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Carolina Panthers Midseason Report Card: Offensive Line
November 5th, 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 doling out midseason grades for each position...

Caught Off Guard: Carolina Panthers Stun Veteran Lineman Geoff Hangartner with Abrupt Release
August 1st, 2013 at 6:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Carolina Panthers released Geoff Hangartner on Thursday, vacating the starting right guard position. The veteran lineman's release came as a shock to most, but none more so than Hangartner himself. "I was definitely surprised," Hangartner told the Charlotte Observer in a phone interview. "I knew there was competition in camp and...

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 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 Ask Tackle Jordan Gross to Rework Contract
March 11th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
With the release of Chris Gamble on Friday, the Carolina Panthers were finally able to get under the $123 million salary cap. But they aren't done freeing up money quite yet. According to the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers have asked veteran left tackle Jordan Gross to restructure his contract. ***PHOTO1*** Gross, 32, carries...

Cap-Challenged Carolina Panthers Restructure Contracts of Ryan Kalil, Jonathan Stewart
February 16th, 2013 at 6:15 AM
For the Carolina Panthers, this young offseason has been all about the Benjamins. Earlier this month, all the headlines were about how the proposed $144 million in stadium renovations were to be funded. Now that Charlotte and the Panthers have reached a tentative 15-year agreement to pay for the upgrades with...

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 Cut G Bryant Browning from Practice Squad, Sign T Ray Dominguez
October 16th, 2012 at 8:38 PM
The season-ending Lisfranc injury to center Ryan Kalil has led to a number of roster changes as the Panthers try to fill the massive shoes left by the three-time Pro Bowler. After signing Thomas Austin last Thursday, the team cut guard Bryant Browning from the practice squad and added tackle Ray...

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes: Bye Week Edition
October 15th, 2012 at 8:34 PM
Panthers lose Kalil, sign Austin Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil, who took out a full-page ad guaranteeing a Panthers Super Bowl victory in July, was placed on the season-ending IR after suffering a Lisfranc injury in last Sunday's 16-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. This is a devastating loss to a Carolina...

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 Sign C Scott Mruczkowski, Release CB Nate Ness
August 19th, 2012 at 5:10 PM
Injuries play a tremendous role in professional football. Just ask Nate Ness. The fifth-year cornerback was performing well this preseason until an ill-timed concussion prompted the Panthers to cut him on Saturday. With the emergence of rookie Josh Norman, an unhealthy Ness became expendable. Just like that, the 6-foot-1, 190-pound journeymen saw his...

Preseason Opener Preview: Carolina Panthers Vs. Houston Texans
August 11th, 2012 at 11:45 AM
The Carolina Panthers will kick off the preseason by welcoming the Houston Texans to Bank of America Stadium on Saturday night. Here’s an in-depth look at each team heading into game day: Carolina Panthers ***PHOTO2*** The Panthers enter the 2012 season with Super Bowl aspirations. After center Ryan Kalil took out a...

Ryan Kalil’s Message Still Resonates as Carolina Panthers Begin Preseason
August 10th, 2012 at 9:00 PM
The 2012 Carolina Panthers are, without a doubt, the most talented group in the 18-year history of the franchise. ***PHOTO1*** And with that talent comes expectations. No more rebuilding. No more waiting. No more moral victories. No more “we’re a year away” conversations. No more EXCUSES. It’s time to start winning. This was the message sent...

It’s About Time! Carolina Panthers Fans Enjoying Media Attention
August 7th, 2012 at 10:30 PM
Ryan Kalil’s heartfelt and poetic Super Bowl guarantee in the Charlotte Observer was downright beautiful. The guarantee seems ridiculous to many - especially those living outside of Panther country. While it may be ridiculous for a player on a team that went 6-10 last season to guarantee a Super Bowl...

Carolina Panthers OL Ryan Kalil Guarantees Super Bowl XLVII Victory
July 25th, 2012 at 12:26 PM
Panthers center Ryan Kalil took out a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer to issue this guarantee. This is what fans want to see - pure, unabashed confidence. I'm excited. Are you?

Carolina Panthers Latest News and Notes: Andre Neblett Suspended, Greg Hardy Brags About Speeding
July 18th, 2012 at 7:39 PM
Andre Neblett Violates NFL's PED Policy The NFL has announced that Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Andre Neblett has been suspended without pay for the first four regular-season games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension will be a costly one for Neblett. The 6-0, 295-pound third-year pro will forfeit...

Carolina Panthers’ Steve Smith, Cam Newton, Ryan Kalil Make NFL Top 100 List
July 8th, 2012 at 10:15 PM
Every year, the NFL Top 100 - which features the rankings of the hundred best players in professional football - is released to the public. The rankings are determined by the votes of NFL players, who grade their peers based on their previous season's performance and how they believe the...

Carolina Panthers: 2011 Season Offensive Report Card
January 7th, 2012 at 2:53 PM
Although the Panthers finished the season 6-10, their offense was one of the NFL's best with rookie sensation Cam Newton under center. Here's how they graded out in 2011: Quarterback ***PHOTO1*** The Panthers knew Cam Newton had the potential to be great when they drafted him number one overall in last year's...

Carolina Panthers’ Steve Smith, Ryan Kalil Make Pro Bowl; Cam Newton Named First Alternate
December 28th, 2011 at 8:30 AM
Wide receiver Steve Smith and center Ryan Kalil will be representing the Carolina Panthers in this year's Pro Bowl in Honolulu.  This is Smith's fifth Pro Bowl selection and Kalil's third in as many years. ***PHOTO1***Steve Smith is fourth in the NFL (third in the NFC) in receiving yards with 1,308. "It's...

Offensive Progress Report: Where the Carolina Panthers Stand in the NFL Classroom
November 2nd, 2011 at 8:00 AM
With a 2-6 start to the 2011 season, it goes without saying that the Panthers have plenty to improve upon both for the rest of this year and for the permanent future of the franchise.  After evaluating each position based on overall performance, improvement (or lack thereof) from last year, and...