PANTHERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carolina Panthers: Kurt Coleman extension provides stability

Going into his sixth season in the NFL, Kurt Coleman will have the same defensive coordinator for consecutive years for the first time in his career. Coming off a career year where he tied for second in the NFL in interceptions with seven, Coleman signed a new three year extension with the Carolina Panthers worth $17 million. A typical Dave Gettleman signing last offseason, Coleman...
Via isportsweb.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

2016 Carolina Panthers Pre-Training Camp Bold Predictions

Let’s take this opportunity before the season begins to make some bold predictions that we can make fun of later. In yesterday’s scratching post, Steve O came up with a great idea when he suggested we should do a top-10 bold predictions post before the season starts and then look back on how right or wrong we were after the season is over. Because I am a man of the people,...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
3 hours ago

Coleman eases concerns over Carolina Panthers secondary

The biggest question mark of the upcoming Carolina Panthers season is the uncertainty that surrounds the defensive secondary. Not only do the Panthers have three rookie corners on the team, established veteran safeties have also changed responsibilities. Kurt Coleman addressed those concerns head on today from Carolina Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, SC. “What people [...
Via Carolina Huddle
5 hours ago

Philly Brown Q&A

Wide receiver talks about gaining 20 pounds to help prevent injuries and the target on Carolina's back entering the new season.
Via panthers.com
6 hours ago

Panthers 2016 Season Opener Roster Countdown: 42 Days to Go

We continue our Carolina Panthers roster countdown with safety Colin Jones! We celebrate only having 42 days until the Carolina Panthers season opener with safety and special teamer Colin Jones! Bio Height: 6’0” Weight: 205 lbs Age: 28 College: Texas Christian Experience: 6 years Career Colin Jones came to Carolina during the pre-Gettleman era, after Marty Hurney...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
6 hours ago

Watch: Panthers KK Short says holding out was never an option

Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short says holding out was never an option, despite giving Panthers fans a real scare in June. Short was MIA during a portion of voluntary practices that he would normally have attended. “It’s a process, you know, we got to go through it.” Short said. “I’m just here to play […] The post Watch: Panthers KK Short says holding out...
Via Carolina Huddle
11 hours ago

Panthers Mike Tolbert has competition, and he knows it

Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert has competition this year in training camp, and he knows it. Just after the 2016 NFL Draft concluded, the Carolina Panthers signed rookie fullback Devon “Rockhead” Johnson as an undrafted free agent out of Marshall. The Panthers thought highly enough of Johnson to pay him a 20,000 signing bonus. Rookie […] The post Panthers Mike Tolbert...
Via Carolina Huddle
1 day ago

Josh Norman says the Carolina Panthers underestimated him

Josh Norman enters the 2016 NFL season with a table-sized chip on his shoulder.It's the only possible result, really, considering the Carolina Panthers cornerback emerged as the most dominant player at his position in 2015 only to be cut loose into free agency by his employer this offseason.Now a member of the Washington Redskins, Norman looked back on the strange way things ended...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Panthers DT Short won't holdout; S Coleman gets extension

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Pro Bowl defensive tackle Kawann Short said he won't stage a contract holdout this season while awaiting a new deal from the Carolina Panthers. Short reported to training camp on time Wednesday, the same day the Panthers announced they gave safety Kurt Coleman a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2019 season. Financial terms were not released...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign S Kurt Coleman to 3-year contract extension

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have signed safety Kurt Coleman to a three-year contract extension through the 2019 season. Coleman led the Panthers and finished tied for third in the NFL with career-high seven interceptions in his first season in Carolina last year. He contributed to a team that ranked sixth in the NFL in total defense and led the NFL in interceptions...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick says he could beat Cam Newton in 40-Yard Dash

Michael Vick might be 36 years old, but he has little doubt he’d beat Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in a 40-yard dash. Once the best player in the league who felt he was dominating too much, Vick doesn’t lack for confidence when it comes to his athletic ability. Vic recently spoke with Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer and offered an interesting take on his...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
12 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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