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Carolina Panthers Sign Tight End Ed Dickson
April 10th, 2014 at 3:40 PM
The Carolina Panthers have added another receiving threat for Cam Newton with the signing of tight end Ed Dickson. Ed Dickson will serve as the No. 2 tight end behind Greg Olsen, giving Carolina one of the better tight end duos in the NFL. Having a second talented tight end...

Caolina Panthers Sign Jason Avant to One Year Deal
April 7th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The Carolina Panthers have added another sure-handed, possession receiver to their arsenal, with the team agreeing to a one year deal with Jason Avant. The Panthers have been looking to upgrade their receiving corps in the wake of the departures of Steve Smith, Brandon LaFell and Ted Ginn. While those...

Carolina Panthers not Interested in DeSean Jackson
March 29th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Contrary to what Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera told USA Today, the Panthers are not interested in signing recently released wide receiver DeSean Jackson. The Panthers were previously seen as an obvious destination for DeSean Jackson given their dearth of talent at wide receiver. Carolina did contact the Philadelphia...

Carolina Panthers’ Ron Rivera on DeSean Jackson: “We’d Be Interested”
March 28th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivers knows that his team has a major hole at wide receiver and a potential fit just hit the open market as the Philadelphia Eagles released DeSean Jackson. DeSean Jackson has big-time top end speed and can stretch the field vertically as well as any...

Coming up Clutch: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers Flipping Script in Close Games
December 27th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
With Sunday's 17-13 win over the New Orleans Saints, the Carolina Panthers clinched the fifth playoff berth in franchise history, and first since 2008. The excitement surrounding the team, which has won 10 of 11 games heading into Week 17, is at an all-time high. With a victory against the Falcons...

A Panthers 101 Get Well Soon Card to Steve Smith
December 25th, 2013 at 6:07 AM
I was on hand at Bank of America Stadium for the Carolina Panthers' thrilling 17-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. There was a collective gasp when Steve Smith went down with a knee injury in the first quarter. Nobody knew exactly what the extent of the injury was,...

Carolina Panthers’ Jordan Gross Delivers with ‘This is Gross’ Podcast
November 13th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** In the NFL, quarterbacks tend to get all the publicity while offensive linemen, although equally important to the team, are placed under a proverbial rock.  Carolina Panthers left tackle Jordan Gross has begun to lift this proverbial rock with his new podcast titled "This is Gross."  Each show, which features a...

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Running Backs
November 8th, 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 doling out midseason grades for each...

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends
November 7th, 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 will be dishing out its midseason report...

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Offensive Line
November 5th, 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 doling out midseason grades for each position...

Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Quarterback
November 4th, 2013 at 9:25 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 position...

Injury Update: Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart Expected to Make Season Debut Vs. Atlanta Falcons
November 1st, 2013 at 12:32 AM
Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart is expected to make his season debut against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Stewart, who underwent surgery on both ankles during the offseason, hasn't suited up in almost a year. But the sixth-year pro told reporters he feels good after practicing in full pads on...

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton – Hype or Hope?
October 10th, 2013 at 6:15 PM
As the Carolina Panthers have stumbled to a 1-3 start for the third consecutive season, the majority of fans and pundits are pointing the finger at head coach Ron Rivera and his staff. There's no denying that coaching deficiencies are a major reason for the team's current - and past -...

Carolina Panthers Rookie RB Kenjon Barner Primed for NFL Debut
October 5th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Signs are pointing toward Carolina Panthers rookie running back Kenjon Barner making his NFL debut against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** According to Steve Reed of the Associated Press, Ron Rivera is optimistic about Barner's chances of suiting up. The Panthers head coach says he plans to use the former Oregon...

NFL Fines Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton $10K for Helmet Violation
October 1st, 2013 at 9:44 PM
The NFL fined Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton $10,000 this week for wearing unapproved Under Armour visor clips on his helmet. Until last week, the third-year quarterback had donned the logo on his helmet since his rookie season - a total of 35 games - without incident. League policy states that: "No invisible...

Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner Returns to Practice, Eyes Week 5 Comeback
September 25th, 2013 at 7:15 PM
After missing the first three regular-season games, Carolina Panthers rookie running back Kenjon Barner returned to practice on Tuesday, according to the Charlotte Observer.    The former Oregon standout has been recovering from a foot sprain he suffered against the Ravens in the third preseason game, but told reporters he's on...

Carolina Panthers’ DeAngelo Williams Credits Hot Start to Rob Chudzinski’s Exit
September 25th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams, who is third in the NFL with 294 rushing yards through three games, is off to a great start in 2013. Williams credits the uptick in production to the departure of former offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who was hired as head coach of the Cleveland...

Should Johnny Manziel Take Cam Newton’s Advice?
August 13th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel stormed onto the scene last season, wowing spectators and rattling opposing defenses with his elusive and improvisational style of play. He became a national sensation last November after his dazzling performance powered the Aggies to a 29-24 upset over top-ranked Alabama. Just two days after his 20th...

Can Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Finally Become a Leader?
August 5th, 2013 at 9:04 PM
You'd be hard pressed to find a player, coach, fan or media member that doesn't acknowledge Cam Newton's talent. But talent has never been the issue with the Panthers quarterback. Carolina's decision to select Newton with the first-overall pick in the 2011 draft was controversial for psychological reasons. While at the University...

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...