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

Grill Bill: Mock draft madness

The roster wasn’t Super Bowl caliber this season, so it needs a good amount of work. But how about I just give you what I see as the biggest hole?  Here’s who’s under contract for next season at defensive end: Mario Addison , Charles Johnson, Wes Horton , Daeshon Hall , Zach Moore , Bryan

Will Ed Dickson land back with Panthers?

CHARLOTTE – A day after the Panthers’ season came to a close, tight end Ed Dickson was among the first players to enter the locker room and among the last to exit. “It’s a sense of the journey coming to the end,” he said. Dickson was referring to the team’s journey that ended with

Around the NFC South: End of the run

A memorable year for the NFC South included three memorable playoff games, but the final three games of the 2017 season won’t include football’s best division. A week after the Panthers lost a tough one to the Saints in the first-ever postseason matchup of NFC South foes, both the Saints and

Ron Rivera a rock in a rocky situation

CHARLOTTE – As is the nature of the NFL, so much has changed around Bank of America Stadium since the John Fox era ended in 2010. The stadium itself has undergone rounds of renovations, much like the team itself. The current interim general manager was…