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John Kasay Ends His Storied NFL Career with Carolina Panthers
May 10th, 2013 at 12:04 AM
To those outside the Panthers community, John Kasay was just a great NFL kicker. In the eyes of the Carolina faithful, the 43-year-old Athens, Georgia, native was much more. Kasay, a member of the team's inaugural roster, signed a one-day contract on Tuesday to officially retire with the Panthers. Why exactly is...

Kicked to the Curb: Carolina Panthers Waive K Justin Medlock, Sign Graham Gano
November 20th, 2012 at 10:01 PM
This just in: There has been another casualty of the Carolina Panthers' abysmal 2-8 season. In a move that not many saw coming, the Panthers waived kicker Justin Medlock on Tuesday and replaced him with free agent Graham Gano. Medlock, 29, missed his third consecutive field goal on Sunday - a 40-yard...

Carolina Panthers Special Teams News: It’s Young Guns Vs. Veterans as Kicking Competition Heats Up
August 21st, 2012 at 10:38 PM
The Panthers were downright awful on special teams last season. Consequently, head coach Ron Rivera has made it a priority to get better in this crucial phase of the game in 2012. In addition to shoring up special teams coverage, the Panthers have created an open competition at the kicker...

Carolina Panthers Sign Kicker Justin Medlock to Three-Year Contract
March 7th, 2012 at 10:24 PM
Kicker Justin Medlock was signed to a three-year contract by the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday. Medlock will compete with Olindo Mare for the starting job. ***PHOTO1*** According to the NFLPA webisite, Medlock will earn the league minimum salary or $390,000 in 2012, with base salaries of $480,000 and $570,000 for 2013 and...

Carolina Panthers Add Kicker Ada Kunalic, Place Jason Phillips on Injured Reserve
December 13th, 2011 at 8:48 PM
The Carolina Panthers added kicker Ada Kunalic to the roster on Tuesday, just two days after Olindo Mare missed his second chip-shot, fourth quarter field goal. Kunalic was undrafted out of Nebraska and attended Panthers training camp in the summer. To make room for Kunalic, linebacker Jason Phillips was placed on...