2014 Carolina Panthers Season Evaluations: Running Back

With the increasing shift in the modern NFL to offenses geared toward the pass, the Carolina Panthers remain predicated on an old school style football. The team wants to run the ball effectively to control time of possession and limit the opponent’s chances to score on its vaunted defense. This strategy worked perfectly in 2013, as the Panthers rode the legs of Cam Newton, DeAngelo...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers @ Seattle Seahawks - Divisional Round

Let's get straight to the point - the Carolina Panthers had no business getting into the playoffs with a losing record. They also were trailing at half to an Arizona Cardinals team that was playing with a third string quarterback and using running backs they found off the street. Now they go into Seattle trying to knock off the defending Super Bowl champs. It won't happen. This will...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina At Seattle – Why You Shouldn’t Sleep On This One

Seattle finished the 2014 regular season ranked 1st in total defense, 1st against the pass, 3rd against the run, and 1st in points allowed. They were also 7-1 at home. Sounds like an unbeatable defense, right? The Seahawks were equally brutal on offense, finishing as the #1 rushing team in the league, averaging 25 more yards on the ground per contest than the next best team (Dallas...
Via Oregon Sports News
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cards defensive tackle Williams active vs. Panthers

Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Dan Williams is active for the team's NFC wild-card game Saturday against the Carolina Panthers. Williams had been listed as questionable with a foot injury. Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton was ruled out earlier in the week with a knee injury. Ryan Lindley will make his third straight start for Arizona. Along with Stanton, wide receiver Brittan...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams has some words for ESPN’s Trent Dilfer

NFL rules dictate that somebody had to win the NFC South.  The Carolina Panthers did just that, making the playoffs with a losing record at 7-8-1 thanks to a final week beatdown of the Falcons 34-3 in Atlanta.  The Panthers’ victory in the winner-take-all game ended up being the last for Falcons coach Mike Smith. The Panthers were an afterthought for much of the season in the...
Via Awful Announcing
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers RB Williams out, Falcons WR Jones active for winner-take-all clash

With everything on the line, the Carolina Panthers will be down a star while the Atlanta Falcons will have the services of one of their biggest offensive threats. Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is inactive for Sunday's winner-take-all game for the NFC South title, while Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is active. Williams was listed as probable on Friday after missing the...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons' Jackson, Panthers' Williams held out

ATLANTA (AP) Running backs Steven Jackson of Atlanta and DeAngelo Williams of Carolina are missing Sunday's game to decide the NFC South title due to injuries. Williams (broken hand) is missing his fourth straight game despite being listed as probable on Friday. Jonathan Stewart, who has 437 yards rushing the past four weeks, remains the starter. Jackson left last week's win at...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers RB Williams probable vs. Falcons

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams is listed as probable for Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons after missing the last three games with a broken hand. Williams practiced fully all week despite having a cast on his hand. Coach Ron Rivera said there is still concern whether the franchise's all-time leading rusher will be able to pass protect and catch the...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams Not Expected To Play In Week 16

Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams (broken bone in right hand) is not expected to play in Week 16, according to beat writer Joe Person.Fantasy Spin:Jonathan Stewart owners should be happy as the value of Stewart should jump with a full workload.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rivera: RB Stewart to start for Panthers, Williams doubtful

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says running back Jonathan Stewart will start Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. DeAngelo Williams, Carolina's all-time leading rusher, is listed as doubtful on the injury report with a broken hand. Rivera indicated Thursday that Williams would not play this week, but amended that on Friday saying Williams could play in an emergency...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' running back Williams sidelined again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers coach Ron Rivera says running back DeAngelo Williams will miss Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints with a broken bone in his hand. It will be the seventh game this season the 31-year-old running back has missed due to injuries. The franchise's all-time leading rusher missed four games with an ankle injury and two with a thigh issue and has...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: DeAngelo Williams day-to-day

The Carolina Panthers dropped to 3-8-1 with a loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 13, and running back DeAngelo Williams also came out of the game with an injury. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera suggested Williams had a broken hand when speaking to the media on Monday, and the running back has been officially diagnosed with a fractured bone in his right middle finger. #459750744...
Via NFL Injury Report
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Report: Jonathan Stewart, DeAngelo Williams, Jerricho Cotchery

