Posts Tagged ‘Carolina Panthers’

NFL notebook: Rosen calls life in limbo ‘annoying’

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the limbo he finds himself in with the team that drafted him last year, telling SI TV that it's "annoying" but that he "definitely understands the situation." The Cardinals hold the No. 1 pick in next week's NFL draft and speculation is rampant that the team, with new coach Kliff Kingsbury at the helm, will select former Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray. "I definitely understand the situation," Rosen told SI TV. "I mean, it's annoying but, like, it is what it is.

NFL strength of schedule rankings 2019: Did the Patriots get a gift?

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The NFL's full 2019 schedule came out Wednesday night, and if you use opponents' 2018 win percentage as your gauge, the Patriots actually have the second-easiest schedule in the league this year. Here's the full list, ranked from hardest (highest opponent win percentage) to easiest (lowest opponent win percentage) schedule: 1. Oakland Raiders (.

Giants re-sign WR Shepard to one-year contract

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The New York Giants have re-signed wide receiver Russell Shepard to a one-year deal, according to multiple reports. "EXTREMELY happy to be back with the GANG!!!!" Shepard posted Wednesday on Instagram, along with the hashtag #BigBLUE. Shepard appeared in 12 games in his first season with the Giants in 2018, playing primarily on special teams and catching 10 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns.

Giants re-sign WR Shepard to one-year contract

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The New York Giants have re-signed wide receiver Russell Shepard to a one-year deal, according to multiple reports. "EXTREMELY happy to be back with the GANG!!!!" Shepard posted Wednesday on Instagram, along with the hashtag #BigBLUE. Shepard appeared in 12 games in his first season with the Giants in 2018, playing primarily on special teams and catching 10 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns.

Eric Reid trolls NFL drug testing policy while bulking up this offseason

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Carolina Panthers strong safety Eric Reid hinted at having taken his first drug test of the year. It's a new calendar year in the NFL and Eric Reid is ready for what's to come. The Carolina Panthers safety threw a jab at the NFL for the “random” drug tests given to him last season by hinting at having already been tested, bulking up naturally at the gym and, of course, shouting out his trainer for it.

Tom Brady, others react to Rob Gronkowski’s retirement announcement

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Tom Brady, others react to Rob Gronkowski's retirement announcement originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com On Sunday, Rob Gronkowski officially made his decision to retire from the game of football. Gronk made the announcement via an emotional Instagram post and immediately received congratulatory messages from Tom Brady, other Pats teammates, and more figures from around the sports world. Check out the reactions below.

AAF roundup: Orlando rips Atlanta, clinches playoff berth

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

De'Veon Smith rushed for three touchdowns Saturday as the visiting Orlando Apollos cruised to a 36-6 win over the Atlanta Legends to clinch an Alliance of American Football playoff berth. Orlando (6-1) bounced back from its first loss of the season last week and handed Atlanta (2-5) its second consecutive defeat. Garrett Gilbert, who played briefly for the Carolina Panthers in 2018, passed for 217 yards and threw a touchdown to former Minnesota Vikings wideout Charles Johnson.

You Should Bet on March Madness, But Not For the Cash

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

I'd like to think that legalized sports betting is to us and an increasing number of modern guys what cold ones at the Elks club are to aging vets: a bonding experience, the best thing to happen to male friendships since recess. Gordo and I go deep together on lines, spreads, and parlays every football season, March Madness tournament, and NBA playoff run. This at a time when male friendships are tanking.

As Tepper’s Panthers Weigh Moving HQ, Charlotte Mayor Shrugs

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

The fight over who gets to keep the Carolina Panthers headquarters may not be much of a fight at all. Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles said she understands why new National Football League team owner David Tepper may move the team's practice facility and headquarters to South Carolina. Her city is booming -- and she concedes that the team's seven-acre outdoor practice facility in the heart of town could arguably be put to more profitable use by the billionaire hedge fund titan.

Cam Newton swears off sex for a month to become ‘mentally stronger’

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton appears to enjoy a challenge. The former NFL MVP is battling through an offseason that has included shoulder surgery, veganism and apparently no sex for the month of March. On The Late Late Show with James Corden, Newton said that March was "no climax" month.