CHARLES JOHNSON NEWS

Panthers DE angry over not playing more in blowout win

Ron Rivera wisely decided to rest many of his starters in the fourth quarter on Sunday with the Carolina Panthers en route to a 38-0 win. Believe it or not, one of those starters had the nerve to publicly question the approach. Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson took to Twitter after the game to vent about not getting more playing time. He later deleted the tweets. “Good...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers pass rusher Johnson active, starting vs Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Carolina defensive end Charles Johnson is active and starting against Dallas on Thanksgiving after missing seven games with a hamstring injury. Johnson replaces Kony Ealy at left defensive end Thursday for the undefeated Panthers, who have 22 sacks in their past six games without one of their best pass rushers. Johnson has averaged more than 10 sacks per...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Officially Activate DE Charles Johnson From I.R.

The Carolina Panthers have officially activated DE Charles Johnson from the short-term injured reserve list. Panthers HC Ron Rivera confirmed yesterday that they planned to make this move ahead of their Thursday game against the Cowboys. Carolina placed Johnson on injured reserve with the designation to return after he suffered hamstring injury. They later traded for veteran DE...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson's return should bolster Panthers strong pass rush

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The unbeaten Carolina Panthers already have one of the best pass rushes in the NFL - and more help is on the way. The Panthers plan to activate defensive end Charles Johnson from short-term injured reserve on Tuesday. Coach Ron Rivera said he expects Johnson will play on Thanksgiving Day against the Dallas Cowboys. Johnson will take the roster spot of backup...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Plan To Active DE Charles Johnson From I.R. This Week

Panthers HC Ron Rivera told reporters on Monday that their plan right now is to activate DE Charles Johnson from short-term injured reserve this week. This would allow Johnson to be active for their Thanksgiving day game against the Cowboys. Carolina placed Johnson on injured reserve with the designation to return after he suffered hamstring injury. They later traded for veteran...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson has to pay his own way to see Panthers in Week 10

Charles Johnson has been on the injured reserve with a hamstring injury since back in Week 3. Apparently, his injury has made the Carolina Panthers forget about him a bit, at least, forget to get him a ticket for their road games.As Sporting News first reported, the Panthers forget to leave a ticket at the stadium for their defensive end. The proof? Well, Johnson actually tweeted...
Via Fox Sports
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Charles Johnson had to buy ticket to game

Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson has been on IR since the end of September, but that hasn’t stopped him from going to games to support his team. But today offered a cruel twist of fate. Per a tweet from Johnson, he had to buy his own ticket into Nissan Stadium after being denied entrance immediately. When u standing in front of the Staduim with no ticket @Panthers...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Five short-term IR players who will make biggest impact

About half the NFL teams have put players on the short-term IR list halfway through the season, but some players are worth more than others to their respective teams. There are a handful of players on the short-term IR list who should provide a huge spark upon their return to action. We’ve ranked the top five players coming back from the short-term IR who will make the biggest...
Via Sportsnaut
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UGA player calls out David Pollack

Former Georgia defensive end Charles Johnson called out current College GameDay co-host David Pollack after the ESPN analyst picked the Florida Gators to beat the Bulldogs in Saturdays match up between the two SEC rivals. Reported by SEC Country, Johnson, who is a current member of the Carolina Panthers, tweeted this showing his displeasure for the GameDay hosts opinion. I don't...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

10 awesome NFL social media Halloween posts

Here’s a look at some of our favorite NFL players and how they’re celebrating Halloween. Enjoy! Denver Broncos Brandon Marshall dresses as James Harden of the Houston Rockets Fear the beard!! @jharden13 pic.twitter.com/ojRgnR3YKs — Brandon Marshall (@BMarshh54) October 31, 2015 Headless Vikings anyone? Happy Halloween! These edited #Vikings images will make you...
Via Sportsnaut
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Carolina Panthers are the NFL's next super power

The Carolina Panthers have shot out the gates with a 4-0 record. Meanwhile, most pundits and prognosticators have been quick to downplay the success of the co-NFC South leaders. Here’s Frank Schwab of Yahoo! Sports: Cam Newton is carrying a huge load on his shoulders, and doing it tremendously well. But the Panthers seem vulnerable to injuries, especially on offense. They’re...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

The bye week: A time to heal for the Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers have some players that are in need of this bye week in order to get treatment and get themselves healed. The defense of the Panthers have looked good so far this season but, it has come at a price. Linebacker Luke Kuechly has been under concussion protocol since week one. Defensive end Charles Johnson is out with a hamstring issue and will not be available until...
Via cover32
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Could this be the Carolina Panthers season?

