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Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Defensive Line and Linebackers
November 6th, 2013 at 10:05 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 dishing out its midseason report card. Today,...

Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy Named NFC Defensive Player of Week
September 25th, 2013 at 10:11 PM
Greg Hardy was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week following his dominating performance in the Carolina Panthers' 38-0 blanking of the New York Giants on Sunday. The fourth-year defensive end was a fixture in the Giants backfield all game long, filling out the stat sheet with eight total tackles,...

Carolina Panthers’ DE Greg Hardy’s Goal This Season: 50 Sacks
June 15th, 2013 at 6:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** You never know what Carolina Panthers' defensive end Greg Hardy might say when you put a microphone in front of him. The unfiltered 24-year-old didn't disappoint during an interview last Tuesday, telling the media he's aiming for 50 - yes, 50 - sacks this season.  "Why shoot low, right? If I'm...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes: Kuechly Honored; Nakamura Shut Down; Hardy Heckles Falcons Kicker
December 12th, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Kuechly Named NFC Defensive Player of Week Rookie linebacker Luke Kuechly is undoubtedly the brightest part of the Carolina Panthers' disappointing 4-9 season. ***PHOTO1*** The ninth overall pick recorded 16 tackles in last Sunday's win against the Atlanta Falcons, propelling him to number one in the NFL with 130 stops on the season. "It's...

Carolina Panthers DE Charles Johnson Calls Out Teammates via Twitter
November 21st, 2012 at 8:30 AM
It's been a frustrating season for the Carolina Panthers. The team is 2-8, but, if you take away a handful of plays, they could easily be 8-2. After the Panthers' most recent meltdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson took to Twitter to express his frustration with the...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes: Andre Neblett Suspended, Greg Hardy Brags About Speeding
July 18th, 2012 at 7:39 PM
Andre Neblett Violates NFL's PED Policy The NFL has announced that Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Andre Neblett has been suspended without pay for the first four regular-season games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension will be a costly one for Neblett. The 6-0, 295-pound third-year pro will forfeit...

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...

Carolina Panthers Sign Defensive End Jyles Tucker; Mull Over Important Salary Cap Decisions
February 22nd, 2012 at 3:22 PM
The Carolina Panthers signed free agent defensive end Jyles Tucker last Friday. Tucker is yet another player that Ron Rivera knows from his stint as defensive coordinator in San Diego. Tucker, 28, was released by the Chargers after spending four years as mostly a backup. After going undrafted out of Wake...

Carolina Panthers 2012 NFL Draft Special: Analyzing Defensive End Quinton Coples
February 19th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
Defensive end Quinton Coples is one player that the Carolina Panthers will have on their whiteboard heading toward April's NFL Draft. Coples, who played all four years at the University of North Carolina, is one of several potential picks for the Panthers. The team will either have the eighth or...

Charles Johnson Worth Every Penny of His New Contract
October 14th, 2011 at 8:31 PM
Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson had career year in 2010, amassing career highs in sacks with 11.5 (7th in NFL) and tackles with 52. Johnson has proven to be a force in 2011 and one of the bright spots on a struggling Panthers defense. In the first five games...

Carolina Panthers Accept Mistake, Cut Ties with Everette Brown
September 4th, 2011 at 5:33 PM
The Panthers have waived defensive end Everette Brown after two very mediocre seasons in Carolina. The Panthers gave up a first-round pick in 2010 to San Francisco for the rights to draft Brown in the second round of the 2009 draft. The former Florida State standout started just three of the...