Josh Norman has been the talk of the Panthers off-season. Franchised tag by the Panthers last month, the budding star is seeking the big payday, but Carolina prefers a rental. Because of the situation surrounding the Norman's contract negotiations, he's expected to miss the Panthers conditional training. OTA's are optional, and since Norman hasn't signed his franchise tag, these workouts are truly optional. Although he isn't training with the Panthers currently, Norman appears to be working intensely on his craft. Today, he put out this video of his personal offseason workouts.
He Norman has until July 15 to sign the franchise tender if a long-term deal hasn't been negotiated. He's currently seeking 16 million dollars a year, making him the second only to Darrelle Revis.
By the Professor, aka Tony Dunn
Thomas Davis was a star on the field, but he was a bigger star among Panther Fans. After successfully returning from three ACL injuries to become a leader in the locker room and a dominant force on the field, the Panthers informed Thomas Davis that they their 2019 plan didn’t include the aging linebacker. Davis broke the news in a heart-felt Twitter video where he thanked the Panthers organization and lauded Panther fans for their support throughout his 14-year career in Carolina.
Carolina needs to know what they have on this roster, who they need to keep, and who to part ways with. With all eyes are looking at Taylor Heinicke in his first NFL start to see if he could be a viable long-term backup, here are five other players that Carolina should be closely evaluating in the next two weeks.
It was a tough loss for Carolina that not only threatens their ability to secure a Wild Card spot in the playoffs, but it also threatens the security of a lot of players and coaches moving forward--and Ron Rivera is certainly one of them. There’s trouble in Carolina and frustration is mounting, leaving fans hoping that the team can stick together to find some late-season momentum but also realistically expecting distinct moves by this coaching staff to save face in
After looking closely at Hall’s tape primarily against starter Jordan Mills, it looks as if Hall still has a long way to go before we can believe be an effective pass-rusher in the NFL.