Cleveland Browns re-sign C Alex Mack

This deal came about in a roundabout fashion. The Browns started the situation off by using the transition tag on Mack, which would have paid him roughly 10 million dollars for the 2014 season if he had signed it. That 10 million dollar sum was the average of the top-10 offensive linemen in the league. You almost never see an interior offensive lineman, especially a center, get any...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

A closer look at Carolina's salary-cap room

The NFL will announce the 2014 salary cap within the next few days, possibly as early as today, and the reported available cap space for the Carolina Panthers has been all over the place. So after consulting with ESPN's top cap gurus, here's what I came up with for Carolina. The Panthers currently are approximately $18.3 million under the cap with an early conservative...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Panthers’ Ryan Kalil Has a Voice Which Sounds Like a Combination of Fergie and Jesus

What do you do when a teammate retires? You go to the press conference where they are announcing their retirement with a couple other buddies from your team and then sing him “Happy Trails.” Panthers center Ryan Kalil pulled this off for teammate Jordan Gross recently and the result is a musical masterpiece. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Kalil bids farewell to retiring Jordan Gross with song

Carolina Panthers left tackle and three-time Pro Bowler, Jordan Gross, announced his retirement from the NFL after eleven seasons on Wednesday. During the press conference, Gross was interrupted by Panthers center Ryan Kalil and several other players who proceeded to bid him farewell singing ‘Happy Trails’.  It was a wonderful moment. Gross was drafted by the Panthers with...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers serenade Jordan Gross into retirement with barbershop-style singing (VIDEO)

YouTube Carolina Panthers All Pro tackle Jordan Gross announced his retirement Wednesday.  During the question period of the press conference, Panthers All Pro center Ryan Kalil and several members of the team’s staff serenaded Gross with a barbershop quartet version of “Happy Trails.” The group’s main message – “try and not get fat.”  Aside from some of the painful...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers Preparing To Franchise DE Greg Hardy

Bill Voth, citing a league source, reports that the Carolina Panthers are preparing to franchise DE Greg Hardy in the coming weeks. The Panthers recently freed up close to $7.25 million in cap space by reworking the contracts of C Ryan Kalil, RB Jonathan Stewart and LB Thomas Davis, which should bring their available cap space to close to $19 million in cap space. Carolina...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Clearing Space For Greg Hardy?

General manager Dave Gettleman is at it again! After already re-working Thomas Davis’ contract to add cap space, Gettleman negotiated restructured deals with Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil and running back Jonathan Stewart. The Carolina Panthers trimmed Kalil’s 2014 base salary from $4.75 million to $855,000, converting the rest into a signing bonus. By doing this, Kalil’s 2014...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Now In Position To Franchise Or Re-Sign DE Greg Hardy

Last night, Brian McIntyre mentioned that the Panthers restructured the contracts of C Ryan Kalil and RB Jonathan Stewart in order to create some immediate cap relief. Joe Person reported earlier in the day that the Panthers also restructured the contract of LB Thomas Davis. The Panthers freed up close to $7.25 million in cap space with these moves and are now projected...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Kalil restructured his contract

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to NFL writer Brian McIntyre,  Panthers center Ryan Kalil restructured his contract. Panthers center Ryan Kalil did restructure his contract. $4.75M base salary reduced to $855k, remainder converted to signing bonus. — Brian McIntyre (@brian_mcintyre) February 25, 2014 This...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Restrucuture Contracts Of Ryan Kalil & Jonathan Stewart For More Cap Space

According to Brian McIntyre, Panthers C Ryan Kalil and RB Jonathan Stewart have restructured their contracts to offer the team some immediate cap relief. Ryan Kalil McIntyre mentions that Kalil’s base salary of $4.75 million was reduced to $855,000 with the remainder being converted into a signing bonus. McIntyre adds that Kalil’s 2014 cap figures of $10.4 million was...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers win streak ends in New Orleans, 31-13

NEW ORLEANS  -  Advantage, New Orleans. Yes, the Carolina Panthers will get their shot at redemption on Dec. 22 in Charlotte, but for now, the Saints are one game up on the Cats in the NFC South race. After getting off to a 6-0 lead, the Panthers could do nothing right. They were ripped apart by Saints quarterback Drew Brees. The Panthers defensive backfield was exposed and...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Kalil: No Super Bowl talk this year

Carolina's Ryan Kalil isn't about to say anything that can be construed as a Super Bowl prediction. Not after last year. The Panthers three-time Pro Bowl center created a stir days before the start of training camp last year when he took out a full page advertisement in the Charlotte Observer and wrote about the Panthers being ''Super Bowl XLVII champions!'...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Are the Carolina Panthers overconfident...again?

