Panthers interim general manager Brandon Beane says the team has placed receiver/returner Kealoha Pilares on injured reserve and activated receiver David Gettis from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list to take his place.
Pilares injured his right shoulder during Carolina's 21-13 win over Washington Sunday.
Gettis, a former sixth-round draft pick by the Panthers, started...
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November 06, 2012
Panthers interim general manager Brandon Beane announced Tuesday wide receiver David Gettis (hamstring) was activated from the PUP list to replace receiver Kealoha Pilares, who went on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
(By Joseph Person, firstname.lastname@example.org) Kealoha Pilares, the NFL's No. 2 kickoff returner after two long run-backs the past two weeks, missed his second consecutive practice Thursday and could miss Sunday's game at Tampa Bay.Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Pilares "struggled a little bit" while trying to run Thursday, and will be re-evaluated today.
(By Ron Green Jr., email@example.com) A week after setting a team record with a 101-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, rookie Kealoha Pilares almost had another one Sunday against Indianapolis.After the Colts had cut the Panthers' lead to 24-19 midway through the fourth quarter, Pilares returned a kickoff 76 yards to the Indianapolis 32 before being run out of...
Panthers rookie Kealoha Pilares was named the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week after his team-record, 101-yard kickoff return in a 49-35 loss to Detroit, the Panthers announced Tuesday.
Pilares, a fifth-round pick from Hawaii, notched the Panthers' first kickoff return for a score since Rod "He Hate Me" Smart went 100 yards against New Orleans in 2003. Pilares...
Carolina Panthers wide receiver/kick return Kealoha Pilares has been named the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week, the team announced on Tuesday. Pilares had a 101-yard kick return for a touchdown in the Panthers' 49-35 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The return was the longest in Panthers' history. A fifth-round pick out of Hawaii, Pilares had averaged 24 yards...
NotesFor a unit that has endured its share of criticism this season, the Panthers' special teams unit fared better in Detroit with the highlight being rookie Kealoha Pilares' 101-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the second quarter.
Kealoha Pilares' record-setting 101-yard kickoff return highlighted a big second quarter for the Panthers, who built their biggest lead of the season and took a 27-14 lead into halftime.
Pilares' return was the Panthers' first kickoff return for a touchdown in eight years and was the team's longest, breaking the record shared by Rod Smart and Michael Bates...
The Panthers made a change at kick returner last month in part because they wanted to see what rookie Kealoha Pilares could do.
But the new kickoff rules have made it difficult to do much of an evaluation.
Pilares, the diminutive receiver from Hawaii, lined up deep seven times Sunday against the Titans. And seven times he either caught the ball too deep in the end zone to bring it...
(By Ron Green Jr., firstname.lastname@example.org) Ten questions with Panthers wide receiver Kealoha Pilares:Q. What's it like growing up in Hawaii?