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Baltimore Ravens lose Asa Jackson for year, cornerback depth hits rock bottom

The Ravens seem to have a cornerback problem.  Who knew? Asa Jackson — the player who, two weeks ago, was the anointed savior of the secondary despite never starting a game entering this season and only just returning from IR with a designation to return — is out for the season.  It’s almost like he was never back. Except, the Ravens secondary problems — which were already...
Via cover32 - Ravens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Inactives for Ravens and Jaguars game

The Ravens and Jaguars have released their inactives for the Week 15 game. Ravens Inactives: CB Antoine Cason, RB Lorenzo Taliaferro, WR Michael Campanaro, LB Arthur Brown, DT Terrence Cody, DL DeAngelo Tyson, and OL Gino Gradkowski. The key here is that Torrey Smith is active. Smith is said to have looked good in warmups but it is quite likely he will be on a snap count. Jaguars...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Sign Cornerback Antoine Cason

View image | gettyimages.com The Baltimore Ravens may have found a band-aid for their hemorrhaging secondary in cornerback Antoine Cason.  The 7th year man arrives in Baltimore after being released by the Carolina Panthers.  The signing came after the Ravens announced they have placed cornerback Danny Gorrer on season ending IR.  The Ravens have lost cornerbacks Jimmy Smith...
Via TopSportsReport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens fans could get on board with these smokin’ hot Dolphins cheerleaders

The Miami Dolphins need a huge win in New England this weekend to save their season. Maybe their cheerleaders should travel with them? From their beach photo shoots to NFL Sundays, these girls are on point. Here are their 10 best Instagram posts ever. *** No. 10 No. 9 You may also be interested in: Baltimore Ravens fans could get on board with these smokin’ hot Dolphins...
Via cover32 - Ravens
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens fans will want to keep a close eye on these Week 15 bold predictions

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Ravens
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New Ravens CB Antoine Cason has worn No. 20 his whole career, but…

Here’s a fun glimpse behind the curtains to see how players respect their elders. Cornerback Antoine Cason has played seven years in the NFL, and at every stop has worn the same No. 20, even though the colors on his jersey would change. After being released by the Panthers midseason, Cason signed on with Baltimore after Danny Gorrer suffered a season-ending injury and Anthony Levine...
Via cover32 - Ravens
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Rumors: Baltimore Ravens Sign CB Antoine Cason

The Baltimore Ravens signed cornerback Antoine Cason on Tuesday to add more depth to the secondary after losing cornerback Danny Gorrer on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins, according to the team website. #457999636 / gettyimages.com Cason formerly played for the Carolina Panthers before he was released on December 12, according to Josh Alper of ProFootballTalk.com...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Down to only two healthy cornerbacks, Ravens sign Cason off the street…

Antoine Cason, 6-0, 190, 28 years old, former 1st round pick of the Chargers and recently waived by Carolina. I wonder what the catch is—no pun intended. Cason had great measurables going into the 2008 Draft— 4.45 speed, 20 bench press reps— I thought he would become one of the best corners in the league. I guess there were days when he was—but not too many of those days...
Via Ravens Football Machine
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Signing CB Antoine Cason

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the Baltimore Ravens are signing veteran CB Antoine Cason to a contract. Cason just recently worked out for the Chicago Bears after the Panthers waived him last week. Cason, 28, signed a one-year contract worth $795,000 with the Panthers back in March. However, he has really struggled this season and there was even some talk that he could...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Worked Out CB Antoine Cason

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the Chicago Bears brought in veteran CB Antoine Cason for a workout on Friday. The Panthers placed Cason on waivers this past Monday as they begin to carve out some extra playing time for some of their younger players. Cason, 28, signed a one-year contract worth $795,000 with the Panthers back in March. However, he has really struggled...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers move rookie CB Bene Benwikere into starting lineup

  Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says rookie Bene Benwikere will start at cornerback on Sunday against New Orleans. Benwikere replaces veteran Antoine Cason, who was waived on Tuesday. Cason started 11 games for the Panthers but struggled in recent weeks, surrendering a touchdown pass on Sunday in a 31-13 loss to Minnesota. Benwikere returned to action last Sunday after missing...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivera: Rookie Benwikere to start at cornerback

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera says rookie Bene Benwikere will start at cornerback on Sunday against New Orleans. Benwikere replaces veteran Antoine Cason, who was waived on Tuesday. Cason started 11 games for the Panthers but struggled in recent weeks, surrendering a touchdown pass on Sunday in a 31-13 loss to Minnesota. Benwikere returned to action last Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers release corner Antoine Cason, linebacker Jason Williams

  The Carolina Panthers announced they have waived starting cornerback Antoine Cason and reserve linebacker Jason Williams and signed cornerback Carrington Byndom and linebacker Horace Miller from the practice squad. The moves were announced Tuesday, two days after the team's sixth straight loss. Cason started 11 games for the Panthers (3-8-1) and registered 55 tackles, four forced...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Panthers release Cason, Williams

