Category: ‘2011 NFL Draft’

A Leap of Faith: Revisiting the Carolina Panthers’ Decision to Draft Cam Newton
July 4th, 2012 at 12:05 PM
Just two short years ago, the Carolina Panthers had one of the most abominable seasons in NFL history.  The Jimmy Clausen-led offense was the worst in the league by leaps and bounds. Carolina was so terrible that, on average, they lost by more points (13.3) than they scored (12.2). The Panthers...

Carolina Panthers Rewind: One Year Ago
April 28th, 2012 at 10:37 AM
Do you remember where you were exactly one year ago?  Maybe you were coming back from Spring Break wondering how you could get that unwanted tattoo removed. Maybe you were spending those tax refund dollars on that new 60’ TV you’ve always dreamed of. Or, possibly, you were figuring out...

Carolina Panthers 2012 NFL Draft Special: Taking a Closer Look at Defensive Tackle Dontari Poe
April 22nd, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Overview: Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe saw his stock rise considerably after an impressive performance in February's NFL Combine. Poe, standing 6-foot-4 and weighing 346 pounds, did 44 reps on the 225-pound bench press - tops at the combine. To compliment that tremendous strength, Poe also demonstrated elite speed, running the...

Carolina Panthers 2012 NFL Draft Special: Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick
April 9th, 2012 at 9:40 PM
Addressing the defensive backfield will be one of the highest priorities for the Carolina Panthers in the upcoming NFL draft. Chris Gamble had a solid year, but the team is still lacking a solid number two corner to play on the other side. Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick could be that...

Carolina Panthers 2012 NFL Draft Special: Defensive End/Linebacker Melvin Ingram
March 27th, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Overview: South Carolina's Melvin Ingram is one of the most versatile defensive players coming out in the 2012 NFL draft. He is one of several players that the Carolina Panthers will be taking a look at as draft day continues to inch closer. The 6-foot-2, 264 pound hybrid defensive end/linebacker was...