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Week 13 bullet points for WR/TEs

Our bullet point articles are written to help better explain our weekly rankings, which you can find here. Start of the Week DeAndre Hopkins v. Tennessee Titans #20 Weekly Rankings Hopkins owners were probably starting to get a little bit nervous about the talented second year wide receiver, but this is the week I expect him to bounce back. After a torn pectoral muscle landed...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 13 Wide Receivers

Welcome to Wide Receiver Wednesday at the Daily Fix! Each Wednesday of the NFL regular season @RyNoonan will provide you with several receiving options that are strong plays that week at DraftKings. Monday through Friday the Fix writers will provide you with a Daily Fix that covers each position, with a weekly roundup on Friday. Not into the ‘Daily‘ thing yet? Let’s talk....
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Hall's Nov. 26 Vikings mailbag

The Minnesota Vikings were disappointed with last week's 24-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers. The fans seem to appreciate slowing Green Bay's offense and coming close in the rivalry game. There was far less vitriol than following the previous week's loss at Chicago. When it comes to asking for players or coaches to lose their jobs, there was only one target this week...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Around the NFC North: Week 7

Three of the four NFC North teams are at home this week, including the Green Bay Packers, who pulled out a dazzling comeback win on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.  The Packers welcome the Carolina Panthers this week.  The Chicago Bears got back on track with a win over the Atlanta Falcons and will host the Dolphins.  The Detroit Lions beat the Minnesota Vikings and will host...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bose Sends Mass Shipment Of Headphones To NFL Teams (Photo)

Well here’s hoping Bose sent their best product. After reaching a deal with the NFL on a sponsorship deal, Bose had to sit back last week and watch guys like Colin Kaepernick and Richard Sherman display their ‘Beats By Dre’ headphones to a national audience. Kaepernick was fined, and ‘Beats’ received a ton of free publicity.   Hoping to avoid having players gripe about...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bose Sends Mass Shipment Of Headphones To NFL Teams (Photo)

Well here’s hoping Bose sent their best product. After reaching a deal with the NFL on a sponsorship deal, Bose had to sit back last week and watch guys like Colin Kaepernick and Richard Sherman display their ‘Beats By Dre’ headphones to a national audience. Kaepernick was fined, and ‘Beats’ received a ton of free publicity.   Hoping to avoid having players gripe about...
Via Thacover2
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Offensive Line In Luck

More good news for Chicago Bears fans, the offensive line just a bit of luck. The Carolina Panthers didn’t. As the Panthers face the Bears in Week 5, they will still be without their quality pass rush. Defensive end Frank Alexander, who had to sit out the first for weeks of the season due to a suspension for violation of substance abuse policies, has been suspended again. DE Frank...
Via Sports Mockery
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Injuries Also A Problem For Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers are the week 5 opponent for the Chicago Bears and also share a heavily occupied injury report.  Several prominent names on the team roster either did not practice on October 1st or did so on a limited basis. Did Not Practice Richie Brockel (TE/FB) Dwan Edwards (DT) Charles Johnson (DE) Fozzy Whittaker (RB) DeAngelo Williams (RB) Limited Jonathan Stewart...
Via Sports Mockery
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Point Blank’s NFL Games of the Week: Week 2

Detroit Lions vs Carolina Panthers DET: Strengths – Electric offense headlined with the best WR in football (Calvin Johnson). Defense that played very well in week 1. Weaknesses – Rushing attack left something to be desired in week 1. Offensive line hobbled by a myriad of injuries. Secondary beat up as well. CAR: Strengths – QB Cam Newton is healthy and will play after missing...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Five one-on-one matchups to watch in Week 2

The NFL is a game of matchups. If your cornerback can’t cover my wide receiver, it’s going to be a long day for you. That is, unless you do something about it or my offensive tackle can’t block your edge rusher. Then I have to do something. Coaches will scheme and plan as much as they can, and then on Sunday it comes down to players executing their assignments, playing sound...
Via This Given Sunday
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers restructure DE Charles Johnson contract; Free Up 5 million

Today the Carolina Panthers made a move to free up 5 million dollars in cap space.  This move was not expected, but what a great move for the team.  Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that the Panthers have restructured the contract of DE Charles Johnson to free up some extra cap space. According to […] The post Panthers restructure DE Charles Johnson contract; Free...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Restructure DE Charles Johnson’s Contract, Free Up $5M In Cap Space

  Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports that the Panthers have restructured the contract of DE Charles Johnson to free up some extra cap space. According to Person, Carolina dropped his base salary to $950,000 and converted the remaining $7.8 million to a signing bonus that is prorated over the remainder of the contract. This move frees up $5.2 million in available...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Concerns mount for Panthers as season approaches

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The concerns are mounting for the Carolina Panthers with the regular season opener less than two weeks away. Quarterback Cam Newton is still walking gingerly after suffering a hairline fracture in his ribs. Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly, last year's AP defensive player of the year, is likely to will start the season with a cast on his sprained right thumb...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers out to break single-season sack record

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers are setting the bar a little higher this season after leading the NFL in sacks in 2013. Defensive tackle Colin Cole said one of the goals for this year's defense is to break the NFL's single-season sack record of 72 set by the 1984 Chicago Bears - a team that included current Panthers coach Ron Rivera at linebacker. The Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Carolina Panthers break the single-season sack record?

In 2013, the Carolina Panthers became only the third team this century to record 60 team sacks in a season. Now, defensive tackle Colin Cole is thinking that they can make a run at the all-time record of 72, which is held by the 1984 Chicago Bears. “The goal is to surpass that and get up there with the big dogs of the past years,” Cole said, according to ESPN.com’s David Newton...
Via Bloguin Best
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Carolina Panthers break the single-season sack record?

In 2013, the Carolina Panthers became only the third team this century to record 60 team sacks in a season. Now, defensive tackle Colin Cole is thinking that they can make a run at the all-time record of 72, which is held by the 1984 Chicago Bears. “The goal is to surpass that and get up there with the big dogs of the past years,” Cole said, according to ESPN.com’s David Newton...
Via This Given Sunday
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Think They Can Break All-Time Sack Record

The Carolina Panthers defense can get after the passer with the best of them, but this season the goal is to do it better than any franchise ever has in a single season.  Carolina led the league in sacks last year with 60.  Defensive tackle Colin Cole believes this season that they can shatter the all-time record of 72 set by the 1984 Bears. “The goal is to surpass that and get...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Think They Can Break All-Time Sack Record

The Carolina Panthers defense can get after the passer with the best of them, but this season the goal is to do it better than any franchise ever has in a single season.  Carolina led the league in sacks last year with 60.  Defensive tackle Colin Cole believes this season that they can shatter the all-time record of 72 set by the 1984 Bears. “The goal is to surpass that and get...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gone Camping: Who is this Philly Brown kid that’s turning heads?

It’s time for another Carolina Panthers’ training camp update. There was a lot of news from Wednesday’s practice to talk about, including the status of some key players for Friday’s preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills. That and more in Gone Camping: Cam very active today. Ran onto field, danced before stretching, jogged after breaking the huddle #PanthersTC — Jonathan...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers defense ranked 4th best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers’ Charles Johnson named top-10 underrated player in the NFL

Last week, I provided my annual list of the 10 most overrated players in the NFL. As expected, it caused an uproar, mostly from people who can’t take off their team-colored glasses and deal with the truth. For a good time, read the “Comments” section below the article; it’s pure gold and classic examples of denial. In the spirit of showing that it’s not all negative on...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Veteran C Fernando Velasco

  According to Panthers DE Charles Johnson, veteran C Fernando Velasco has signed a contract with Carolina on Wednesday. Velasco, 29, has found much interest as a free agent, although his name came up as a speculative option for the Dolphins after they lost Mike Pouncey for the season. Last year, he signed on with the Steelers and would go on to appear in 11 games for them before...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers will have fierce defense, running game in ’14

The talent is definitely there for the Carolina Panthers on D. However, it seems that everyone else in the NFC NASCAR division improved, or at least they addressed their weaknesses this offseason. The Panthers tried but got worse. The Atlanta Falcons should leapfrog Carolina this year. And the Saints are a notch or two above both of the teams. That said, I would not be surprised...
Via The Sports Bank
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers DEs Greg Hardy, Charles Johnson named top-15 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 defensive ends in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s DE to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: The (defensive) end of the (offensive) line

Minicamp is over for the Carolina Panthers and the NFL and now begins the wait for the start of training camp and with it the start of the new NFL season. In past years the wait would seem like forever as NFL teams entered into oblivion until mid-July, hidden behind doubleheaders, warming divisional races and the mid-summer classic. That’s not the case anymore. The “boys of summer”...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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