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Carolina Panthers: Winners and losers from training camp

Carolina Panthers training camp ended Tuesday, and much to the satisfaction of the coaching staff, the team was able to leave Wofford College with answers to many of the questions they sought entered training camp. Despite coming off one of their most successful seasons in the franchise’s history, the team faced almost adversity almost immediately to begin the off-season. Within...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Primer: Preseason Week 1 vs. Buffalo

Preseason Week 1: Buffalo Bills (0-1) vs. Carolina Panthers (0-0)Friday, August 8th, 2014Bank of America Stadium Time: 7:30 PM ETTV: Local broadcast listings (NFL Network replays on Saturday at 3 AM, Sunday at 6 AM, Thursday at 1 PM)Weather: (Cloudy) 80° F with 53% chance of rain and 4 MPH winds ELast Week’s Results:Carolina: DNPBuffalo: Loss vs. New York Giants (17-13)What to...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Retired Panthers OL Jordan Gross Loses 70 Pounds, Looks Like Michael Phelps

  Peter King wrote this week about retired Carolina Panthers lineman Jordan Gross leaving football after last season and losing 70 pounds from...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Former Carolina Panthers Offensive Lineman Jordan Gross Has Dropped Some Serious Weight

Last season when former Green Bay Packers/Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday retired he did the unthinkable and become nearly half he man he used to be. No, not because he was a man without a purpose anymore. He simply lost some serious weight.This season it appears that former Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Jordan Gross has undergone a similar transformation.@theMMQBLast...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers News: Travelle Wharton set to announce retirement today

The 10 year veteran on Carolina's offensive line is set to announce his retirement today, according to Darin Grant with NBCsports.com. Following the training camp today Wharton is expected to hold a press conference announcing the end of his tenure and joining his other teammate who also retired this offseason, left tackle Jordan Gross.#453119353 / gettyimages.comAfter coming...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The incredible shrinking Jordan Gross

Players come to camp every year saying they’re in the best shape of their life. Former Panthers left tackle Jordan Gross clearly means it. According to Adam Morgan of Black and Blue Review, Gross has dropped 70 pounds since retiring this offseason, from 305 down to 235. “I don’t like it. I’m not a big fan of it. I think he looks kind of weird. He looks really unhealthy...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Gross has lost a lot of weight since retiring (Photo)

Former Panthers offensive lineman Jordan Gross has lost a lot of weight since retiring.  He looks like he never played football. SPARTANBURG, S.C.-Look who I found at Panther camp, down 70 pounds: recently retired T Jordan Gross. pic.twitter.com/IchcVDPCUO — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) July 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

At the beginning of the season, Ron Rivera looked like he wouldn’t make it to midseason before being fired in Carolina. At the end of the season, he was Coach of the Year. The Carolina Panthers were the feel good story of the year in the NFL and proved the former Chicago Bears star could take a team, build a solid defense, and have the offense play up to its counterpart’s standard...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Training Camp preview: Offensive line

We continue our series previewing the major story lines at each position heading into Carolina Panthers training camp. After looking at the quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and tight ends, we round the week out with the hog mollies on the offensive line. Perhaps no other position is a greater cause for concern for Panthers fans than offensive tackle. The team’s greatest...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Without Gross and Smith, Panthers hope leaders emerge

It’s popular to predict that the Panthers will have a leadership deficiency in 2014 given the retirement of tackle Jordan Gross and the release of receiver Steve Smith. As explained by Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers hope the void will be filled by quarterback Cam Newton, tight end Greg Olsen, and center Ryan Kalil. Olsen says he doesn’t plan to do anything...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Make a move…or two.

In a little over three weeks training camp begins for the Carolina Panthers at Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC and there are still a few major questions as the team enters the new season, their 20th in the National Football League. After a solid draft this past May and a few free agent signings to help bolster roster depth the Carolina Panthers have been able to deal with some...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: GM Dave Gettleman says players have “unfinished business”

It’s Quotable Monday! This week, we look at some comments Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman recently made to the Charlotte Observer. Talking about the energy of the players this offseason, Gettleman said, “I think they feel they have unfinished business. It’s been since they walked in the door back in April. They’ve worked very, very hard. They’ve been very...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Which Panther will emerge? We’ll see Jordan Gross this season; more

