Carolina Sports News and Rumors
Report: Kurt Coleman set to sign extensionprofootballtalk.com Updated 6 hours agoThe Panthers and safety Kurt Coleman have agreed on a three-year extension that Coleman will sign Wednesday, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported. Coleman had a career-best seven interceptions last season, and the new deal rewards Coleman for the work he…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoWith Junior Galette lost for another year with a ruptured Achilles tendon, Washington needs help at the position. Help could come in the form of free-agent Greg Hardy. Ed Werder of ESPN reports that the team has discussed adding Hardy, who spent five ye…Share Tweet
Kawann Short moves forward with confidence in his valueprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoPanthers defensive tackle Kawann Short is eligible for a new contract, but he won’t be signing one. Unless the Panthers decide to give him Muhammad Wilkerson’s deal. That’s where Short expects to be, at some point. With camp approaching, Short hasn’t ch…Share Tweet
Who will replace Josh Norman's taunting of Cam Newton in Panthers camp?ESPN.com 18 hours agoWho will replace Josh Norman's taunting of Cam Newton in Panthers camp?Share TweetFooty anyone? Panthers sign Australian Rules Football player Eric WallaceShare Tweet
Panthers dietitian makes sure Cam Newton has shrimp and grits for breakfastESPN.com Jul 25 (yesterday)Panthers dietitian makes sure Cam Newton has shrimp and grits for breakfastShare Tweet
Offensive tackle Nate Chandler retiresprofootballtalk.com Jul 23 (3 days ago)The Bears announced Saturday that offensive lineman Nate Chandler has been placed on the reserve-retired list. Chandler signed with the Bears last month. He had played 37 games, starting 19, with the Panthers from 2012-14. Chandler, 27, spent last seaso…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 22 (5 days ago)NHL Kris Versteeg was one of those names still floating in the unrestricted free-agent pool that surprised you. He split last season with the Carolina Hurricanes and Los Angeles Kings, amassing 15 goals and 23 assists in 77 games, playing an average of …Share Tweet
Carolina Panthers will prosper having WR Kelvin Benjamin back from injuryESPN.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)Carolina Panthers will prosper having WR Kelvin Benjamin back from injuryShare Tweet
Larry Fitzgerald: “Only better things” for Carson Palmer this yearprofootballtalk.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)The Cardinals season ended in a 49-15 loss to the Panthers in the NFC title game that was fueled in large part by a flurry of turnovers from quarterback Carson Palmer. Palmer threw four interceptions and lost a pair of fumbles in a game that went as far…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)Having announced his retirement on Monday after 13 seasons in the NFL, former Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman is turning to broadcasting. According to Ed Sherman of the Chicago Tribune, Tillman is set to join FOX Sports fo…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jul 20 (6 days ago)The Bears continue their offseason emphasis on their offensive line, adding a former second-round pick just before training camp. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Bears have signed former Panthers guard Amini Silatolu to a one-year deal. Knee injur…Share Tweet
Former NFL Player Sues Insurer To Recoup Career-Ending Injury Policydeadspin.com Jul 20 (7 days ago)Haruki Nakamura, who played defensive back for five seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and Carolina Panthers, had his career cut short when he suffered a debilitating concussion during a game in 2013. Now he’s suing an insurance company that is refusing …Share TweetESPN.com Jul 20 (7 days ago)Carolina Panthers head to camp with Cam Newton looking to improve on MVP seasonShare TweetCarolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson celebrated his 80th birthday last week. To mark the occasion, the team unveiled a new 13-foot tall sculpture of Richardson flanked by two panthers. According to the team’s website, the statue resides outside of t…Share TweetFormer Panthers and Ravens safety Haruki Nakamura has filed a lawsuit against Lloyd’s of London seeking $3 million in damages after a concussion suffered in a 2013 preseason game ended his NFL career. The suit says that Nakamura can no longer play footb…Share Tweet
Ron Rivera, nice person, says nice things about 49ers QB situationprofootballtalk.com Jul 19There are plenty of words you could use to describe the 49ers’ looming quarterback competition between Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick. Panthers coach Ron Rivera, bless his heart, chose some of the most charitable ones. Via Cam Inman of the San Jose…Share TweetCornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman has called it a career after 13 NFL seasons. Tillman, 35, played 12 seasons for the Bears. He played last season with the Panthers, starting 12 games. An All-Pro in 2012, Tillman was a two-time Pro Bowler and had 38 c…Share Tweet
Kawann Short will show up for training camp, because moneyprofootballtalk.com Jul 18Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short would like a new contract full of large, new money. But he’s not going to give back money he’s already earned to prove his point further. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Short won’t stay away from tra…Share Tweet
Panthers coordinator on Josh Norman: Part of the business, I wish him wellprofootballtalk.com Jul 16The Panthers decided to rescind cornerback Josh Norman’s franchise tag and let him leave for Washington this offseason, but there are no hard feelings toward Norman in Carolina. That’s the word from Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott, who tol…Share Tweet
Which players could take on the six vacant captaincies?thehockeynews.com Jul 15Four players became first-time captains in the NHL ahead of the 2015-16 season, each to varying degrees of success. In San Jose, Joe Pavelski took over as captain after years of speculation that he was the next in line to wear the ‘C’ for the Sharks. In…Share Tweet
What does Cam Newton eat to stay healthy?Jul 22Thanks to team dietitian Jennifer Brunelli, the Panthers are ready for the new season. Brunelli helps quarterback Cam Newton stay sharp with a breakfast menu that includes shrimp and grits.
Bottomless soda at Panthers' games enhances stadium experienceJul 20Mike Greenberg applauds the Panthers for creating bottomless soda at the team's home games for $8.50 since it makes the stadium experience better.
Jerry Richardson's statue 'wonderful'Jul 20Will Cain, Kate Fagan and Mike Greenberg share their thoughts on Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson receiving a statue of himself outside the team's stadium for his 80th birthday.
Jalen & Jacoby: Loving and hating the Jerry Richardson tribute st...Jul 19Jalen Rose and David Jacoby take a look at the statue that the Carolina Panthers presented owner Jerry Richardson for his 80th birthday and decide whether or not it is a great present.