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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’ 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...

Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers Outlast New England Patriots in Monday Night Thriller
November 19th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
The Carolina Panthers (7-3) bested the New England Patriots (7-3) 24-20 at Bank of America Stadium Monday night, notching their sixth straight win and earning their place among Super Bowl contenders in the NFC. A controversial ending overshadowed a thrilling game from start to finish - possibly the most exciting of...

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 Thump Atlanta Falcons 34-10 for Fourth Straight Win
November 3rd, 2013 at 8:45 PM
The Carolina Panthers crushed the division-rival Atlanta Falcons 34-10 at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday to notch their fourth straight blowout win and move to 5-3 on the season. Cam Newton didn't play his best game, but unlike in the past, he didn't need to. The stingy Carolina defense took full...

Carolina Panthers Roll Past Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Third Straight Win
October 25th, 2013 at 1:40 AM
The Carolina Panthers blasted the division-rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-13 at Raymond James Stadium on Thursday night, notching their third consecutive win and moving over .500 (4-3) for the first time since 2008. Cam Newton turned in yet another spectacular performance in front of a national audience, using both his arm...

Carolina Panthers Suffer Crushing 12-7 Defeat to Seattle Seahawks in Regular-Season Opener
September 10th, 2013 at 12:44 AM
Oh how it stings to be a Carolina Panthers fan. The Panthers fell to the visiting Seattle Seahawks 12-7 in the regular-season opener on Sunday. The defeat came in familiar disappointing fashion - squandering a second-half lead and chance to win with self-inflicted wounds and missed opportunities. ***PHOTO1*** Despite keeping the Seahawks out...

Cat Fight: Brawl Breaks Out at Carolina Panthers Training Camp
August 7th, 2013 at 5:00 PM
The Carolina Panthers made the headlines this week after several players were involved in a brawl at Tuesday's practice in Spartanburg, South Carolina. ***PHOTO1*** According to the Charlotte Observer, the dust-up began after a hard hit from safety D.J. Campbell on tight end Greg Olsen, who responded by launching the ball at...

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...

Carolina Panthers Cut DT Ron Edwards, Restructure Contracts of Greg Olsen, Haruki Nakamura
March 1st, 2013 at 9:03 PM
The Carolina Panthers were able to make considerable progress in getting under the salary cap by the March 12th deadline this Friday. According to the Charlotte Observer, the team was able to clear about $5 million in cap space by releasing veteran defensive tackle Ron Edwards and restructuring tight end Greg...

Breaking News: Ron Rivera Will Return as Carolina Panthers Head Coach Next Season
January 5th, 2013 at 2:22 PM
The suspense is finally over. Ron Rivera will return as Carolina Panthers head coach next season. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera, who has two years left on a four-year, $11.2 million deal, was hanging in limbo for nearly a week before learning his fate in a meeting with owner Jerry Richardson Saturday morning.   The Carolina players...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes: Bye Week Edition
October 15th, 2012 at 8:34 PM
Panthers lose Kalil, sign Austin Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil, who took out a full-page ad guaranteeing a Panthers Super Bowl victory in July, was placed on the season-ending IR after suffering a Lisfranc injury in last Sunday's 16-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. This is a devastating loss to a Carolina...

Week 5 Preview: Seattle Seahawks Offense Vs. Carolina Panthers Defense
October 6th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Only two teams, the Houston Texans and the Washington Redskins, have run the football more than the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks offense, much like the Panthers’, thrives on the run. Seattle averages 151 yards rushing per contest – sixth best in the NFL. Meanwhile, the Panthers defense, surrendering an average of five...

Carolina Panthers Offensive Coordinator Rob Chudzinski Will Interview for Jacksonville Jaguars Head Coaching Position
January 3rd, 2012 at 7:57 PM
The name Rob Chudzinksi has been thrown around quite a bit as a potential successor for a number head coaching vacancies around the NFL. One of these teams is the Jacksonville Jaguars. According to league sources, the Panthers have given the Jaguars permission to talk to the Panthers offensive coordinator regarding...

Rant of an Angry Carolina Panthers Fan
December 12th, 2011 at 9:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** If you're a Carolina Panthers fan, it was the same story on a different day. The Panthers managed to get a huge lead  -- only to lose it inexplicably in the second half. The first and second quarters were beautiful. After falling behind 7-0, the offense began moving in rhythm like a well-oiled...

Tennessee Titans Demolish Hapless Carolina Panthers, 30-3
November 13th, 2011 at 7:33 PM
Conventional wisdom would indicate that having two weeks to prepare for a game would give you a better chance to win than just having one. This clearly wasn't the case on Sunday when the Carolina Panthers were dismantled by the Tennessee Titans, 30-3. ***PHOTO1*** The Panthers were coming out of a...

Jeremy Shockey Looking for Contract Extension with Carolina Panthers
November 10th, 2011 at 9:47 PM
Carolina Panthers tight end Jeremy Shockey has expressed interest in staying with the team for the foreseeable future. The veteran tight end hopes that he can negotiate a contract extension with general manager Marty Hurney that would make him a Panther perhaps until he hangs up the cleats. ***PHOTO1*** Shockey, 31, signed...

Offensive Progress Report: Where the Carolina Panthers Stand in the NFL Classroom
November 2nd, 2011 at 8:00 AM
With a 2-6 start to the 2011 season, it goes without saying that the Panthers have plenty to improve upon both for the rest of this year and for the permanent future of the franchise.  After evaluating each position based on overall performance, improvement (or lack thereof) from last year, and...

Penalties, Turnovers, Missed Field Goal Keep Carolina Panthers Out of Win Column Against Minnesota Vikings
October 30th, 2011 at 8:59 PM
Cam Newton, as expected, continued his prolific rookie season Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. The 22-year old phenom passed for 290 yards and three touchdowns to go along with a team-high 53 yards rushing. Steve Smith also continued his remarkable season with another 100-yard performance to go along with a touchdown...