Charles Tillman offers Matt Forte advice with free agency nearing

Matt Forte's future is up in the air. After eight seasons as the Chicago Bears' starting running back, he's now heading toward unrestricted free agency.Forte's former teammate, Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman, faced a similar situation last offseason. The Bears ended up moving on from Tillman after 12 seasons with the team, allowing him to sign with another squad on...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman's torn ACL doesn't keep him away from the charity game

Charles Tillman will unfortunately miss the crucial matchup between his Carolina Panthers and the Seattle Seahawks this weekend. While he suffered a torn ACL that will force him to miss the remainder of the year, that doesn't mean that he's laying around in bed being distraught.Instead, Tillman's doing just the opposite.According to Katherine Peralta of The Charlotte Observer, he...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman out for season with torn ACL

Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman has been diagnosed with a torn ACL and is out the rest of the season, head coach Ron Rivera revealed Monday. BREAKING: Panthers coach Ron Rivera said CB Charles Tillman has a torn ACL and is out for the season. — Steve Reed (@SteveReedAP) January 4, 2016 The 34-year-old defensive back, best known from his long tenure...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman says there's a good chance he could play in Week 13

The Carolina Panthers decided to add some depth at the cornerback position in Cortland Finnegan, partially due to the injury to Charles Tillman and his unknown timeframe for a return.Fortunately for the Panthers, it seems that Tillman may be back in Week 13, at least if you ask him, according to Steve Reed of the Associated Press.What makes this even more interesting is the fact...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers DB Charles Tillman Makes First Interception For The Carolina Panthers

What in the world was Andrew Luck thinking on this play? If he was going for Hilton it was a stupid throw to even try. He was blanketed by one guy with other defensive players in the immediate vicinity. If was throwing to the other guy--well, than that throw was not stupid. It just sucked.Either way, it was an easy pick for Charles Tillman, his first for the Panthers and his first...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Troll Ohio State During Pre-Game Introductions

It was only a matter of time before alums of other schools started trolling former Ohio State players during NFL introductions. Sunday night, during the game between the Carolina Panthers and the Philadelphia Eagles, two members of Carolina’s defense – Thomas Davis and Charles Tillman – mocked Buckeyes alum Kurt Coleman on NBC for saying the word “The” ahead of “Ohio...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carolina Panthers DB Charles Tillman With The Sweet Interception Off Of Tom Brady

Charles Tillman had played his entire career in one spot leading up to this season, but the Chicago Bears decided that they were down with him and let him walk during the off-season. The Carolina Panthers were more than happy to sign a veteran player of his talent, and he proved just why Friday night with a sweet interception of a Tom Brady pass where he basically ripped the pass...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tillman: Kuechly is 'same, if not better' than Urlacher

By Darren Albert At just 24 years of age, Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is already seen as one of the premier defensive players in the NFL. An absolute gamechanger in the middle of the field, Kuechly has racked up two Pro Bowl appearances, two First-Team All-Pro selections, and a Defensive Player of the Year Award in just three seasons so far. He’s the anchor of the Carolina...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman brings 'Peanut punch' with him to Carolina

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Cornerback Charles ''Peanut'' Tillman has never seen a football he doesn't think he can pry loose from a ball carrier. One hand. Two hands. It doesn't matter how the runner is carrying the ball, Tillman believes he has a chance to strip the ball with his ''Peanut punch.'' ''Get it out every time, that is my mindset,'' Tillman said Thursday. During 12 seasons...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Charles Tillman’s plane makes a scary emergency landing

Charles Tillman, the former Walton Payton Man of the Year award winner, is coming to Carolina to act as a mentor to the Panthers young defense, but I don’t know if this is how he expected his entrance to play out. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than DeflateGate that fans should pay attention to QB Rankings: Rating each NFL...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman playing the role of coach as well as cornerback

When the Carolina Panthers signed Charles Tillman, they knew what they were getting. Tillman may be a 13-year veteran, but as Bill Voth of Black And Blue Review puts it, he's essentially the definition of a player-coach.“Peanut and I have a great relationship. He understands my demeanor, my demand on the DBs and the things that I expect. He’s really an extension of my voice out...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera says Charles Tillman is 'sharing his wealth of knowledge'

Charles Tillman was one of the more interesting offseason additions by the Carolina Panthers, largely due to the fact that he should add some immediate locker room leadership. Tillman has had a strong career, but he'll be doing the role of leading a young secondary throughout the 2015 season.As for Tillman, he's just trying to do his "small part," according to Ashley Mahoney of The...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering Charles Tillman’s Time In Chicago

Former Bears cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman’s tenure in Chicago is over, after the veteran signed a one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers last week.Thought of as the best cornerback in Chicago Bears history, Tillman leaves many memories during his 12-year tenure in Chicago that Bears fans will never forget.During his time in Chicago, Tillman finished with nine defensive...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

How much cap room do the Carolina Panthers have left over?