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers announced they've waived starting cornerback Antoine Cason and reserve linebacker Jason Williams and signed cornerback Carrington Byndom and linebacker Horace Miller from the practice squad. The moves were announced Tuesday, two days after the team's sixth straight loss. Cason started 11 games for the Panthers (3-8-1) and registered 55 tackles,...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers cut Antoine Cason; Activate former Texas CB

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, Carolina will part ways with veteran cornerback Antoine Cason. The 28-year-old was on a one-year deal and will finish his time under Ron Rivera with a pair of interceptions and 44 tackles. In a corresponding move the Carolina Panthers will active rookie CB Carrington Byndom from their practice […] The post Panthers cut Antoine Cason...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Promoting CB Carrington Byndom From Practice Squad

Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that the Panthers are promoting CB Carrington Byndom from their practice squad to take the place of veteran CB Antoine Cason, who has been cut loose. Byndom, 22, signed on with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of Texas back in May. He was unable to make the final 53-man roster coming out of the preseason, but later signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Waive CB Antoine Cason

Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that the Panthers are placing CB Antoine Cason on waivers Monday. Cason, 28, signed a one-year contract worth $795,000 with the Panthers back in March, but was some talk that he could be headed to the bench, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Carolina has elected to move on. This season, Cason has appeared in 12...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Michael Sam, Giants, Jaguars, Panthers, & Steelers

Michael Sam According Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report, no team is interested in signing rookie DE Michael Sam. Freeman, citing data from Cyd Zeigler of Outsports.com, writes Sam “should have stayed in the closet because the data shows that bigotry is playing a part in him not making the NFL.“ Giants Mike Freeman of the Bleacher Report, expects “heads to roll” in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay Cutler's turnovers allow Panthers to come from behind to beat Bears 31-24

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes to Greg Olsen and the Carolina Panthers' defense forced four turnovers to overcome a 14-point deficit and defeat the Chicago Bears 31-24 on Sunday. With the game tied at 24, Carolina's Antoine Cason stripped Matt Forte of the ball and the Panthers' Kawaan Short recovered at Chicago's 23. Six plays later, Newton found Olsen...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

EXPERT PICKS: Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts

It’s game day.  What are the prominent NFL experts predicting for the Chicago Bears as they visit the Carolina Panthers? ESPN:  Bears Win 31-27 “The Bears minimized the impact of athletic signal callers such as Colin Kaepernick and Geno Smith in back-to-back road wins in Weeks 2 and 3, and should be able to produce similar success against Cam Newton.” NFL.com:  Bears...
Via Sports Mockery
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers: 3 Stars from Tampa, 3 Stars to Watch vs. Detroit

Three Stars from Carolina’s win over Tampa Bay First Star: QB Derek Anderson He did exactly what he was supposed to do, what you have a veteran backup for. He came in when his number was called, made sound decisions, threw a couple of touchdown passes and didn’t make mistakes that cost the team the game. He only took one sack behind an offensive line that has some questions...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers capsule

CAROLINA PANTHERS (12-5) New faces: WRs Jason Avant, Jerricho Cotchery, and rookie WR Kelvin Benjamin. CB Antoine Cason, TE Ed Dickson, FS Thomas DeCoud, SS Roman Harper. Key losses: WR Ted Ginn Jr., OT Jordan Gross, WR Brandon LaFell, S Mike Mitchell, CB Captain Munnerlyn, WR Steve Smith, OG Travelle Wharton. Strengths: QB, DE, LB, TE. Weaknesses: OL, WR, CB. What's New: Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Observations from the Carolina Panthers-Kansas City Chiefs preseason game

Watching Sunday night’s preseason game between the Carolina Panthers and the Kansas City Chiefs, I had a three specific things I was looking for—the play of the secondary, how Cam Newton would play in his first action following surgery and how the passing game would work, and finally the play of the offensive line. 1. The Secondary Overall, I was pleased with how the unit played...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers relying on veteran Cason to help shore up secondary

The Carolina Panthers are pinning their hopes for a starting cornerback on a player that was listed by a national media outlet as the fourth biggest draft bust in San Diego Chargers history. But head coach Ron Rivera and secondary and passing defensive coordinator Steve Wilks know all about Antoine Cason from having both coached him from 2008 through 2011, so there's a good chance...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Training Camp preview: Young cornerbacks are ready for their opportunity

Continuing with our positional previews for Carolina Panthers Training Camp (check out the defensive line preview here, the linebackers preview here, and previews for all of the offensive positions here), we move our focus towards the cornerbacks. Last season, one of the biggest surprises on the Panthers defense was the emergence of Captain Munnerlyn, who earned his first Pro Bowl...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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