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2008: The lost Carolina Panthers draft class

The Carolina Panthers organization had reached the proverbial fork in the road coming into the 2008 NFL Draft. After advancing to at least the NFC Championship Game in two out of three years between 2003-2005, Carolina had missed the playoffs two straight seasons. Another bad season could’ve spelled the end for general manager Marty Hurney and head coach John Fox. How would they...
Via cover32 - Panthers
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers add LB Dan Connor, G Travis Bond

The Panthers have made a few roster moves this week. The team has brought back linebacker Dan Connor, who had previously played for the Panthers from 2008-2011. The Panthers also added depth at the guard position by claiming Travis Bond from the Vikings practice squad. The #Panthers have signed LB Dan Connor and G Travis Bond and placed CB James Dockery on IR with a shoulder injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Connor says he's coming back to Carolina

Linebacker Dan Connor says he has agreed to a contract with his former team, the Carolina Panthers. Connor says he's ''very excited'' about returning to the Panthers, who drafted him in the third round in 2008. Two people familiar with the deal say Connor agreed to a one-year contract. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Conner signs with Panthers

panthers.com Dan Connor is returning to the Carolina Panthers. Connor spent the first fours of his NFL career with the Panthers before making stops in Dallas and New York. The 28-year-old linebackers will provide depth for the Panthers behind Luke Kuechly and Chase Blackburn. Last week the Giants released the veteran with an injury settlement even as he was healthy and ready to return...
Via Tireball.com
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers Bringing Back LB Dan Connor

Pro Football Talk reports that a league source has informed them that the Panthers are signing LB Dan Connor Wednesday. Connor, 28, spent four seasons with the Panthers before signing with the Dallas Cowboys as an unrestricted free agent in 2012. He was cut loose by the Cowboys and later signed with the Giants only to suffered neck injury that forced New York to place him on injured...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants LB Dan Connor out for season with neck injury

Giants.com On Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys finally managed to notch a win at home over the New York Giants. Just winning the game wasn’t good enough though for Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and quarterback Tony Romo, as both accused two players on the Giants of faking injuries in the game. There is now indisputable proof that at least one of those players, Giants linebacker Dan Connor...
Via Sports-Glory
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants worked out three linebackers

According to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post,  the Giants worked out former Bills linebacker Aaron Maybin,  Tavares Gooden formerly of the Ravens and 49ers, and Emmanuel Acho who played for the Browns. With Dan Connor done for the season,  the Giants are looking for someone else to bring in and help sure up their defense.  They recently claimed linebacker Allen Bradford...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Player Accused Of Faking Injury Vs Cowboys Suffered Season Ending Injury

  This is so sad. Giants LB Dan Connor was one of the two players accused of faking an injury after he went down on two consecutive plays on Sunday night versus the Cowboys. Jerry Jones and Tony Romo even went so far as to call the players out afterwards for their actions saying: “I thought us experts on football were the only ones who could see that,” Cowboys owner and general...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants place Dan Connor on IR

The New York Giants have placed linebacker Dan Connor on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a neck burner during last week’s game against the Cowboys. Giants placed Dan Connor on injured reserve — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) September 12, 2013 Connor also suffered a burner during the final preseason game.  There’s clearly some concern with the health of his neck...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants Place ILB Dan Connor On Injured Reserve

The New York Giants placed ILB Dan Connor on injured reserve Thursday. Connor, 27, left Week 1′s game against the Cowboys with a neck injury that was referred to as a ”burner.” Mark Herzlich will most likely be asked to replace Connor for the remainder of the season. New York did claim LB Allen Bradford off of waivers from the Seahawks today, so they managed to at least...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants deny Dallas claim they faked injuries

The Giants are denying an allegation from Dallas owner Jerry Jones that they faked injuries during a long touchdown drive by the Cowboys in New York's season-opening loss. Jones said after a 36-31 Dallas victory Sunday night that ''it was so obvious it was funny'' when linebacker Dan Connor and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins went out on consecutive plays in...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones accuses Giants of faking injuries

Jerry Jones finally had a reason to gloat and then added insult to the Giants’ injuries after Sunday night's 36-31 whooping over his New York rival, accusing Big Blue of faking injuries to slow the Cowboys hurry-up offense. "It was so obvious it was funny," the Cowboys owner said after his team beat the Giants for the first time inside his billion dollar playground...
Via The Other Paper
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Connor has a burner