After going 3-2 in their first five games, the Carolina Panthers have been not won a single game since week five. Fortunately for Carolina, WR Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) and starting running backs DeAngelo Williams (foot) and Jonathan Stewart (ankle) are listed as probable for Sunday's game against Atlanta.  According to the Carolina Panther's team injury report, 13 players are...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: Cam Newton, DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart

Carolina Panthersquarterback Cam Newton said on Wednesday that he's playing hurt despite earlier comments by head coach Ron Rivera, reports Chris Wesseling of Elsewhere, running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart have been officially listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. #458775968 / Rivera said that Newton...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Report: DeAngelo Williams, Byron Bell, Thomas DeCoud

The Carolina Panthers will have a few injuries to overcome when the host the New Orleans Saints Thursday night in a key divisional battle, but they did receive one piece of good news during the week: #456925946 / Carolina's final Week 9 injury report is lengthy, but starting running back DeAngelo Williams was able to return to full practice Wednesday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: DeAngelo Williams expected to play Thursday

The Carolina Panthers' official Twitter account tweeted on Monday the following: Ron Rivera expects running back DeAngelo Williams to play Thursday vs. New Orleans. "It will be a nice boost." #186722660 / Williams has been out several weeks this year due to injury. The Panthers are coming off another poor offensive performance last week against the Seattle Seahawks...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Report: DeAngelo Williams, Philly Brown, Chase Blackburn

The Carolina Panthers expect to have most of their starters available when they welcome the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, but have several reserves listed on their final Week 8 injury report: #456925944 / Carolina's biggest injury concern remains the running back position. DeAngelo Williams remains out with an sprained ankle he suffered back in Week 4...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers declare Williams, four others out vs. Packers

  The Panthers have downgraded the status of running back DeAngelo Williams and four other players to out for Sunday's game at Green Bay. The team said Saturday that running back Fozzy Whittaker, cornerback Bene Benwikere, linebacker Chase Blackburn and guard Amini Silatolu are also out. All five had been listed as doubtful on Friday's injury report. Carolina did not update the...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: DeAngelo Williams out for Week 5

DeAngelo Williams has been ruled out for Week 5, as tweeted by the Carolina Panthers' Twitter account yesterday. #460840147 / The tweet stated that Williams has a high ankle sprain. The running back will get his cast off on Friday and will not play against the Chicago Bears Sunday.The team was not sure earlier in the week if it was a foot or ankle injury. Since...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: DeAngelo Williams doubtful for Week 5

The Carolina Panthers came out of Week 4 with another injury to a running back, as DeAngelo Williams suffering a sprained ankle in the first half of Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens. He was unable to return to the game, and he's considered doubtful for Week 5 against the Chicago Bears. #456330530 / Williams missed two games prior to last week with a hamstring...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: DeAngelo Williams suffers sprained ankle

Carolina Panthers starting running back DeAngelo Williams suffered an ankle injury during this past Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. Williams could potentially miss up to three weeks if tests come back positive.The news was posted on Monday by the USA Today. The original text, however, is from the Associated Press. According to the AP, “‘His foot's sore,’ Panthers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers RB Deangelo Williams Doubtful This Week

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to and get in on the action. A bad situation just got worse for the Carolina Panthers. Already depleted in the backfield, Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera informed reporters...
Via Football Nation
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams wears goggles to interview for Steve Smith’s ‘blood and guts’ rant

After Steve Smith was released by the Carolina Panthers back in March, he issued a warning to anyone who might be in attendance if he happens to return to Bank of America Stadium. “If (my future path) happens to run through Bank of America Stadium, put your goggles on cause there’s going to be blood […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams needles Steve Smith, dons goggles for ‘blood and guts’ (video)

Sunday brings the first opportunity for Steve Smith to exact his revenge on the Carolina Panthers, the team that cut him loose in March after a 13-year, Hall of Fame-caliber stint with the team. But Smith has moved on — so to speak — since then, signing a deal with the Baltimore Ravens. Suffice to […] The post DeAngelo Williams needles Steve Smith, dons goggles for ‘blood...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams wears goggles, is ready for blood and guts

When Steve Smith was released by the Carolina Panthers back in March and then signed by the Ravens, he warned of “blood and guts” coming during the Week 4 game between the two teams. As a safety precaution he urged everyone to wear goggles. DeAngelo Williams believes in a safe workplace. I’m ready for sunday @89SteveSmith…are you?! lol #bloodandguts #panthernation pic.twitter...
Via This Given Sunday
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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