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Panthers get injury protection in Hixon deal

Panthers get injury protection in Hixon deal

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 11, 2013
The Panthers added a new receiver without tying up much cap space. The one-year, $1.2 million deal includes a split salary of $383,000, which will reduce his base salary of $725,000 if he ends up on injured reserve. Hixon also gets a $250,000 signing bo…
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  • Ian Thomsen: What does future hold for lottery-bound teams?

    Ian Thomsen: What does future hold for lottery-bound teams?

    CNNSI.com Apr 11, 2013
    The league is now split into two worlds -- teams that are focused more than ever on the here and now of the playoffs, and teams that are already looking ahead to next year. Raptors president Bryan Colangelo is part of the latter group, and he has reason…
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  • What does future hold for lottery teams?

    What does future hold for lottery teams?

    CNNSI.com Apr 11, 2013
    Not every team can make the playoffs. For the teams outside the playoff picture, it's time to start planning for the future. Ian Thomsen outlines the key questions facing those teams.
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  • Carolina Panthers’ Jonathan Stewart plays off the field as well…

    Carolina Panthers’ Jonathan Stewart plays off the field as well

    charlotteobserver.com Apr 11, 2013
    Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart to show off his other passion — playing music — at a benefit concert Friday for the Charlotte Symphony.Click to Continue »
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  • Senate could OK Panthers stadium bill Thursday

    Senate could OK Panthers stadium bill Thursday

    charlotteobserver.com Apr 11, 2013
    A measure that would allow the city of Charlotte to help finance renovations to Bank of America Stadium could win final approval Thursday after sailing through a Senate committee.Click to Continue »
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Drafting In The NFC South 04:08

    Blogger Blitz: Drafting In The NFC South

    Apr 11
    NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas and Scouts Inc.'s Steve Muench talks about different draft options for the division
  • Video - Rookie Prescription 05:54

    Rookie Prescription

    Apr 11
    David Thorpe is assigning veterans for rookies to study.

Sports Columnists

  • Eric Wright of Tampa Bay Buccaneers took $6.25M pay cut -- source

    Apr 11
    Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.