According to Paul Schwartz of the NY Post,  Giants linebacker Dan Connor suffered a burner. Dan Connor has a burner, return questionable. Had same problem in last preseason game. #nyg — Paul Schwartz (@NYPost_Schwartz) September 9, 2013 Connor never ended up returning to the game and the Giants felt it on defense.  Mark Herzlich had a hard time covering Jason Witten over the...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants' Connor could get probation

New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor is on track to resolve a criminal case for having a switchblade in his luggage at the Philadelphia airport. Connor is scheduled to enter a pre-trial diversion program in which his record would be expunged if he stays out of trouble. Michael Diamondstein, a lawyer for the 27-year-old, says the four-inch switchblade was a gag gift. He says Connor...
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The Giants Beat Notebook: Day 3

With the New York Giants kicking off their training camp this week, center David Baas, wide receiver Rueben Randle and linebacker Dan Connor talked about the state of the team and how they expect to contribute this upcoming season.
Via nyg.scout.com
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants’ Dan Connor cooperating with police after being arrested for carrying a knife at an ariport

New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor was arrested over this past weekend for carrying a knife through airport security. According to the New York Daily News, Connor has been cooperating with the police. In the wake of Giants linebacker Dan Connor being arrested at Philadelphia International Airport Saturday for carrying a switchblade in his luggage, a Giants spokesman said Sunday...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants’ Dan Connor Arrested at Airport With Switchblade in Luggage

PHILADELPHIA — Police and team officials say New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport after federal authorities alleged that a switchblade was found in his luggage. A police spokeswoman said Sunday that a Transportation Security Administration officer spotted the knife on an X-ray machine monitor as Connor was trying to enter an airport...
Via NESN.com
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants LB Connor arrested at Philly airport

Police and team officials say New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport after federal authorities alleged that a switchblade was found in his luggage. A police spokeswoman said Sunday that a Transportation Security Administration officer spotted the knife on an X-ray machine monitor as Connor was trying to enter an airport terminal...
Via AP on Fox
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants LB Dan Connor arrested for carrying knife at airport

New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor was arrested for having a switchblade knife on his person at Philadelphia International Airport. Connor was arrested at Saturday at 9 am when TSA agents noticed a knife on him and notified police reports WPVI in Philadelphia. Connor was charged with possession of an offensive weapon. The Giants signed Conner this offseason after he played with...
Via Tireball.com
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dan Connor arrested at Philadelphia airport

With his sights set on capturing the New York Giants starting middle linebacker job, Dan Connor will have to deal with some legal issues before training camp gets underway in late July.
Via nyg.scout.com
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants’ Dan Connor arrested for carrying knife at airport

Giants linebacker Dan Connor was arrested Saturday morning for carrying a switchblade knife at Philadelphia International Airport. WPVI-TV reports TSA agents spotted the knife in the luggage of the 27-year-old Connor, a Philly native, as he was going through a terminal. The police were then called and Connor was taken into custody, where he was released on his own recognisance...
Via Helmet2Helmet
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants' Dan Connor busted at airport with switchblade

New Giants linebacker Dan Connor has reportedly been arrested for carrying a switchblade knife at Philadelphia International Airport. Philadelphia TV station WPVI reports that Connor, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, was arrested at 9 a.m. on Saturday when TSA agents spotted the knife and called police. According to NBCPhiladelphia.com, Connor was charged with possession...
Via The Other Paper
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: NY Giants LB Connor arrested

According to a report, police have arrested New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor at the Philadelphia International Airport for carrying a switchblade inside his luggage. NBCPhiladelphia.com reports Connor was arrested after a TSA officer saw the knife on an X-ray machine and notified the Philadelphia police. Connor, a Penn State graduate from Wallingford, Pa., was reportedly charged...
Via Fox Sports
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys LB Dan Connor arrested at airport

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Dan Connor was arrested Saturday morning at Philadelphia International Airport after a knife was found in his luggage. A switchblade was discovered by Transportation Security Administration officers while Connors luggage went through an x-ray machine, according to NBCPhiladelphia.com. Connor, 27, was later released on his own recognizance, according...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Giants Linebacker Dan Connor Arrested at Philly Airport

Another day, another NFL player arrested. This time the dubious distinction goes to New York Giants linebacker Dan Connor for carrying a knife at the airport. The 27-year old veteran was travelling through the Philadelphia International Airport early Saturday morning when a routine scan of his bag alerted authorities to a switchblade inside. A TSA officer notified police...
Via FatManWriting
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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