Archives

Tagged: ‘Luke Kuechly’

Coming up Clutch: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers Flipping Script in Close Games
December 27th, 2013 at 8:43 AM
With Sunday's 17-13 win over the New Orleans Saints, the Carolina Panthers clinched the fifth playoff berth in franchise history, and first since 2008. The excitement surrounding the team, which has won 10 of 11 games heading into Week 17, is at an all-time high. With a victory against the Falcons...

Carolina Panthers Clinch Playoff Berth, Seize Division Lead with Clutch Win Over New Orleans Saints
December 22nd, 2013 at 8:18 PM
Revenge is sweet for the Carolina Panthers. Just two weeks after suffering a 31-13 drubbing to the New Orleans Saints (10-5) at the Superdome, the Carolina Panthers (11-4) returned the favor by knocking off their division rival 17-13 at rainy Bank of America Stadium on Sunday. The win gives Ron Rivera's team...

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: Defensive Line and Linebackers
November 6th, 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 is dishing out its midseason report card. Today,...

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...

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 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...

Carolina Panthers Use Four Non-Offensive TDs to Beat Baltimore Ravens 34-27
August 24th, 2013 at 4:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** People often say "the best defense is a good offense." For the Carolina Panthers on Friday, it was precisely the opposite. Powered by four turnovers - three of them going the other way for touchdowns - Ron Rivera's team was able to edge the Baltimore Ravens 34-27 on their home field. The...

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan Poses with Luke Kuechly Jersey
June 3rd, 2013 at 5:53 PM
An interesting picture of Matt Ryan surfaced on Carolina Huddle last weekend. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback is all smiles holding up a Luke Kuechly Panthers jersey, which appears to be autographed. It's not clear when the photo was taken, but it would suffice to say that, at the very least, it's surprising to see...

Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton Ranked 46th on NFL ‘Top 100′ List
June 1st, 2013 at 6:02 AM
Cam Newton became the third Carolina Panther to be showcased on the NFL Network's annual 'Top 100' list. The third-year quarterback was voted the 46th best player in the league on Thursday's installment of 'The Top 100 Players of 2013,' which revealed the players ranked 41st through 50th. ***PHOTO1*** The rankings are...

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 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...

What Can We Take Away from the 2012 Carolina Panthers Season?
January 31st, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Excitement, frustration, bewilderment. Carolina Panthers players, coaches and fans aren't quite sure how to feel as they head into the offseason with more questions than answers. The bizarre rollercoaster ride of a season started extremely low and finished extremely high, culminating with an impressive 44-38 victory over the New Orleans Saints...

Carolina Panthers Found Gem in Linebacker Luke Kuechly
January 26th, 2013 at 7:53 PM
When NFL coaches and players are asked to describe Cam Newton as a football player, you'll most likely hear phrases like "high ceiling" and "limitless upside." There's another Carolina Panther who has inspired the same type of praise - except he plays defense...and he's a rookie. Linebacker Luke Kuechly not only had...

Carolina Panthers’ Luke Kuechly Named NFC Defensive Rookie of Month
January 5th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Panthers rookie linebacker Luke Kuechly was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month for December on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** The former Boston College standout recorded a sack, interception and league-best 59 tackles during a month where Carolina went 4-1. Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher was the only other player to record at least 50...

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...

Carolina Panthers Roll Past Oakland Raiders to Notch Third Consecutive Win
December 23rd, 2012 at 9:54 PM
***PHOTO1***Cam Newton threw for 170 yards and a touchdown and ran for 60 yards and another score as the Carolina Panthers beat the Oakland Raiders 17-6  in their home finale on Sunday. It was the third straight victory and fourth in five games for the Panthers, who improved to 6-9 after...