The Carolina Panthers finished last week by signing veteran cornerback Charles Tillman to a one-year deal. All things considered, it’s a pretty team friendly contract given Tillman’s experience. Here are the numbers, per Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post: Charles Tillman one-year Panthers deal: $1.75 million, $1M salary, $350K bonus, $15,625 per game active roster bonus...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tillman Departure Marks the End of an Era

  The Charles Tillman era has come to an end in Chicago as the creator and master of the “Peanut Punch” made his windy city departure official, inking a one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers. The signing marks the end of Tillman’s 12 year stay in Chicago, which included two Pro Bowls and a Super Bowl appearance in 2006. The move will reunite Tillman with Panthers...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman signs one-year deal; What it means for Carolina

Two-time pro bowl corner Charles Tillman signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers yesterday. The veteran corner may be entering the twilight of his career, but the 34 year-old is eager to prove he still has what it takes to compete at the premier level. He joins a slew of free agents general manager Dave Gettleman has signed to one-year contracts this offseason. Charles...
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers sign former Bears CB Tillman to 1-year contract

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers signed free-agent cornerback Charles Tillman to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not announced Thursday. The 6-foot-2, 198-pound Tillman spent his previous 12 seasons in the league with the Chicago Bears, where he was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2011 and 2012. He has started 152 games during his career, but triceps injuries have limited him...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers Sign Charles Tillman

The Carolina Panthers have signed former Chicago Bears cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman to a one-year contract. Tillman, 34, has played in just 10 games over the past two seasons after undergoing triceps surgery both years. The 12-year veteran earned Pro Bowl honors in 2011 before following that up with First-Team All-Pro honors the following season. He led the NFL in defensive...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears fans are in mourning over Charles Tillman leaving the team

Yesterday it was reported that free agent cornerback Charles Tillman, formerly of the Chicago Bears, was visiting with the Carolina Panthers. Today Carolina signed him away which means for the first time in his career he won’t be wearing orange and blue next season. #Panthers announced: Signed CB Charles Tillman to a one-year deal. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 9, 2015 ...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Sign CB Charles Tillman

The Carolina Panthers announced on Thursday that they signed cornerback Charles Tillman to a one-year deal. The 34-year-old defensive back will be entering his 13th NFL season in 2015.Tillman spent each of his previous 12 campaigns with the Chicago Bears, who drafted him with the 35th overall pick in the 2003 draft. His time in the “Windy City” was highlighted by both his exemplary...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Moving On From Bears, Visits NFC South Team

Although it was never made official, the writing has been on the wall for quite some time. Cornerback Charles Tillman will not return to the Chicago Bears for the 2015 season. ESPN Chicago’s Jeff Dickerson confirmed it Wednesday night and also shared that Tillman may be a good fit with one of his former defensive coordinators. #Bears informed Tillman long ago they were moving...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Hosted CB Charles Tillman For A Visit Wednesday

The Carolina Panthers hosted former Bears CB Charles Tillman for a visit on Wednesday, according to a number of ESPN reporters. There is an obvious connection between the Panthers and Tillman given that Ron Rivera spent time with the Bears as their assistant HC/secondary coach. This is the first reported interest in Tillman since free agency ... The post Panthers Hosted CB Charles...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Bears Re-Sign Charles Tillman?

It was a rough season to say the least for the Chicago Bears defense last year. A team historically known as a defensive powerhouse, struggled throughout the year due to inexperience and injuries. One of the few veterans on that side of the ball, cornerback Charles Tillman, was absent most of the year. Tillman, who has spent all 12 seasons with the Bears, played in just two games...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman’s time with the Chicago Bears may be coming to an end

Rumor has it that cornerback Charles Tillman desperately wants to win a Super Bowl and he won’t stop playing until that dream comes true. That means there’s a good chance that his time with the Chicago Bears is coming to an end… AROUND COVER32 Free Agents: The top-10 wide receivers on the market Power Rankings: Rating the faces of the franchise from 1-32 Here’s what Tillman...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman: Megatron still ‘the best receiver in the game’

Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, when healthy, is faced with the daunting task of covering Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson twice per season. The two have had some epic battles over the years, and Tillman knows Johnson as well as anyone. Both players battled through injuries last year, with Tillman missing all but two games with a triceps injury. Johnson missed...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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