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Carolina Panthers Free Agency: Latest News and Notes
March 25th, 2013 at 8:13 PM
WR/KR Ted Ginn signed The Panthers got a huge boost in the return game with the signing of speedy wideout/kick returner Ted Ginn Jr. last Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Ginn, the 7th-overall pick in the 2007 draft, joins the team after spending the last three years with the San Francisco 49ers. He was originally drafted by Miami,...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes: Free Agency Edition
March 13th, 2013 at 10:21 PM
As free agency begins, the Carolina Panthers - and the rest of the NFL - have been very busy. Here is a recap of the team's transactions this week: Drayton Florence signed With the release (and recent retirement) of veteran cornerback Chris Gamble, the Panthers needed some proven experience in the defensive...

Carolina Panthers Week 15 Injury Report: at Least 3 Starters Out at San Diego Chargers
December 14th, 2012 at 9:23 PM
For the Carolina Panthers, injuries are the gift that keeps on giving this holiday season. For Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, the team will be without at least three starters: running back Jonathan Stewart, center Geoff Hangartner and defensive tackle Dwan Edwards. Two more starters, wide receiver Brandon LaFell (turf...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes
November 25th, 2012 at 12:30 AM
Anderson, Davis fined for illegal hits Panthers linebackers Thomas Davis and James Anderson were both fined for hits in last Sunday's 27-21 overtime loss to the Buccaneers. ***PHOTO1*** Davis was fined $21,000 for hitting a defenseless receiver, Tiquan Underwood, in the head at the end of regulation. Anderson was fined $10,000 for delivering...

Carolina Panthers First-Round Pick Luke Kuechly Embraces Rookie Role at OTAs
June 4th, 2012 at 6:09 PM
The Carolina Panthers selected linebacker Luke Kuechly in April's draft with hopes that he would become a staple in the team's defense for years to come. However, the former Boston College standout must first go through an important rite of passage. At OTAs, Kuechly has been carrying the helmets of his fellow...

Returning Injured Players Will Provide Boost for 2012 Carolina Panthers
January 13th, 2012 at 6:00 PM
The Carolina Panthers will be busy this offseason. After following up one of the worst seasons in the team’s history with a surprising six-win campaign, the Panthers will likely spend the offseason trying to figure out how to build a championship team around Cam Newton. And this team could use some...

Carolina Panthers Fend Off Houston Texans, Notch First Victory Against Elite Team
December 19th, 2011 at 7:41 PM
The Carolina Panthers (5-9) defeated the Houston Texans (10-4) 28-13 on Sunday, a victory that is undoubtedly a huge step forward for the organization. The Panthers were finally able to translate a fast start into a victory instead of a second half meltdown, courtesy of solid play on both sides...

Brandon LaFell Could See Expanded Role Against Indianapolis Colts
November 26th, 2011 at 2:13 PM
There has been a lot of buzz for some time around Charlotte regarding Brandon LaFell's role in the Carolina Panthers offense. Many believe that he should see more throws and even supplant Legadu Naanee as the number two wide receiver.    ***PHOTO1*** LaFell may get his chance on Sunday against Indianapolis.  Naanee...

Captain Munnerlyn Fined; Jeremy Shockey Returns to Practice
November 24th, 2011 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Captain Munnerlyn's stomach will be full this Thanksgiving, but his wallet may not be. The Carolina Panthers cornerback was fined $5,000 by the NFL for wearing cleats that were "too blue" against the Lions last Sunday. Munnerlyn says that he has worn the same color cleats for the entire...

Carolina Panthers’ Special Teams Takes a Step in the Right Direction
November 22nd, 2011 at 9:08 PM
In one of the bright spots in last Sunday's game against the Lions, the Carolina Panthers did something that they haven't done in eight years; return a kickoff for a touchdown. I almost had to rub my eyes and make sure that I really did see Kealoha Pilares return a Jason...

Linebacker James Anderson Rolls Ankle in Practice
November 11th, 2011 at 12:00 PM
The Panthers coaching staff let out a collective gasp when linebacker James Anderson rolled his ankle in Thursday's practice. With only four other healthy linebackers on the roster, Carolina could ill afford to lose another one. ***PHOTO1*** Anderson is the team's leading tackler and the only remaining opening day starter at linebacker....

Three Areas Carolina Panthers Must Address During Week 9 Bye
November 5th, 2011 at 12:00 PM
Run Defense It's no secret. After losing starting linebackers Jon Beason and Thomas Davis early in the season, stopping the run has been the Achilles heel of the Panthers defense all season long. They currently rank 29th in the NFL in rush defense, surrendering an average of 133.2 yards per game...

Carolina Panthers Get More Bad News at Linebacker Position
October 13th, 2011 at 8:55 PM
At least Omar Gaither isn't out for the season. The Carolina Panthers, who are already extremely thin at linebacker, will be without Gaither for two weeks with a sprained MCL. The Panthers have already lost starters Jon Beason and Thomas Davis to season-ending injuries. A myriad of health-issues have led to...

Carolina Panthers Look for First Win of Season Against Jacksonville Jaguars
September 24th, 2011 at 4:08 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars plan to start quarterback Blaine Gabbert at Carolina this Sunday. Perhaps it was the failure of Luke McCown to secure the starting position by throwing four interceptions last week against the Jets; or Jack Del Rio giving Blaine Gabbert a chance to take advantage of an injured...

Carolina Panthers Lose Thomas Davis for Season with Torn ACL
September 19th, 2011 at 7:36 PM
The Carolina Panthers suffered their second crucial blow on defense when the news came back that linebacker Thomas Davis tore his ACL for the third time. Davis got hurt in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Packers when his leg was twisted under a pile. Davis' injury comes...

Thomas Williams Looks to Contribute After Stellar Preseason
September 10th, 2011 at 3:46 PM
This preseason is proof that Thomas Williams has something to prove. If the preseason is any indicator of things to come, the Panthers fans have something to look forward to with Thomas Williams. No other Panther had more highlights this preseason than Williams. The University of Southern California product lit...

Carolina Panthers Face Miami Dolphins as Both Teams Look to Solidify Starters
August 19th, 2011 at 6:46 PM
Tonight, the Carolina Panthers face the Miami Dolphins at 7:30 p.m. ET at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. This will be a test of many matchups as each team looks to establish starters on offense, defense, and special teams. The Panthers will start Cam Newton for around two quarters to...