Luke Kuechly did the work of many men as a linebacker. Now he’s apparently doing the work of two as a pro scout. According to Joe Person of TheAthletic.com, the Panthers have parted ways with pro scouts Don Warren and Clyde Powers.
Last week, Carolina Panthers safety Tre Boston expressed concern about the 2020 season happening after taking part in a two-hour call with the NFLPA, saying “it’s not looking good.” The NFL already faced enormous challenges regarding how to start up even before COVID-19 case numbers started exploding in dozens of states.
Patrick Mahomes is now the richest man in the NFL who doesn’t own a team. According to a report by Adam Schefter at ESPN, he’s agreed to a 10-year deal with the Chiefs that is worth at least $400 million and will include a percentage of the salary cap.
Despite taking a step backwards at quarterback, the Panthers should be able to field a respectable offense this year. They have the best running back in the NFL, one of the deepest wide receiver rooms in the league and an innovative offensive coordinator on their side.
The Panthers made no secret about what part of their team they wanted to improve in the draft this year. Carolina took seven players over the course of seven rounds and all seven of them ply their trade on the defensive side of the ball.
Fans who want pro athletes to shutup and dribble or stick to sports are going to have a tough time in 2020. Like it or not, athlete activism is going to be more prevalent this year than ever before and some profound changes will be taking place.
Cam Newton seems to have taken his release from the Carolina Panthers earlier this offseason personally. Even now that he’s agreed to a deal with the New England Patriots, he’s using this slight as motivation.
Everyone wants to see football return this fall like normal. The fact is we are living in an unprecedented situation due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s threatening business as usual for every part of our way of life, including the NFL season.
Everyone knew major changes were coming for the Carolina Panthers after a disappointing 2019. Panthers owner Dave Tepper finally cut ties with the Cam Newton–Ron Rivera regime and was ready to leave his mark on the franchise.
The most exciting pick the Panthers made in the 2020 NFL draft came at the end of the second round when they traded up for Jeremy Chinn. Chinn doesn’t come from a well-known college program, but his sensational athleticism will give him a great chance to be successful in the NFL.
Former Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been taking most of the headlines this week after agreeing to a one-year deal with the Patriots. His successor may not have the same name recognition, but Teddy Bridgewater brings a compelling story of his own to Carolina.
This offseason has presented unprecedented challenges for NFL teams. New coaches like Matt Rhule haven’t been been able to meet their players as they prepare for the 2020 season, which is part of the reason the league is working on scrapping two preseason games.
Despite the Panthers signing ex-Matt Rhule Temple receiver Robby Anderson and rostering Christian McCaffrey and D.J. Moore, the rebuilding team plans to make room for Samuel to play an essential role in its new offense.