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  • Report: Kurt Coleman set to sign extension

    Report: Kurt Coleman set to sign extension

    profootballtalk.com Updated 6 hours ago
    The 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…
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  • Report: Washington has discussed adding Greg Hardy

    Report: Washington has discussed adding Greg Hardy

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    With 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…
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  • Kawann Short moves forward with confidence in his value

    Kawann Short moves forward with confidence in his value

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    Panthers 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…
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  • Who will replace Josh Norman's taunting of Cam Newton in Panthe…

    Who will replace Josh Norman's taunting of Cam Newton in Panthers camp?

    ESPN.com 18 hours ago
    Who will replace Josh Norman's taunting of Cam Newton in Panthers camp?
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  • Footy anyone? Panthers sign Australian Rules Football player Er…

    Footy anyone? Panthers sign Australian Rules Football player Eric Wallace

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Jul 25 (yesterday)
    Footy anyone? Panthers sign Australian Rules Football player Eric Wallace
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  • Panthers dietitian makes sure Cam Newton has shrimp and grits f…

    Panthers dietitian makes sure Cam Newton has shrimp and grits for breakfast

    ESPN.com Jul 25 (yesterday)
    Panthers dietitian makes sure Cam Newton has shrimp and grits for breakfast
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  • Offensive tackle Nate Chandler retires

    Offensive tackle Nate Chandler retires

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Kris Versteeg leaving NHL for Switzerland: Report

    Kris Versteeg leaving NHL for Switzerland: Report

    yahoo.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 …
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  • Carolina Panthers will prosper having WR Kelvin Benjamin back f…

    Carolina Panthers will prosper having WR Kelvin Benjamin back from injury

    ESPN.com Jul 21 (6 days ago)
    Carolina Panthers will prosper having WR Kelvin Benjamin back from injury
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  • Larry Fitzgerald: “Only better things” for Carson Palmer this y…

    Larry Fitzgerald: “Only better things” for Carson Palmer this year

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Report: Charles Tillman to join FOX pregame show

    Report: Charles Tillman to join FOX pregame show

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Bears add former second-rounder Amini Silatolu

    Bears add former second-rounder Amini Silatolu

    profootballtalk.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…
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  • Former NFL Player Sues Insurer To Recoup Career-Ending Injury P…

    Former NFL Player Sues Insurer To Recoup Career-Ending Injury Policy

    deadspin.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 …
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  • Carolina Panthers head to camp with Cam Newton looking to impro…

    Carolina Panthers head to camp with Cam Newton looking to improve on MVP season

    ESPN.com Jul 20 (7 days ago)
    Carolina Panthers head to camp with Cam Newton looking to improve on MVP season
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  • Panthers unveil statue of owner Jerry Richardson at Bank of Ame…

    Panthers unveil statue of owner Jerry Richardson at Bank of America Stadium

    Carolina 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…
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  • Nakumura suing insurer after suffering career-ending concussion

    Nakumura suing insurer after suffering career-ending concussion

    Former 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…
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  • Ron Rivera, nice person, says nice things about 49ers QB situat…

    Ron Rivera, nice person, says nice things about 49ers QB situation

    There 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…
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  • “Peanut” Tillman announces retirement

    “Peanut” Tillman announces retirement

    Cornerback 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…
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  • Kawann Short will show up for training camp, because money

    Kawann Short will show up for training camp, because money

    Panthers 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…
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  • Panthers coordinator on Josh Norman: Part of the business, I wi…

    Panthers coordinator on Josh Norman: Part of the business, I wish him well

    The 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…
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  • Which players could take on the six vacant captaincies?

    Which players could take on the six vacant captaincies?

    Four 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…
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  • Video - What does Cam Newton eat to stay healthy? 01:59

    What does Cam Newton eat to stay healthy?

    Jul 22
    Thanks 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.
  • Video - Bottomless soda at Panthers' games enhances stadium experience 01:35

    Bottomless soda at Panthers' games enhances stadium experience

    Jul 20
    Mike Greenberg applauds the Panthers for creating bottomless soda at the team's home games for $8.50 since it makes the stadium experience better.
  • Video - Jerry Richardson's statue 'wonderful' 02:03

    Jerry Richardson's statue 'wonderful'

    Jul 20
    Will 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.
  • Video - Jalen & Jacoby: Loving and hating the Jerry Richardson tribute st... 01:58

    Jalen & Jacoby: Loving and hating the Jerry Richardson tribute st...

    Jul 19
    Jalen 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.