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PANTHERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Panthers worked out WR Austin Pettis

Today the Carolina Panthers worked out several wide receivers. This comes a day after the team released Jason Avant for speaking his mind. The team had Tysson Poots and Austin Pettis were both in town. Pettis could be a very solid signing for the Panthers. @CarPanthersNews: The Panthers worked out WR Austin Pettis today. Pettis […] The post Panthers worked out WR Austin Pettis...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton had Twitter hacked due to simple password

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton fell victim to Twitter hackers on Tuesday. And this wasn’t one of those instances where an athlete tweets something stupid and then pretends he was hacked. Do you really think Newton is dumb enough to tweet stuff like this? @CameronNewton would NEVER! pic.twitter.com/96DTN83MXn — JohnMiguel Lopez (@JohnnybGood702) November 18, 2014...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Where does Greg Olsen of the Carolina Panthers rank among the NFL’s best tight ends?

The NFL is becoming a passing league more and more every year and nowhere is that more apparent than at the tight end position. Some teams still go the traditional route and use their tight ends primarily as blockers, but a growing number of contenders have tight ends that are better than even the best wide receivers at caching the ball. Former basketball stars like Jimmy Graham...
Via cover32 - Panthers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton’s newest, eye opening quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Panthers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Cam Newton even good?

It’s been a while since I pulled out this gimmick, so … Player Yds TD INT Fmb Cmp % QB Rating A 2,392 12 10 7 58.9 80.3 B 2,075 13 9 6 59.8 76.8 Player A has thrown for more yards, and as such has a higher quarterback rating. Player B has slim leads in pretty much every other area. He’s thrown one less interception and fumbled once...
Via The Sports Post
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jason Avant released two days after criticizing Panthers coaches

Jason Avant was released by the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday, two days after he criticized the coaches for their mentality at the end of Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons. The Panthers got the ball with 2:08 left in the game down 19-17 to the Falcons. They drove to the Atlanta 28 and kicker Graham...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera: Hardy 'probably' won't play for Panthers this year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he's ''probably'' given up hope of Greg Hardy playing this season following the NFL's decision Tuesday to suspend Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the remainder of the year. Peterson pleaded no contest Nov. 4 to misdemeanor reckless assault for injuries to his 4-year-old son. Hardy, a Pro Bowl defensive end, was placed on...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers owner funding Wofford arena

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Wofford College is building a new arena and naming after its benefactor, Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson. The school said Richardson provided funds for the planned 92,000-square foot facility that will include a 3,400-seat basketball arena and a 500-seat volleyball venue. The building will also hold locker rooms and other amenities. It will be adjacent...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton’s Twitter account is hacked, hilarity ensues

Over the last few hours, followers of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on Twitter have been in for a shock. Newton’s Twitter account was hacked and while some hackers use Twitter to cause mayhem, this hacker decided to use his hacking skills to create laughter. Fake Cam Newton Tweeted at the Carolina Panthers that he wanted to be released. .@CameronNewton‘s @Twitter...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers K Graham Gano named as one of Week 11′s biggest failures

Eleven weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
Via cover32 - Panthers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Avant cut after critiquing Panthers’ play-calling

The Carolina Panthers apparently have seen — and heard — enough of Jason Avant. Avant’s agent, Doug Hendrickson, sent out a cryptic tweet on Tuesday, implying the veteran receiver has been given his walking papers. Much better things ahead and role for Jason Avant. Definitely deserves better. — Doug Hendrickson (@DHendrickson41) November 18, 2014   FOX Sports...
Via Helmet2Helmet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers activate Mike Tolbert, place Nate Chandler on IR

getty images The Panthers have activated running back Mike Tolbert from injured reserve. Tolbert will be ready to return to the field in Week 13 after the Panthers bye week. The return of Tolbert will further muddy the already crowded Panthers backfield with DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart both healthy. He had been out with a hairline fracture in his left leg. In three games...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers release Avant, place Chandler on IR

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Coach Ron Rivera says the Panthers have released veteran wide receiver Jason Avant and placed starting right tackle Nate Chandler on injured reserve with a right knee injury. Rivera said the team has signed wide receiver De'Andre Presley from the practice squad and have activated fullback Mike Tolbert from the injured reserve/designated to return list. Avant...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Activate FB Mike Tolbert From I.R. & Place OT Nate Chandler On I.R.

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they have activated FB Mike Tolbert from short-term injured reserve and placed OT Nate Chandler on season-ending I.R. The #Panthers have placed OT Nate Chandler on IR with a knee injury and activated FB Mike Tolbert from the IR/designated for return list. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) November 18, 2014 HC Ron Rivera said on Monday...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Cut Jason Avant After he Complained About Play-Calling

Very rarely does complaining to your coach reap benefits, and Carolina Panthers wide receiver Jason Avant learned that the hard way on Tuesday. The team cut the veteran receiver after he complained about the team’s play-calling, according to his agent. Much better things ahead and role for Jason Avant. Definitely deserves better. — Doug Hendrickson (@DHendrickson41) November...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Kelvin Benjamin

Though professional golfer and Florida State alum Brooks Koepka earned his first win on the European Tour this week, the Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week again comes from the NFL gridiron. The Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the week of November 10th through the 16th goes to Carolina Panthers’ wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. Though his team was unable to get a...
Via Noled Out
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Report: Jonathan Stewart, DeAngelo Williams, Jerricho Cotchery

After going 3-2 in their first five games, the Carolina Panthers have been not won a single game since week five. Fortunately for Carolina, WR Jerricho Cotchery (hamstring) and starting running backs DeAngelo Williams (foot) and Jonathan Stewart (ankle) are listed as probable for Sunday's game against Atlanta.  According to the Carolina Panther's team injury report, 13 players...
Via NFL Injury Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: Cam Newton, DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart

Carolina Panthersquarterback Cam Newton said on Wednesday that he's playing hurt despite earlier comments by head coach Ron Rivera, reports Chris Wesseling of NFL.com. Elsewhere, running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart have been officially listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. #458775968 / gettyimages.comRivera said that Newton was...
Via NFL Injury Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Trolls Rex Ryan While Mark Sanchez Goes Off On Panthers

Mark Sanchez went off on the Carolina Panthers during Monday Night Football. Twitter fully enjoyed trolling Rex Ryan while Sanchez did work.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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