Category: ‘Cornerbacks’

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Secondary, Special Teams and Coaching
November 9th, 2013 at 8:10 AM
After an 0-2 start, the Carolina Panthers have won four straight and five of six to improve to 5-3 and pull within one game of the New Orleans Saints for the NFC South lead. With 2013 NFL regular season officially halfway over, Panthers 101 is doling out midseason grades for each...

Carolina Panthers Sign Two Safeties; Chicago Bears Offer Captain Munnerlyn Deal
March 20th, 2013 at 8:28 PM
The Carolina Panthers signed a pair of free agent safeties to 1-year deals on Thursday, according to the Charlotte Observer. The additions of D.J. Moore and Mike Mitchell will continue the team's trend of bringing in unproven safeties eager for their first opportunity to start. Hopefully, this year's experiment works out better...

Carolina Panthers Cut Cornerback Chris Gamble to Get Under Salary Cap
March 10th, 2013 at 7:15 AM
After nine years and 27 interceptions, Chris Gamble is no longer a Carolina Panther. The Panthers cut the veteran cornerback on Friday, a move which cleared $7.9 million in cap room - enough to get the team under the $123 million limit before Tuesday's league-wide deadline. Gamble's release was not much of...

Evaluating the 2012 Carolina Panthers Defensive Backs
July 31st, 2012 at 9:24 PM
The defensive backs struggled last season. To their credit, however, the front seven struggled to pressure the quarterback, leaving opposing receivers more time to get open. Despite criticism, Chris Gamble has been a solid number one option at cornerback for the Panthers. Captain Munnerlyn is an excellent option at nickelback,...

Confident or Cocky? Carolina Panthers Rookie CB Josh Norman Talks a Big Game
July 17th, 2012 at 10:41 PM
Most rookies - let alone a fifth-round pick from a mid-major school - don't begin running their mouths and calling out veteran players before playing a single snap in an NFL game. Josh Norman isn't most rookies. Norman, a 6-foot, 190-pound cornerback from Coastal Carolina, isn't intimidated by the transition from the...