NFL Developmental League has supporters, new ideas

Would St. Louis have seen “The Greatest Show on Turf” without NFL Europe? Yet since the league disappeared, a league indented to be a development league for players, coaches and referees, the National Football League has no place to send their players to help them hone their skills and give their teams a chance to see what they have. Momentum for an NFL D-League is growing and...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Smith, Joe Flacco looking to build chemistry and timing

When veteran wide receiver Steve Smith played for the Carolina Panthers, his quarterbacks ran the gamut from Jake Delhomme to Cam Newton. Now, the five-time Pro Bowl selection is trying to build chemistry and timing with Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. It's a time of adjustment for Smith, a 13-year veteran who signed a three-year, $11 million contrasct in March that included...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Seconds away from a Carolina Panthers Super Bowl title

It’s Throwback Thursday! Well, a Friday edition but it’s not like that matters. Time to look back at one of the most magical runs in the history of the Carolina Panthers, and the entire NFL. On September 7, 2003, the Carolina Panthers found themselves down 17-0 at halftime of their season opener to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Head coach John Fox, in his second year in Charlotte...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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

10 Worst NFL Free Agent Signings Of All Time

Free agency has arrived. Ahead is a period of players seeking lucrative deals, coincided with teams drastically overspending hoping to find that missing piece in the puzzle, taking them from pretenders to contenders.  The free agency period is often one of the most exciting times in the football calendar, but, for some it can be a disaster, millions are shelled out on a player only...
Via Football Nation
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bojangles fast food chain pays tribute to Steve Smith

In honor of Steve Smith, make today a sweet tea day. #IceUpSon pic.twitter.com/JhifP0xx5Y— Bojangles' (@Bojangles1977) November 19, 2013The fast food chain Bojangles’ has a longstanding relationship with the Carolina Panthers, whether it’s been Jake Delhomme appearing in their commercials or Jerry Richardson scowling at people with tattoos from his suite while sipping on...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Delhomme says Newton right guy for Carolina

Jake Delhomme thinks quarterback Cam Newton is the right guy to get the Carolina Panthers back to the Super Bowl. ''He's 24 years old and let's see what happens the rest of the year, but I don't think there's any doubt this guy can certainly do it,'' Delhomme said. The team's career passing leader, Delhomme led the Panthers to their only Super...
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Most Memorable Draft Picks In Team History

The Carolina Panthers are one of the newer teams in the league, becoming a franchise in 1993 and officially playing their first game in 1995. Over the time they have drafted some players to make some big names for themselves in the NFL; and some that have not done anything at the pro level but fill roster spots.One of the most notable Panthers' players is quarterback Jake Delhomme...
Via Football Nation
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Campbell to Cleveland makes some sense

The Browns signed Jason Campbell to a two-year deal yesterday to “add to the pile” 1 at the quarterback position. Is this more like Jake Delhomme or Seneca Wallace? That’s what we Browns followers like to do, you see. We try to put everything in the context of other stuff we’ve seen before. Remember when we were talking about hiring coaches and were forced to endure “logic”...
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March 27, 2013  |  1 Comment

Vote: Who Is the Greatest Quarterback in NFC South History?

Editor’s note: As part of NFL’s Greatest Quarterback, fans will decide the best quarterback in team, division, conference and league history. Apparently teams in the NFC South don’t have a long history of greatness at quarterback. The winners from the Buccaneers, Falcons, Panthers and Saints are all recent players. Brad Johnson won out for the Bucs. He’s the only quarterback...
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals choice: Horton vs. offensive mind

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The most intriguing out-of-house possibility is no longer a possibility for the Arizona Cardinals. Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy has agreed to coach the Chargers, removing one of four potential candidates for the Cardinals head coaching job. That leaves defensive coordinator Ray Horton, Steelers OC Todd Haley and Bengals OC Jay Gruden, unless the Cardinals...
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January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals choice: Horton vs. offensive mind

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The most intriguing out-of-house possibility is no longer a possibility for the Arizona Cardinals. Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy has agreed to coach the Chargers, removing one of four potential candidates for the Cardinals head coaching job. That leaves defensive coordinator Ray Horton, Steelers OC Todd Haley and Bengals OC Jay Gruden, unless the Cardinals...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Suh To Schaub: Rack Me...

