PANTHERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis praises Cam Newton

In an interview Tuesday, Panthers LB Thomas Davis said that Cam Newton has matured greatly since the Super Bowl and that he has learned from what has happened. Thomas Davis’ comments are in reference to the post-game interview that Newton gave. Following the game, Newton left his interview early and seemed to sulk. Many criticized Newton for his handling of the interview in the...
Via cover32
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers OL pens a book

A group of Carolina Panthers offensive lineman have penned a book for rookies in the NFL. The book will be called The Rookie Handbook: How to Survive the First Season in the NFL. Three former Carolina Panthers offensive lineman, Ryan Kalil, Jordan Gross, and Geoff Hangartener, are the authors of the book. It will be released on September 6th, and the regular season starts two days...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rick Hendrick buys Greg Olsen's 1969 Camaro for $100K

Carolina Panthers’ tight end Greg Olsen auctioned off his custom 1969 Chevrolet Camaro convertible on Thursday at the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction at Mohegan Sun.Lot No. 3000, this V8-powered charity vehicle sold for $100,000 to NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick. All proceeds, including the buyer’s commission, all went to Olsen’s TheHEARTest Yard program, a foundation...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers ST coach Bruce DeHaven Speaks Out

According to Josh Alper of PFT, there was a call held between league special teams coaches, and the VP of officiating. Alper says the point of the call was to “solicit ideas for changes to kickoffs.” Afterwards, Bruce DeHaven had some thoughts about changes to kickoffs, and he shared them on a Sirius radio show. Bruce DeHaven has been quoted as saying that he is not in favor...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Panthers TE Greg Olsen is auctioning off his custom 1969 Camaro for charity

The Carolina Panthers are all about their cars. Linebacker Thomas Davis has a custom 1975 Chevy that's pretty spectacular, while Cam Newton's black-and-gold 1970 Cutlass is no slouch either. But it's Greg Olsen that's using his ride for a good cause.On Thursday, Olsen is auctioning off his 1969 Chevrolet Camaro custom convertible at the Barrett-Jackson auction at Mohegan Sun. He...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thomas Davis: Cam Newton ‘has matured’ since SB presser

Cam Newton made headlines for all the wrong reasons when he walked out on his post-game Super Bowl press conference, but he’s learned from his mistake. Carolina Panthers teammate Thomas Davis says Newton “has matured” since that incident and understands what he must do as a leader and role model going forward. “Cam understands and he knows that, in that situation, being...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Charles Tillman Return to the Carolina Panthers?

Charles Tillman tore his ACL in Week 17 last season and missed the Carolina Panthers playoff journey to the Super Bowl. The 13 year veteran may not be done with football yet and is considering a return for his 14th season. Tillman is five months out of ACL surgery and stated that he is “probably another two months” away from returning to the field if he returns this season...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers tweet condolences to Warriors, get trolled by Broncos

The Carolina Panthers are only a few months removed from coming up short in a quest for a championship after losing in Super Bowl 50 to the Denver Broncos. The team utilized this unfortunate perspective on losing to send condolences the way of the Golden State Warriors, who of course just blew a 3-1 series lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, culminating in a stunning...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent Charles Tillman says he only wants to play for Carolina

Free agent cornerback Charles Tillman is interested in playing for only one NFL team, and that’s the Carolina Panthers. Tillman, who is recovering from a torn ACL, told Christopher Dabe of NOLA.com that the Panthers would be his only choice once he is healthy enough to sign. “I just want to play for Carolina,” Tillman said Saturday at Matt Forte’s football camp in Slidell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman only wants to play for Panthers

Free agent cornerback Charles Tillman only wants to play for the Carolina Panthers if he returns for a 14th season. “I just want to play for Carolina,” Tillman said Saturday, according to NOLA.com. “Being in Carolina felt like I had been there my entire career. The team, the community, the atmosphere, that vibe. The Carolinas — North Carolina and South Carolina — they...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Panthers QB Cam Newton at the height of his NFL career?

