Panthers Archive

Fialko: Cam adds intrigue to Patriots’ “who made who” debate

By Jared Fialko It’s the NFL’s equivalent of the chicken or the egg causality dilemma. Bill Belichick or Tom Brady, who made who? Does arguably the greatest coach in professional football history deserve the lions’ share of

McCaffrey, Thompson look to unite Charlotte through sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey is partnering with linebacker Shaq Thompson in an effort to unite the Charlotte community through sports programs for underserved youth through the “22 Together” program. They say their

Statue of ex-Panthers owner removed from outside stadium

By STEVE REED and TOM FOREMAN Jr., AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, who was accused in 2017 of making sexually suggestive comments to women and a racial

CEO’s comments cost firm partnerships with NFL, NBA teams

CHARLOTTE, Va. — Charlotte’s two professional sports franchises and two universities have canceled their partnerships with a North Carolina home security company after the firm’s CEO told an activist he should focus on black-on-black crime rather than

Panthers agree to terms with free agent CB Eli Apple

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers have agreed to terms with free agent cornerback Eli Apple. The move gives the Panthers the experienced cornerback they coveted after James Bradberry signed as a

Carolina Panthers preseason schedule set

By Joe Giglio, WRALSportsFan The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to open the preseason at home with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Aug. 13. The Panthers are set to play four AFC teams in the preseason. All four games

Panthers sign first-round pick Derrick Brown

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Panthers have signed Derrick Brown, the seventh overall pick in the NFL draft, to a four-year contract. The 6-foot-5, 325-pound defensive tackle was a standout at Auburn, earning consensus All-America honors last season

Virtual offseason impacts rookies, teams preparing for 2020

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Pro Football Writer Joe Burrow should be getting ready to report to rookie minicamp this month, then joining the veterans on the Cincinnati Bengals for the rest of the offseason program. But like

Panthers make history, use all 7 picks on defensive players

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers sent a clear message over the weekend: It’s time to upgrade the defense. General manager Marty Hurney and new coach Matt Rhule used all seven

Panthers expected to turn attention to defense in NFL draft

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Look for the Panthers to get defensive in the upcoming NFL draft. Carolina lost nine defensive starters from last year’s team, including five-time All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly, who