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A Panthers 101 Farewell to Linebacker Jon Beason
October 8th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Many players have worn a Carolina Panthers uniform; only a few have transcended it. Throughout its 19-year history, only a handful of players have truly left an indelible mark on the franchise: Sam Mills, Kevin Greene, Wesley Walls, Mushin Muhammad, Mike Minter, Julius Peppers, John Kasay, Jake Delhomme, Steve Smith. The recently traded Jon Beason belongs on...

Carolina Panthers Send LB Jon Beason to New York Giants for Late-Round Draft Pick
October 4th, 2013 at 7:35 PM
The Carolina Panthers traded linebacker Jon Beason to the New York Giants on Friday, according to multiple sources. The Panthers will reportedly receive a late-round draft in exchange for the three-time Pro Bowler, whose career has been derailed by injuries over the last few seasons. For Beason, the writing was on the...

Carolina Panthers LB Jon Beason Restructures Contract
July 29th, 2013 at 7:01 AM
Jon Beason agreed to rework his contract to help give the cap-strapped Carolina Panthers additional wiggle room in the team's air-tight budget. ***PHOTO1*** According to the Charlotte Observer, the seventh-year linebacker - who was slated to make $5.5 million this season with a $9.5 million cap number - declined to disclose the...

Early-Season Matchups Against Seattle Seahawks, New York Giants Crucial for Carolina Panthers
July 28th, 2013 at 7:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Carolina Panthers open up the 2013 season at home against the upstart Seattle Seahawks. The two teams met at Bank of America Stadium last year, with Pete Carroll's team narrowly escaping with a 16-12 victory. Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson ultimately led his team to a playoff victory as a...

Carolina Panthers OTAs: Head Coach Ron Rivera Pleased with Team’s Progress
June 10th, 2013 at 6:01 AM
The Carolina Panthers wrapped up organized team activities last Thursday, and head coach Ron Rivera is excited about the direction his team is heading. "I'm seeing some things that give me reason to be happy and excited about what we can be as a football team," Rivera told Panthers.com. "We got...

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Wants to Become Team Captain
June 2nd, 2013 at 7:10 AM
Although he's become infamous for his signature 'Superman' touchdown celebration, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton hopes to one day put a 'C' - not an 'S' - on his chest. “I recognize – and everyone knows around the league – when you’re a team captain that’s not just a patch on...

Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly Earning High Praise from Coaches, Teammates
May 29th, 2013 at 7:15 AM
***PHOTO1***Luke Kuechly might be the most overlooked young player in the NFL. With 164 tackles last season, the Carolina Panthers linebacker became the first rookie to lead the league in stops since the 49ers' Patrick Willis in 2007. While the Associated Press voters recognized Kuechly's exploits by naming him Defensive Rookie of...

Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly Ranks 79th on NFL Network’s ‘Top 100′ List
May 10th, 2013 at 2:31 PM
Linebacker Luke Kuechly became the second Carolina Panther to be featured on the NFL Network's annual 'Top 100' list. Last year's Defensive Rookie of the Year was named the 79th best player in the NFL on Thursday's episode of "The Top 100 Players of 2013," which unveiled the players ranked 71st...

Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith Ranks 84th on NFL Network’s ‘Top 100′ List
May 3rd, 2013 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1***Wide receiver Steve Smith became the first Carolina Panther to be showcased on this year's version of the NFL Network's annual Top 100 list. The five-time Pro Bowler was named the 84th best player in the NFL on Thursday night's installment of the "The Top 100 Players of 2013," which revealed...

Carolina Panthers 2013 NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 2-7
April 27th, 2013 at 10:15 PM
Second Round - 44th overall - Kawann Short, DT, Purdue The Panthers added more beef to their defensive line on day two of the 2013 NFL Draft, using the 44th overall pick on Purdue's Kawann Short. The 6-3, 300-pound defensive tackle, who started 50 straight games for the Boilermakers, had a decorated...

Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly Wins Defensive Rookie of Year
February 3rd, 2013 at 12:25 AM
The future is bright for the Carolina Panthers. For the second consecutive year, a first-year Panther took home Rookie of the Year honors. One year after quarterback Cam Newton won Offensive Rookie of the Year, linebacker Luke Kuechly was named the top defensive rookie at the NFL Honors awards program at the...

Carolina Panthers Latest News: GM Marty Hurney Fired; CB Chris Gamble LB Jon Beason Placed on IR
October 24th, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson fired general manager Marty Hurney on Monday following a disappointing 1-5 start to the 2012 season. Hurney, who held the general manager position since 2002, saw everything unravel quickly and unexpectedly over the past two-and-a-half seasons. From 2002-2009, the John Fox-led Panthers made the playoffs three times...

Desperation Bowl: Skidding Carolina Panthers, Dallas Cowboys Face Off in Crucial Week 7 Matchup
October 20th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
A three-game losing streak in the NBA, NHL or MLB is typically nothing more than minor setback. In the National Football League, it's almost always cataclysmic. With just 16 opportunities to earn a playoff berth, the margin for error in professional football is exponentially smaller, and the pressure of each game is...

Carolina Panthers Week 7 Injury Report: CB Chris Gamble Out, LB Jon Beason Doubtful
October 19th, 2012 at 11:34 PM
The Carolina Panthers, at 1-4, must beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday if they want to remain relevant this season. Unfortunately, they will have to do it without starting cornerback Chris Gamble, and, most likely, starting linebacker Jon Beason. Gamble, who is listed as out, is battling a shoulder injury that could...

Carolina Panthers’ Offense Finds Its Groove in Crucial Home Win Against New Orleans Saints
September 17th, 2012 at 11:48 PM
There were a lot of firsts for the Carolina Panthers in their 35-27 victory against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Ron Rivera and Cam Newton were triumphant over the Saints for the first time since the pair started a new era in Charlotte last season. Newton also rushed for a...

Carolina Panthers Look Terrible in 16-10 Loss to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 10th, 2012 at 9:15 PM
Somewhere in Charlotte, Ryan Kalil may be rewriting his Super Bowl promise. The Carolina Panthers looked more like a high school team than a Super Bowl team in their 16-10 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** The Panthers simply weren’t ready to play. The offense...

Carolina Panthers Kick Off Regular Season with Crucial Matchup Against Division Rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 9th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The Carolina Panthers are hoping to notch their third straight win over the division rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Sunday’s regular-season opener at Raymond James Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** The Panthers shellacked the Bucs in their two meetings last season, winning by scores of 38-19 and 48-16 in Tampa and Charlotte, respectively. Cam Newton was...

Carolina Panthers Getting Ready for Season Opener Against Division Rival Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 7th, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Due to the Democratic National Convention, the Panthers were forced to leave Charlotte five days before the season opener at the Buccaneers. However, some members of the team, linebacker Jon Beason among them, are actually enjoying the extra time in Tampa Bay. “It would have been great to be home. But I...

Sunday Night Football Preview: Carolina Panthers Look to Make Statement on National Stage Against New York Jets
August 26th, 2012 at 1:25 PM
The Carolina Panthers will be in the national spotlight this weekend when they travel to MetLife Stadium to take on the touchdownless New York Jets on Sunday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** With the nation watching, both teams are expected to play their starters into the third quarter. While the Panthers are hoping to...

Carolina Panthers Injury Report: Thomas Davis in; Jon Beason, Steve Smith Out at New York Jets
August 24th, 2012 at 9:30 PM
Thomas Davis may be the most resilient player in all of professional football. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera announced Friday, per the Charlotte Observer, that the linebacker will begin his (attempted) comeback from the third ACL tear on his right knee in Sunday’s preseason game against the New York Jets. Davis has...