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Cam Newton addresses ‘gang’ photo on Instagram

Cam Newton refuses to back down to fans accusing him of posting a “gang” photo on Instagram. Newton isn’t the most active user on social media, but he did post a photo Thursday of himself with several friends. According to The Charlotte Observer, the photo was taken on a trip to Mexico in May. Newton is seen throwing up some letters with his hands, while five others are seen...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roster Moves: Dolphins, Panthers, Seahawks, Titans

Dolphins Dolphins waived G Mike Liedtke. (Brett Tessler) Tessler mentioned that Liedtke is a candidate to end up on the Dolphins’ practice squad this weekend. Panthers Panthers waived DB Melvin White from injured reserve with an injury settlement. Seahawks Seahawks waived RB Brandon Cottom from injured reserve with an injury settlement. Titans Titans waived LB Yannik ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the 2015 games… the easiest & the toughest

The season has not started yet for the Carolina Panthers, but it’s always fun to study the schedule before the games start and try to determine how the team will perform. It’s hard to make predictions without studying the schedule, trends and other data that have an effect on the games. So using combination of the factors, here is a ranking of the Top 5 easiest and toughest games...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign backup QB Derek Anderson to 2-year extension

The Carolina Panthers have signed backup quarterback Derek Anderson to a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2017 season, providing depth and experience behind Cam Newton. Financial terms of the deal were not announced Wednesday. Anderson joined Carolina as a free agent in 2011 but didn't see much action his first three seasons. He started two...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

3 things that represent the Panthers state of mind going into the final preseason game

  The third preseason game dress rehearsal is complete. After Tuesday, NFL rosters were cut down to 75 players which included a few tough decision cuts, and since there is only one game left in the preseason before the final 53 man roster is unveiled, teams are using this last chance to evaluate positional battles as well as get an idea for their team as a whole.   Here are three...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Rookie To Watch | Carolina Panthers

The Panthers Rookie to watch during the 2015 NFL Season is their second round choice, WR Devin Funchess.  Funchess was drafted to be the team’s no. 2 target next to Kelivn Benjamin.  Now that Benjamin is out for the season with an ACL injury, Funchess will be expected to take over as the no. 1 option in the passing game.  He is a big target with good speed and hands, but going...
Via DraftSeason
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Cut Ties with Seven More Players

Per a release from the organization, the Carolina Panthers continued their roster trimming Tuesday afternoon by parting ways with seven more players. The moves reduced the team down to 75 players, the necessary limit for today’s 4 p.m. deadline.Among the cuts were wide receiver Jarrett Boykin and cornerback Melvin White. Boykin, who was signed by the Panthers back in March, caught...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Cut CB Melvin White & WR Jarrett Boykin

The Carolina Panthers have waived CB Melvin White, as they continue to trim their roster down to 75 players ahead of today’s deadline. Jonathan Jones reports that the Panthers have also waived veteran WR Jarrett Boykin on Tuesday. Boykin, 25, originally signed on with the Jaguars as undrafted free agent out of Virginia Tech back in ... The post Panthers Cut...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers have two of the best coverage linebackers in the NFL

The Carolina Panthers are loaded with talent at the linebacker position, that's never been the question. With studs in Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis, as well as a rookie playmaker in Shaq Thompson, the Panthers probably have the best LB unit in the NFL. While Kuechly and Davis are known for doing many things incredibly well, Pro Football Focus recently posted their top five LBs in...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why 2015 is looking eerily similar to 2004 for the Carolina Panthers

In 2015, Panthers’ fans are excited about the upcoming NFL season, as the 2014 season seemed to be a stepping stone for a great 2015. But as we sit here today on August 30th, this season has some similarities to the 2004 season. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s best owners Five Things: What was learned during week three of the preseason Bold Predictions: Five things that will...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera says Kony Ealy has 'taken the bull by the horns'

The Carolina Panthers are badly looking to find the answer to who will pair up with defensive end Charles Johnson in 2015. Apparently, as Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review reports, Ron Rivera strongly believes that man may be Kony Ealy. “He has taken the bull by the horns,” Rivera told Black and Blue Review. “He’s earned the opportunity, and I’ve been very pleased with...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brown Will Not Be Replacing Kelvin Benjamin's Production

