Panthers Training Camp preview: Young cornerbacks are ready for their opportunity

Continuing with our positional previews for Carolina Panthers Training Camp (check out the defensive line preview here, the linebackers preview here, and previews for all of the offensive positions here), we move our focus towards the cornerbacks. Last season, one of the biggest surprises on the Panthers defense was the emergence of Captain Munnerlyn, who earned his first Pro Bowl...
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How the 2009 draft brought Cam Newton to the Carolina Panthers

Coming off a bounce-back 12-4 season, the Carolina Panthers came into the 2009 draft hoping to build on the momentum. With the team full of aging stars (such as Jake Delhomme, Chris Gamble, and Jordan Gross), this was be an important draft to continue replenishing the roster with young stars to complement the ones brought in recent drafts (such as DeAngelo Williams and Jon Beason...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Evaluating every Carolina Panthers draft: Following up a Super Bowl berth in 2003

Continuing our recount of the Carolina’s Panthers draft classes, we go into this article heading into the offseason after the Panthers first Super Bowl appearance. With that said, general manager Marty Hurney and head coach John Fox were coming off their first two solid drafts together, and would continue to lay some ground work for a successful season in 2003-2004. The best pick...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: How tough is the Panthers schedule and what past drafts can teach us

We got a bit of a break from NFL draft talk when the 2014 NFL regular season schedule was released on Wednesday night. You can check out the Panthers’ full schedule right here. If you’re wondering how tough a road it is for Carolina to repeat as NFC South champions, check out a breakdown right here. Of course, if the NFL hadn’t pushed it back six months a couple weeks this...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Buy Chris Gamble’s Old 1973 Caprice Classic Featuring His Initials

  What do rich NFL players like former Carolina Panthers and Ohio State DB Chris Gamble blow their money on? If you believe…
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Carolina Panthers’ offense in the bottom quarter of the NFL

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Where are they now? Chris Gamble

Chris Gamble left the game exactly the opposite of the way he played it. He left without the flair and the obvious resounding impact that was directly linked with his immutable presence in the defensive backfield. Upon his release from the Panthers, and after informing ESPN”s Josina Anderson of his retirement (because of course); Gamble’s agent simply released a statement, which...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 KSK NFL Prekkake: Carolina Panthers

Last year: 7-9, second place in NFC SouthAcquisitions: Star Lotulelei, Chase Blackburn, Ted Ginn, Kawann Short, Drayton FlorenceDepartures: Chris Gamble, James Anderson, Louis Murphy, Ron EdwardsVegas win total over/under: 7 wins.Verdict: PUSHFive things the Panthers will add to their stadium with $87.5 million in public money:- A basketball court.- Tar Heel awareness zone.- Jerry...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers 2013 Schedule: Predicting the Wins and Losses

In 2012 the Carolina Panthers managed to have a 7-9 record which included winning their last four games of the season against the New Orleans Saints, the Atlanta Falcons, the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders.While the Panthers had a great finish to their 2012 campaign, this offseason has been a different story.This offseason the Panthers have not signed any new superstar...
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April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers Updated Team Needs

The Carolina Panthers didn’t do a ton to bolster their roster on the open market.  Nonetheless, this team is slightly better off—if anything—after about three weeks of 2013 NFL Free Agency and looks to be in better shape than at least a dozen teams around the league.  Let’s examine the Panthers’ updated team needs heading into the 2013 NFL Draft (in no particular...
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April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers take different approach in free agency

This offseason has seemingly been a game of one-upping signings between playoff teams in desperate search of pushing themselves over the proverbial hump. In Charlotte, though, the biggest free agency signing was the one-year resigning of cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. But how did the Panthers get to a place where their biggest offseason moves have been cutting James Anderson and...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Gamble Ready To Retire

Former Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble has told his agent that he plans to retire. SOURCE: Josina Anderson, ESPNFantasy Spin:Gamble was released by Carolina last week. He's only 30 and last season was the first time he's ever struggled with injuries (missed 12 games with a shoulder injury). Maybe Gamble will reconsider if he gets an offer to his liking later this offseason...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Panthers corner back Chris Gamble to retire

Deciding to focus on life after football, former Carolina Panthers corner back Chris Gamble will retire (Credit: AP Photo) Corner back Chris Gamble, formerly of the Carolina Panthers, found himself headed for the free agent market after being cut by the Panthers, who drafted him back in 2004. However, Gamble has decided that he would rather hang up the cleats and call it a career...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Noon Roundup: Chris Gamble Retires, Danny Amendola an Eagle?, and Wes Welker a Patriot?

