PANTHERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Panthers DC Sean McDermott poaches a Panthers draft pick

The Bills jumped the Panthers to draft an OT So much for loyalty right? I’m kidding of course because hey, it’s his job now and everything is about getting the players you need to win. But it is funny. I guess it is obvious the Panthers need help at OT. The only question is whether the player the Bills picked was really at the top of the Panthers board at that moment. Former...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
4 hours ago

Panthers NFL draft grade round-up for Day 1-2

Grades for the Panthers first three picks are all over the board Looking around the interwebs here’s the grades for the Panthers selection of RB Christian McCaffrey, WR Curtis Samuels and DE Daeshon Hall. 2017 NFL Draft: Grades for Round 3 picks - CBSSports.com 77 A Panthers select: Daeshon Hall, DE, Texas A&M Love this pick in this spot. Dave Gettleman know defensive...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
5 hours ago

Two targets the Carolina Panthers could trade up for today

The Carolina Panthers have already had a draft that is heavy on offense. They have gotten nimble with Christian McCaffrey, faster with Curtis Samuel, and stronger with Taylor Moton. So they are probably done with offense, right? Not so fast. I see two targets that the Panthers might love to have on day three, both on […] The post Two targets the Carolina Panthers could trade up...
Via Carolina Huddle
6 hours ago

Analysis – Carolina Panthers improve, draft Taylor Moton

When the Carolina Panthers drafted right tackle Taylor Moton in the second round of the NFL draft, they shored up what still remains a questionable offensive line. However, they may have also presented us with more questions than answers at that position. During the post selection conference call, Taylor Moton gave us some insight as […] The post Analysis – Carolina Panthers...
Via Carolina Huddle
7 hours ago

Panthers trade up to draft Daeshon Hall in third round

Carolina moves up 21 spots and sends its fourth-round pick to the Cardinals in order to draft Texas A&M defensive end.
Via panthers.com
16 hours ago

Why Panthers used their first two picks on similar players

After following up the Christian McCaffrey selection with Curtis Samuel, it's clear changes are coming to the Carolina offense.
Via panthers.com
18 hours ago

Carolina Panthers select WR Curtis Samuel – What it means

We now know conclusively what the Carolina Panthers meant when they said they wanted to “evolve their offense”. Based on the picks of Christian McCaffrey and now Curtis Samuel, the Panthers want to get faster. Much, much faster. Samuel is a speedy slot receiver that is an immediate upgrade over Philly Brown who was recently […] The post Carolina Panthers select WR Curtis Samuel...
Via Carolina Huddle
19 hours ago

Inside the war room: How Carolina arrived at McCaffrey

Get an exclusive look at how it all went down inside the war room as the Panthers prepared to select running back Christian McCaffrey.
Via panthers.com
1 day ago

Panthers compare McCaffrey to many backs, including a Hall of Famer

Because Christian McCaffrey is a non-traditional running back (i.e. a white one, you might as well just say it), there is an irresistible compulsion to compare him to other backs when attempting to describe his versatility as a runner, receiver and return man. Coach Ron Rivera threw a few names out there last night, mentioning…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Broncos reportedly were interested trading for Christian McCaffrey, Joe Thomas

The Denver Broncos reportedly showed interest in a couple of players on draft day.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Broncos were interested in trading up for Christian McCaffrey, and they inquired about Joe Thomas: Unable to move up to select McCaffrey, who went No. 8 overall to the Carolina Panthers, and with the Cleveland Browns holding onto their franchise LT, the Broncos...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Grades: Carolina Panthers Select Christian McCaffrey

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Dylan McCaffrey Gets Shoutout During NFL Draft

After the Carolina Panthers took Christian McCaffrey with the No. 8 pick in the NFL Draft, Dylan McCaffrey, a soon-to-be freshman at Michigan, got a shoutout on ESPN:
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers draft Christian McCaffrey at No. 8

The Carolina Panthers were one of the best teams in the NFL just two years ago, but last year was rough. Their offense completely fell off the map, with Cam Newton struggling under pressure. Carolina knew that they had to do something in the 2017 NFL Draft and they feel like they have accomplished that with Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey. Last season at Stanford, McCaffrey...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Davis has interesting plans if Panthers draft a first-round LB

