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Carolina Panthers Latest News: Injuries Continue to Pile up; Greg Hardy Slights Falcons
December 6th, 2012 at 7:01 AM
It feels like déjà vu. Just like last season, the Carolina Panthers were quickly eliminated from playoff contention because of an inability to close out opponents in the fourth quarter. And just like last season, the injuries are starting to mount up to an alarming level. After placing a franchise-record 18 players on...

Evaluating the 2012 Carolina Panthers Defensive Backs
July 31st, 2012 at 9:24 PM
The defensive backs struggled last season. To their credit, however, the front seven struggled to pressure the quarterback, leaving opposing receivers more time to get open. Despite criticism, Chris Gamble has been a solid number one option at cornerback for the Panthers. Captain Munnerlyn is an excellent option at nickelback,...

Carolina Panthers Creating Plenty of Competition in Secondary
June 28th, 2012 at 10:00 PM
The Carolina Panthers ranked 24th in the NFL against the pass last season, allowing an average of 246.8 yards per game through the air. Injuries certainly played a large part in the secondary's struggles. Cornerback Brandon Hogan, a fourth-round pick in 2011, missed 13 games with a knee injury. Captain Munnerlyn...

Carolina Panthers Sign DB Reggie Smith to Compete for Starting Safety Position
April 7th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
The Carolina Panthers bolstered their secondary earlier this week, signing free agent Reggie Smith to compete for the starting safety job. ***PHOTO1*** Smith was drafted in third-round of the 2008 draft by the San Francisco 49ers, where he has spent the last four seasons. He has been a solid contributor in the...

Carolina Panthers: 2011 Season Defensive Report Card
January 8th, 2012 at 2:45 PM
The Carolina defense was decimated by injuries this season and struggled slowing down opponents. Here's how they ranked in several defensive categories. 28th in total defense, surrendering an average of 377.6 yards per game 24th in pass defense, surrendering an average of 246.8 pass yards per game 25th in rush defense, surrendering an...

Carolina Panthers Squeak by Winless Indianapolis Colts for First Road Victory
November 27th, 2011 at 6:15 PM
Cam Newton passed for 208 yards, DeAngelo Williams scored twice, and Sherrod Martin had a late interception to help the Panthers defeat the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, 27-19. ***PHOTO1*** Carolina (3-8) earned their first road victory in two seasons against the struggling Colts (0-11) in a back-and-forth game in which the Panthers...

Safeties are the Achilles Heel of the Carolina Panthers’ Defense
September 23rd, 2011 at 5:32 PM
The Panthers were a victim of big plays in week one against the Cardinals giving up a 70 yard pass to wide out Early Doucet.  If you were watching this play you may have thought the Panthers would get a penalty for only having 10 men on the field. Cardinals...