Carolina Sports News and Rumors
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…Share TweetESPN.com May 4 (yesterday)Panthers GM Dave Gettleman didn't 'shop hungry' to replenish secondaryShare Tweet
A promotion, a retirement cause changes in Panthers scouting staffprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Arthur Blank expects Falcons to be a playoff team this yearprofootballtalk.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…Share TweetPanthers cash in with undrafted free agent Jeremy CashShare Tweet
Panthers first-round pick Vernon Butler arrived in big time after small town startESPN.com May 2 (4 days ago)Panthers first-round pick Vernon Butler arrived in big time after small town startShare Tweet
Panthers G.M. admits drafting to need, but says he didn’t reachprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Lions’ G.M. disputes Vernon Butler’s claim that he was told he was going to Detroitprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Panthers focus on replacing Josh Norman by drafting three cornerbacksESPN.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)Panthers focus on replacing Josh Norman by drafting three cornerbacksShare Tweet
Panthers select Montana State TE Beau Sandland in seventh roundESPN.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)Panthers select Montana State TE Beau Sandland in seventh roundShare TweetESPN.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)Panthers get 'best playmaker in the draft' in Oklahoma CB Zack SanchezShare Tweet
Panthers go beyond due diligence on third-round cornerbackprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Panthers trade up in third round for West Virginia CB Daryl WorleyESPN.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)Panthers trade up in third round for West Virginia CB Daryl WorleyShare TweetPanthers take Samford corner James Bradberry away from the toiletShare Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
Panthers add another defensive tackleprofootballtalk.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…Share TweetPanthers still need a cornerback, but first pick Vernon Butler sends messageShare Tweet
Seahawks make moves in case they trade out of first againprofootballtalk.com Apr 28The 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…Share TweetESPN.com Apr 27Panthers' best draft pick now Cam Newton after MVP seasonShare Tweetdimemag.com Apr 26USA 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 …Share Tweet
Panthers announce they’re picking up Star Lotulelei’s optionprofootballtalk.com Apr 26Since 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…Share TweetESPN.com Apr 26Panthers TE Greg Olsen: 'Super Bowl hangover is real'Share Tweet
Thomas Davis, whole for the moment, ready to come backprofootballtalk.com Apr 26When 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…Share Tweet
Kuechly the caddieMay 4Panthers 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.
Three to replace one for PanthersApr 30The 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.
How do Tunsil, Oher compare?Apr 28Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze joins NFL Insiders to explain the similarities and differences in former Ole Miss tackles Laremy Tunsil and Michael Oher.
Michael Smith does not want Newton to conform for mediaApr 28Michael 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.