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Report: Panthers sale appears to be down to two bidders

The sale of the Panthers appears to be in the final stretches, and one bidder presumed to be a favorite is reportedly out. According to Ken Belson of the New York Times, Steelers minority owner David Tepper is out of the bidding to buy the team from Jerry Richardson. Since Tepper had already been approved [more]

Cowboys had interest in Kony Ealy in 2014 draft

If DeMarcus Lawrence wasn’t still on the board in the second round of the 2014 draft, when the Cowboys moved up to take him 34th overall, Dallas wanted Kony Ealy. This season, they get both. The Cowboys used the franchise tag on Lawrence and signed Ealy to a one-year deal. “We’re excited about Kony,” Cowboys [more]

Thomas Davis announces he tested positive for banned substance

Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis‘ 2018 season is going to start with a suspension. The NFL has not announced a ban yet, but Davis has announced that he has tested positive for a banned substance in a video posted to Twitter on Friday afternoon. Davis said in the video that he will serve a four-game suspension [more]

Ryan Delaire works out for Cowboys

Defensive end Ryan Delaire didn’t play in the NFL at all during the 2017 season, but he’s trying to get his career going again in 2018. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Delaire worked out for the Cowboys on Friday. Delaire was waived by the Panthers with a failed physical designation last summer. He [more]

Who are the best backup quarterbacks in the NFL?

With Robert Griffin III joining the Ravens as a backup quarterback, inspiration arrived quickly and easily for Thursday’s PFT Live draft. Who are the best backup quarterbacks in the NFL? The obvious No. 1 pick is the backup who became the Super Bowl LII MVP. And since I always give Simms the first pick in [more]

ACC to play title game in Panthers stadium until 2030

At a time when the Panthers are for sale and the local chicken littles are eagerly anticipating/volunteering to be extorted by a new NFL owner, they already have another 13 years worth of dates for Bank of America Stadium. The ACC just announced that they had extended their contract to play the conference’s football championship [more]

Rams are done for the moment, to preserve their 2019 comp picks

Few teams have been busier this offseason than the Rams. But after this week’s deal for wide receiver Brandin Cooks, General Manager Les Snead’s left to admit he might be done for a bit, and he’s following the lead of a few teams looking to protect future assets. After trading for cornerbacks Marcus Peters and [more]

Panthers LB Shaq Thompson being sued for head-on collision

Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson has been sued, by the former Duke quarterback he hit head-on with his car last year. According to, a lawsuit was filed Monday by Anthony Boone, seeking damages and lost wages as a result of the accident. Last May, Thompson lost control of his vehicle, crossed the center line and [more]

Full offseason schedules released for all 32 teams

The Bears and Cardinals will be the first two teams to open offseason programs on Tuesday, but all 32 teams will be underway over the next few weeks as the offseason calendar moves on. All teams will have two weeks of strength and conditioning work to kick things off before a second phase of work [more]

Second Panthers bidder touring facilities today

The Panthers are having their version of an open house, whether the place smells like cookies or not. According to WBTV, Charleston S.C. financier Ben Navarro is visiting the Panthers complex today as part of his bid to buy the team. He’s the second potential buyer to visit, after Canadian steel magnate Alan Kestenbaum was [more]

Kaelin Clay shuffles back to Buffalo

Kaelin Clay is running a comeback route. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the free agent wide receiver has signed with the Bills. Clay signed with the Panthers last April, but they traded him to the Bills in September for cornerback Kevon Seymour. But when the Bills waived Clay in October, the Panthers [more]

Goodell: Interest in sale of Panthers “unprecedented”

The league is still investigating Panthers owner Jerry Richardson’s alleged workplace misconduct, but otherwise the news seemed good for him. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said owners got a presentation from the Panthers on the sale of the team, and described the interest in the team as “unprecedented.” The previous record for a sale of an [more]

Panthers bidder Alan Kestenbaum on site today

While NFL owners are wrapping up their meeting in Orlando today, one of the guys trying to join their club is in Charlotte. Via Kelsey Riggs of WCNC, Canadian steel magnate Alan Kestenbaum is touring the Panthers facilities at Bank of America Stadium today, the first bidder for the team to do an in-person site visit. [more]

Panthers re-sign Amini Silatolu

The Panthers have re-signed unrestricted free agent Amini Silatolu to a one-year contract. Silatolu, 29, has played five seasons for the Panthers, who made him a second-round choice in 2012. He joined the Bears in 2016 but was released before the season and failed to land anywhere else. Silatolu returned to Carolina last season, playing [more]

Which team(s) would want OBJ?

Four years after league meetings during which it became obvious that the Eagles were done with receiver DeSean Jackson, it now seems that the Giants may be done with receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. With the coaches, General Managers, and/or owners of all 32 teams here in Orlando for multiple days of get-togethers, it would make [more]

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