Panthers still adjusting to lack of defensive line pressureprofootballtalk.com Jul 1 (4 days ago)The Panthers were willing to let Greg Hardy walk, and they didn’t replace him this offseason with an impactful pass-rusher. But they’re hoping they can cover for his loss in other ways, and with other positions other than defensive ends. The Panthers fe…Share Tweet
Devin Funchess: I don’t care about the Combine, I’m fast on the fieldprofootballtalk.com Jun 29 (5 days ago)Add Panthers rookie receiver Devin Funchess to the list of those who don’t think 40-yard dash times at the Scouting Combine are meaningful. Funchess told Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News that when he ran a 4.7-second 40, making him the slowest recei…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 26It’s always nice to hear that NFL players who left college early return to get their degrees, as a source of family pride. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did this offseason, and said he did it for his mother. For former Washington defensive end Charles…Share Tweet
Cam Newton on Charleston trip: “I just wanted to show my respect”profootballtalk.com Jun 25Cam Newton didn’t go to Charleston looking for attention. But when a star quarterback ends up on the scene of a national tragedy, somebody’s going to tweet about it. So while he wanted to keep he trip low-key, the Panthers quarterback said Thursday the …Share Tweet
Devin Funchess takes aim at Rookie of the Yearprofootballtalk.com Jun 25If the growth that coach Ron Rivera saw in Panthers quarterback Cam Newton this offseason continues into the regular season, his receivers are likely to compile some strong numbers. That would work well for wide receiver Devin Funchess, who hasn’t let s…Share Tweet
Cam Newton extension gives Panthers solid offseason gradeESPN.com Jun 24Cam Newton extension gives Panthers solid offseason gradeShare Tweet
Panthers' Kony Ealy not putting himself in position to be taunted againESPN.com Jun 23Panthers' Kony Ealy not putting himself in position to be taunted againShare Tweet
Panthers cornerback Josh Norman ready to see flag removedThe Panthers have quietly supported their neighbors in the wake of the Charleston church shootings, but one of their players who has spent his entire life in the Carolinas has offered their strongest political stance yet. Cornerback Josh Norman, who gre…Share TweetThe Carolina Panthers have responded to last week's Charleston shooting with words, funds and now deeds. Cam Newton visited several families of victims on Monday, bringing a bit of much-needed cheer to their lives: .@CameronNewton was in Charleston toda…Share TweetThe Panthers aren’t just sending money to Charleston, they’ve got boots on the ground as well. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spent part of yesterday visiting the families of the shooting victims there. …Share TweetVeteran wide receiver Greg Jennings had plenty of suitors this offseason, visiting the Saints, Panthers and Jaguars before settling on a deal with the Dolphins. And Jennings credited new Dolphins exec Mike Tannenbaum with the call that brought him there…Share Tweet
Actor who played Michael Oher doesn’t get balking at movieThe guy who played Michael Oher in the movie about Michael Oher thinks Michael Oher should stop complaining. According to TMZ, actor Quinton Aaron said he wishes the Panthers left tackle would instead focus on the positive message of the move “The Blind…Share Tweet
Cam Newton makes a timely and harmless Tom Brady jokeThe next time Cam Newton and Tom Brady run into each other at an Under Armour event, they’ll have a little something to talk about. Via Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, the Panthers quarterback got in a little joke at the expense of his Patriots coun…Share Tweet
WR Brenton Bersin still has legitimate shot to make PanthersESPN.com Jun 22WR Brenton Bersin still has legitimate shot to make PanthersShare Tweet
Gettleman on Newton running the ball: You don’t hold back a thoroughbredWhen the Panthers wrapped up their minicamp last week, coach Ron Rivera praised quarterback Cam Newton’s improved footwork and decision-making when he throws the ball. That left Rivera feeling that Newton’s development is “headed in the right direction”…Share TweetThe Carolina Panthers play in Charlotte, but by their very name claim kinship with South Carolina. Accordingly, owner Jerry Richardson has made a quiet donation of $100,000 to the families of victims in this week's Charleston shooting, in which a gunman…Share Tweet
Shaq Thompson, Devin Funchess, Daryl Williams could start for Carolina PanthersESPN.com Jun 19Shaq Thompson, Devin Funchess, Daryl Williams could start for Carolina PanthersShare Tweet
Ron Rivera: Cam Newton’s footwork, decision-making “heading in right direction”profootballtalk.com Jun 19The Panthers gave quarterback Cam Newton a lucrative contract extension this offseason, but that doesn’t mean they feel he’s a finished product as a player. Newton has completed 59.5 percent of his passes through four NFL seasons and offensive coordinat…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jun 18Panthers coach Ron Rivera said yesterday that part of the reason wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin was struggling to get on the field could be his weight. But Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman said Thursday it wasn’t a big fat deal to him. “It really …Share Tweet
Panthers and Dolphins to hold joint workouts in training campprofootballtalk.com Jun 18The last time the Panthers practiced against another team in training camp was 2000 against the Lions, and rookie safety Deon Grant broke his hip, was hauled off in an ambulance with the owner riding along, and wasn’t sure he’d ever play again. So maybe…Share Tweet
Panthers may have to fill one DE position by committee againESPN.com Jun 18Panthers may have to fill one DE position by committee againShare Tweet
Young Panthers fan to coach at fan festJul 1Panthers fan Braylon Beam joins SportsCenter, along with Carolina LB Thomas Davis, to talk about signing a contract to coach the Panthers at their fan fest on Aug. 7.
Newton's Charleston visit was to show 'respect'Jun 25ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton discusses why quarterback Cam Newton visited families of victims of the shooting in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.
Panthers' offseason grade hinges on Michael OherJun 24ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton assigns a letter grade to Carolina's offseason, which was strong for a variety of reasons - but the team will make the honor roll only if Michael Oher succeeds at left tackle.
Panthers' offseason grade hinges on Michael OherJun 19ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton assigns a letter grade to Carolina's offseason, which was strong for a variety of reasons - but the team will make the honor roll only if Michael Oher succeeds at left tackle.
Kiper: Top safety prospects for 2016 (Insider)Jul 3Jackson had a good season last year, after bouncing back from an ACL injury. Mel Kiper Jr. believes Alabama will move Jackson from corner to safety to...
One Team, 25 Years OnJul 2Mike Martin (Michael J. LeBrecht II/1Deuce3 Photography) This week The MMQB is running a few stories by Peter King from the pages of Sports Illustrated. This story first appeared in the December 12, 2011 issue. With Special Reporting by Matt Gagne, Joan…
Countdown: A Week in the Life of the ’95 PackersJul 1Favre’s game against the Lions, as well as past injuries, left him battered, bruised and in full recuperation mode on Monday morning. (Focus on Sports/Getty Images) This week The MMQB is running several past stories by Peter King from the pages of Sport…
Mel Kiper's top 2016 prospects by position - NFLJun 29With the 2015 college football season nearly here, Mel Kiper turns his attention to the 2016 draft, ranking the top 10 prospects at each position.