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2014 NFL draft: Aaron Murray’s knee looks sturdy in Georgia pro…

2014 NFL draft: Aaron Murray’s knee looks sturdy in Georgia pro day

charlotteobserver.com Updated 10 hours ago
2014 NFL draft: Most of Georgia Bulldogs quarterback Aaron Murray?s 52 starts were in SEC games - against the country?s toughest college football conference. Murray is quick to point to…Click to Continue »
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  • 2014 NFL draft: Carolina Panthers' needs

    2014 NFL draft: Carolina Panthers' needs

    charlotteobserver.com 11 hours ago
    Fox Sports takes a look at the 2014 NFL draft needs of the Carolina Panthers in this video from Peter Schrager, the Senior NFL Writer for FOXSports.com. Do you agree…Click to Continue »
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  • Did the Charlotte City Council break law by discussing Carolina…

    Did the Charlotte City Council break law by discussing Carolina Panthers incentives in private?

    charlotteobserver.com 13 hours ago
    This week, a Catawba County judge could settle a lingering debate in Charlotte: Did the City Council break the law by privately discussing and voting to offer millions of dollars…Click to Continue »
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  • Observer’s NFL draft database includes 12 players with first-ro…

    Observer’s NFL draft database includes 12 players with first-round grades at Panthers’ positions of need

    charlotteobserver.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    A sortable database of 2014 NFL draft prospects compiled by the Observer includes more than 350 players who could be taken in the May 8-10 draft. Of those listed, 64…Click to Continue »
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  • Sidney Rice seems a long shot for Carolina

    Sidney Rice seems a long shot for Carolina

    ESPN.com charlotteobserver.com Apr 15 (yesterday)
    Many of you have asked if the Carolina Panthers have interest in free agent wide receiver Sidney Rice now that he's been medically cleared to begin football drills. One of you emailed to say Rice, cut by the Seattle Seahawks in February to save $7.3 mil…
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  • Olsen unfazed by changes, but should be

    Olsen unfazed by changes, but should be

    ESPN.com charlotteobserver.com Apr 14 (3 days ago)
    If anybody should be worried about all the offseason moves the Carolina Panthers have made at wide receiver, it should be tight end Greg Olsen. He has the most to lose since coverages that were focused on Steve Smith, often leaving the middle of the fie…
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  • Steve Smith isn’t upset that he’s not a Panther

    Steve Smith isn’t upset that he’s not a Panther

    profootballtalk.com Apr 12 (4 days ago)
    Last month, when the Panthers cut receiver Steve Smith, Steve Smith wasn’t happy. “[P]ut your goggles on cause there’s going to be blood and guts everywhere,” Smith said at the time regarding the prospect of facing the Panthers. Now that he’s had some t…
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  • Carolina Panthers waive former Furman WR Webb

    Carolina Panthers waive former Furman WR Webb

    Webb spent this past season on injured reserve after tearing ACL last June…Click to Continue »
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  • Steve Smith has moved on from his Carolina Panthers past

    Steve Smith has moved on from his Carolina Panthers past

    charlotteobserver.com Apr 11 (5 days ago)
    Steve Smith made it clear Friday at zMax Dragway: The Carolina Panthers are no longer his concern. ?What?s in the past is in the past,? he said. ?I?m moving on.?Click to Continue »
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  • Panthers sign CFL pass rusher Alex Hall

    Panthers sign CFL pass rusher Alex Hall

    profootballtalk.com Apr 11 (6 days ago)
    The Panthers have added a top CFL pass rusher with some NFL experience. Alex Hall, who notched 15 sacks in 2013 for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, has signed with the Panthers, his new club said Friday. Hall, 28, played two seasons with the Browns (2008-200…
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  • Panthers sign Thomas DeCoud

    Panthers sign Thomas DeCoud

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Apr 10 (6 days ago)
    Thomas DeCoud is switching addresses in the NFC South. DeCoud, a starting safety with Atlanta for the last five seasons, has signed a two-year deal with Carolina, his new club announced Thursday night. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, DeCoud will rece…
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  • Panthers sign tight end Ed Dickson, safety Thomas DeCoud

    Panthers sign tight end Ed Dickson, safety Thomas DeCoud

    Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman signed free safety Thomas DeCoud and tight end Ed Dickson to improve depth in the secondary and passing game.Click to Continue »
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  • DeAngelo Williams “in shock” the Panthers lost all their receiv…

    DeAngelo Williams “in shock” the Panthers lost all their receivers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 10 (7 days ago)
    Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams was shocked to learn that none of the wide receivers who caught passes for Carolina last year would be back this year. Asked on NFL AM about the departure of veteran receiver Steve Smith, Williams said he hated to…
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  • A few prospects the Panthers might like

    A few prospects the Panthers might like

    ESPN.com Apr 10 (7 days ago)
    The NFL draft is just under a month away and representatives from the Carolina Panthers are all over the country checking out prospects. Wide receivers coach Ricky Proehl alone has tweeted pictures of stadiums at Indiana, Vanderbilt, Ball State, Wyoming…
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  • New receivers big cap savings for Carolina

    New receivers big cap savings for Carolina

    ESPN.com Apr 9
    Maybe this will help you better understand why Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman was willing to part with his top wide receivers from 2013. There is almost a $3 million difference between the 2014 salary-cap total for the three receivers …
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  • Kuechly headed to Hall of Fame -- sort of

    Kuechly headed to Hall of Fame -- sort of

    ESPN.com Apr 9
    Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly is well on his way to a career that will earn him a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But his jersey and pants already are there. The Panthers recently sent those items from the uniform Kuechly wore …
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  • Video - Who will win NFC South? 01:22

    Who will win NFC South?

    Apr 10
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made some big moves during the offseason, including hiring a new head coach, but will they be able to knock off the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers and Atlanta Falcons?
  • Video - Which wide receiver should Carolina Panthers draft? 01:19

    Which wide receiver should Carolina Panthers draft?

    Apr 10
    Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis discuss which wide receiver prospect in the 2014 NFL Draft is the best fit for the Carolina Panthers.
  • Video - Panthers Ink TE Ed Dickson 01:54

    Panthers Ink TE Ed Dickson

    Apr 10
    Brian Dawkins discusses what the Carolina Panthers hope to gain with the signing of TE Ed Dickson.
  • Video - Can the Carolina Panthers repeat their 2013 success? 05:53

    Can the Carolina Panthers repeat their 2013 success?

    Apr 10
    The Carolina Panthers had a wild 2013, winning 11 of their last 12 regular season games. "NFL AM" looks back at their top five plays, and assesses whether they can be successful again in 2014.

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