With the retirements of bone-crushing hitters Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, Carolina Panthers' leading tackler Luke Kuechly is becoming the new model for the middle linebacker who can chase tailbacks, tight ends and even read-option quarterbacks out of the backfield. As NFL Network analyst Brian Billick recently pointed out, the position is evolving into one emphasizing athleticism...
According to the Charlotte Observer, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says wide receiver Steve Smith is looking like younger player on the field.
Ron Rivera said WR Steve Smith has looked like he’s 25 again during OTAs. Rivera said the veteran wideout has been diving for balls–something the coaching staff isn’t wild about. And even though we’re more than three months from...
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Now here’s a son who must really love his Mom. Check out Carolina Panthers star Quarterback Cam Newton and his mother pampering themselves with mani/pedis while Cam plays on his phone. This is probably not a pic Cam wanted to get out there, but if you want to bond with your mother, next time bring the nail salon to you.
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According to ESPN’s John Clayton, after leading the Carolina Panthers in rushing last season, the Panthers plan on cutting down on how many times quarterback Cam Newton carries the ball in 2013.
The Panthers plan on using DeAngelo Williams along with Mike Tolbert as fullback more often.
It’s amazing that Newton led the Panthers in rushing when they already have three guys that...
The Panthers announced they've signed first-round draft pick Star Lotulelei and third-round selection Edmund Kugbila. With the signings, Carolina's top three picks are now under contract.
Financial terms of the deals signed Thursday were not released.
Carolina previously announced the signing of second round pick Kawann Short, a defensive tackle from Purdue, on Wednesday...
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The Carolina Panthers have signed first round pick, defensive lineman Star Lotulelei, according to Rep 1 Sports, the agency that represents him.
Star Lotulelei and the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms. Congrats Star!
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According to Rep 1 Sports, the Panthers have reached an agreement with first-round pick DT Star Lotulelei.
Carolina used their No. 14 overall pick on Lotulelei in an attempt to solidify their interior defensive line. The team also reached an agreement with second-round pick DT Kawann Short on Wednesday as well.
Last year’s No. 14 overall, Michael Brockers received a four...
I hope these shirts aren’t included in Cam Newton’s clothing line.
Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton celebrated his 24th birthday on May 11th in San Diego while training with quarterback guru George Whitfield Jr. He can be seen in the Vine video below high-fiving people ocean-side while cruising around on a segway and later in the club, rocking hideously patterned shirts...
The Carolina Panthers have signed two of their 2013 draft picks, coming to terms with defensive lineman Kawann Short and guard Edmund Kugbila on four-year deals. Both should get a great chance at playing time this season and will be heading into camp this summer in solid competitions; Short against Dwan Edwards and Kugbila against Geoff Hangartner.
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Here’s a running list of the days transactions and visits.
Panthers sign second-round pick DT Kawann Short to a four-year contract.
Panthers sign fourth-round pick G Edmund Kugbila to a four-year contract.
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According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers LB Jon Beason‘s is unlikely to be released this offseason.
Person points to the fact that Beason still has to much guaranteed money remaining on his contract after signing a five-year extension worth $51.5 million back in 2011.
Beason, 28, has undergone three surgeries in a 17-month span to his right knee and left...
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith absolutely hammered Mark Sanchez, but Sanchez's response could have used a little extra (paper bag sandwich) mustard.
Photo credit: news.yahoo.com/AP Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith is well-known throughout the league for not biting his tongue in most situations, but thankfully he can usually back it up on the field. Also, he probably doesn’t have to worry about building chemistry with a new quarterback anytime soon, since Cam Newton is going to be the quarterback for the Panthers...
Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith has never held his tongue.
Smith recently appeared on former teammate Muhsin Muhammad’s radio morning show on WFANZ.
During the appearance, he teed off on New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez.
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According to Brian MacIntyre of Yahoo! Sports, the Panthers have restructured the deal of DeAngelo Williams, which keeps him locked up through 2015.
The deal shaves $3.2 million off the 2013 salary cap, Williams was due to make $8 million over the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
‘Williams was entering the third season of a five-year, $43 million contract and was...