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Many Carolina Panthers fans have spent the offseason wondering how the team can avoid taking a step back after 2013′s surprising 12-4 season. After all, the franchise has never produced back to back winning seasons. However, general manager Dave Gettleman believes the players have a different mindset, recently claiming they feel like they have “unfinished business.”
With that in mind, one of our columnists took a look at what the Panthers must do to finish that business and bring the Lombardi Trophy to Carolina. Here are other stories and columns surrounding the Panthers from this week that you may have missed but definitely will want to check out:
-Reviewing Star Lotulelei’s 2013 season and projecting how he’ll do in 2014 (READ)
-Taking a look at the post-Steve Smith Panthers secondary (READ)
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Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis is entering his 10th season in the NFL, all with the Panthers.
He has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee three times, and rehabbed three times. Each time, the Panthers stuck with him.
After a record season in 2013, the Panthers picked up two option years on Davis’ contract and gave him a $5 million bonus.
Davis doesn’t take...
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Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis played just nine games from 2009-2011 due to tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee three times. But the team stuck with him through all three lengthy rehabs, and Davis has rewarded them with over 100 tackles in each of the last two seasons and a career-high four sacks in 2013.The Panthers picked up two option years in...
Every NFL head coach essentially takes the same path to their job. They work their way through the assistant coaching ranks, starting at the bottom of the totem poll, bouncing from place to place in order to move up the ladder, and finally landing a job as a coordinator. In that spot, they flourish, becoming an integral part of a team’s success.
Because of that, a coach becomes...