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Carolina Panthers take a chance on dominant Canadian defensive end

The Carolina Panthers, already loaded at defensive end with Charles Johnson, Greg Hardy, and Frank Alexander, have gone north of the border to try and further beef up the depth chart. On Friday, Carolina signed Alex Hall, who had 15 sacks in the Canadian Football League last year and is a Grey Cup champion. The 28-year old Hall played three NFL seasons from 2008-2010 mostly with...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Man names dogs after Panthers players

We reported earlier on Tuesday that the Carolina Panthers will have close to $30 million this season invested in defensive ends Charles Johnson and Greg Hardy. Hopefully this Panthers fan didn’t spend that much on his two new dogs, which he named after the dynamic defensive end duo. my new Mastiff foster pups. I've named them "CJ" & "Kraken" @randywattson...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

What Greg Hardy signing his franchise tender means

The Carolina Panthers applied their franchise tag to defensive end Greg Hardy last week. Now, the Panthers’ 2013 sack leader has signed the franchise tender, which we now know will pay Hardy $13.116 million for the 2014 season. The benefit for Carolina here is that Hardy can’t hold out in training camp for a long-term deal without incurring a $30,000 penalty per day. By signing...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Reset 2007: Patriots Take Safety But Not Brandon Meriweather

The Oakland Raiders would love to take a mulligan on the 2007 NFL draft. The Raiders obviously wouldn’t take LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell if they had a second chance at the 2007 No. 1 overall pick. Russell started just 25 games in three seasons before washing out of the league due to drugs and weight issues. The 2007 draft was top heavy, with some of the league’s best players...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy Looking To Best Charles Johnson’s Six-Year, $78M Contract?

Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer writes that Panthers impending free agent DE Greg Hardy will be targeting a deal that would surpass the six-year, $78 million contract Panthers signed Charles Johnson to a few years ago. Hardy has previously mentioned that he’s looking for a “crapload of money,” and given that he is set to be one of the best available players at a premium...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers: Greg Hardy wants contract bigger than Charles Johnson

Greg Hardy is the best pass rusher available in free agency and he wants to be paid that way reports Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer. Hardy, 26, wants a bigger contract than the one that the Carolina Panthers gave Charles Johnson in 2011. Johnson landed a six-year deal worth $78 million, of which $32 million was guaranteed. While the Panthers could place the franchise tag...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers-Panthers Playoff Live Blog, Second Half

Lots of sad FOX injury music early in this one. Charles Johnson blew up Frank Gore on opening play but was immediately shaken up. Michael Crabtree was injured on the second play after a short gain. Just as it looked like the 49ers opening drive, would sputter out quickly, Kaepernick hit Quinton Patton for 23 yards. On a following third down, Kaep initially tucked the ball in and...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Johnson will start against Jets

Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson will start Sunday against the New York Jets. Johnson, who leads the Panthers in sacks this season, was added to the injury report Saturday as questionable after developing an illness. Inactive for the Panthers are: running back Jonathan Stewart, wide receivers Tavarres King and Marvin McNutt, offensive tackle Travis Bond, defensive end Wes...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Charles Johnson downgraded to questionable with flu

According to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer, the Carolina Panthers have downgraded DE Charles Johnson on the injury report to questionable for Sunday’s game against the Jets. Johnson has has flu-like symptoms, however, he is expected to play. Johnson didn't play in wins over the Dolphins and Buccaneers, but returned last week against the Saints.
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers injury report: DeAngelo Williams, Charles Johnson

The Panthers haven't lost since October 6 and they should be getting a few key pieces back this week, as they travel to New Orleans for a huge Sunday Night Football showdown for first place in the NFC South.The bad news for the Panthers is there are eleven players ailing this week. The good news is nine of them are considered probable to play Sunday night.DeAngelo Williams missed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers' Charles Johnson, DeAngelo Williams practice in full

On Thursday, the Carolina Panthers released word that defensive end Charles Johnson and running back DeAngelo Williams were back at practice. However both players were limited.DE Charles Johnson and RB DeAngelo Williams are participating in practice for the second straight day.— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) December 5, 2013On Friday, the pair of Panthers got another boost when...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson expected to play this week against the Saints

    According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer,  Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson (knee) is expected to play in this week’s against the Saints. Barring a setback, I'm told #Panthers DE Charles Johnson will be back vs. #Saints. Probably could've played last wk, didn't want to risk it. — Joe Person (@josephperson) December...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson says he'll play vs. Saints

Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson's sprained knee isn't yet 100 percent, but Johnson expects to play Sunday against New Orleans. "I'm still building up to (100 percent), but I'll be good to go on Sunday," Johnson said Wednesday. "It's feeling good. It's getting stronger. I'm just ready for Sunday." Johnson missed two games with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson Expected To Return vs. Saints

Carolina defensive end Charles Johnson will return from a sprained MCL Sunday night against New Orleans. SOURCE: Joe Person, Charlotte ObserverFantasy Spin:The Panthers' vaunted defense didn't miss a beat without him. A win over the Saints would put Carolina in great position to secure a first round bye.
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers' Charles Johnson expects to play Sunday

Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson hasn't been able to play for the last two weeks, after he suffered a sprained MCL against the Patriots in Week 11. Via his Twitter, Johnson expressed a belief that this week, when the Panthers travel to New Orleans, will be the week he is able to rejoin his teammates on the field.Great game! Who's ready for the Sunday night...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy benched two snaps for being late to meeting

The Panthers have been able to withstand the absence of defensive end Charles Johnson the last two games with a knee injury, in part because they have another standout end in Greg Hardy. But Hardy was standing on the sideline watching the start of yesterday’s win over the Buccaneers, his punishment for being late for a team meeting. According to the Charlotte Observer, Hardy...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

5 things to know after Panthers stuff Bucs 27-6

Some teams might struggle when they lose their top pass rusher. The Carolina Panthers just seem to keep on rolling. Despite defensive end Charles Johnson missing a second straight game with a sprained knee, the Panthers were able to sack Mike Glennon five times, force two turnovers and limit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to two field goals in a 27-6 win Sunday. The Panthers are on...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: 2013 Week 13 NFL Power Rankings (#5)

Last week: 5 (+0) Record: 8-3 The Panthers’ near loss in Miami was by far their least impressive game since their loss to the Cardinals week 5. However, it’s understandable that they would have a letdown game after two huge wins. The fact that they still came out with a win on the road is pretty impressive. They’ll have to avoid another letdown game this week at home for Tampa...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson will miss another game, Panthers concerned with DeAngelo Williams’ quad

The Carolina Panthers will be without defensive end Charles Johnson for a second straight week as he continues to rehab a sprained knee. When it comes to running back DeAngelo Williams,  there’s a chance he won’t play Sunday as he deals with a quad injury. DE Charles Johnson (knee) out for 2nd week, and Ron Rivera says "a lot of concern" with RB DeAngelo Williams ...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson will miss another game, Panthers concerned with DeAngelo Williams’ quad

    The Carolina Panthers will be without defensive end Charles Johnson for a second straight week as he continues to rehab a sprained knee. When it comes to running back DeAngelo Williams,  there’s a chance he won’t play Sunday as he deals with a quad injury. DE Charles Johnson (knee) out for 2nd week, and Ron Rivera says "a lot of concern...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson will miss another game, Panthers concerned with DeAngelo Williams’ quad

    The Carolina Panthers will be without defensive end Charles Johnson for a second straight week as he continues to rehab a sprained knee. When it comes to running back DeAngelo Williams,  there’s a chance he won’t play Sunday as he deals with a quad injury. DE Charles Johnson (knee) out for 2nd week, and Ron Rivera says "a lot of concern...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson will miss another game, Panthers concerned with DeAngelo Williams’ quad

    The Carolina Panthers will be without defensive end Charles Johnson for a second straight week as he continues to rehab a sprained knee. When it comes to running back DeAngelo Williams,  there’s a chance he won’t play Sunday as he deals with a quad injury. DE Charles Johnson (knee) out for 2nd week, and Ron Rivera says "a lot of concern...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers injury report: Charles Johnson, Chase Blackburn

The Panthers have a chance to leave Miami on Sunday with a seven game winning streak. They’ll have to do so without their leading pass rusher. The Panthers have ruled out defensive end Charles Johnson and linebacker Chase Blackburn (foot). Johnson suffered a sprained MCL in Monday night’s victory over the Patriots. He leads the Panthers with 8.5 sacks on the year. Guard Chris...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cannon fined for leg-whip on Johnson

Marcus Cannon was fined $15,750 by the NFL for his Monday night leg-whip on Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson. Cannon, starting at right tackle since Sebastian Vollmer was lost for the season with a broken leg, whipped Johnson after Cannon was beaten on a third-quarter play.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson to miss Sundays game against Miami

Ron Rivera announces Charles Johnson will miss Sunday's game against Miami. Panthers hope he will miss one game, but depends on recovery. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) November 22, 2013 Johnson has been dealing with a sprained MCL that he suffered in Monday nights win against the Patriots. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Charles Johnson...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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