Archive for the ‘Carolina Panthers’ Category

Former coach explains Cam Newton’s predicament

Saturday, June 6th, 2020

Since March 24, NFL teams have signed free-agent quarterbacks Tyler Bray, David Fales, Blaine Gabbert, Jameis Winston, Andy Dalton, Mike Glennon, Geno Smith and Joe Flacco. March 24 is the date the Carolina Panthers released quarterback Cam Newton with one year remaining on his five-year, $103.8 million contract. Unlike those other eight quarterbacks, Newton remains without a team even though he has something that none of those quarterbacks has -- an NFL Most Valuable Player Award.

The Cat And Mouse: Valuing Sports Franchises In The Time Of COVID-19

Friday, June 5th, 2020

While theme parks are getting ready to open - with limited attendance and social distancing - the impact on the Disney stock price and Enterprise Value was severe. At the height of the market in January, Disney had a share price of $150 and an enterprise value of $300 billion. With park shut downs and live sports cancelations hurting their flagship properties of ESPN and ABC, Disney’s stock fell by a third.

Carolina Panthers players on speaking up, Drew Brees and a time for change

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Carolina Panthers players on speaking up, Drew Brees and a time for change Andre Smith and Chris Manhertz, two members he Panthers’ Player Impact Committee , are focusing on two things — voter registration and improving police-community relations.

Christian McCaffrey the top RB on Forbes 100 highest-paid athletes for 2020

Friday, June 5th, 2020

The annual list of highest-paid athletes from Forbes saw some major changes to not only the top of the leaderboard, but to the mainstays on the list. Gone were some sports from the top but, unsurprisingly, here to stay were some NFL players whose 2019 seasons weren’t cut short due to COVID-19. Forbes released their list of top 100 highest-paid athletes in the world from this time last year to current day, placing tennis star Roger Federer in No.

Panthers player impact committee speaks out on social justice issues

Friday, June 5th, 2020

While many NFL players are speaking out and taking action right now for social justice and reform, the Panthers player impact committee is organizing operations within the Charlotte area to help others get involved. The Carolina Panthers have posted a really nice article on their website detailing what players have been up to, how they’ve interacted with coaches and owner David Tepper during this time, and what they are doing to help raise awareness.

Former middle linebacker Luke Kuechly joins Carolina Panthers’ front office as pro scout

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Kuechly, 29, who retired in January after eight star-studded seasons, is moving up to the team's front office to serve as a pro scout. "During the season, it'll be player evaluation and then advance scouting stuff," the seven-time Pro Bowler told the team's website Thursday, when his new role was officially announced. "So if we play a team next week, we've got to get everything set up and ready to go, so when the coaches come in on Monday, they're not starting from square one."

3 Best Carolina Panthers Coaches Of All Time, Ranked

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

That includes Perry Fewell, who coached the final four games for the Panthers in an interim capacity in the 2019 season following the firing of Ron Rivera. There’s no doubt that Carolina hopes that Rhule becomes one of the best head coaches they’ve had since their inception in the league. While it remains to be seen how Rhule fares in the NFL, here are the three best head coaches of all time for the Panthers.

Luke Kuechly, former St. Xavier HS star, joins Carolina Panthers’ front office as scout

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Cincinnati native and former St. Xavier High School Bombers standout Luke Kuechly accepted a position with the Carolina Panthers' front office as a pro scout, the team announced Thursday. Kuechly's role is expected to involve watching film, player evaluation and advance scouting. The Panthers appear to have removed from circulation Kuechly's No.

Panthers’ Player Impact Committee using its platform to promote social justice causes

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

"Sometimes you have to do certain things outside of your comfort zone to get the attention of others to even try to have these conversations," Manhertz said. "Now, you might have some people that don't want to have the conversation altogether, and that's outside of your control. But for those that want to learn and want to try to understand, it's important and it certainly helps."

Christian McCaffrey is one of NFL’s best, according to Pro Football Focus

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Christian McCaffrey had one heckuva 2019 season and it didn’t go unnoticed. The former Valor Christian star and now Carolina Panthers running back came in at No. on Pro Football Focus’ top 50 players entering the 2020 NFL season on Wednesday.