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Panthers say financial reports present “incomplete picture”On Thursday, Deadspin published leaked financial documents from the Panthers, reflecting a two-year profit of $112 million. The Panthers have responded. “The Deadspin story presents an incomplete picture of the Carolina Panthers profitability,” the teUpvote Share Tweet
Leaked document embarrassing for Panthers on several levelsThe headline at Deadspin.com proclaims the Panthers made a $112 million profit over a two-year span, according to a leaked financial document. While a business valued at $1 billion making money might not be the biggest news, the document does create two…Upvote Share TweetFree agency doesn’t officially start until 4 p.m. ET on March 12. But the process is going to have a new twist this year. Teams can actually start talking to the agents for prospective free agents several days before. The NFL just sent out a reminder abUpvote Share Tweet
Leaked NFL Documents: While Owner Cried Hardship, Carolina Panthers Had $112 Million Profit Over Two Yearsdeadspin.com Mar 7, 2013In 2010 and 2011, as the NFL prepared for and staged a lockout of its players, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson was among the hardest of the hardliners, urging his fellow owners to "take back our league" by demanding a more management-…Upvote Share TweetOn Thursday, the Atlanta Falcons and the city of Atlanta agreed to basic terms on a deal that will finance the construction of a $1 billion stadium for the team. it's estimated that the new building, which will replace the Georgia Dome as the Falcons' h…Upvote Share TweetPlayers who become free agents on March 12 aren’t allowed to start talking to prospective employers until Saturday, but John Abraham is not bound by any such rules. Abraham was released by the Falcons, leaving him free to talk to anybody he wants aboutUpvote Share TweetThere are a lot of Tampa Bay fans out there wondering why the Buccaneers have yet to sign defensive end Michael Bennett to a new contract. Maybe the answer has more to do with Bennett than it does with the Bucs. I’m pretty sure Tampa Bay already has madUpvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Anthony Becht, Patriots/Falcons to-do listsIt’s less than 48 hours before teams can open up negotiations with free agents which means we’ve got plenty to talk about on Thursday’s edition of PFT Live. Former NFL tight end and current NBC Sports Network contributor Anthony Becht will join MikeUpvote Share Tweet
Young Falcons pass-rusher won’t be returning next yearIn yet another sign the Falcons are going to look outside the organization for a replacement for John Abraham, one of their young developmental players can’t wait to get out the door. Former fourth-round pick Lawrence Sidbury, who has shown flashes of pUpvote Share Tweet
Reviewing NFC South free agentsWe’ve shown you the lists of potential NFC South free agents before. But let’s do it again because there have been some minor moves and the free-agency period is getting ready to start Tuesday. Here’s the list of potential free agents for all four NUpvote Share Tweet