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  • Panthers kicker, NASCAR driver get a taste of the other's jobs

    Panthers kicker, NASCAR driver get a taste of the other's jobs

    yahoo.com Updated May 4 (yesterday)
    The NFC champion Carolina Panthers are the toast of Charlotte. NASCAR is based in Charlotte. So it stands to reason that the two Queen City entities would cross paths every now and then. On Wednesday, Panthers kicker Graham Gano and driver Austin Dillon…
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  • Panthers GM Dave Gettleman didn't 'shop hungry' …

    Panthers GM Dave Gettleman didn't 'shop hungry' to replenish secondary

    ESPN.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Panthers GM Dave Gettleman didn't 'shop hungry' to replenish secondary
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  • A promotion, a retirement cause changes in Panthers scouting st…

    A promotion, a retirement cause changes in Panthers scouting staff

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    When Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman took over the Panthers front office in 2013, he didn’t fire anyone, rare for a guy coming into a new job without allies. But he’s having to deal with some changes now, partly because of the success they’ve ha…
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  • Arthur Blank expects Falcons to be a playoff team this year

    Arthur Blank expects Falcons to be a playoff team this year

    profootballtalk.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    The Falcons squandered a 6-1 start last season, and not even being the only team to beat the Panthers in the regular season was enough to keep an 8-8 season from being disappointing. But owner Arthur Blank definitely sees improvement, and expects it fro…
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  • Panthers cash in with undrafted free agent Jeremy Cash

    Panthers cash in with undrafted free agent Jeremy Cash

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    Panthers cash in with undrafted free agent Jeremy Cash
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  • Panthers first-round pick Vernon Butler arrived in big time aft…

    Panthers first-round pick Vernon Butler arrived in big time after small town start

    ESPN.com May 2 (4 days ago)
    Panthers first-round pick Vernon Butler arrived in big time after small town start
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  • Panthers G.M. admits drafting to need, but says he didn’t reach

    Panthers G.M. admits drafting to need, but says he didn’t reach

    profootballtalk.com May 1 (5 days ago)
    Every General Manager in the NFL loves to talk about taking the best player available, and not falling victim to reaching for certain players to fill specific needs. So it’s natural that Panthers G.M. Dave Gettleman felt he had to explain himself, after…
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  • Lions’ G.M. disputes Vernon Butler’s claim that he was told he …

    Lions’ G.M. disputes Vernon Butler’s claim that he was told he was going to Detroit

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Vernon Butler was glad to be the Panthers’ first-round draft pick on Thursday night, but he was also disappointed to go 30th. Butler claims he was told by the Lions that they were going to take him with the 16th overall pick. Butler was quoted before th…
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  • Panthers focus on replacing Josh Norman by drafting three corne…

    Panthers focus on replacing Josh Norman by drafting three cornerbacks

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Panthers focus on replacing Josh Norman by drafting three cornerbacks
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  • Panthers select Montana State TE Beau Sandland in seventh round

    Panthers select Montana State TE Beau Sandland in seventh round

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Panthers select Montana State TE Beau Sandland in seventh round
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  • Panthers get 'best playmaker in the draft' in Oklahom…

    Panthers get 'best playmaker in the draft' in Oklahoma CB Zack Sanchez

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)
    Panthers get 'best playmaker in the draft' in Oklahoma CB Zack Sanchez
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  • Panthers go beyond due diligence on third-round cornerback

    Panthers go beyond due diligence on third-round cornerback

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)
    Not every team puts a potential third-round pick in front of the owner for a pre-draft interview. But not every team flushed $13.1 million down the drain on a player who didn’t play for a year because of a domestic violence arrest. The Panthers went abo…
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  • Panthers trade up in third round for West Virginia CB Daryl Wor…

    Panthers trade up in third round for West Virginia CB Daryl Worley

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)
    Panthers trade up in third round for West Virginia CB Daryl Worley
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  • Panthers take Samford corner James Bradberry away from the toil…