In the short span of a few hours, the rumor mill about the NFL Free Agency has been in full swing. Here is what has happened since sun down last night: According to his agent Carl Poston, Chris Gamble has decided to retire and "focus on life after football." Gamble was cut on Saturday from the Carolina Panthers and the Patriots had reportedly showed interest in him...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Gamble retires after release from the Carolina Panthers

Cornerback Chris Gamble was released from the Carolina Panthers last week in what is considered to be a salary cap maneuver.  Although he would not have a problem finding work, Gamble has decided to walk away from the field after dealing with a recent rash of injuries. Please click here to read this story. The post Chris Gambles retires after release from the Carolina Panthers...
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Report: Chris Gamble Plans to Retire After Getting Released by Panthers

You can cross one name off the list of potential Patriots cornerbacks: Chris Gamble. The 30-year-old Ohio State product informed his agent on Sunday night that he plans to retire, according to Josina Anderson of Gamble was released by the Panthers on March 8. Gamble was one of the best cornerbacks in the league during his nine-year career. He only played four games in 2012...
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Chris Gamble has decided to retire

According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, free agent cornerback Chris Gamble plans on retiring after being released by the Panthers last week. Agent Carl Poston just told me that Chris Gamble informed him last night that he wants to retire. His full quote is coming next. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) March 11, 2013 This is quite a shock, since numerous teams have been interested...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Free Agency: Former Carolina Panthers CB Chris Gamble to retire

The Carolina Panthers released veteran corner back Chris Gamble last week in a cost-cutting move by the franchise. Gamble, the all-time interception leader for the Panthers informed his agent last night that he does not want to pursue free agency and he has instead opted to retire according to several accounts. Although he dealt with a should injury last season that limited his playing...
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Showing Interest in Cornerbacks Chris Gamble, Derek Cox

Two new prospective cornerbacks have reportedly surfaced on the Patriots’ radar. The Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe reports that the team has shown interest in Chris Gamble and Derek Cox. Gamble was released yesterday after nine seasons in Carolina and Cox, who has spent his four-year career with Jacksonville, is expected to hit the open market when free agency begins this week. Gamble...
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots inquire on Chris Gamble and Derek Cox

Over the next couple of days, expect a lot of reports that the Patriots are "interested" or "in talks" about several free-agents. Of course, that doesn't mean they are necessarily close to signing any of them. Legal tampering begins at midnight, which essentially means free-agency starts as teams can start talking to agents. The latest rumor involving the...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers cut Chris Gamble, Redskins Highly Likely to cut DeAngelo Hall

The Carolina Panthers cut cornerback Chris Gamble, freeing up $7.9 million in cap space. The 30 year old Gamble leads the Panthers in interceptions and games started at the cornerback position. Gamble missed the vast majority of last year with a torn labrum, but when he was playing, ESPN Insider has him ranked as an 80 - meaning he was on the low end of the spectrum of "outstanding...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Free Agency Offers Ample Depth in Defensive Secondary

The list of free agent and recently released defensive backs has gotten quite extensive in the last few weeks leading up to free agency. By March 12th teams looking for help in the secondary will have plenty of choices within this year’s free agent class. Today Carolina Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble was released after playing all 9 of his seasons with the team. Coming off a...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Free Agency: Two Reliable Options for Tampa Bay's Secondary

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers had one of the worst secondaries in the league last season, giving up 4,951 passing yards and 30 touchdowns.Their passing defense was a stark contrast to their top ranked rushing defense and was blamed for Tampa Bay losing many close games in 2012.While there are some talented cornerbacks and safeties getting ready to enter the league soon through the Draft...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers release starting CB Gamble

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers released starting cornerback Chris Gamble on Friday in a move that will get them under this year's NFL salary cap. By releasing Gamble the Panthers will save 7.9 million under this year's salary cap. The former first-round pick who has played his entire career with the Panthers immediately becomes a free agent. The Panthers selected Gamble...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers cut Chris Gamble, free up more cap space

According to Aaron Wilson of, the Carolina Panthers have released cornerback Chris Gamble. Panthers cut cornerback Chris Gamble — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 8, 2013 Gamble is still a viable number two corner, but  had a cap number that was over $10 million for this coming season.  This move should get the Panthers under the cap.     Need NFL Tickets? ...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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