The Panthers and rookie QB Cam Newton are very close to an agreement on a four-year deal, according to league sources.
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Veteran LB Jon Beason and the Panthers agreed on a five-year, $50 million contract extension with $25 million guaranteed, according to a league source.
Veteran TE Greg Olsen is heading to the Panthers in a trade from the Bears. Terms of the deal are unknown at this time.
Free-agent DT Derek Landri is receiving significant interest from the Broncos, according to a league source. Landri could visit Denver as early as tomorrow.
Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 | Steve Wyche Tags: Cover Two Podcast, Aaron Rodgers, Bucky Brooks, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Christian Ponder, Donovan McNabb, Jake Locker, Joe Person, Matt Hasselbeck, Minnesota Vikings, Steve Wyche, Tennessee Titans
For all these months during the lockout, rookie quarterbacks Christian Ponder and Jake Locker looked like they had inside tracks to be their respective teams’ starters. Then we got back to football.
The Panthers continued their busy Wednesday, agreeing to terms with kicker Olindo Mare on a four-year, $12 million deal, according to a league source. Mare will receive a $4 million signing bonus.
Veteran TE Ben Hartsock has agreed to terms on a two-year deal with the Panthers, according to a league source.
With DeAngelo Williams staying in Carolina, fantasy owners will have to deal with yet another backfield committee.
The Panthers are heavily committed to retaining their young core, as I’ve been reporting for months, with pass rusher Charles Johnson chief among them. And he opted to stay with the team Tuesday, agreeing to a six-year, $72 million contract, according to NFL.com’s Steve Wyche, with $32 million guaranteed after the NFC South rival Falcons hotly pursued him.
The Panthers agreed to terms with veteran DB Kevin Payne on a one-year deal, according to a league source.
Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Three and out, Arizona Cardinals, Carolina Panthers, DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Kevin Kolb, Larry Fitzgerald, Minnesota Vikings, Sidney Rice
If the Cardinals acquire Kevin Kolb, the fantasy appeal of Larry Fitzgerald will quickly rise.
Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2011 | Craig Ellenport Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Donovan McNabb, Jake Locker, Kerry Collins, Le'Ron McClain, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, Ray Rice, Tennessee Titans, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins
Well, the news of the day in Ravens-land is that fullback Le’Ron McClain wants to get more carries in 2011, whether it’s with Baltimore or some other team. Um, okay.
Who do you have winning the NFC South this season? Your guess is as good as ours. If there’s one division that’s been a jumbled mess since the NFL realigned in 2002, it’s got to be the NFC South.
The signs pointing out Steve Smith’s future seem to be angled in every direction.
Fantasy owners would be wise to remember the name Jacoby Ford in the late rounds on draft day.