Posts Tagged ‘Carolina Panthers’

Top free-agent running backs take weekend meetings

Several of the best available free-agent running backs met with teams over the weekend. Here’s a breakdown of the action.

Panthers, LB Onatolu agree to terms on three-year deal

The Panthers and LB Kenny Onatolu have agreed to terms on a three-year deal, a league source said Friday.

Nakamura set to visit Panthers

Former Ravens safety Haruki Nakamura has a free-agent visit scheduled with the Panthers on Thursday, according to a league source.

Hangartner signs deal to stay with Panthers

Geoff Hangartner was a lifesaver for the Panthers last season, providing a stablizing force on the offensive line after injuries battered Carolina’s offensive line.

Rivera not buying comparisons between Newton, RGIII

The comparison has been made far too often, just as it was at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday, when a reporter asked Panthers coach Ron Rivera if he could draw a parallel between this year’s Heisman Trophy winner (Robert Griffin III) and last year’s winner (Cam Newton).

Panthers GM doesn’t expect Shockey to retire

Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said Thursday he expects Jeremy Shockey to return in 2012. Earlier in the day, coach Ron Rivera said it was possible Shockey could retire.

Playbook: DT position should be Panthers’ top priority

Ron Rivera’s Carolina Panthers need to improve their run defense through this year’s draft.

How Cam Newton lost out to Tebowmania

Cam Newton promised to be an icon and an entertainer before he was even officially the No. 1 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Then, he went out and delivered with one of the greatest rookie seasons in NFL history. But he was still largely overshadowed.

RG3, Newton together now on Radio Row, soon in the NFL

Robert Griffin III made the rounds at Radio Row on Friday, when he bumped into another Heisman Trophy winner.

Newton: 2012 is a failure if Panthers not in playoff hunt

For a team that’s gone a combined 8-24 in the past two seasons, the Carolina Panthers sure are a confident bunch. Of course, that’s what happens when a player like Cam Newton bursts onto the scene.

Scam Newton? NFC might or might not have a secret weapon

Cam Newton and his teammates were having a little fun at the NFC’s Thursday practice, first sending out the rookie QB to return an Andy Lee punt, then lining the Panthers wide to catch a deep pass from Aaron Rodgers.

Panthers WR Smith flies teammates to Hawaii

The Panthers are well represented in Honolulu. Cam Newton, Steve Smith and Ryan Kalil are here, and Smith decided to fly out his fellow wide receivers as well.

Playing Spin the Bottle for fantasy RBs

With featured fantasy running backs in short supply, Jason Smith runs down some of the league’s RB committees to determine who the best options are going forward.

Eye in the Sky: I spy … Cam?

As we will highlight in our “Tale of the Tape” this week — the Giants versus the Bills — we take particular interest in if and how a defense can get to the quarterback.

Playbook: Monday tape study notebook

Another exciting week of games on Sunday – which means another interesting day of Monday tape study.

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