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Robert Kraft comments on upcoming Panthers sale

ORLANDO – Patriots owner Robert Kraft isn’t surprised that the sale of the Carolina Panthers is expected to command top dollar. He and his fellow owners, in his estimation, have outgoing owner/founder Jerry Richardson and the Panthers’ passionate fan base to thank in part for that. Kraft, speaking

One-on-One: Eric Washington

One-on-One: Eric Washington Panthers defensive coordinator explains what coaches can learn from drills at the NFL Scouting Combine.

8 takeaways from Ron Rivera at the NFL Combine

Carolina’s quarterback was likely bummed when Mike Shula, who coached Newton closely during his first seven seasons, was let go in January. But Newton is apparently looking forward to working with Shula’s replacement.  “I had an opportunity to talk to (Newton) after we had hired Norv (Turner)

8 takeaways from Ron Rivera at the NFL Combine

Carolina’s quarterback was likely bummed when Mike Shula, who coached Newton closely during his first seven seasons, was let go in January. But Newton is apparently looking forward to working with Shula’s replacement.  “I had an opportunity to talk to (Newton) after we had hired Norv (Turner)

Wilks, McDermott envision bright future for Washington

INDIANAPOLIS – The branches on Ron Rivera’s coaching tree are a lot larger these days. Two years ago, Sean McDermott and Steve Wilks were defensive assistants for Rivera in Carolina. Now they’re head coaches in Buffalo and Arizona, and both credit Rivera for putting them in position to lead a

5 questions with Pro Bowler Graham Gano

1) How excited are you for your first Pro Bowl experience?  “I’m so excited. I’ve been playing for nine years now and this is my first shot at a Pro Bowl. I think I’m more so excited for my family and my wife and my kids to get to experience this.”  2) Where does this rank on your

Marty Hurney talks evaluation process at Senior Bowl

Interim general manager Marty Hurney likes everything about the draft process, and this time around, he likes where the Panthers stand heading into it. "This is an exciting time of the year," Hurney said while taking in Senior Bowl practices …

NFL statement on concussion protocol review

NFL STATEMENT As detailed below, the review established that there was no protocol violation. Mr. Newton was properly evaluated for a concussion in the sideline medical tent and did not sustain a concussion.  The review determined the following: Mr. Ne…

Greg Olsen already getting acquainted with Norv Turner

CHARLOTTE – Players and coaches in professional sports understand that change is inevitable, but that doesn’t necessarily make it any easier when it happens. Tight end Greg Olsen enjoyed the best years of his career with Mike Shula as Carolina’s offensive coordinator. From 2014-16, Olsen was