Maybe it's a Ron Rivera thing, because the Carolina Panthers certainly didn't possess this much bravado under John Fox.   One year ago, Panthers center Ryan Kalil took out a full-page ad in a local paper in order to guarantee a Super Bowl victory. Carolina went on to finish 7-9, only one game better than in the previous season, and Kalil made sure to stay out of the...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Cam Newton wants to become Panthers captain, Ryan Kalil says ‘it’ll be a while’

Cam Newton is entering his third season as the starting quarterback of the Carolina Panthers, and he has yet to be elected a team captain. While Newton is still only 24 years old, age has very little to do with the fact that his coaches and peers have decided to hold off on giving him [...]
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryan Kalil believes he’ll be 100 percent by training camp

According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers offensive lineman Ryan Kalil expects to be 100 percent healthy by training camp. #Panthers C @ryankalil expects to be 100 percent by the start of training camp following foot surgery last fall. — Joe Person (@josephperson) May 30, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? The post Ryan Kalil believes he’ll be 100 percent by training...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers restructure Jonathan Stewart’s, Ryan Kalil’s contracts

According to the Charlotte of Observer, the Carolina Panthers have restructured the contracts of running back Jonathan Stewart and center Ryan Kalil. Kalil’s restructuring, which was written into the contract extension he received in 2011, frees up $3.45 million in salary-cap space for the cap-squeezed Panthers. Carolina is still about $10 million over the projected $121...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 17, 2013  |  1 Comment

Ryan Kalil Has No Regrets About Super Bowl Ad

Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil was revealed as the No. 99 best player in the NFL (voted by his peers) before the start of the 2012 season.  It was around that same time when he took out a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer predicting the Panthers would end up hoisting the Lombardi Trophy this weekend in New Orleans. On Tuesday, when the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Resolutions

Cam Newton, Steve Smith, Ryan Kalil and the Carolina Panthers ended the 2012 NFL season on a four game winning streak which was no small feat for my beloved Panthers. It was rough watching the first part of the season and the struggles not only Cam Newton went through, but the entire Panthers team. After all is said and done, they have without a doubt come out as the most improved...
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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Pertubed’ Panthers fans buy full-page newspaper ad

No doubt a dedicated bunch, Panthers fanatics have followed in the footsteps of center Ryan Kalil, who in July took out a full-page newspaper ad guaranteeing a Super Bowl. Same newspaper, same length. The only difference? They went in the completely opposite direction. A group of Panthers fans, calling themselves the “Perturbed Panthers PSL Owners Federation," bought a...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers fans buy newspaper ad to complain

People in Charlotte love to buy space in the newspaper. Back in July, Panthers center Ryan Kalil bought a full page ad in the Charlotte Observer, promising Panthers fans a Super Bowl victory this year. That hasn’t worked out so well. Especially with Kaili on IR since October with a foot injury. Now a group [...]
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers fans take out ad in newspaper

Frustrated Panthers fans have taken out a full-page ad in Monday’s Charlotte Observer in which they accuse the team's owner of perpetrating a pyramid scheme.

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December 17, 2012  |  1 Comment

Angry Carolina Panthers fans took out a full page ad in the Charlotte Observer ripping owner Jerry Richardson

The Charlotte Observer in some ways has provided its readers with the state of the Carolina Panthers at different parts of the season. First, there was the optimism around the team when Ryan Kalil took out a full page ad promising fans a trip to the Super Bowl. Then, there was the criticism of Cam Netwon in the person of Hello Kitty. And now finally, fans have turned their attention...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Explaining The Rash Of Lisfranc Injuries In The NFL

Santonio Holmes, Jets wide receiver, Cedric Benson, running back for Green Bay and Carolina center, Ryan Kalil all have something unfortunate in common; they recently suffered Lisfranc injuries. Mike Freeman wrote for the NFL Insider, that though some believe the prevalence of the injury may be increasing due to the ever-increasing speed of the game coupled with the size of the players...
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October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers sign C Austin to replace injured Kalil

The Panthers announced they've signed center Thomas Austin to replace Ryan Kalil on the 53-man roster. Kalil, a three-time Pro Bowl center, was moved to injured reserve after tearing a ligament in his left foot in Carolina's 16-12 loss to Seattle on Sunday. The 6-foot-4, 308-pound Austin has limited NFL experience, playing in three games for the Houston Texans in 2011 and...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers sign C Austin to replace injured Kalil

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers announced they've signed center Thomas Austin to replace Ryan Kalil on the 53-man roster. Kalil, a three-time Pro Bowl center, was moved to injured reserve after tearing a ligament in his left foot in Carolina's 16-12 loss to Seattle on Sunday. The 6-foot-4, 308-pound Austin has limited NFL experience, playing in three games for the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

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