Top outside linebackers in the draft: How much does Thomas Davis have left?

On the surface, outside linebacker doesn’t appear to be a massive need for the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers finished second in defense last year and have a strong linebacking corps lead by Pro Bowlers Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis. However, the other starting spot will likely be occupied by either journeyman Chase Blackburn or 2013 fourth round pick AJ Klein which could complicate...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

New deal for Davis creates $3.25M in cap space

The Panthers created more than $3 million in salary cap space by restructuring veteran linebacker Thomas Davis' contract this month. As reported last week, the Panthers picked up the two option years on Davis' deal, but they also added three voidable years on the contract, which now runs through 2018. That allows them to stretch the bonus money over the length of the contract...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Restructure LB Thomas Davis’ Contract, Free Up $3.25M In Cap Space

Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that the Panthers freed up $3.25 million in cap space by restructuring the contract of LB Thomas Davis earlier this month. It was reported last week that the Panthers picked up the two options included Davis’ current contract. According to Person, Carolina also added three voidable years to the deal, which will keep him under...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Build Cap Space By Restructuring Thomas Davis

The Carolina Panthers added $3.25 million worth of cap space by restructuring linebacker Thomas Davis’ contract per the Charlotte Observer. Carolina picked up the option for the last two years of Davis’ contract last week, but now have added three additional years to the deal to complement a $5 million signing bonus. By adding three years, the Panthers can stretch the cap hit...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Panther picked up the two option years on Thomas Davis’ contract

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Despite the fact that linebacker Thomas Davis has undergone ACL surgery on the same knee three times,  the Carolina Panthers decided to pick up his option for the next two seasons. Per league source, Panthers pick up 2014 and 2015 option years on Thomas Davis' contract. He'll make...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers Pick Up Options On LB Thomas Davis’ Contract

Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Carolina Panthers have picked up LB Thomas Davis‘ options for the 2014 and 2015 season. PFT adds that Davis will now make $13.5 million over next two years. Davis, 30, still has two years remaining on his five-year, $36.5 million contract that he signed with the Panthers back in 2011. Davis managed to come back from three...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas Davis: The definition of adversity

   Adversity can be defined in many capacities. It is one of the most telling signs of a person’s character and can be an indicator of who you want in your corner throughout life. Who responds to adversity the best? Vince Lombardi once said: “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.” Thomas Davis...
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December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers' patience pays off with LB Davis

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The 2009 football season might as well be an eternity ago for Thomas Davis. It was the first of many frustrating years for Davis, beginning a trend that many around the Carolina Panthers organization didnt think would end positively for the well-liked and respected linebacker out of Georgia But when Matt Ryans pass that was intended for wide receiver Roddy White...
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December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Thomas Davis reportedly cries after Panthers loss

The Carolina Panthers suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday that was so crushing it reportedly moved one of team’s players to tears. According to Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer, Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis cried while talking about the team’s loss. “Thomas Davis brought tears in describing the Panthers’ latest loss,” Person tweeted...
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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Thomas Davis returns from third ACL injury

Thomas Davis did something Sunday night nobody ever has in the history of the NFL: The linebacker returned to see actual game action following a third ACL injury that should have already ended his career. Davis has played in just nine regular season games since the end of the 2008 campaign, and the odds were stacked heavily against him completing this return. But there he was Sunday...
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August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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