Panthers Injury Report: DeAngelo Williams, Byron Bell, Thomas DeCoud

The Carolina Panthers will have a few injuries to overcome when the host the New Orleans Saints Thursday night in a key divisional battle, but they did receive one piece of good news during the week: #456925946 / gettyimages.comCarolina's final Week 9 injury report is lengthy, but starting running back DeAngelo Williams was able to return to full practice Wednesday and...
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Panthers cut defensive back Charles Godfrey

Today the Carolina Panthers released Charles Godfrey after the team tried to convert their former third-round pick, after they moved him from safety to nickel cornerback this year, after the Panthers cut his pay and signed NFC South cast-offs Thomas DeCoud and Roman Harper. Steve Reed ‏@SteveReedAP 2h2 hours ago Charles Godfrey ranks among the worst DBs […] The post Panthers...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers safety Thomas DeCoud’s Cal senior portrait is really something (photo)

A lot of folks tend to dislike looking at photos of themselves from the distant past. Some may even be embarrassed simply from gazing upon a photograph of themselves from the halcyon days of yore. Whether it be a terrible hairstyle, acne, ridiculous-looking clothes, you name it, people tend to cringe when an unflattering picture […] The post Panthers safety Thomas DeCoud’s Cal...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas DeCoud’s Senior Portrait At Cal Is Worth Revisiting

Carolina Panthers safety Thomas DeCoud graduated from Cal in 2008 before being drafted by the... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome Back Physicality, We've Missed You

Carolina safety Thomas DeCoud lowered his shoulder to deliver the blow that would keep Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount out of the end zone and the game still slightly in reach for his Panthers squad, facing a 30-13 deficit with over ten minutes left.That is, until Blount met DeCoud soundly at the five-yard line, barreling through the Panthers defensive back like he was a...
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September 22, 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...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Mixed feelings for secondary? Brandon LaFell needs to shut up and more

It’s amazing how much changes in a week. On Monday, we were optimistic about the Carolina Panthers secondary after some promising quotes from new safeties Roman Harper and Thomas DeCoud. By Friday, we were actively campaigning for general manager Dave Gettleman to sign free agent cornerback Brandon Flowers. There was plenty of noteworthy stories in between as well. In case you...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Roman Harper and Thomas DeCoud on the Carolina defense

It’s Quotable Monday! Every week, we find an interesting quote regarding the Carolina Panthers, usually from a coach or player. This week, it’s safeties Roman Harper and Thomas DeCoud, who both signed with Carolina this offseason. They recently spoke to the Panthers website about their situation after playing against the Panthers in the NFC South for so long. “It’s a really...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Thomas DeCoud Signs With Carolina, Cleveland Keeps Alex Mack

Neil Mehta Staff Writer Thomas DeCoud Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North America  Pro-Bowl free safety Thomas DeCoud has come to terms with the Carolina Panthers. DeCoud will earn $3.75 million over 2 years. The 29-year-old will also earn a $500,000 signing bonus. DeCoud was a Pro-Bowler in 2012, compiling 76 tackles and 6 interceptions in the year. Over the course of...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign S Thomas DeCoud

  The Carolina Panthers announced the signing veteran S Thomas DeCoud on Thursday. The #Panthers have signed FS Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) April 11, 2014 DeCoud, 28, was cut loose by the Falcons a few months ago, but his market has been slow developing, despite being a Pro Bowler two years ago. The Panthers...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Have the Carolina Panthers signed Charles Godfrey’s replacement?

The Carolina Panthers signed safety Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract on Thursday night. He was a starter for the Atlanta Falcons for the past five years after being drafted in the third round out of Cal in 2008. He made the Pro Bowl in 2012 but was cut as a cap casualty this offseason after career lows in tackles and interceptions in 2013. With adding DeCoud, it makes the future...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Thomas DeCoud

The Carolina Panthers got some much needed secondary help and a nice veteran presence. The Falcons loss at safety could be the Panthers gain. Thomas DeCoud agreed to a two year deal. #Panthers announce a 2-year deal for former #Falcons a Thomas DeCoud — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 11, 2014 DeCoud gets $3.75 million and a $500K signing bonus.
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Panthers Sign Thomas DeCoud

The Carolina Panthers got some much needed secondary help and a nice veteran presence. The Falcons loss at safety could be the Panthers gain. Thomas DeCoud agreed to a two year deal. #Panthers announce a 2-year deal for former #Falcons a Thomas DeCoud — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 11, 2014 DeCoud gets $3.75 million and a $500K signing bonus.
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers bringing in a veteran receiver on Monday

