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Carolina Panthers announce contract extension for veteran tight end

Who will become the next President of the United States? Who knows. But we do know that the Carolina Panthers want four more years of Greg Olsen. According to an announcement on the team’s official Twitter account, the Panthers have given their veteran tight end an extension that will keep him in Carolina through the end of the 2018 season: The #Panthers have signed TE @gregolsen88...
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Greg Olsen Signs Extension

Neil Mehta Sports Journalist The Carolina Panthers and Pro-Bowl tight end Greg Olsen have agreed to a 3-year contract extension that will keep Olsen in Charlotte until 2018. Due to the departure of Pro-Bowl receiver Steve Smith, Olsen emerged as a receiving threat in 2014. He had his best season yet. The 29-year-old had 84 receptions for 1,008 yards and 6 touchdowns. He was also...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers, Greg Olsen Reach Three-Year Extension

On Thursday evening, the Carolina Panthers announced a three-year extension with tight end Greg Olsen. Olsen, 29, reeled in 84 receptions for 1,008 yards—both career-highs—this past season while helping the team capture their second consecutive NFC South championship.The eighth-year veteran was selected to the first Pro Bowl appearance of his career—finishing second in yards...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers extend TE Greg Olsen

Olsen was originally owed 5.25 million dollars in a contract year in 2015. This deal adds on 22.5 million over 3 years to the deal, gives him a 12 million dollar signing bonus, and keeps one of the best tight ends in the game under contract at a reasonable rate into the future. Olsen is going into his age 30 season, but this deal isn’t too long-term and he’s coming off of the...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Greg Olsen & Panthers Agree to 3-Year/$22.5 Million Extension

Somewhere Cam Newton is smiling. The Carolina Panthers have reached an agreement with tight end  Greg Olsen extending his contract for three years keeping him with the team through the 2018 season. “Is really a dream come true, since we’ve come to Charlotte we very quickly realize that this is home. This community quicky embraces out family, so we put down roots here. We love...
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Greg Olsen signs extension with Panthers

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has signed a three-year contract extension through the 2018 season. “It’s really a dream come true,” Olsen said. “Since we’ve come to Charlotte, we very quickly realized that this is home. This community quickly embraced our family, so we put down roots here. We love it here. This is home for us. “Now...
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Panthers sign TE Olsen to 3-year contract extension

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers announced they have signed Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen to a three-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2018 season. The deal was announced on Thursday but terms were not immediately known. Olsen went to his first Pro Bowl in 2014 after catching 84 passes for 1,008 yards, both new franchise records for a tight end....
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Panthers give TE Greg Olsen 3-year contract extension

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers announced they have signed Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen to a three-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2018 season. The deal was announced on Thursday but terms were not immediately known. Olsen went to his first Pro Bowl in 2014 after catching 84 passes for 1.008 yards, both new franchise records for a tight end...
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Panthers Sign TE Greg Olsen To A Three-Year Extension

The Carolina Panthers announced that they have signed TE Greg Olsen to a three-year contract extension. “It’s really a dream come true,” Olsen said. “Since we’ve come to Charlotte, we very quickly realized that this is home. This community quickly embraced our family, so we put down roots here. We love it here. This is ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Should the Panthers Trade for Brandon Marshall?

There can be only one.That's the way it's seemed for the Carolina Panthers' wide receiving corps. Much of the past decade has been spent trying to find legitimate options across from Steve Smith, either to capitalize on the extra attention defenses paid him, or to draw it away.To this day, the idea of a legitimate No. 2 receiver in Carolina seems more myth than reality. Keary Colbert...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Carolina Panthers DE Charles Johnson needs to take a big time pay cut

After leading his team to a third-consecutive AFC West title, a 12-4 record and the No. 2 seed in the conference, Peyton Manning was asked to take a pay cut; that’s a huge piece of humble pie for a quarterback who is 38-10 since taking over in Denver. But the Broncos needed salary cap help, so their highest-paid player was the leading candidate to provide them some much-needed...
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NFL will let Greg Hardy sign contract while on exempt list

Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will be allowed to sign a new contract when he becomes a free agent on March 10 even if he remains on the commissioner’s exempt list. “There’s nothing to prevent a player on the exempt list without a contract from signing a new one,” league spokesman Greg Aiello wrote Thursday in an email to The Associated...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL: Embattled Hardy is eligible to sign free-agent contract

