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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 Punter Nick Harris to Compete with Brad Nortman
May 7th, 2012 at 10:23 PM
The Carolina Panthers can't seem to decide on who they want to play punter heading into next season. The Panthers were in the market for a punter after releasing veteran Jason Baker in March, and have made a few curious moves since that time. Less than two weeks after drafting Wisconsin's Brad...

Punter Jason Baker Reflects on His Seven Seasons as Carolina Panther
March 25th, 2012 at 9:32 PM
The Carolina Panthers released punter Jason Baker last Wednesday after seven seasons with the team. Although his punting averages dipped last season," in part to make up for the Panthers' coverage deficiencies, Baker had nothing but good things to say following his release. Baker expressed his gratefulness for the opportunity given...

Carolina Panthers Release Punter Jason Baker, Resign Quarterback Derek Anderson
March 15th, 2012 at 9:25 PM
The Panthers released veteran punter Jason Baker on Wednesday in the wake of his worst statistical season in Carolina. General manager Marty Hurney said that the decision to cut Baker was not performance related, but strictly to help the Panthers get under the recently set $120.6 million salary cap. “We appreciate everything...