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A.J. KLEIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Could LB AJ Klein remain in the NFC South?

The fifth year LB is looking for a starting gig. After four seasons of backing up perennial All Pro Luke Kuechly Klein is ready for an opportunity to start: Carolina Panthers’ LB A.J. Klein knows that he’s never going to be anything but a depth player in Carolina. He’s behind Luke Kuechly, one of the best linebackers in the game. As his contract runs out this year, he said...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
2 days ago

A.J. Klein likely to leave Carolina for starting opportunity

Panthers linebacker A.J. Klein has played pretty well when he’s been given a chance. But on a team with three first-round picks at the position, and in a league when playing nickel defense is more prevalent with every passing year, there aren’t but so many chances. So it’s probably not a surprise that Klein is…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Thanksgiving web roundup: Carolina Panthers

Party crashers: Carolina Panthers (10-0) play at Dallas on Thanksgiving Day for first time Carolina, on the other hand, has never been invited to play on Thanksgiving ... In 21 seasons, the Panthers have checked every box except this one as far as ... Panthers' AJ Klein has a lost-dog story with a happy ending CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If you've ever lost a dog, you know the anxiety...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Allen and A.J. Klein miss practice on Wednesday

The Carolina Panthers are just days away from traveling to Seattle to face the Seahawks in their toughest test so far in 2015. As the team is gearing up for their big game they took to the practice field on Wednesday. However, two key defenders were not able to practice. DE Jared Allen did not participate due to a pinched nerve and LB A.J. Klein was out with a concussion. Ironically...
Via EndZoneScore
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

A.J. Klein was named a captain for Week 4 against Buccaneers

When you take over for one of the best middle linebackers in the NFL and help lead your team to a 4-0 record, there's a chance you may deserve to get a 'C' on your chest.According to Joseph Person of The Charlotte Observer, that's exactly what happened for A.J. Klein before the Carolina Panthers' Week 4 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Klein, who has been filling in for Kuechly...
Via FOX Sports
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers defensive needs ahead of NFL draft

Previously endzonescore.com profiled the Carolina Panthers’ offensive needs ahead of the 2015 NFL draft. On the defensive side of the ball, the Panthers were a good unit in 2014. They finished 10th in the league allowing 339.8 yards per game, 40 sacks, 14 interceptions, and 22 forced fumbles. However, there are spots where the Panthers’ defense could stand to be upgraded. The...
Via EndZoneScore
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Philly Brown active, but A.J. Klein remains out for Panthers

SEATTLE (AP) Wide receiver Philly Brown is active for the Carolina Panthers, but linebacker A.J. Klein will miss his fourth straight game with an ankle injury. The Panthers were hopeful Klein would be able to play Saturday night against Seattle in the NFC divisional playoff game. Rookie Adarius Glanton will continue to start with Klein out. Brown has started three of the past four...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Training Camp preview: A new star ready to emerge at linebacker?

As we continue to get you ready for Carolina Panthers training camp, we shift our attention to the linebacking corps. We’ve already looked at every offensive position and examined the defensive line yesterday. There’s a strong chance that the Panthers have the best group of linebackers in the NFL amongst teams that run a 4-3 defense. Luke Kuechly obviously won the NFL Defensive...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New list says it’d be a “shock” if Carolina Panthers make playoffs again in 2014

In May, we penned a list of storylines that wouldn’t shock us during the upcoming season, developments that would seem like surprises to most but everyone should have seen coming. Today, it’s time for the opposite, a collection of plotlines that would be truly shocking if they happened during the upcoming season. With that in mind, To see 10 storylines that would be shockers...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

What should we make of A.J. Klein going into his second year?

We continue our series looking at how Carolina Panthers’ rookies from 2013 performed and what we should expect looking forward. We’ve already examined the 2014 prospects for Star Lotulelei, Kawann Short, and Edmund Kugbila. Now we move onto linebacker A.J. Klein, who displayed his talent in a spot start against the San Francisco 49ers last November. He had six tackles and sacked...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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