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Concussions won’t change the way Luke Kuechly plays

Despite suffering concussions the last couple of seasons, Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly won’t change the way he approaches the game.“You play the game and don’t think about getting hurt because that slows you down and increases the likelihood of getting hurt,” he said, per David Newton of ESPN. “I don’t think about it. You just go out there and play. You’ve...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Kuechly Q&A

Linebacker discusses veteran additions on defense and the progress the Panthers have made thus far in the offseason program.
3 days ago

Kuechly deflects retirement talk after multiple concussions

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly isn’t ready to hang up the cleats. Kuechly, one of the NFL’s best players, has suffered multiple serious concussions over the past few years, the most recent a devastating affair in which the team had to cart him off the field. He hasn’t played since. For his part, though, Kuechly isn’t thinking about quitting football at all. Quite...
Via The Sports Daily
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Kuechly cleared concussion protocol, won't play Monday

Carolina Panthers linebacker and former NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly has missed the past three games after suffering a scary concussion back in Week 11. While Kuechly has cleared the league’s concussion protocol, he will not play Monday night against the Washington Redskins. #Panthers LB Luke Kuechly, cleared in the NFL’s concussion protocol, won’t play...
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December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Several players believe Kuechly should sit out rest of season

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly missed his third consecutive game with a concussion last Sunday. And while head coach Ron Rivera told reporters last week that no decision has been made about shutting him down, several players that know Kuechly believe he should sit out the rest of the season. Four veteran players sent messages to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, fearing for...
Via The Sports Daily
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers LB Luke Kuechly returns to practice

The last time we saw Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly on the football field, he was visibly emotional after suffering yet another concussion. It came against the New Orleans Saints back in Week 11 and was just a gut-wrenching scene. Even with his team pretty much out of playoff contention, Kuechly has decided to give it a go as the season draws to a conclusion. He has...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Luke Kuechly emotional, evaluated for concussion

Luke Kuechly was emotional while being carted off the field following an injury suffered during the Panthers’ game against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. Kuechly helped make a tackle of Tim Hightower on a first down run with around five minutes left in the game. The Panthers linebacker was down on the field immediately and received medical attention. As he was loaded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers Luke Kuechly will undergo shoulder surgery

According to a report from the Charlotte Observer, Panthers All-Pro linebacker is scheduled to have surgery on his left shoulder to repair a partially torn labrum. Although his status for OTA’s is in question, Kuechly, who recently made NFL history in becoming the first player to return interceptions for touchdowns in consecutive playoff games, plans on being fully healthy come...
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February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Luke Kuechly signs richest contract for inside LB

Luke Kuechly has been one of the NFL’s best defensive players since entering the league in 2012. Now, he’s being rewarded for his efforts. Kuechly and the Carolina Panthers on Thursday agreed to terms on a five-year, $62 million contract extension, sources told NFL Media’s Rand Getlin — the richest deal ever for an inside linebacker. A former Boston College standout,...
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Kuechly ejected after questionable call

When the officials become part of a story, you know there is something going on during a football game. That happened Sunday afternoon with the Green Bay Packers blowing out the Carolina Panthers. Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly was ejected for making contact with an official that had come up from behind him. It’s readily apparent in watching a replay of the video that Kuechly...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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