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Panthers 2016 Season Opener Countdown: 43 Days to Go

Fozzy Wozzy Wozza ... Running back? No time for nursery rhymes, we have 43 days until the season kicks off, and it is time to talk about Fozzy Whittaker Just 43 days until the season kicks off, let’s celebrate by talking about the man wearing #43, Fozzy Whittaker Bio Height: 5'10" Weight: 205 lbs Age: 27 College: Texas Experience: 4 years Career Fozzy has been with...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
38 minutes ago

Kurt Coleman will ink three year deal with Panthers

The Carolina Panthers have reportedly agreed to terms with safety Kurt Coleman. Per Ian Rappoport, the Panthers and Kurt Coleman have agreed to terms on a three year deal, to be signed tomorrow. This comes following a breakout season by Coleman in 2016 where he recorded 7 interceptions along with two in the playoffs. Coleman came in as an unrestricted free agent signing on the...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
12 hours ago

Kurt Coleman to sign 3-year extension with Panthers, per report

Former Ohio State football player Kurt Coleman has reportedly agreed to a 3-year contract extension with the Carolina Panthers, according to Ian Rapoport. Coleman is expected to sign his new deal Wednesday, and is looking at a big raise from the $1.3 million he earned for the 2015 season. In only one year with the Panthers, he grabbed seven interceptions — and his first career...
Via Land-Grant Holy Land
12 hours ago

Carolina Panthers Kurt Coleman extension a win-win

The Carolina Panthers have extended safety Kurt Coleman per Ian Rapoport. The #Panthers and S Kurt Coleman have reached an agreement on a 3-year extension, source said. He’s expected to sign it tomorrow. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 26, 2016 Last season, Coleman was a standout free safety who many believed should have selected for […] The post Carolina Panthers Kurt Coleman...
Via Carolina Huddle
12 hours ago

Report: Kurt Coleman set to sign extension

The Panthers and safety Kurt Coleman have agreed on a three-year extension that Coleman will sign Wednesday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported. Coleman had a career-best seven interceptions last season, and the new deal rewards Coleman for the work he did last season as under the radar signing who became a productive player on one…
Via Pro Football Talk
12 hours ago

Brett Favre chooses a surprise presenter for his Hall of Fame induction

Brett Favre will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, along with seven other legends of the game. And his wife, Deanna, will handle the presentation."Deanna is the best teammate I've ever had," Favre said in a statement Tuesday, per NFL.com. "She has been by my side throughout this journey and I'm so excited that she gets to play such an important role for me...
Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Panthers surprise fans on road trip to camp

LB Luke Kuechly, WR Kelvin Benjamin, DE Kony Ealy, LB Shaq Thompson and WR Brenton Bersin made surprise visits in the community en route to Wofford College.
Via panthers.com
22 hours ago

TGS 2016 Preview: Carolina Panthers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Carolina Panthers. 2015 in a nutshell: They win an NFL-high 15 regular-season games and kick ass in their first two playoff games before putting together a dud performance in a Super Bowl 50 loss to the Denver Broncos. Why 2016 could be different...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign former Australian Rules Football player

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have signed tight end Eric Wallace, a former college basketball and Australian football player who played the NFL version of football at age 14. The team announced Monday that the 6-foot-6, 260-pound Wallace signed a three-year undrafted rookie contract worth the league minimum. The Winston-Salem native played one year of basketball...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart overrated?

Is Carolina Panthers runningback Jonathan Stewart the most overrated player on the Panthers’ roster? CBS seems to think so. They recently named runningback Jonathan Stewart as the most overrated Carolina Panther. The critical review of Stewart states… “Yes, he played well in two playoff games, but during the regular season he had just two 100-yard games and […] The post...
Via Carolina Huddle
2 days ago

WATCH: Cam Newton get blocked by a girl playing volleyball

Cam Newton is many things, but a good volleyball player he is not. The Carolina Panthers quarterback found this out the hard way during the week when he was blocked by a girl. Don’t believe it? See for yourself. Cam go home you can't play volleyball you just got blocked by a girl! @lg.rugby13 Haha jk Real talk what an amazing night playing volleyball with the Carolina...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Carolina Panthers Cornerback Situation

With the departure of Josh Norman, the main concern about the Carolina Panthers in 2016 is how they will replace him in the secondary. While losing Norman is a big loss, Panther fans have learned to trust in the magic of general manager David Gettleman. After removing the franchise tag from Norman early in the offseason, Gettleman used the draft to address the position. Let’s take...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers capsule

