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
The Arizona Cardinals announced the hiring of Steve Wilks as head coach today. Wilks, who served as the Panthers defensive coordinator for the past year and the Panthers defensive backs coach before that,
While everyone discusses Carolina’s need for receivers or additions to the secondary, centers aren’t usually at the forefront of the conversation unless you like big butts. But you other brothers can’t deny that it may be time--to get sprung.
Insights to Carolina Panthers defeat of the Minnesota Vikings and the playoff implications for the NFC that follow.
Ian Rappaport confirmed that the NY Giants are showing interest in Dave Gettleman for the General Manager
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I thought I’d share three things that I’m thankful for (football-wise). There are many things for me to be thankful for this year but this short write up focuses on football. Leave what you are thankful for in the comments below and have fun reading what everyone is thankful for in Panther Nation.
Kony Ealy will play his second former team this season when the Panthers venture to MetLife Stadium. Ealy, who was drafted by the Carolina Panther in 2014, is best known for his performance in Super Bowl 50 where he notched 3 sacks, an interception, and a forced fumble. It was a historic performance that could have landed him the Super Bowl MVP had the Panthers won.