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton knows there is always room for improvement. Speaking with reporters this week during team minicamp, Newton discussed his desire to continue evolving as an NFL quarterback. “I haven’t peaked,” Newton said this week, via the Charlotte Observer. “I haven’t climaxed as a player, and that’s what I need to get better at. “I always...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers celebrate Michael Oher’s new contract with 'Blind Side' jokes

After his rise to the NFL was immortalized in the film, “The Blind Side”, Michael Oher’s performances on the field have been…well, let’s be nice and say “shaky”. He has found a home with the NFC champion Carolina Panthers, and now that his form has settled in, he’s been rewarded with a new three year contract worth $21.6 million and $9.5 guaranteed. Not bad. But...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign OT Michael Oher to 3-year contract extension

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have signed offensive tackle Michael Oher to a three-year contract extension. The 30-year-old Oher is now under contract through the 2019 season. Financial terms were not announced Friday. Oher, a seven-year NFL veteran, was brought in on a trial basis last season, signing a two-year deal with the Panthers after a failed stint with the...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers reward coach Ron Rivera with a 1-year extension

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera has a new one-year extension that will pay him more than $6 million per year, the Charlotte Observer first reported Thursday.Rivera led his team to an NFL-best 15-1 record in the regular season and to the Super Bowl last season, earning multiple coach of the year honors.With the extension, Rivera is under contract through the 2018 season. And...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton: ‘I haven’t peaked, I haven’t climaxed as a player’

Cam Newton spoke to reporters for the first time at the Carolina Panthers practice facility since the days following the team’s loss to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. And the quarterback made it clear neither he nor the team are satisfied in the disappointing way their magical season ended with an abrupt thud back in February. In fact, Newton said as the team wrapped up...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers rely on Coleman to lead young, struggling secondary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Safety Kurt Coleman is taking on an added role this season with the Carolina Panthers - full-time mentor. The NFC champion Panthers will be relying heavily on Coleman's NFL experience to help tutor an extremely young secondary following an offseason purge of veteran defensive backs. The Panthers parted ways with Roman Harper and Charles Tillman this offseason...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Carolina Panthers and Stephen Hill

Stephen Hill is an imposing presence at wide receiver. Standing tall at 6’4’’ and weighing in at 215 lbs., Hill should pose significant match-up problems for opponents. Unfortunately for him, that has not been the case through four seasons in the NFL. Stephen Hill played three seasons at Georgia Tech before deciding to enter the 2012 NFL draft. He was selected in the second...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Charles Tillman shares picture of nasty finger injury

When it comes to the game of football, injuries to the hand and fingers are very common. For free agent cornerback Charles Tillman, however, there is probably no injury more disgusting than the one to his pinky. The funny thing about Tillman’s injury is that it didn’t even happen on the football field. The former Chicago Bears and Carolina Panthers cornerback shared a picture...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton on Super Bowl backlash: ‘I learned from it’

Carolina Panthers quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton currently finds himself as the face of the league. He’s overtaken other young signal callers for this mantle primarily due to his performance a season ago and the divisiveness he brings to the game. Newton knows full well he’s in the spotlight, something that was made readily apparent following his immature post...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton says he’s done with the dab

It appears that the Cam Newton dab era has come to an end. The Carolina Panthers quarterback told a Charlotte radio station on Wednesday that it’s time to “put that aside” and retire his now-infamous touchdown celebration. While Newton did not invent the dab — it reportedly started in Atlanta — Newton brought the dance into the national spotlight. The simple dance...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Tillman shares photo of nasty finger injury

NFL free agent cornerback Charles Tillman was staying in shape on Wednesday by doing some pushups, and it does not look like his workout session went all that well. Tillman shared a photo on Instagram that showed the pinky finger on his left hand facing a direction it should not be facing. If you’re squeamish enough that a horribly dislocated finger would bother you, now is probably...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign Ryan Kalil to a two-year extension

The Carolina Panthers have signed five-time Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil to a two-year contract extension through the 2018 season, the team announced Monday. Kalil, 31, had the third-highest run-blocking grade of any center last season, according to Pro Football Focus. He was the anchor of a Carolina offensive line that ranked second in PFF’s offensive line rankings for 2015....
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers head coach Ron Rivera believes sideline video will undermine coaching

Technology is growing rapidly in the NFL, with use of the tablet to still images to video. But not everyone is happy about these changes, as many coaches are afraid that it will cause their jobs to be less important. Current Carolina Panthers head coach is among those that despise the new technology. “I want to get beat on the field,” Ron Rivera said to Kevin Clark of TheRinger...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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