Tagged: ‘Olindo Mare’

Kicked to the Curb: Carolina Panthers Waive K Justin Medlock, Sign Graham Gano
November 20th, 2012 at 10:01 PM
This just in: There has been another casualty of the Carolina Panthers' abysmal 2-8 season. In a move that not many saw coming, the Panthers waived kicker Justin Medlock on Tuesday and replaced him with free agent Graham Gano. Medlock, 29, missed his third consecutive field goal on Sunday - a 40-yard...

Consider the Evidence: Carolina Panthers Special Teams Will Be Key to Success in 2012
September 2nd, 2012 at 10:05 AM
Any NFL coach will tell you that you can’t win a Super Bowl without stellar special teams play. Special teams dictate field position, swing momentum and can often be the difference between winning and losing. Just ask the Panthers. Ron Rivera’s team was absolutely atrocious on special teams last season, and it cost...

Carolina Panthers Special Teams News: It’s Young Guns Vs. Veterans as Kicking Competition Heats Up
August 21st, 2012 at 10:38 PM
The Panthers were downright awful on special teams last season. Consequently, head coach Ron Rivera has made it a priority to get better in this crucial phase of the game in 2012. In addition to shoring up special teams coverage, the Panthers have created an open competition at the kicker...

Carolina Panthers Sign Kicker Justin Medlock to Three-Year Contract
March 7th, 2012 at 10:24 PM
Kicker Justin Medlock was signed to a three-year contract by the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday. Medlock will compete with Olindo Mare for the starting job. ***PHOTO1*** According to the NFLPA webisite, Medlock will earn the league minimum salary or $390,000 in 2012, with base salaries of $480,000 and $570,000 for 2013 and...

Carolina Panthers: 2011 Season Special Teams Report Card
January 9th, 2012 at 2:45 PM
Field Goal Kicking ***PHOTO1*** Awful. Awful. Awful. Olindo Mare missed two chip shot field goals at key times in close games. In Week 8 against Minnesota, Mare missed a 31-yarder late that would have sent the game to overtime. In Week 14 against Atlanta,  Mare again missed a crucial fourth quarter...