It’s been an interesting week regarding the Carolina Panthers and this is our Weekly Rewind in case you missed anything. Here are the stories and columns you may have missed: -Quotable Monday: Steve Smith talks about state of his relationship with Carolina (READ) -Cam Newton made a 6 year old with lymphoma’s wish come true. Some pretty awesome photos. (READ) -Jordan Gross may...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Gross may be retired, but you’re going to see him a lot this season

It was a devastating blow to the Carolina Panthers when stalwart left tackle Jordan Gross retired earlier this offseason. Not only was he arguably the greatest offensive lineman in team history, but he also was a fan favorite. Fortunately for Panthers fans, they’ll still be seeing — and now hearing — him a lot this season. The 33-year old Gross will be on the field during every...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' Bell confident in filling void at left tackle

CHARLOTTE -- All-Pro Jordan Gross was a mainstay at left tackle for the Carolina Panthers for 11 years with the team. While other positions recycled and faced questions, there was never any doubt as to whom was going to be protecting the quarterback's blindside. However, much to the chagrin of the Panthers organization, the 33-year-old Gross announced his retirement at season...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: OTAs begin, with it questions

The Carolina Panthers started organized team activities (OTAs) Tuesday, and like many teams around the league, the day came with many questions regarding the upcoming season. The team hasn’t been on the field since their January loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Divisional playoff game, and quite frankly, they look nothing like that Panther’s team that went 12-4 on their...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Things are looking up right now for the Carolina Panthers

The majority of this offseason has been very painful for the Carolina Panthers. Steve Smith was cut, Jordan Gross and Travelle Wharton retired, and Jonathan Stewart and DeAngelo Williams are still making approximately $1 billion. However, things are starting to look up this week for the franchise. They potentially found their starting right tackle, first round pick Kelvin Benjamin...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Rumors: Panthers working out tackle J'Marcus Webb

Now with the NFL Draft in the rearview mirror, the Carolina Panthers are still in the moves of applying some new additions to the team.  Announced earlier yesterday, free agent offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb worked out with the Panthers on Thursday according to Kevin Patra with NFL.com. #176594001 / gettyimages.comThe veteran tackle is also planned to visit with the Minnesota...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Seven round mock 2014 NFL draft

The 2014 NFL Draft is fast approaching and with it the excitement and anticipation at the opportunity to improve one’s team with marquee draft choices. Equally probable is the chance your team makes the wrong choices, potentially setting the franchise back years. The Carolina Panthers aren’t necessarily in a position to set the franchise back at all, but their immediate success...
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May 08, 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

Top-10 guys in the Draft at each offensive position who could help the Carolina Panthers

It’s finally here! The NFL Draft, pushed back to May in order to produce big ratings during “sweeps week,” is actually upon us, starting on Thursday night with round one. While the extra two weeks has made it seem like it’s taken forever for the draft to get here, it has provided plenty of time for preparation. NFL teams are so ready to go, flooded with information, that...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Who might the Carolina Panthers consider in the later rounds of the draft?

The NFL draft is this week and at cover32, we’ve had you covered for the past few months. A lot of talk has centered around who teams will take with their first round pick and it’s easy to understand why. The beauty of the draft is in its unpredictability but that also makes it difficult to…well, predict. Outside of the first few rounds, it’s a bit of a crapshoot. However...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Newly retired Jordan Gross has already lost 50 lbs (PHOTO)

We reported earlier this offseason that the greatest offensive lineman in Carolina Panthers history, Jordan Gross, made the decision to retire. Well he hasn’t just been lying around eating potato chips with his free time. The former left tackle spent most of his NFL career hovering around 305 lbs but has already trimmed 50 lbs off his frame in just a few months. He quite frankly...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers have to find several contributors in this draft

Of all the teams picking near the end of the first round of the NFL Draft (which means, by definition that they were pretty good), the Panthers might have the longest shopping list. After recovering from a sluggish start to finish a remarkable 12-4, the Panthers began the process of remaking a roster that many thought should have happened a year ago. They were able to hang onto...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers eying Morgan Moses in first round

Much of the attention for the Carolina Panthers first round pick in May’s NFL draft has centered around filling the team’s needs at wide receiver after releasing Steve Smith and losing Brandon LaFell and Ted Ginn in free agency, but the bigger need may be at left tackle following the retirement of Jordan Gross. With the group of wide receivers being one of the deepest we’ve...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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