam Newton in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft wide receiver Steve Smith must have been at least a tad bit worried. Smith, a Panther since he was drafted in the third round, has seen 11 different quarterbacks since his rookie year in 2001. In his 11 NFL seasons he has had his ups and downs with the organization, but coming off...

Clausen tweets about bad haircut

Panthers backup QB Jimmy Clausen recently had a bad experience at a hair salon chain, so he tweeted about it, which resulted in an amusing Twitter back-and-forth.

Silatolu adds strength, versatility

Some were surprised when the Panthers went for offensive line help in the second round, but drafting Amini Silatolu was actually a logical move in their eyes.

Panthers will give top pick Kuechly a look at WLB

First-round draft pick Luke Kuechly has a new number and, at least for now, a new position with the Carolina Panthers. Before his first NFL practice, Kuechly was given No. 59 - the same number coach Ron Rivera wore during his nine seasons with the Chicago Bears - and told he'll start out playing weak side linebacker. That's a change from the middle linebacker spot he played...

Carolina Panthers ink seven players to contract, including top pick

The Carolina Panthers enjoyed a busy Thursday, signing seven of their draft selections from last month’s NFL Draft including their top pick, LB Luke Kuechly. Kuechly, out of Boston College was the ninth player selected overall last month and to date is the highest draft pick from the 2012 class to agree to a contract so far. His contract is a four-year deal worth a reported $12...

Panthers Ink Kuechly; Open Minicamp Today

Charlotte, NC – On Thursday, May 10, the Carolina Panthers reached an agreement with first-round draft choice Luke Kuechly on the eve of the team’s rookie minicamp. Kuechly, the former Boston College linebacker who is the NCAA’s all-time leading tackler, agreed to a four-year contract worth $12.58 million, all of it guaranteed, according to a league source.  He was the ninth...

Panthers sign Luke Kuechly to a 4-year, $12.58 million deal

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Carolina Panthers have signed first round pick Luke Kuechly to a four-year, $12.58 million deal.  He was the ninth overall pick in last months draft and is the highest draft pick to sign so far. Kuechly was a highly productive linebacker at Boston College and may have the best instincts of any football player in this year’s draft.  He’ll...

AP source: Panthers lock up all 7 draft picks

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with each of their seven draft picks on the eve of their rookie minicamp, including linebacker Luke Kuechly, their first-round selection from Boston College. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deals have not been announced. All seven draft picks agreed...

Former NC State DTs McCargo, Pressley join Bears

Defensive tackles DeMario Pressley and John McCargo signed with the Bears. Both are former N.C. State players who haven't become regulars in the NFL.McCargo, 28, was a first-round pick of the Bills in 2006, but spent most of that season on injured reserve and never found his niche with the Bills. He was traded to the Colts in 2008, but that trade deadline deal was voided the...

Carolina Panthers sign every draft pick

Brought to you by: Sports Media 101 Just a day after inking ninth overall pick Luke Kuechly to a four-year deal, $12.58 million deal, the Carolina Panthers locked down their remaining six players in their 2012 draft class Friday morning. Under the collective bargaining agreement, all draft choices receive four-year deals. Second-round selection, offensive lineman Amini Silatolu...
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