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Norman's mouth could cost him Panthers' roster spot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When Josh Norman was taken in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, there were immediate hopes he'd provide the missing ingredient to the Carolina Panthers' secondary by being a shutdown cornerback. The Panthers are still waiting for that to happen as Norman has constantly raised the ire of head coach Ron Rivera because of his spotty play and attitude...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Pre-Season is coming; Here are the leaders since 2006

The NFL Pre-season is coming very soon. To be honest it is just 30 some odd days away, and we will have football.  This year the Buffalo Bills will face the New York Giants in Canton, Ohio to kick off the season.  The Hall of Fame game will be held on August 3rd, 2014.  Since […] The post NFL Pre-Season is coming; Here are the leaders since 2006 appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers WR Steve Smith says referee was “Garbage”

Steve Smith just moved up my all tine favorite list. This rant was the best in a while. “I got a (pass interference) penalty, which is very interesting,” Smith said Monday, via The Charlotte Observer. “I got leg-humped and hugged a few times. Being a pretty good flag football player, I think I got my […]
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October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Norman Dealing with Sprained MCL

Carolina DB Josh Norman has a sprained MCL, according to Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer.Fantasy Spin:Add him to the list of injured Panthers pass defenders. Its a long list with Charles Godfrey out for the season and both Quintin Mikell and D.J. Moore hurting. The Giants should have a field day in Week 3.
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September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers CB Norman eager to reclaim starting job

Josh Norman is eager to reclaim the starting job he lost last December following a bad game. So far, so good. The Panthers second-year cornerback made a statement Friday night by intercepting two passes and returning one 60 yards for a touchdown to spark Carolina to a 24-17 preseason victory over Chicago. Norman was on the field for the first play against the Bears, but only because...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Defense leads in Panthers preseason win over Bears

The Carolina Panthers closed 2012 with four wins to end the season. They picked up where they left off to start the preseason, beating the Chicago Bears 24-17 by capitalizing on two Josh Norman interceptions. Here's three observations from the Panthers' win: 1. Josh Norman's year two jump may be the answer at cornerback Josh Norman started 12 games a season ago as a rookie...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers CB Norman expects Giants will target him

Carolina cornerback Josh Norman expects he'll have Eli Manning's full attention Thursday night. He says Manning probably can't resist testing out an inexperienced rookie trying to cover Hakeem Nicks or Victor Cruz one-on-one on the outside. Norman says ''I expect I'll have a target on my back, but I'm ready.'' The Panthers thought they might...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes

Josh Norman intercepts four passes in practice Despite coming from a small-time college football program at Division 1-AA Coastal Carolina, Josh Norman never doubted that he would ultimately play in the NFL. The rookie cornerback certainly doesn’t mind tooting his own horn, and has quickly gained a reputation of being cocky. In June OTAs, the fifth-round pick took a jab at Panthers...
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Norman has big day in Panthers camp

Carolina Panthers 5th-round pick Josh Norman has been fairly quiet early this preseason, but he made sure everyone took notice of his performance on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Panthers official twitter feed, Norman picked off four passes, including three in a half-hour span. CB Josh Norman has made his fourth interception of the day. Three occurred in the past half hour...
Via DraftAce
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Josh Norman to start for Panthers?

Josh Norman may be just a 5th round rookie, but he’s reportedly impressing in practice and, according to ESPN’s Pat Yasinskas, the Panthers believe he could start as a rookie. Earlier this offseason, the Panthers said they wanted to move Captain Munnerlyn, who started most of the season at cornerback opposite Chris Gamble last year, into the sub packages. Munnerlyn struggled...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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