Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott has high expectations for the 2016 season, but he says he knows it will be a new season, without Josh Norman but with most other key components returning from a top-10 defense.
After an injury-plagued 2015 season, Carolina Panthers DE Charles Johnson says it’s a show-me season. Johnson was cut in a salary cap move, then re-signed with Panthers for a home-team discount. Now he’s out to prove his worth.
Kurt Coleman deserves a contract extension for what he did last season as part of a veteran secondary and what the Carolina Panthers’ coaches expect him to do this season with a young defensive backfield.
Jonathan Stewart loves coming home to the comfortable weather that Washington provides in the offseason. But the Carolina Panthers running back, along with a crop of teammates, comes home to do seemingly everything but relax.
Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis doesn’t want to see Kawann Short go, and he’s confident a deal will get done. But he also defends GM Dave Gettleman and says tough negotiations are part of the NFL.