And we're going through the whole thing again... Last year after Ndamukong Suh decided to do some damage to a rival player on Thanksgiving... he apparently did the same thing to a quarterback again this year... Damage... not an identical injury... Here's what happened this year- intentional or otherwise... ((HT: NFL on CBS)) "I really don't have anything...
Via Online Sports Guys
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Cam Newton Not To Blame For Dreadful Season

Let’s face it -- NFL quarterbacks take the hit when the team loses but they also get the glory for the wins no matter how close the margin. For the Carolina Panthers the emergence of Cam Newton last season was in a sense, a breath of fresh air.With the up and down play of Jake Delhomme for many seasons to see a young, physical, athletic talent like Newton had the organization...
Via Football Nation
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh: 'I don’t play angry'

Despite some evidence to the contrary, the dominating Detroit Lions defensive lineman insists that he doesn't play angry, saying, "I don't have that mean streak in me."

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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins quarterback competition gets going

Matt Moore has been through this before. While with Carolina in 2009, Moore was called on to replace injured starter Jake Delhomme for the last five games of the season and went 4-1 with eight touchdown passes and only one interception. The next April, Carolina drafted quarterback Jimmy Clausen in the second round and added Tony Pike in the sixth round. Last season, Moore began...
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July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

NFLPA releases evidence against Saints in Bountygate

The NFLPA recently released the NFL’s evidence against the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, one piece of evidence which includes former Saints’ defensive coordinator Gregg Williams actually referencing Dog the Bounty Hunter. The majority of the evidence that comes by way of Deadspin.com is contained within six PowerPoint presentations that were shown to the Saints’ defense...
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Steve Smith: Still Scarier Than Gremlins

Steve Smith signed a three-year extension with the Panthers on Tuesday. If he is able to see it through, he’ll be baby-punching in Carolina until the ripe old age of 36. Were it not for Smith, the most heralded player in Panthers history might be Jake Delhomme (Cam Newton has arguably already overtaken him, but Cam has only played one season and sh*tty as Delhomme could be, he...
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April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers glad to be set at QB

For years, the Carolina Panthers got by at quarterback, and even exceeded expectations when Jake Delhomme was at his best. But with the emergence of Cam Newton as nothing short of a star, the Panthers are actually able to go into an offseason without having to worry about the position for the first time in ages.
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March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Best and Worst Performances by Quarterbacks in the Super Bowl

The Best and Worst Super Bowl Performances of All Time by a Quarterback   How many times have we seen this scenario, it’s the big game and the quarterback shows up and shows out, he has an incredible game and takes his team to victory or it’s the big game and the quarterback is a no-show, and he and his team completely fall apart on the greatest stage in football. We see it...
Via Football Nation
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars looks at Orton, Delhomme as possible backups

Veteran free-agent quarterbacks Kyle Orton and Jake Delhomme could be considered for the open backup job with the Jacksonville Jaguars.The Florida Times-Union is reporting that the Jaguars are currently scouting possible second-string passers to backup Blaine Gabbert, who is coming off his first NFL season.Orton played for the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs this season. Delhomme...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Delhomme leaning toward retirement after stint with Texans

Houston Texans quarterback Jake Delhomme isn't ready to say he's officially retiring, but the 14-year veteran said his playing career is likely over.
Via NFL.com
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Delhomme To Retire

It looks like quarterback Jake Delhomme is finally ready to hang his spikes up. The 37-year old started the 2011 season on his living room couch but was called into duty after injuries struck. The Houston Texans needed someone to backup T.J. Yates after the injuries to Matt Leinart and Matt Schaub and that Delhomme did. He appeared in only one game going 18 for 28 passing,...
Via My Sports Rumors
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Always Be Covering: Wildcard Weekend

This set of nesting knives from a company called Deglon come via the excellent Tumblr, Reasons to Go Broke. It’s over $800 for a set of four, which is a crazy amount of money to pay for any knives that aren’t world-class pieces of cutlery. I love my knives, and even the nicest one I received as a wedding present didn’t approach $200. But how do the most fickle Amazon reviewers...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Kubiak: 'Yates is the best guy for our football team'

Sorry, Jake Delhomme fans. It's all about T.J. Yates.I'm looking at that sentence as I write this one, thinking about how ridiculous it would have been to string those nine words together just...
Via Houston Texans Examiner
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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