The Carolina Panthers are playing the best football that they have played in a very long while. They are showing why, even though they had a losing record last season why they were NFC South champions in 2014 and are primed to do the same in 2015. In my humble opinion they are the team to beat in the NFC because certain teams within the division will sleep on them. The 2015 Panthers...
Via cover32
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the Panthers be 4-0 entering the bye week?

If there was one thing just about every Panthers fan could have expected this season, it was that no one knew what to expect. The loss of top receiver Kelvin Benjamin in training camp metaphorically put a black eye on the boxer who has yet to enter the ring for his 12 round fight. Defensive starters and counted on playmakers were dropping like flies, all the way from the concussed...
Via cover32
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: DE Charles Johnson heads to IR with designation-to-return

The Carolina Panthers knew exactly what they were doing when they traded to acquire defensive end Jared Allen from the Chicago Bears. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, the Panthers have chosen to place DE Charles Johnson on the IR with the designation-to-return.  As Rapoport explains, this means Allen will immediately jump onto the line for the Panthers. It's going to be interesting...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers place DE Johnson on IR with designation to return

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers announced they have placed defensive end Charles Johnson on injured reserve/designated to return with a hamstring injury. Johnson will miss a minimum of eight games and will be eligible to return in Week 12 on Thanksgiving Day against the Dallas Cowboys. Johnson strained his right hamstring in the fourth quarter of Carolina's 27-22 win...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Johnson Out at Least 8 Weeks

Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson, who broke the news himself in an Instagram post, has been placed on the injured reserve/designed for return list. The team would confirm the move shortly after, officially sidelining the pass rusher for at least the next seven games.  Johnson sustained a hamstring injury in the second half of Carolina’s Week 3 win against the New...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Place DE Charles Johnson On Short-Term I.R.

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they’ve placed DE Charles Johnson on injured reserve with the designation to return. This comes just a day after the Panthers agreed to trade for veteran DE Jared Allen, who will likely step into Johnson’s role on their defensive line. The expectation has been that Johnson was likely to … The post Panthers Place...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Defensive end Charles Johnson ruled out for week 4

The Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson will not play in week 4 maybe longer. He sustained a hamstring injury during the third quarter in the game against the New Orleans Saints yesterday. Carolina beat the Saints 27-22. Johnson will be out at least until October 11, 2015, maybe longer. Carolina has their bye during week 5. Johnson will have daily treatment of the hamstring to...
Via cover32
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Johnson to miss Bucs game with hamstring injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says defensive end Charles Johnson will not play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, leaving the team without its top pass rusher. Johnson re-injured his right hamstring in the fourth quarter of Carolina's 27-22 win Sunday over the New Orleans Saints. Rivera said Monday he doesn't know the full extent of the injury, but...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bridgewater on Charles Johnson: “He’s going to be big for us”

By David Kenyon Mike Wallace is the most recognizable Minnesota Vikings receiver, but quarterback Teddy Bridgewater believes a little-known target out of Grand Valley State is going to make a big impact. Charles Johnson, who tallied four catches for 40 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings’ 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Saturday, received a healthy bit of praise from...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Johnson Leaves Practice with Sore Calf

Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson was carted off the field on Monday during training camp, according to multiple accounts. Head coach Ron Rivera told reporters Johnson felt soreness in his left calf, the same issue that has kept him inactive for the last week.The ninth-year end returned to the practice field this afternoon after sitting out Carolina’s preseason opener...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson has his eyes set on becoming a world-class golfer

Charles Johnson returns for his ninth season with the Carolina Panthers as the go-to and most reliable defensive end. During preseason press conferences, Johnson fans got to learn more about the Georgia native, as he revealed some surprising things about himself. Most importantly, he is an avid golfer and wants to take his game to the next level. Standing at 6 feet 2 inches and 282...
Via cover32
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson on Greg Hardy: 'I miss him'

With Greg Hardy now long gone and spending training camp with his new team, the Dallas Cowboys, not many Panthers are talking about him. One who is? Charles Johnson. According to David Newton of ESPN, Johnson has no problem admitting that he misses his former teammates. "I don't ask him nothing about his team or anything," Johnson told ESPN during lunch on Sunday. "I ask him about...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Johnson carted off field early with ankle injury

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson was carted off the practice field with a left ankle injury. Coach Ron Rivera didn't know the specifics, but said Sunday that he doesn't believe the injury is serious. Rivera says ''until they get a chance to take a look I really couldn't tell you what it was.'' Johnson is the team's top pass rusher and a key cog in a...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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