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Report: ESPN hires former Bears coach John Fox

John Fox, who most recently coached the Chicago Bears from 2015-2017, will remain prominent in the NFL, only as an analyst.According to Richard Deitsch of The Athletic, Fox has been hired by ESPN, although his specific role is presently unknown.Sources tell The Athletic that the longtime NFL head coach, with stops in Carolina, Denver and Chicago over his 16 years leading teams, has...
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Panthers sign Jarius Wright to three-year contract

Carolina adds slot receiver who had success with offensive coordinator Norv Turner in Minnesota.
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5 hours ago

Life-after-football plans on hold for Julius Peppers

The Future Hall of Famer recently shared what he hopes to do when his playing days are done.
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8 hours ago

Carolina Panthers receivers, who is in and who is out?

With the Carolina Panthers coming to terms with Jarius Wright, all of a sudden their wide receivers depth chart is looking awfully crowded. Just two weeks ago there was plenty of vacancies. Now, not so much. Lets take a look at how the position is shaping up. The Roster Locks Devin Funchess is a lock, […] The post Carolina Panthers receivers, who is in and who is out? appeared first...
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12 hours ago

Panthers to add WR Jarius Wright

Jarius Wright will follow his former offensive coordinator south, agreeing to terms with the Panthers. The Vikings cut Wright last week and were open to a reunion with him, but Wright will follow Norv Turner to Charlotte.The Panthers have agreed to a three-year deal with Wright, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports (Twitter links), and will provide him with a $2MM signing bonus. The first...
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Report: Dontari Poe contract again has massive weight clause

Just like he did last season with the Atlanta Falcons, defensive tackle Dontari Poe has some rather huge weight bonuses weaved into his new contract with the Carolina Panthers. Poe signed a monster deal with the Panthers in free agency to replace Star Lotulelei.As part of this new contract, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports there are some significant bonuses for meeting...
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OL Jeremiah Sirles to visit Panthers

Jeremiah Sirles has his first (reported) visit. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reports (via Twitter) that the offensive guard is set to meet with the Panthers on Monday. We heard earlier this month that the Vikings weren’t going to tender the former undrafted free agent out of Nebraska, making him a free agent. Previous reports indicated that the Vikings could retain on the lineman on a...
Via Pro Football Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Did 'non-football incident' nix Breeland’s Panthers deal?

The Carolina Panthers had a deal with cornerback Bashaud Breeland, but that deal is now off, with some question as to why.The Panthers announced that Breeland had failed a physical, but NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo indicated that there may have been more at play. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport later clarified that an infected foot was the culprit. Obviously, some players fail physicals...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Greg Olsen auditioning for Monday Night Football

Greg Olsen has a future in broadcasting, but that might be arriving sooner than the NFL world expected for the Carolina Panthers tight end.According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Olsen is interviewing Friday to be an analyst for ESPN’s "Monday Night Football."Marchand also said Olsen could be considered by FOX for its Thursday night package if Peyton Manning turns down...
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Panthers, Poe agree to 3-year deal

Yesterday, the Carolina Panthers would re-sign Julius Peppers to a 1-year deal. But today, they would bring in another lineman: DT Dontari Poe. But that’s not all. We even know the contract details. Poe, 27, would spend his first five NFL seasons with the Chiefs before playing in Atlanta last season. Along the way, 16 starts would see him rack up 23 tackles and 2.5 sacks. Last season...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Solder’s massive deal with Giants sets market for offensive linemen

Offensive linemen have been getting paid big-time this week, and thanks to Nate Solder, they’ll likely continue to command large deals.Solder signed a four-year, $62 million deal ($34.9 million guaranteed) with the Giants, making him the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL.The deal does make sense on paper, as the Giants had one of the worst offensive lines in football last...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Torrey Smith on being in NFL: ‘Loyalty doesn’t really exist’

Torrey Smith spent just one season with the Philadelphia Eagles and did not have a very big role, which is probably why the team decided to trade him to the Carolina Panthers this offseason. Still, it seems as though Smith was surprised by the move.Smith, who was sent to the Carolina Panthers in exchange for cornerback Daryl Worley last week, sent some cryptic tweets on Tuesday about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Peppers re-signs with Panthers

Julius Peppers is staying put.While other teams are scrambling to sign free agents, the Panthers are keeping their man in town. The DE, 38, would rack up 21 tackles—11.0 for sacks—this past season. But that’s not all. 2017 marks the 15th consecutive season in which he would appear in all 16 games. But, how much time does he have left?In the meantime, the Panthers are coming off a...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jaguars to land LG Andrew Norwell

Andrew Norwell is an All-Pro left guard, and is only 26 years old. But after four seasons with the Carolina Panthers, he’s moving on. $30 million guaranteed over five years for a 26-year-old lineman isn’t a bad deal. But, here’s how this all breaks down. And for what it’s worth, Pro Football Focus would rank Norwell third among guards last season. He is also coming off his first...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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