For the past two free agency periods, the Carolina Panthers have waited for the market to settle before filling needs in the defensive backfield. Expect that to continue in the third year of general manager Dave Gettleman’s tenure.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was on a Charlotte nightclub stage seconds before shots were fired that injured two people last week, according to a report. He was unharmed and hosted a banquet for his all-star football teams in Atlanta the following day.
The NFL asked a judge to unseal evidence from the Greg Hardy’s bench trial, including dozens of photographs documenting Nicole Holder’s injuries, but the judge signed an order denying that request. That will keep some of the evidence the NFL most wants to see away from the league as it decides what punishment the former Panthers defensive end deserves.
Source: Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy, who spent the majority of the 2014 season on the NFL commissioner’s exempt list, will seek immediate reinstatement in light of Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson’s victory over the league in court on Thursday.
Only the Oakland Raiders spent less against the salary cap in the past two seasons than the Carolina Panthers, NFL Players Association data shows. But general manager Dave Gettleman will have to change that to meet new requirements by 2016.
Carolina Panthers teammates Brian Folkerts and Brenton Bersin gave up their long hair Wednesday to benefit Wigs for Kids, a charity that provides wigs for children who have lost their hair as a result of chemotherapy, radiation, burns or other medical issues. But each man had his limit.
For the past few days, Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera and general manager Dave Gettleman have sat in Lucas Oil Stadium and watched the country’s top prospects sprint, sweat and strain in the so-called Underwear Olympics.
Florida State’s Jameis Winston unsurprisingly won his press conference Friday. In 11 minutes he managed to squeeze in his wish to be the face of an NFL franchise, reflect on what he wants children to think of him and say, without giving any specifics, how he hopes to repair his bruised image.
Cam Newton is healthy just in time to start his offseason workout program, but that's not all he's doing. Newton, entering his fifth season with the Panthers, is back at Auburn where he is finishing his sociology degree; Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Newton is planning to graduate at the end of the semester.
While Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman and coach Ron Rivera wouldn't talk specifics, they dropped plenty of hints Thursday about the team's direction this offseason. Here are five takeaways from those conversations.
Former Florida offensive tackle and Charlotte native D.J. Humphries has added more than 60 pounds to his frame since high school. Checking in at 307 pounds, Humphries could be a first-round pick with his athleticism. Is a homecoming with the Panthers possible?
The top names in this year’s NFL draft class will display their talents this week at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Who could the Panthers target, who needs to prove something and who could be this year’s sleeper?