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Time is not on Panthers side for Hurney decision

The Panthers are on the clock, and the decision they make is more important than any draft pick. And there’s a chance that every option is the wrong one, for some reason. All of last season and this offseason, the Panthers were expected to give interim General Manager Marty Hurney his old job back. That [more]

Report: Chargers to hire Rip Scherer as tight ends coach

The Los Angeles Chargers are set to hire former UCLA assistant Rip Scherer as tight ends coach, per Bruce Feldman of SI.com Scherer spent the last two seasons coaching tight ends at UCLA under head coach Jim Mora. He had two previous stints in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers (2009-10) and Cleveland Browns (2005-08). [more]

Attorney for Marty Hurney’s ex-wife says complaint dismissed

The ex-wife of Panthers interim General Manager Marty Hurney has dismissed her complaint, Kelsey Riggs of Charlotte’s WCNC reports. Jeanne Hurney’s attorney, Jonathan Feit, said in a statement that Marty Hurney’s job should not be affected. “Ms. Hurney dismissed her complaint,” Feit said. “There is nothing for a court to hear. There is nothing in [more]

Report: Panthers place interim G.M. Marty Hurney on paid leave

The Panthers have suspended interim General Manager Marty Hurney with pay after his ex-wife’s allegations of harassment, the Charlotte Observer reports. The NFL is investigating Hurney under the league’s personal conduct policy, a team spokesman told the newspaper. The Panthers notified the league after Jeanne Hurney filed for a protective order Friday. Marty Hurney had [more]

Panthers down to two Turners

The Panthers led the league in Turners, but they’re apparently down a few. According to a report by FootballScoop.com, Panthers assistant quarterbacks coach/offensive quality control coach Cam Turner is leaving for a spot on Steve Wilks’ staff in Arizona. Additionally, Bill Voth of the Panthers official website mentions that his father Ron Turner would not [more]

12 franchises remain without a Super Bowl title

Now that the Eagles have the franchise’s first Super Bowl title, who is the next franchise without a Lombardi Trophy to get one? Twelve teams remain without a shiny Lombardi for their trophy case. The Falcons nearly accomplished it last season and came the closest to knocking off the Eagles this postseason. The Jaguars and [more]

Eagles, among other things, wrap up 32nd pick in 2018 NFL Draft

The offseason started for most teams long before the confetti fell last night. But like a Broad Street hangover, the reality is about to hit the Eagles that they don’t have much to work with this offseason, at least in terms of draft capital. With the loss, the Patriots earned the 31st pick in the [more]

Panthers add Martin Mayhew to G.M. interview list

The Panthers are still expected to make interim General Manager Marty Hurney’s title one word shorter. But they’re adding to the list of interviews for the permanent job. The Panthers are interviewing Bills executive Lake Dawson today, and have added former Lions G.M. Martin Mayhew to their list of candidates, a league source confirmed to [more]

NFLPA: More concussion evaluations says we’re smarter about delivering care

The NFL announced last month that players were diagnosed with 281 concussions in 2017, which represented a new high since the league started tracking total concussions six years ago and was a number that NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills called a “disappointment.” During a press conference in Minneapolis on Thursday, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice [more]

NFLPA: Everybody has to get “on the boat” to cut down illegal hits

The NFLPA held its annual pre-Super Bowl press conference in Minneapolis on Thursday afternoon with executive director DeMaurice Smith and players from the union’s executive committee in attendance. Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis is one of those players and he spoke to PFT about his one-game suspension for a hit to the head on Packers wide [more]

Jimmy Raye III interviewing for Panthers G.M. job Thursday

The Panthers are interviewing a candidate for their General Manager job on Thursday. The team announced that they will be meeting with Texans vice president of player personnel/assistant G.M. Jimmy Raye III about the position. Raye joined the Texans in 2017 and interviewed for their General Manager position before the team hired Brian Gaine to [more]

Goodell: Keeping Panthers in Charlotte “certainly” the intent

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was asked a couple of questions about the Panthers during his Wednesday press conference in Minneapolis that were both related to team owner Jerry Richardson’s plan to sell the team this year. One had to do with the investigation into the workplace misconduct allegations against Richardson that surfaced just before he [more]

Wednesday’s PFT PM is bursting at the seams

After Wednesday’s PFT Live ended, the fun began. Four interviews of NFL players filled the balance of the day, including visits with Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, Broncos linebacker (and Super Bowl 50 MVP) Von Miller, Saints running back Alvin Kamara, and Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly. All four interviews, in full, have made their way into [more]

NFL has hired Mary Jo White to investigate Panthers

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t say much about the league’s investigation into Panthers owner (for now) Jerry Richardson for workplace conduct violations, but he did mention who’s doing the investigating. Goodell said that Mary Jo White was heading up the league’s internal investigation. She has previously consulted with the league on the Ezekiel Elliott investigation, [more]

DeAngelo Williams still hates Dave Gettleman

DeAngelo Williams isn’t a large man, and he’s been carrying around this grudge for a long time. So when someone finally asked the longtime Panthers running back about an old boss he didn’t like, he decided to unload it all at once. Williams made it clear in an interview with WFAN that he wasn’t a [more]

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