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Mike McCormack, NFL Hall of Famer and First Carolina Panthers President, Dies at 83
November 17th, 2013 at 7:50 AM
The Carolina Panthers lost one of its founding fathers on Friday when Mike McCormack, the team's first president, passed away at 83 in his Palm Desert, Calif. home. McCormack served as a right-hand man to Panthers owner Jerry Richardson during his bid to bring an NFL franchise to Charlotte in the...

Why Did the Carolina Panthers Keep Ron Rivera?
September 18th, 2013 at 8:30 PM
Here's another take on the Ron Rivera debacle by Brian Collin: The Carolina Panthers' second close fourth-quarter loss of the season on Sunday, a 24-23 heartbreaking defeat to the Buffalo Bills, was anything but unpredictable. The agonizing defeat continued a disturbing trend, as the Panthers lost five of their first seven...

NBA Legend Jerry West Visits Carolina Panthers Training Camp
July 30th, 2013 at 6:05 AM
The Carolina Panthers welcomed an unlikely visitor to training camp on Monday - NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West. ***PHOTO1***West spent much of the morning watching practice from a golf cart alongside Panthers owner - and longtime friend - Jerry Richardson. The 75-year-old, who spent his entire career with the Los Angeles...

Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Raises Eyebrows with $10 Million Donation
June 17th, 2013 at 7:10 AM
Jerry Richardson is a tough man to figure out these days. Earlier this year, the Carolina Panthers owner created a controversy by requesting $87.5 million from the city of Charlotte to help fund upgrades to Bank of America Stadium. The Spring Hope, North Carolina, native originally asked for $125 million from...

Leaked Financial Documents Show Carolina Panthers’ Profits Purring from 2010-2011
March 7th, 2013 at 9:24 PM
Just days after the state rejected the Carolina Panthers' request for $62.5 million in public money to help renovate 17-year old Bank of America Stadium, Deadspin.com leaked financial documents showing substantial profits for the team from 2010-2011. According to the documents, the Panthers earned a profit of $112 million for the...

Carolina Panthers Hire Dave Gettleman as General Manager; Rob Chudzinksi Interviews with Cleveland Browns
January 9th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
Panthers hire Gettleman as GM After more than six weeks without a general manager, the Carolina Panthers have finally found their man.   New York Giants executive Dave Gettleman will succeed Marty Harney as GM, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.   Gettleman, 61, served as the Giants' senior pro personnel analyst last season after working as Director of Pro Personnel the...

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...

Report: Jerry Richardson, Ron Rivera to Meet on Saturday
January 4th, 2013 at 8:20 PM
According to ESPN's Pat Yasinkas, a person close to the Carolina Panthers has confirmed that owner Jerry Richardson has scheduled a meeting with head coach Ron Rivera to discuss his future with the team. Rivera's fate looked to be all but sealed after the up-and-coming Panthers nosedived to a 2-8 start...

Carolina Panthers Finish Season Strong with 44-38 Victory Over New Orleans Saints
December 31st, 2012 at 9:39 PM
DeAngelo Williams and Mike Tolbert combined for 260 yards and five touchdowns as the Carolina Panthers toppled the New Orleans Saints 44-38 in Sunday's regular-season finale. Williams was especially explosive, carrying the ball 21 times for 210 times and two scores. Tolbert relished the closer role as the 5-foot-9, 245-pound fullback...

‘Perturbed PSL Owners’ Write Open Letter to Jerry Richardson
December 19th, 2012 at 7:00 PM
In an open letter to Jerry Richardson, an anonymous group of PSL (Permanent Seat License) calling themselves the "Perturbed Panther PSL Owners Federation" expressed their dissatisfaction with the team's performance in its brief history. They also accused the Carolina Panthers owner of operating a pyramid scheme. You can read the...

Difficult Decisions Abound: Jerry Richardson’s Next Moves Will Have Lasting Consequences
October 27th, 2012 at 5:22 PM
The Carolina Panthers (1-5) slowly and steadily plummeted into the NFL abyss over the first five games of the season. When they finally hit the bottom in their sixth game, everything fell apart. And fast. Last Sunday's heart-wrenching 19-14 loss to the Dallas Cowboys sucked every last ounce of hope out of a...

Carolina Panthers Sign 11 Undrafted Free Agents, Including Owner’s Former Neighbor
May 1st, 2012 at 9:41 PM
The Carolina Panthers signed 11 undrafted free agents following the NFL draft this past weekend, four of which were wide receivers. Brenton Bersin, WR, Wofford Will Blackwell, G, LSU Nate Chandler, DL, UCLA Jared Green, WR, Southern Wes Kemp, WR, Missouri Princeton McCarty, RB, Idaho Tauren Poole, RB, Tennessee Matt Reynolds, OL, BYU Lyndon Rowells, RB, Humboldt State Ryan Van...

Carolina Panthers to Soon Determine Jimmy Clausen’s Fate with Team
February 14th, 2012 at 9:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Once upon a time, many believed that Jimmy Clausen would be the franchise quarterback the Carolina Panthers were desperately seeking. That was just two years go. After the Panthers wound up with the league's worst offense and a 2-14 record in 2010 with then-rookie Clausen at the helm, the...

Carolina Panthers Dreadful in Second Half, Lose Another Winnable Game to Detroit Lions, 49-35
November 20th, 2011 at 4:34 PM
It was a tale of two halves. The Panthers put together a brilliant first half, leading the Detroit Lions 27-14 at the break. Then, inexplicably, they played one of the worst halves of football I've ever witnessed in the third and fourth quarters, especially on defense. The Panthers were outscored...

The Carolina Panthers Lost Sunday? Who Cares! They Have Cam Newton
September 14th, 2011 at 4:02 PM
The Panthers lost a nail-biter on Sunday, but I could of sworn they had won the Super Bowl. We always hear about Ryan Leaf, the Akili Smith, and JaMarcus Russell. I was one of those skeptics even until I saw the Panthers and Cardinals do battle on Sunday. To me,...

Jerry Richardson’s Tattoo Policy is Ridiculous
August 31st, 2011 at 3:30 PM
Jerry Richardson is many things, but "hip" is certainly not one of them. The Panthers owner has made headlines recently by telling top draft pick Cam Newton not to get any tattoos or piercings. Richardson, who has been dubbed "old school" and "old fashioned," stated that he wanted the future...