Category: ‘Game Previews’

From Klutz to Clutch: Continuity Paying Off for Streaking Carolina Panthers
November 26th, 2013 at 4:59 PM
The Carolina Panthers have become clutch. For the second straight week, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton engineered a go-ahead touchdown drive in the final minute to secure a come-from-behind win against a quality AFC opponent. Last week, it was Tom Brady and the Patriots who fell victim to Newton's late-game heroics. This week, the...

Mike McCormack, NFL Hall of Famer and First Carolina Panthers President, Dies at 83
November 17th, 2013 at 7:50 AM
The Carolina Panthers lost one of its founding fathers on Friday when Mike McCormack, the team's first president, passed away at 83 in his Palm Desert, Calif. home. McCormack served as a right-hand man to Panthers owner Jerry Richardson during his bid to bring an NFL franchise to Charlotte in the...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes
October 9th, 2013 at 6:56 PM
Amini Silatolu placed on IR The Panthers lost starting left guard Amini Silatolu for the season with a torn ACL/MCL, the Charlotte Observer reported on Monday. The 6-foot-4, 315-pound second-year lineman out of Midwestern State has started 18 games for Ron Rivera's team over the last two seasons. The guard position has been...

Carolina Panthers Send LB Jon Beason to New York Giants for Late-Round Draft Pick
October 4th, 2013 at 7:35 PM
The Carolina Panthers traded linebacker Jon Beason to the New York Giants on Friday, according to multiple sources. The Panthers will reportedly receive a late-round draft in exchange for the three-time Pro Bowler, whose career has been derailed by injuries over the last few seasons. For Beason, the writing was on the...

Caught Off Guard: Carolina Panthers Stun Veteran Lineman Geoff Hangartner with Abrupt Release
August 1st, 2013 at 6:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Carolina Panthers released Geoff Hangartner on Thursday, vacating the starting right guard position. The veteran lineman's release came as a shock to most, but none more so than Hangartner himself. "I was definitely surprised," Hangartner told the Charlotte Observer in a phone interview. "I knew there was competition in camp and...