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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: 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...

2013 NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers Should Take Offensive Lineman with First-Round Pick
April 2nd, 2013 at 7:25 PM
Despite being ranked worse than the offense this past season, the Carolina Panthers defense was rather consistent when you look at the numbers. More specifically, the Panthers defense played pretty much the same in both wins and losses. The Panthers only gave up an average of approximately one more passing yard...

Carolina Panthers Restructure Jordan Gross’ Contract, Sign LB Chase Blackburn
March 30th, 2013 at 6:05 AM
Panthers, Gross rework deal Jordan Gross finally came around. After a few weeks of uncertainty, the veteran left tackle finally agreed to restructure his contract, the Charlotte Observer reported on Wednesday. The move dropped his salary cap figure by close to $7 million. Gross, 32, was slated to make $8.7 million this season...

Carolina Panthers Ask Tackle Jordan Gross to Rework Contract
March 11th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
With the release of Chris Gamble on Friday, the Carolina Panthers were finally able to get under the $123 million salary cap. But they aren't done freeing up money quite yet. According to the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers have asked veteran left tackle Jordan Gross to restructure his contract. ***PHOTO1*** Gross, 32, carries...

Jeff Otah Highlights Sad Reality of NFL Injuries
August 8th, 2012 at 7:25 PM
In what is proving to be a busy week for the Panthers, the team made a number of roster changes in preparation for training camp. Among them, the most notable and surprising move of the week was the trade that sent Offensive Tackle Jeff Otah to the New York Jets...

Carolina Panthers Ship Oft-Injured OL Jeff Otah to New York Jets for Draft Pick
July 25th, 2012 at 11:02 AM
In what was essentially a three-team deal on Monday, the Carolina Panthers traded a conditional seventh-round pick to the Oakland Raiders for wide receiver Louis Murphy, but got that pick back by shipping offensive lineman Jeff Otah to the New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** Otah, who the Panthers selected with the 19th...

Jeff Otah’s MRI Shows No Knee Damage
June 8th, 2012 at 10:36 PM
Despite playing just 29 games in four NFL seasons, Carolina Panthers offensive tackle Jeff Otah is more beat up than a driver's ed car. ***PHOTO1*** Fortunately, Otah - at least for the time being - should be ready to go for the 2012 season. After developing swelling around his left knee at OTAs,...

Right Tackle Jeff Otah Needs MRI
June 2nd, 2012 at 10:01 PM
Right tackle Jeff Otah has so much talent, but just can't seem to stay healthy. Otah underwent an MRI on his left knee last Thursday - the same knee that has kept him on the sidelines for the majority of the past two seasons. “Jeff tweaked his knee a little bit. It...

Carolina Panthers Have to Seriously Re-evaluate Jeff Otah
October 25th, 2011 at 8:46 PM
Early last week, Carolina Panthers right tackle Jeff Otah was placed on injured reserve for the third time in four seasons. Otah has been plagued with back and knee injuries his entire professional career and can't seem to stay healthy for more than a few games at a time. After playing...