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Panthers Injuries: Haruki Nakamura out, Quintin Mikell in

Former 2008 sixth-round draft pick Haruki Nakumura has been placed on Injured Reserve with a concussion.  According to Rotoworld, Nakumura had been relegated to the No. 3 safety role during the preseason and mainly was viewed upon as a special teams player. Former Ravens safety Haruki Nakamura placed on injured reserve — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) September 2, 2013 With...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers sign former Rams S Mikell; Nakamura to IR

The Panthers have signed former St. Louis Rams starting safety Quintin Mikell and placed backup safety Haruki Nakamura on injured reserve with a concussion. The deal was announced Monday. Contract terms were not released. Mikell, a 10-year NFL veteran, will compete for the starting spot with strong safety Mike Mitchell, who was held out of practice Monday with an unspecified injury...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers' Hardy, Nakamura fined for hits

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy and safety Haruki Nakamura were fined for separate hits against Washington Redskins offensive players during their game last week, NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk reported Friday. Hardy was fined $15,750 for striking quarterback Robert Griffin III in the head. Nakamura received a $21,000 fine for hitting a defenseless receiver in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Coaches, players disappointed by lack of effort

The Carolina Panthers first preseason game of the 2012 season was not pretty. The offense bogged down, the special teams did not help much and the team played with little emotion. Yes, it was the first game, and despite the lack of game-planning by the Panthers, if they are truly committed to being a contender this season, things have to change…and quickly. “Even though it...
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Nakamura: Panthers just need a taste

Safety Haruki Nakamura believes Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers have all of the ingredients to be a perennial playoff team. They just need a taste of it first.
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Nakamura: Panthers just need taste of playoffs

Safety Haruki Nakamura says Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers have all of the ingredients to be a perennial playoff team - they just need a taste of it. Nakamura, who joined the Panthers from the Baltimore Ravens this offseason as a free agent, says ''once this team gets in there and Cam (Newton) gets a taste of being in the playoffs, he's going to be hooked.'...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Nakamura signs 3-year deal with Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers have signed free agent safety Haruki Nakamura to a three-year contract. Carolina general manager Marty Hurney announced the deal Friday but did not release financial terms of the contract. The 25-year-old Nakamura has spent four seasons backing up Ed Reed in Baltimore. He's played in 52 games but never started on defense. He has 47 career...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers ink S Nakamura to 3-year deal

The Carolina Panthers signed safety Haruki Nakamura to a three-year contract. A sixth-round draft pick in 2008, Nakamura spent his first four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, He had 12 tackles in 15 games last season and 24 tackles in 16 games the previous season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Nakamura could leave for more playing time

Baltimore Ravens safety Haruki Nakamura says he feels no extra tension as he prepares for free agency for the first time in his four-year career. Nakamura, 25, doesn’t know what the future may hold for him, but he has a clear agenda as he prepares to weigh the different options and opportunities that might come [...]
Via The Purple Chaos
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Going home not so welcoming for Nakamura

But McKinney enjoying support from homeHaruki Nakamura is one of three Ravens players who hail from Ohio. But that doesn’t mean that the free safety, who is a Cleveland native, gets any special treatment when he and the rest of the team visit Cleveland Browns Stadium – as they do Sunday.
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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