When the Carolina Panthers lost wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin for the season it was a heavy blow for the offense to absorb. No one player will be able to replace his production. Carolina is going to need all the receivers in it's arsenal to step up and play a little better.However, they may not want to expect much out of Corey Brown if he's dropping touchdown passes like this:Read more »
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carolina Panthers FB Mike Tolbert Hits The Quan After Scoring Touchdown Against Patriots

A couple years ago Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert was all about the dance moves every time he scored. Every time he would break in to the end zone the big man would get down for a few moments to celebrate the score. Last year we didn't get to see him dance--because he didn't score.So when he scampered in to the end zone Friday night against New England for a touchdown the...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Preseason Review – Part One

We’re halfway through the NFL preseason, and it has been one to forget for the Carolina Panthers. Injuries and poor play have been the major story-lines for the team thus far, but nothing negative comes without a silver lining. Despite all of this, there have been plenty of good things to come out of it so far. We’ll review both the bad and the good of the first half of Carolina’s...

Report: Ref with Deflategate connection to work Pats game

Coincidence? Maybe. Hilarious? You bet. Clete Blakeman will serve as the referee for Friday night’s preseason game between the New England Patriots and Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium, according to Why is this funny? Well, you see, Blakeman has an interesting history with the Patriots that’s related to both Deflategate and New England’s controversial...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers RB Brandon Wegher Probably Going To Be Odd Man Out

In a perfect world, if you played well during the preseason you should have a better than average shot at making the roster, but that is not the case for Carolina Panthers rookie running back Brandon Wegher.  The undrafted back from Morningside College made a fantastic run for a touchdown after catching a pass from Joe Webb against Buffalo. He also had two touchdown runs against...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton taking Devin Funchess 'under my wing'

Kelvin Benjamin’s ACL injury means the Carolina Panthers are turning to second-round pick Devin Funchess to lead the wide receivers, and quarterback Cam Newton is determined to expedite the process. According to ESPN’s David Newton, the fifth-year gunslinger is trying to help Funchess progress quickly—once the rookie recovers from an injury, that is. “He has to learn...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Loss of WR Benjamin Will Force Panther Offense to Adjust

When an NFL team loses a player to injury, especially a starter, the mantra is “next man up.” The Carolina Panthers’ narrative last week was much of the same after wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin sustained a torn left ACL. This is what head coach Ron Rivera had to say when asked if Carolina’s offensive approach now changes: Benjamin: “I don’t know if it changes that much...
Via Football By Football
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Panthers don’t need to replace Kelvin Benjamin

The Carolina Panthers lost wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin to a torn ACL Wednesday. As a rookie in 2014, Benjamin caught 73 passes for 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns. With a depth chart that includes Corey Brown, Ted Ginn Jr., Jerricho Cotchery and rookie Devin Funchess, many think that the Panthers need to rush out to sign one of the top available receivers. It’s understandable...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelvin Benjamin to have surgery to repair torn ACL, out for 2015

The Carolina Panthers have just taken a huge hit to their offense. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport confirmed the team’s worst fear, that second-year wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin will need surgery to repair a torn ACL he sustained in practice Wednesday. VIDEO: @Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin injures knee during joint practice with @MiamiDolphins. — NFL (...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Contract talks between Kuechly, Panthers ‘heating up’

Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is due for a massive contract extension. And according to a report, it may happen before the start of the 2015 NFL season. Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports that talks between the Panthers and linebacker Luke Kuechly are “heating up.” Jones notes a couple things worth passing along as it pertains to this development...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL player wins 'Food Network Star,' gets own show

Eddie Jackson had a short, injury-riddled NFL career, but he’s been doing just fine for himself since then. The former defensive back was signed by the Carolina Panthers in 2004 as an undrafted free agent, then spent two seasons with the Miami Dolphins before tearing his ACL at the end of the 2006 season. The New England Patriots took a chance on Jackson in 2007, but he broke...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cam Newton gets into fight with teammate at practice

    Another day, another fight between two teammates during NFL training camp. On Monday morning, things got heated after Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman intercepted a Cam Newton pass. Newton, who was wearing the standard red non-contact jersey that quarterbacks wear, ended up at the bottom of a pile with his offensive teammates dragging him out. Cam Newton and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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