We reported last week that the Carolina Panthers would be bringing in former Atlanta Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud for a visit on Monday. It looks like he’ll have some company as former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant will also be brought in on Monday. The former Michigan Wolverine started a career high 13 games last season in Philly and has 297 career catches in his...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons news: Falcons sign Saints safety Rafeal Bush to tender offer

The Atlanta Falcons released starting safety Thomas DeCoud, almost a month later and they may have finally found a replacement. The Falcons signed Rafael Bush to a tender offer which the Saints have until April 8th to match otherwise Bush becomes a Falcon for a second time, he was previously on their practice squad back in 2010.     Bush a restricted free agent, seems surplus...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Falcons Thomas DeCoud To Visit Panthers

Nope, Panther Fans its not a WR but there are other areas that need attention and your secondary is one of them. According to Ian Rapoport, recently released Thomas DeCoud will be visiting the Carolina Panthers. Speaking of safeties… Ex-#Falcons FS Thomas DeCoud is set to visit #Panthers on Monday, source says. Was in Detroit last week. Big upside — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent S Thomas DeCoud Visiting Panthers Monday

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that free agent S Thomas DeCoud will be visiting with the Panthers on Monday. DeCoud visited with the Lions, but they ultimately elected to sign James Ihedigbo instead. The Cowboys, Raiders and Ravens have reportedly showed interest in DeCoud as well. DeCoud, 28, was cut loose by the Falcons a few months ago, but his market has been...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions considering other options for a veteran safety

The Detroit Lions most glaring hole in their starting lineup is at safety, and now there is a new player in their crosshairs. As the Lions have awaited the hiring of a new agent by former Baltimore Ravens safety James Ihedigbo, they have had time to consider other options. Most recently they have set your sights on former pro-bowl safety Thomas DeCoud, who was recently cut by the...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Falcons S Thomas DeCoud Visiting Lions Today

ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that former Falcons S Thomas DeCoud will be visiting the Detroit Lions today. The Lions have been actively pursuing a plethora of free agent safety options, in the hope of improving the weakest area of their defense. DeCoud, 28, signed a five-year contract worth $17.5 million that included $4 million guaranteed with the Falcons back in 2012....
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons news: William Moore sounds off on the release of team mate Thomas DeCoud.

It didn't come as much of a surprise when the Atlanta Falcons cut free safety Thomas DeCoud back on March the 11th, there also weren't too many people in Atlanta complaining about the move, until now.DeCoud's team mate and friend, safety William Moore sounded off about the move reports ESPN's Vaughn McClure.McClure reports:"That was my guy off the field and a...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Atlanta Falcons are still not done in Free Agency

Atlanta started off the free agent period strongly by shoring up both the offensive and defensive lines. The addition of Tyson Jackson almost certainly signals the move to a hybrid 3-4/4-3 defense, and Jon Asamoah adds toughness to what was last years 2nd worst offensive line. Despite these  steps in the right direction, it’s hard to call our overall free-agent pick-ups a success...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Release Safety DeCoud

After his abysmal 2013 campaign, Thomas DeCoud’s release was imminent. (Mike Ehrmann) As expected, the Atlanta Falcons have released free safety Thomas DeCoud. The Falcons have released safety Thomas DeCoud.—   (@Atlanta_Falcons) March 11, 2014 After putting together a Pro Bowl (alternate) season in 2012, DeCoud’s play in 2013 fell significantly. In 2012, he led the Falcons...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Cut S Thomas Decoud

The Atlanta Falcons have parted ways with 2012 Pro Bowl safety Thomas Decoud: Falcons Pro Bowl safety Thomas Decoud to be released by 4 pm EST, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014 The move saves the Falcons $3 million against the cap. The safety free agent pool just got a little better.
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Release S Thomas DeCoud

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Falcons have released S Thomas DeCoud. DeCoud, 28, signed a five-year contract worth $17.5 million that included $4 million guaranteed with the Falcons back in 2012. He was also selected a Pro Bowl that year, but really struggled a lot this season in both tackling and coverage. Pro Football Focus has DeCoud rated as the No. 83 safety in...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Do you think Atlanta could be in the Free Agent Corner market?

This is a question worth pondering. Atlanta sits with two former rookies Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford on the perimeter and all signs point to their long term future at that spot, but there is still the need to add a nickel back into the rotation. In a previous column provided Here, Atlanta is shown to have multiple ways of obtaining their solidarity at the corner position. The...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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