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The NFL says Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will be allowed to sign a new contract even if he remains on the commissioner's exempt list. League spokesman Greg Aiello said Thursday in an email, "There's nothing to prevent a player on the Exempt list without a contract from signing a new one." NFL free agency begins Tuesday. Hardy's playing...
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NFL: Greg Hardy is eligible to sign free agent contract

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The NFL says Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will be allowed to sign a new contract even if he remains on the commissioner's exempt list. League spokesman Greg Aiello said Thursday in an email, ''There's nothing to prevent a player on the Exempt list without a contract from signing a new one.'' NFL free agency begins Tuesday. Hardy...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton not a person of interest in night club shooting

Charlotte Police Department spokesperson Rob Tufano reports that Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton is “not a person of interest” in a shooting at Label night club that occurred last Saturday night. WSOC-TV in Charlotte posted photos and  videos on Tuesday evening that showed Newton on stage at the club with Young Jeezy, one of the rappers who was to perform at the...
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Cam Newton not a person of interest in night club shooting

Charlotte Police Department spokesperson Rob Tufano reports that Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton is “not a person of interest” in a shooting at Label night club that occurred last Saturday night. WSOC-TV in Charlotte posted photos and  videos on Tuesday evening that showed Newton on stage at the club with Young Jeezy, one of the rappers who was to perform at the...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton praised in latest QB Rankings

Quarterback remains the most-important position in all of sports, but that doesn’t mean it’s not evolving. In fact, the past 10 years have seen a drastic shift in the way success is defined behind center. No longer are quarterbacks asked to simply stand in the pocket and deliver passes to receiver. More and more, they are becoming dynamic, two-way threats, players who can torment...
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Is Greg Hardy a Fit With the Cincinnati Bengals?

Controversy has followed the Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy like a dog since he was charged with domestic assault back in April 2014. Firstly, he was involved in a domestic dispute with his then girlfriend Nicole Holder and then found guilty by a bench trial. He then appealed the charge to be held in front of a jury, but the NFL allowed him to play in the first game of the 2014 season...
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Carolina Panthers 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Offensive Tackle Byron Bell was arguably the weakest starting left tackle in the NFL going into the season and he played about as expected, grading out 85th out of 86 eligible offensive tackles. He’s a free agent this off-season and the Panthers desperately need to find an upgrade. On the right side, Nate Chandler was also a disaster, grading out 68th out of 84...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers' Greg Hardy to meet with NFL officials Wednesday

  Carolna Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York on Wednesday to discuss his domestic violence case, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no public announcement of the meeting has been made. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the...
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AP Source: Greg Hardy to meet with NFL officials

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) A person familiar with the situation says Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York on Wednesday to discuss his domestic violence case. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the meeting hasn't been publicly announced. Hardy has been on the commissioner's exempt...
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Report: Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton on stage at club moments before shooting

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had a scare back in December after being involved in a serious car crash. On Saturday night he was in another dangerous situation. Photos show #Panthers QB Cam Newton on stage in Label moments before shooting Saturday. http://t.co/mI07q5GN1k pic.twitter.com/ZBMVPubKp6 — WSOCTV (@wsoctv) March 3, 2015 WSCOTV has the details: Carolina...
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Carolina Panthers get grossly overlooked in logo power rankings

It’s the symbol that represents a city and a franchise; it’s the mark that fans wear with pride, showing their allegiance to their favorite team. That’s what makes a logo important. And while every NFL team’s signature is recognizable, not all of them are created equal. Some are classic and iconic. Others are modern and cool. But a few are downright putrid, bastions from...
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2015 NFL Free Agent Transaction Tracker: Roster Cuts & Signings

In an effort to help keep you advised of all the roster cuts, signings and transactions around the NFL, we will track them for you in one post that we will update on a daily basis throughout the offseason. While several players such as Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams have already been informed that […] 2015 NFL Free Agent Transaction Tracker: Roster Cuts &...
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Free agent wide-receiver options for the Carolina Panthers

Among the many positions of need on the Carolina Panthers depth chart, wide-receiver ranks among the top. Accruing over 1,000 yards in his first season in black, white, and blue, Kelvin Benjamin has entrenched himself as Cam Newton’s primary target for next season. But beyond Benjamin, the Panthers lack explosive talent at the wide-receiver position. Along with TE Greg Olsen...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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