If you’ve heard it once you’ve heard it a hundred times. The NFL is becoming a passing league more and more every day. This means that the relative value of certain positions has changed over time.
It used to be that running backs and inside linebackers were considered far more important. Today it’s all about quarterbacks, wide receivers and pass rushers.
Everybody likes to...
Next up on my looks on regular season opponents of the Saints focuses on the defending NFC South champions – the Carolina Panthers. In this piece, I intend to grade (out of 5) the positional units of the Panthers to give you a better idea of the opponent. It’s important to note that this isn’t a preview, as many things can change between now and gameday. Also, the grades...
It’s never a boring week in the NFL is it? Just when you think there’s nothing to talk about, ESPN publishes a story where 26 NFL insiders (head coaches, general managers, coordinators, even a top executive) evaluated every starting quarterback in the NFL.
To the chagrin of Carolina Panthers fans, the insiders agreed that Cam Newton is merely an average NFL quarterback. Their...
It’s time for our Weekly Mailbag! Every week, we answer a question or questions from fans relating to the Carolina Panthers. If you’d like your question answered, tweet it to us @Cover32_CAR or ask in the comments section. Now to this week’s question.
I read the piece about how Kawann Short is poised for a breakout season in 2014. That has me really excited about the defense...
We continue our series looking at how Carolina Panthers’ rookies from 2013 performed and what we should expect looking forward. Last week, it was first round defensive tackle Star Lotulelei. Now we move on to second round pick and Lotulelei’s partner on the defensive line, defensive tackle Kawann Short.
2013 Stats: 30 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovery, 24 QB pressures...
Here’s a running list of the days transactions and visits.
Panthers sign second-round pick DT Kawann Short to a four-year contract.
Panthers sign fourth-round pick G Edmund Kugbila to a four-year contract.
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Ron Rivera didn't anticipate the Carolina Panthers would use their first two draft picks on defensive tackles.
Then again, he didn't expect Purdue's Kawann Short would be there in the middle of the second round.
Rivera says the Panthers had a first-round grade on Short, so when he fell to the 44th spot overall they wasted no time turning in their pick - even after taking...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2013