Post-UFA signings and pre-draft days make for a long, roughly six-week wait, and every possible scenario gets discussed ad nauseum to the point where we fans just want the dadgum draft to happen already!Read More
I was simply thinking about Kawann Short and his contract situation and the leverage Dave Gettleman drafted in Vernon Butler as well as wondering why he wouldn't have gone with Derrick Henry there perhaps instead. Perhaps it came to me.Read More
I realize this is a smidgen early. No, it's way way early. Panthers GM Dave Gettleman is known for playing chess and in doing so, he is thinking years down the road. I want to look position by position, tying things up at the end for 2016. Here goes for each position group's year-long outlook:Read More
Rookie Mini-Camp began today, and we are getting glimpses of the newest Carolina Panthers. Perhaps fans aren't as excited by this moment as usual because of Carolina's recent success, but there are guys in Panthers practice jerseys running around so you know there is some excitement in the air.
Since the Super Bowl Fifty fiasco and the NFL's deck stacked against them with Peyton Manning's "storybook" career winding down, the NFL wanted a nice, neat bow tied around the half-century mark of Super Bowl history, and a few key "missed calls" *AHEM* certainly helped the Broncos accomplish that feat. However, it's still a fact that the Panthers' offense never could get untracked as they went up against a defense that was every bit as good as their own.Read More
The long wait is over...somewhat. The first round of the NFL's Annual Selection Metting AKA the NFL Draft is in the books, and DT Vernon Butler found his way to Charlotte. Although the team already has two outstanding defensive tackles and is the one position (other than linebacker) where the team is set. So why the pick?Read More