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Secondary Overhaul: The Carolina Panthers add another cornerback to the mix

Apparently priority one for Ron Rivera and the Carolina Panthers this offseason is to upgrade their secondary. So far they have already added cornerback Teddy Williams and safety Kurt Coleman this week, now it seems they’re looking to add a veteran cornerback to the mix… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately QB Rankings: Ranking the starting...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: The Carolina Panthers add two new players to secondary

The Carolina Panthers have been relatively quiet on the free agency front so far, but they have made a few small moves to help remake their secondary… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 NFL teams stack up one week into free agency NFL Draft Preview: The 10 best edge pass rushers on the board A few days ago they signed cornerback Teddy Williams, per Ian Rapoport: #Panthers...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Signs Kurt Coleman

Neil Mehta Sports Journalist  The Carolina Panthers, who are in desperate need of secondary help, made a move that will significantly improve their roster on Monday. Carolina signed free agent safety Kurt Coleman. Coleman spent 2014 with the Kansas City Chiefs, but he opened the season on the Minnesota Vikings training squad. Coleman was a 7th round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers sign free agent S Kurt Coleman to 2-year deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers have announced they've signed former Kansas City Chiefs safety Kurt Coleman to a two-year contract. Financial terms of the deal Monday were not released. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound Coleman has started 32 games during his five-year NFL career, including three last season with the Chiefs registering 37 tackles and three interceptions. He was a regular...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 2015 Draft Big Board

  With the NFL combine complete, general managers can now take step back and look at all the players that attended the combine this weekend. From combine studs like Marcus Mariota and Danny Shelton, to surprises like Jake Fisher and J.J Nelson, each will be intensely scrutinized as teams are looking to become better this upcoming season. The Kansas City Chiefs enter the draft...
Via TopSportsReport
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign veteran safety Tyvon Branch to one-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs have signed veteran safety Tyvon Branch to a one-year deal, helping to solidify a position that could be thinned out considerably by free agency. Kansas City is already poised to play without Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry, who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Fellow safeties Kurt Coleman and Ron Parker are free agents. The 28-year-old Branch has been...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign veteran safety Tyvon Branch to 1-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have signed veteran safety Tyvon Branch to a one-year deal, helping to solidify a position that could be thinned out considerably by free agency. Kansas City is already poised to play without Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry, who is undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Fellow safeties Kurt Coleman and Ron Parker are free agents. The 28-year-old Branch has...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears May Go Quantity Over Quality In Free Agency

Spending big in NFL free agency is something the Chicago Bears have done before and done well.  Unfortunately there really isn’t a lot to show for it with just one playoff berth between 2007 and 2015.  GM Ryan Pace has over $30 million at his disposal and few (if any) in-house free agents to retain.  Rest assured he’s going to spend some money.  However, fans may not see...
Via Sports Mockery
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

“Mutual Interest” Between Chiefs & S Kurt Coleman Regarding Return

Herbie Teope of ChiefsDigest.com reports that the Chiefs met with free agent S Kurt Coleman‘s representative at the Combine and have had “positive” discussions. Terez A. Paylor confirms the meeting and adds that there is “mutual” interest in bringing Coleman back to Kansas City next year. The Chiefs have also shown interest in retaining DB Ron Parker, who will also...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

If Le'Veon rolls, listen for the bell to toll on the Chiefs' season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In a season packed with contradictions and confounding scenarios -- beat New England and Seattle at home, lose to Tennessee at home; win at Miami and San Diego, lose to Oakland anywhere -- here's one more to throw on top of the 2014 Kansas City Chiefs' pile of bonkers: When it's all said and done, this will be regarded as one of the better run defenses in NFL...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks WR Lockett fined $10,000 for striking opponent

NEW YORK -- Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockett has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for striking an opponent in the head. Lockett was ejected from last Sunday's game at Kansas City for hitting Chiefs defensive back Kurt Coleman after Coleman shoved him in the back. Atlanta receivers Roddy White and Devin Hester each were fined $8,268 on Friday for their role in a scrap with...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks WR Lockett fined $10,000 by NFL

NEW YORK (AP) Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockett has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for striking an opponent in the head. Lockett was ejected from last Sunday's game at Kansas City for hitting Chiefs defensive back Kurt Coleman after Coleman shoved him in the back. Atlanta receivers Roddy White and Devin Hester each were fined $8,268 on Friday for their role in a scrap...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricardo Lockette ejected for throwing punch (Video)

