During a 15-minute conference call Friday morning, new Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman shared stories that ranged from heartwarming to hilarious. In between, Tillman drove home this point: The longtime Chicago Bears standout believes he can still play.
Boykin's best year in three seasons with the Green Bay Packers came in 2013 when Randall Cobb was injured. Boykin, 25, hauled in 49 passes for 681 yards and three touchdowns while starting eight games.
The Dallas Cowboys have signed former Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy to a one-year, $11.3 million deal. Hardy remains on the NFL commissioner’s exempt list and could face a suspension from the league.
The Carolina Panthers have signed free agent safety Kurt Coleman, who played last season for the Kansas City Chiefs after four years with the Philadelphia Eagles. Coleman, who was drafted by the Eagles when Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott was there, is expected to help at both safety positions and on special teams.
Joint practices between Carolina and Miami are scheduled for Aug. 19-20 and will be open to the public. The Panthers haven’t had joint practice at Wofford with another NFL team since 2000 with the Detroit Lions.