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Kawann Short: The Panthers best defensive lineman

I have been watching the Panthers defensive players closely over the past few weeks and the line in particular. Looking at Kawann Short I have been really impressed in his play and the way he carries himself on the field. He makes plays going coast to coast anytime that he is on the field. AROUND COVER32 First & Ten : Counting down the top 10 pass rushers in the NFL today Hot...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DT Kawann Short plugging big holes for Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers weren't certain where their pass rush would come from after defensive end Charles Johnson went down with a hamstring injury. Kawann Short has helped answer that question. The third-year defensive tackle has stepped up, providing an inside pass rush for unbeaten Carolina. Short has five sacks in the past two games and on Thursday was named...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers' Short Named October's NFC Defensive Player of the Month

(Photo credit: USA TODAY Sports)On Thursday morning, Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for October. The 6’3”, 315-pounder is the first defensive tackle in Panthers franchise history to capture the honor.  Short totaled fives sacks and 19 tackles in the team’s three October games, which included two consecutive...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles OT Jason Peters injured against Panthers

  View image | Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro offensive lineman Jason Peters has went down with a back injury in the first quarter of Sunday night's game against the Carolina Panthers. The injury on a second-and-one, when Sam Bradford was sacked by Kawann Short. It appeared to be a non-contact injury, and Peters was carted off of the field.  Matt Tobin has moved...
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October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kawann Short Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Panthers Defensive tackle Kawann Short has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his week-six performance against the Seattle Seahawks. Short racked up eight sacks, hits, and hurries against Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in the Panthers 27-23 victory. As of now, the 315-pound defensive lineman is the the fourth best interior lineman, according to Pro Football...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Kawann Short of the Carolina Panthers the best pass rusher in the NFL?

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...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers fall short in comparison to the New Orleans Saints

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...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Cam Newton called into question; Kawann Short ready to emerge

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...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Mailbag: Should the Panthers have taken Kawann Short over Keenan Allen?

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...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Kawann Short is ready to have a break out season in 2014 for the Panthers

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...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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