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Panthers OL coach John Matsko on Michael Oher: 'I love the guy'

While it hasn't been the easiest of runs in the NFL for Michael Oher, there are many things making him feel at home with the Carolina Panthers. He got off to a strong start in his first preseason game with the team, which may in part have to do with some familiar coaching on his new team.  As Max Henson of explains, Oher is back working with John Matsko, the offensive...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Can Oher cut it?

26 days from now the Carolina Panthers will step onto the field at Wofford College for the first day of training camp. Located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Wofford is where the Panthers have held training camp every year since their inaugural season in 1995. Offensive line coach John Matsko and Michael Oher during Oher’s rookie season in 2009 The school’s Richardson Athletic...
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Oher, Subject Of Blockbuster ‘The Blind Side,’ Hates The Movie

If you’ve ever wanted someone to make a movie about your life, think again. One star thinks it’s actually one of the worst things that has ever happened to him. Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Michael Oher, subject of 2009 Academy Award-winning movie “The Blind Side,” thinks the movie hurts the perception of his NFL career. “I’m not trying to prove anything,” Oher...
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Has ‘The Blind Side’ hurt Michael Oher’s career?

Michael Oher doesn’t subscribe to the notion that no publicity is bad publicity. Even though he was portrayed in a likable manner in “The Blind Side,” a 2009 movie about his life, the Carolina Panthers offensive tackle feels the attention he’s received as a result of that film has actually hurt his football career. “People look at me, and they take things away from me because...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Oher dislikes attention brought by 'The Blind Side'

Michael Oher’s life was documented in 2009 blockbuster film “The Blind Side,” which starred Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock. The movie detailed Oher’s high-school days, how he became involved with football and how he wound up at Ole Miss. The now-Carolina Panthers offensive lineman soon became a recognizable figure in the Baltimore Ravens’ trenches. However,...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Draft prospects by position – Offensive Tackle

The buzz and anticipation that surrounds draft day has been brewing for weeks. Probably the most thrilling aspect of the draft is its uncertainty, nothing is for sure. In the past we’ve seen teams take players far earlier than predicted, or select a player in a position that was seemingly fulfilled. For the Carolina Panthers however, this year one thing is for certain, they need...
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Training camp preview

The Baltimore Ravens will report to the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills on July 26 for the first full-team practice of training camp. Some players have high stakes going into this year’s camp, so it will surely be one to watch. Training camp comes to an end on Aug. 15. M&T Bank Stadium will hold its first-ever Fireworks Night on July 28, which is free and open...
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Play It Safe Signing Michael Oher

Michael Oher is as widely known as any player in all of sports. His off the field narrative is considerably more cogent than his actual performance on the field. Since entering the league in 2009 Oher consistently ranks near the worst at his position and is the most frequently penalized player in the NFL, according to Andrew Powell-Morse http://www.bestticke.../nfl-penalties/‎...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Michael Oher turn his career around in Tennessee?

Friday, the Tenenssee Titans signed free agent offensive tackle Michael Oher to a massive four-year, $20 million deal with $9.5 million guaranteed. With Oher, much like newly-signed defensive lineman Al Woods, it’s all about upside. Only with the offensive tackle, he’s had his chances. The former Baltimore Ravens tackle is a typical 16-game starter. He’s durable and stands...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

His father's murder left Aaron Green's football career in doubt. NFL Draft prospect and UAB offensive lineman says, "Michael Oher," is his model

    Everyone has a story, heck it's what make the Olympics, so memorable is the athletes and the adversities they have overcome. Olympic athletes aren't the only ones who have faced things in life, yet have continued to work diligently on making their dreams a reality. My father was murdered my junior year (High School), said UAB offensive line Aaron Green. My grades fell extre...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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