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette was ejected in the third quarter of Sunday's game against Kansas City for throwing a punch at Chiefs free safety Kurt Coleman.It happened during a scrum after a 40 yard Chiefs punt return as Lockette threw a big right hand to Coleman's head, which was fortunately protected by his helmet. In addition to Lockette's ejection, he was penalized...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ricardo Lockette throws punch, gets ejected (Video)

Ricardo Lockette was ejected during the third quarter of Sunday’s Chiefs-Seahawks game after throwing a punch at Kurt Coleman. The punch occurred at the end of a punt return. Not only was Lockette ejected from the game, but he was also penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness. Luckily the penalty didn’t cost the Seahawks. Jamaal...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Edge Chargers: Three Things Learned

In a to-the-last-12-seconds exciting (and immensely stressful) game, the Chiefs snapped the Chargers' five-game winning streak and emerged victorious 23-20; yet another 3-point game between these teams. With almost twice the time of possession (39 minutes versus 21 minutes), Kansas City methodically exploited holes in San Diego's defense despite a whopping seven penalties for 73...
Via Football Nation
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign S Coleman, place LB Mays on injured reserve

  The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran safety Kurt Coleman on Tuesday and placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return. Coleman made 29 starts and appeared in 59 games over four seasons in Philadelphia, three of those under current Chiefs coach Andy Reid. He was released by the Vikings during the final round of cuts on Saturday after spending the offseason...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign Coleman, place Mays on injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran safety Kurt Coleman on Tuesday and placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return. Coleman made 29 starts and appeared in 59 games over four seasons in Philadelphia, three of those under current Chiefs coach Andy Reid. He was released by the Vikings during the final round of cuts on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Signing Veteran S Kurt Coleman

  The Kansas City Chiefs are signing veteran S Kurt Coleman to a contract, according to his agent Blake Baratz. Congratulations to my man @k4coleman on signing with the @KCChiefs. Selfishly wanted him in MN, but great spot, great opportunity. NFL Life! — Blake Baratz (@blakebaratz) September 2, 2014 Coleman, 26, signed a one-year contract worth $900,000 with the Vikings this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing the 2014 Vikings 53-Man Roster

Hey! We’re past Labor Day, and that means the summer doldrums are basically over, and all that non-football garbage can go straight to hell. Why? Because this is a GAME WEEK you stupid octopus. You now, by law, officially, all have to stop talking about baseball, NASCAR, hockey, loved ones, or whatever other stupid **** you pretended to care about. The only thing you care about...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Evans, Crocker, Coleman among 19 released by Vikings

The continued transition on defense for new coach Mike Zimmer was evident as the Minnesota Vikings reached the 53-man roster limit on Saturday afternoon. Defensive tackle Fred Evans, who has been with Minnesota since 2007, was released along with 18 other players to get to the regular-season roster limit. The Vikings likely will look to continue to tweak the bottom of the roster...
Via Fox Sports North
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Crocker, Coleman, Evans among Vikings cuts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have cut veteran safeties Chris Crocker and Kurt Coleman and placed Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve, leaving them thin at safety as the season opener approaches. The Vikings announced their final cuts Saturday night to get down to the 53-man roster limit. Sanford has spent five seasons with the Vikings and was a starter for the previous...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday Night Scrimmage

Why didn’t I read through last year’s “Family Fun Day” post before agreeing to cover this years? Haha… Actually the night scrimmage is a great chance to see some actual competition between the offense and defense. The crowd was just packed! People wandered looking for seats. Even 30 minutes early I had no chance of finding a decent spot. I lucked out, settling in on the...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Who Need to Make an Impact in 2014 #9 Strong Safety

#9 | Strong Safety Number 9 on the list goes to not just one player but an entire position, Strong Safety. Harrison Smith has been a star for the Vikings secondary for the last couple of years but he’s gotten little to no help next to him. Whether it’s Jamarca Sanford, Robert Blanton, Mistral Raymond, Antone Exum, or Kurt Coleman, someone needs to step up and provide some game...
Via DraftSeason
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings training camp preview: Safeties

  This is the eighth in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: SAFETIES Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Projected starters: Harrison Smith (third year) and Jamarca Sanford (sixth year) Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): Brandan Bishop, *Robert Blanton, *Kurt Coleman, *Antone Exum, Mistral...
Via Fox Sports North
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

With Smith back, coaches now working to find safety partner

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Seeing Harrison Smith roam the middle of the field is a welcome sight for the Minnesota Vikings after Smith's sophomore season was interrupted by a debilitating toe injury. Smith gives coach Mike Zimmer a playmaker in the secondary to build around in Minnesota's new defense. Smith, 25, is a budding star, a first-round draft pick who has demonstrated an ability...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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