Carolina Panthers’ Secondary is Building off of Last Season’s Growth

ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 28: Josh Norman #24 and Tre Boston #33 of the Carolina Panthers break up a pass intended for Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons in the second half at the Georgia Dome on December 28, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) With a mixture of up-and-coming talent and proven veterans in the Carolina Panthers’ secondary, the...
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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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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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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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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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Panthers Expected To Sign Veteran CB Charles Tillman

Adam Caplan, citing a league source, reports that the Panthers are expected to sign long-time Bears CB Charles Tillman to a contract. Tillman was in Carolina and reportedly had a visit scheduled with the team for today, so it appears as though everything went well. There is an obvious connection between the Panthers and Tillman given ... The post Panthers Expected To Sign Veteran...
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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

Report: Panthers hosting Charles Tillman

The Carolina Panthers will reportedly be hosting free agent cornerback Charles Tillman according to multiple reports. Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago first reported that Tillman and the Panthers will meet, which could be a reunion between Tillman and Panthers head coach Ron Rivera who used to be the defensive coordinator for Tillman with the Bears. […]
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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

Charles Tillman Would Be Open to Playing for Hated Rival

Free agent cornerback Charles Tillman was born in Chicago, has played his entire 12-year NFL career with the Bears, and is probably one of the most popular players in franchise history. That still doesn’t mean he wouldn’t play for one of the Bears’ most hated rivals. When asked about whether he would still be open to signing with the Detroit Lions, who may be in need of a veteran...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

After Meeting John Fox, Charles Tillman Wants Back On The Bears Too

Charles Tillman, winner of the 2014 NFL Walter Payton Award, recently made a trip to Halas Hall to visit with his teammates and meet the new head coach of the Chicago Bears. After only spending roughly 30-60 seconds with John Fox, Tillman said he wants back on the Bears too. “I saw some people; I saw everybody,” Tillman said Thursday of a recent visit to Halas Hall. “I just...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Tweets Some BIG NEWS

The best cornerback in the history of the Chicago Bears franchise is expected to depart from the team this year after 12 long seasons. However, a recent tweet from Peanut indicates he could be returning to Chicago. Bear fans, I just found out some great news that will benefit us all about me staying in Chicago. @RapSheet doesn't even have this news. — Charles Tillman (@peanuttillman...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Returning To The Bears Next Season?

Impending free agent CB Charles Tillman indicated via his Twitter account Friday that he could be back with the Bears next season. Bear fans, I just found out some great news that will benefit us all about me staying in Chicago. @RapSheet doesn’t even have this news. — Charles Tillman (@peanuttillman) January 23, 2015 Tillman is scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent in...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

How Much Charles Tillman and Kyle Fuller Have in Common Will Surprise You

The Chicago Bears were hoping beyond hope that they were drafting the next Charles Tillman when they took Kyle Fuller with the 14th pick in the NFL draft last May.  Based on early indications and a few unnerving similarities, they may have done just that. Both Born In February The first connection people may be surprised to know is that Fuller and Tillman were actually born in...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Says Goodbye to Chicago Via Twitter

Charles “Peanut” Tillman is truly one of the greatest Chicago Bears in the team’s storied history and beloved by the fans for being a great man both on and off the field. Thank you Chicago for everything. 12 years of being in the best sports town in the world has truly been a blessing. — Charles Tillman (@peanuttillman) December 29, 2014 #TrulyBlessed...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman’s Story About His Collapsed Lung Will Leave You Breathless

  BEST – Charles “Peanut” Tillman filled in for Brandon Marshall on the Waddle and Silvy show today and talked about his bone-chilling experience when he had a collapsed lung in 2009. Brandon Marshall suffered a collapsed lung during the Chicago Bears’ 41-28 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Marshall’s extended hospitalization, the team said, was required for additional treatment...
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December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman Gives Free Bears Tickets to Veterans

Charles Tillman of the Chicago Bears continued his generous acts this past weekend by giving away free tickets to veterans. Last year, the two-time Pro Bowler was awarded the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year. In 2011, Tillman was awarded the NFL Salute to Service Award. Not only has Tillman been an exceptional football player during his tenure in Chicago, but his off the field work...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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