Veteran Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will announce the team’s selection during the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday. It’s a way for current players to welcome in new blood.But if the Panthers plan on selecting a linebacker, expect Davis himself to go up to the podium and change the pick. There’s two bits of good news here for those not wanting drama...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers’ interest in McCaffrey ‘likely a smokescreen’

There has been a lot of chatter lately that the Carolina Panthers might be extremely interested in Christian McCaffrey. But is it all a smokescreen?That’s what Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk put out there on Thursday before the draft.“A source with knowledge of the dynamics believes the McCaffrey chatter is likely a smokescreen, one of the many that are wafting through the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Von Miller wears animal fur at Coachella Music Festival

It wasn’t easy to top Cam Newton, as far as Coachella garb goes. But Von Miller gave it his best shot this weekend.Miller rocked a cowboy hat, fur vest, plenty of ice on his wrists and some Ugg-like shoes at the music festival, and made sure to post a photo of it on Instagram. So who had the better outfit? You be the judge. Cam won that round. Not many guys could’ve pulled off...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

DeShone Kizer changes course, stands by Tom Brady-Cam Newton quote

So much for the context defense.Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer is now embracing a quote he gave comparing himself to Tom Brady and Cam Newton just two days after claiming his words were taken out of context.Kizer was quoted as essentially saying that he is capable of being the greatest quarterback of all time, and while initially distancing himself from the quote, he changed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton tried to set example playing through injury

Cam Newton has been working off to the side this week while his teammates take part in voluntary offseason workouts.Newton played the last four games of the 2016 season with a partially torn rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder and had surgery three weeks ago. Had Newton sat out those last four games, he could have had surgery sooner and been a full participant in the Panthers...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

FBI returns Super Bowl 50 helmet to Von Miller

Von Miller on Wednesday was finally reunited with his helmet from Super Bowl 50 at the Denver Broncos’ training facility.FBI agents Brian Schmitt, Melissa Tallman and Clint Judd were on-hand to present Miller with the prized piece of memorabilia. The Broncos tweeted out a photograph of the moment. It was confirmed last month that Miller’s helmet, worn during the Broncos’ 24...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: With Short Locked Up, Other Extensions Loom

In my first ever article here for isportsweb, I wrote about the importance of locking up defensive tackle Kawaan Short after his masterful 2015 season. Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman didn’t get around to my article though, as the Purdue product never ended up putting pen to paper.That all changed on Monday, however.After the Panthers let Short play out the season on the...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential names for Carolina Panthers at No. 8

The last month has been hectic in preparation of the NFL draft with the combine, pro days, and mock drafts galore. The Carolina Panthers own the eighth overall pick, and the last time they had a top ten pick they drafted a guy by the name of Luke Kuechly in 2012, and a guy by the name of Cam Newton the year before that. What do they do this year? Well there’s been plenty of speculation...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton wears eccentric flower outfit at Coachella, puffs cigar

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was seen at Coachella music festival, and his unique fashion sense was on full display while he was there.Newton rocked an outfit that was about as throwback as it gets. He wore a flower shirt and matching shorts, and it resembled a dress for men. Newton topped that off with a tan fedora and bright red shoes, and he managed to stand out among the rest...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Carolina Panthers will reclaim their NFC South throne

Last season was rough. It can be blamed on a Super Bowl hangover, critical injuries, loss of competitive drive, or even all of the above. I would personally direct it to poor offensive line play, which can be attributed to the devastating losses of All-Pro center Ryan Kalil and a cornerstone left tackle in Michael Oher, leaving the O-line in shambles. Nevertheless, it is a new year...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Christian McCaffrey could be target for Panthers at No. 8

The Carolina Panthers appear to be seeking a running back with their top ten pick.NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said Wednesday that it “wouldn’t be shocking or surprising” if the team goes with Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey at No. 8 overall. The Panthers are reportedly contemplating another top running back as well. It sounds as though there is a concerted effort...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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