CAROLINA PANTHERS (17-2) OPEN CAMP: July 28, Spartanburg, South Carolina LAST YEAR: Panthers won third straight NFC South championship under NFL Coach of Year Ron Rivera and went to Super Bowl for second time in franchise history before losing to Denver 24-10. Quarterback Cam Newton had breakout season, winning league MVP honors while scoring combined 45 touchdowns. Carolina had...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Fitzgerald: Carson Palmer is 'aging like fine wine’

Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald isn’t worried about quarterback Carson Palmer entering his age-36 season. In fact, Fitzgerald thinks “better things” are coming for a quarterback who is only getting better with age. “He’s aging like fine wine. He’s getting better with time,” Fitzgerald said on NFL Network. “I think him, coming off that knee injury he...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL player Charles Tillman reportedly joining Fox NFL Kickoff

Charles “Peanut” Tillman played thirteen seasons in the NFL before retiring a couple days ago. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette cornerback was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft and played for them for 12 years before finishing his career with the Carolina Panthers last season. He’ll be remembered for the “Peanut Punch,...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson gets crazy statue outside Bank of America Stadium

Most people don’t get a statue for their birthday, but Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson isn’t most people. The Panthers helped Richardson celebrate his 80th birthday in style, gifting him a statue featuring—yep—a pair of Panthers: “It will always represent a symbol of heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to the Richardson family.”https://t.co/nwgDyV7Buc — Carolina...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Panthers want to fill you with free Pepsi

It’s not often that a team riding a high crest of success will do something that’s fan friendly and not designed to extract every cent from your wallet, but the NFC Champion Carolina Panthers are doing just that. You can now go to a Panthers game starting this coming season and get free refills of Pepsi drinks for the entire game. The Panthers tested the all-you-can-drink model...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera: Panthers considered drafting Blaine Gabbert over Cam Newton

Way back in April of 2011, the Carolina Panthers were the worst team in the NFL and in desperate need of a franchise savior. Luckily for them, they owned the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. With a desperate need at the quarterback position, Carolina was set on taking one at the top of the draft. Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert, and Jake Locker were all promising prospects, and...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers almost drafted Blaine Gabbert first overall in 2011

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera can remember back in 2011, when his franchise was attempting to decide on a quarterback with the first overall pick in the draft. The Panthers eventually picked Cam Newton, the Heisman Trophy winner from Auburn. But Missouri’s Blaine Gabbert was very much in play for the top pick. “Remember, we had the No. 1 pick, and we were talking...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Richardson statue unveiled outside Bank of America Stadium

Jerry Richardson’s dream of bringing an NFL team to the Carolinas was realized when the league named the Carolina Panthers an expansion team in 1993. Now, there will forever be a reminder of his importance to the franchise outside of Bank of America Stadium. In conjunction with the celebration of his 80th birthday, the above pictured statue of Richardson holding a football while...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles 'Peanut' Tillman announces retirement from NFL

Two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Charles Tillman announced his retirement from the NFL at the age of 35 on Monday. Tillman, a 13-year veteran in the league, has been plagued with injuries over the past three seasons, missing a total of 26 games during that span. The former second-round pick made a great career out of something smallish — a frame of 6-foot that seemed to be undersized...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton’s dad addresses the recent violence in the U.S.

You would literally have to have been living on another planet over the past few weeks to not be aware of the slew of gruesome and violent attacks that have gone on in the United States as well as some countries around the world. Speaking out on violence as it pertains to cooperating with law enforcement, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s father, Cecil Newton, Sr., shared...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Series of lightning bolts strike Carolina Panthers’ stadium (vid)

A summer storm made its way through the Charlotte, N.C., area late Monday afternoon and an awe-inspiring series of lightning bolts struck Bank of America Stadium, the home of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Footage of the incredible display of natural fireworks were posted to Facebook by NBC Charlotte meteorologist Brad Panovich. Amazing. If Bank of America Stadium had been the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman shares photo of nasty finger injury

NFL free agent cornerback Charles Tillman was staying in shape on Wednesday by doing some pushups, and it does not look like his workout session went all that well. Tillman shared a photo on Instagram that showed the pinky finger on his left hand facing a direction it should not be facing. If you’re squeamish enough that a horribly dislocated finger would bother you, now is probably...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Cam Newton announces he’s retiring the dab

Cam Newton was the NFL’s MVP last season, leading the Carolina Panthers to the Super Bowl, but he arguably attracted as much attention — not to mention controversy — for what he did after scoring touchdowns than he did reaching the end zone in the first place. But Newton recently announced that his trademark celebration — the dab — will be retired before next season...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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