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Panthers Cut Ties with Seven More Players

Per a release from the organization, the Carolina Panthers continued their roster trimming Tuesday afternoon by parting ways with seven more players. The moves reduced the team down to 75 players, the necessary limit for today’s 4 p.m. deadline.Among the cuts were wide receiver Jarrett Boykin and cornerback Melvin White. Boykin, who was signed by the Panthers back in March, caught...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers place WR Kelvin Benjamin on IR, waive WR Jarrett Boykin

The Carolina Panthers waived wide receiver Jarrett Boykin and waived-injured former starting cornerback Melvin White on Tuesday. The team also waived safety Robert Lester, defensive tackle Kenny Horsley and wide receiver De'Andre Presley, and waived-injured defensive tackle Micanor Regis. Also, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was placed on injured reserve as the team reached the 75...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers cut WR Boykin, CB White to trim roster to 75

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers waived wide receiver Jarrett Boykin and waived-injured former starting cornerback Melvin White on Tuesday. The team also waived safety Robert Lester, defensive tackle Kenny Horsley and wide receiver De'Andre Presley, and waived-injured defensive tackle Micanor Regis. Also, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was placed on injured reserve as the...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Place WR Kelvin Benjamin On I.R. & Cut 7

The Carolina Panthers officially placed WR Kelvin Benjamin on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday, as they trim their roster down to 75 players. The Panthers also cut seven players including: WR Jarrett Boykin DT Kenny Horsley S Robert Lester WR De’Andre Presley OT Davonte Wallace (injured) CB Melvin White (injured) DT Micanor Regis (settlement) Benjamin, 24, ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: The 2015 secondary will be elite

For the past few years, the Carolina Panthers’ defense has been regarded as one of the best in the NFL. The team’s defense should continue their streak of excellence in 2015. Nevertheless, the defense struggled with inconsistency and missed tackles during the 2014 season. The linebacker corps is the stalwart of the entire unit. And though last season’s defensive line failed...
Via isportsweb.com
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Inactives announces for Eagles and Panthers MNF game

The Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers have released a list of their inactives for tonight’s Monday Night Football contest. Panthers Inactives: WR Philly Brown, CB Bene Benwikere, RB Chris Ogbonnaya, S Robert Lester, OT David Foucault, OG Trai Turner, and OL Mike Remmers. Eagles Inactives: QB Nick Foles, S Earl Wolff, S Jaylen Watkins, OL Julian Vandervelde, OL Dennis Kelly...
Via Tireball.com
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers add OT Remmers; place LB Blackburn on IR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have signed offensive tackle Mike Remmers and safety Robert Lester to their 53-man roster. Remmers had been with the Rams practice squad, while Lester was on Carolina's practice squad. To make room, Carolina placed linebacker Chase Blackburn on injured reserve with a knee injury and waived running back Darrin Reaves on Tuesday. The Panthers...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Promote S Robert Lester, Place LB Chase Blackburn On I.R.

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they have signed S Robert Lester to their active roster, placed LB Chase Blackburn on season-ending injured reserve and waived RB Darrin Reaves. In order to make room for Remmers and Lester on the roster, the #Panthers placed LB Chase Blackburn on IR and waived RB Darrin Reaves. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) October 28, 2014 Carolina...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Waive S Robert Lester, Promote LB Adarius Glanton

The Carolina Panthers announced Saturday that they have placed S Robert Lester on waivers and promote LB Adarius Glanton from their practice squad. Safety Robert Lester has been waived and practice squad LB Adarius Glanton has been signed to the active roster. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) October 18, 2014 Lester, 26, signed on with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign S Robert Lester To Active Roster, Waive LB D.J. Smith

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they have signed S Robert Lester to their active roster and placed LB D.J. Smith on waivers. Lester, 26, signed on with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama last year. He was unable to make the 53-man roster coming out of the preseason, but he wound up on the team’s practice squad. In 2013, he appeared in 12 games...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers sign 10 players to practice squad

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers signed 10 players to their practice squad - all of whom were cut by the team on Saturday. Signed to the practice squad on Sunday were wide receivers Tavarres King and Marcus Lucas, running back Darrin Reaves, offensive lineman Andrew McDonald, defensive tackles Micanor Regis and Casey Walker, linebackers D.J. Smith and Adarius Glanton,...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers hold few surprises when trimming roster to final 53

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- While other teams let go of big names on the NFL's final cutdown day, the Carolina Panthers had few surprises when trimming their active roster to 53 players on Saturday afternoon. Carolina dropped three players that started at least four games last season -- guard Chris Scott, who started a preseason game this season; safety Robert Lester and cornerback Josh Thomas...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lester, Scott, King Highlight Panthers' Final Cuts

Dave Gettleman and Ron Rivera have their team.After entering the weekend carrying 77 players, the Carolina Panthers completed their final round of cuts on Saturday afternoon. The releases, which began rolling off during the late morning hours, trimmed the roster down to the 53-man mark.Of the 21 players that were let go, guard Chris Scott and safety Robert Lester came up as the biggest...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Camp preview: Former Pro Bowl safeties ready to ignite secondary

We’ve been getting you ready for Carolina Panthers Training Camp the past couple of weeks, previewing every position on offense, as well as the defensive line, linebackers, and cornerbacks. Now it’s time to look at the safeties. Last year, two free agent signings paid huge dividends at the safety position. Quintin Mikell played in 14 games, but the real star was Mike Mitchell...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Top safeties in the NFL draft: Are any long term options on the Carolina Panthers’ roster?

No matter how you slice it, secondary is going to be a big area of focus for the Carolina Panthers in the upcoming NFL Draft. It may be cornerback that is being viewed as the bigger concern, but safety is still a position that lacks very little depth at this point. Even after signing not one, but two former Pro Bowlers at the position, it’s still a question mark particularly given...
Via cover32 - Panthers
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: The secondary situation

The off-season that started so well for the Carolina Panthers fizzled out nearly as quickly as it got going at the start of free agency nearly one month ago, leaving many fans wondering about the direction of the team. General manager David Gettleman has worked wonders with the salary cap over the past two years, but there’s a delicate balance between keeping the team within the...
Via isportsweb.com
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Blame It On The Ref, Yeah, Yeah

After last night’s Patriots/Panthers game, one thing has become blatantly obvious: the NFL has a problem and it has nothing to do with concussions. Referees are increasingly under fire, and last night was a perfect example of why. Three seconds left, Patriots down four. The ball is spotted at the Panthers 18 yard line after a nice short pass to Aaron Dobson on the sidelines gained...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Newton Drives Panthers Past Patriots on MNF

Up four with three seconds left, the Carolina Panthers’ defense needed one more stop. One more stop to go 7-3 and one more stop to take another huge step into relevancy. Well despite a no-call involving a tie up with Luke Kuechly and Rob Gronkowski, the Panthers got it. Robert Lester intercepted a Tom Brady pass intended for Gronkowski to cap off a 24-20 win for Carolina.Cam Newton...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Pass Interference Flag picked up on controversial last play on Monday Night Football

On the last play of the game on Monday Night Football, Tom Brady threw a prayer up to the end zone and it was picked off by Carolina Panthers DB Robert Lester.  At first Luke Kuechly was flagged for pass interference because he was face-guarding Rob Gronkowski, but the flag was picked up and the game was ended.  Tom Brady was clearly furious at the end of the game and understandably...
Via Diehardsport
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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