    Panthers take Samford corner James Bradberry away from the toilet

    ESPN.com yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Apr 29 (6 days ago)
    Panthers take Samford corner James Bradberry away from the toilet
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  • Browns make another trade, still own nine more picks in this dr…

    Browns make another trade, still own nine more picks in this draft

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29 (6 days ago)
    The Browns traded pick No. 77 in the third round to the Panthers, who selected West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley. The Browns have made four picks in this draft and made two trades. They netted a third-round pick and a 2017 second-rounder in their fi…
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  • Panthers add another defensive tackle

    Panthers add another defensive tackle

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29 (7 days ago)
    The Panthers added a defensive tackle to the roster on Thursday night when they made Vernon Butler the 30th overall pick of the draft and the position group got a little deeper on Friday. PFT reported Friday afternoon that the Panthers claimed Robert Th…
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  • Panthers still need a cornerback, but first pick Vernon Butler …

    Panthers still need a cornerback, but first pick Vernon Butler sends message

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Apr 29 (7 days ago)
    Panthers still need a cornerback, but first pick Vernon Butler sends message
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  • Seahawks make moves in case they trade out of first again

    Seahawks make moves in case they trade out of first again

    The Seahawks actually have a first-round pick this year, at least for the moment. But they’ve covered themselves with some transactions, just in case they end up not using it again. The team announced they had signed former Panthers tight end Brandon Wi…
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  • Panthers' best draft pick now Cam Newton after MVP season

    Panthers' best draft pick now Cam Newton after MVP season

    ESPN.com Apr 27
    Panthers' best draft pick now Cam Newton after MVP season
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  • Why The Heat’s Hassan Whiteside Was Mad At The Officiating In T…

    Why The Heat’s Hassan Whiteside Was Mad At The Officiating In The ‘Flop-Offs’

    dimemag.com Apr 26
    USA TODAY Sports The first-round series between the Miami Heat and Charlotte Bobcats has been extremely physical. It’s not quite at the level of those Heat-Knicks matchups that featured Jeff van Gundy swinging from the leg of Alonzo Mourning but it has …
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  • Panthers announce they’re picking up Star Lotulelei’s option

    Panthers announce they’re picking up Star Lotulelei’s option

    Since they had that extra $14 million of the Josh Norman money just sitting around, the Panthers decided to start using it. They began with the #asexpected part, officially exercising the fifth-year option on defensive tackle Star Lotulelei that they al…
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  • Panthers TE Greg Olsen: 'Super Bowl hangover is real'

    Panthers TE Greg Olsen: 'Super Bowl hangover is real'

    ESPN.com Apr 26
    Panthers TE Greg Olsen: 'Super Bowl hangover is real'
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  • Thomas Davis, whole for the moment, ready to come back

    Thomas Davis, whole for the moment, ready to come back

    When Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis last played football, his arm looked like the football itself. But Davis said he’s feeling good after playing Super Bowl 50 with his broken right arm in a cast, days after surgery to put a a metal plate and 12 screw…
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  • Video - Kuechly the caddie 02:01

    Kuechly the caddie

    May 4
    Panthers LB Luke Kuechly had shoulder surgery in February, but he's far enough along that he could caddie for teammate TE Greg Olsen on Wednesday in the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.
  • Video - Three to replace one for Panthers 01:36

    Three to replace one for Panthers

    Apr 30
    The Panthers put most of their effort in the 2016 draft class in finding a replacement for 2015 Pro Bowl cornerback Josh Norman. They hope one of three corners selected might do that.
  • Video - How do Tunsil, Oher compare? 00:48

    How do Tunsil, Oher compare?

    Apr 28
    Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze joins NFL Insiders to explain the similarities and differences in former Ole Miss tackles Laremy Tunsil and Michael Oher.
  • Video - Michael Smith does not want Newton to conform for media 01:52

    Michael Smith does not want Newton to conform for media

    Apr 28
    Michael Smith explains why he doesn't want Panthers QB Cam Newton to lose his competitive fire when talking with the media, but at the same time appreciates Newton acknowledging his mistakes following the Super Bowl.