Results matching “Darin gantt”

Panthers bring in Josh Norman for workout

The Panthers may be adding a familiar face from their past to contribute to their postseason push.Interim head coach Steve Wilks said Monday that Carolina is bringing in cornerback Josh Norman for a workout.Norman spent 2012-2015 with the Panthers and was an instrumental factor on their defense when the club went 15-1 and advanced to [more]

Steve Wilks: I want to give Sam Darnold the opportunity to see what he can do

On Tuesday, the Panthers announced Sam Darnold would take over at starting quarterback for their Week 12 matchup against the Broncos.Darnold has missed most of the year after suffering a high ankle sprain in a preseason game. But now he’s healthy and will be the third QB to get a chance to start for the [more]

Steve Wilks fires Panthers assistants Paul Pasqualoni, Evan Cooper

Two more assistant coaches have lost their jobs in the wake of the Panthers’ ugly loss to the Bengals on Sunday.Panthers interim head coach Steve Wilks fired cornerbacks coach Evan Cooper and defensive line coach Paul Pasqualoni today, according to Darin Gantt of’re the third and fourth assistants fired by Wilks since he became [more]

Brian Burns happy to remain in Carolina after the trade deadline

Panthers defensive end Brian Burns could be in Los Angeles right now. Or somewhere else for that matter. He remains in Carolina and is happy about it despite the team’s 2-6 record.“I wasn’t too much looking for [a trade],” Burns said Thursday, via Darin Gantt of the team website. “I wasn’t looking for it at [more]

PJ Walker readying to make third career start

Panthers interim head coach Steve Wilks isn’t ruling out Baker Mayfield yet, but the team’s starting quarterback didn’t practice Wednesday and remains in a boot with a high-ankle sprain. That leaves PJ Walker as the only healthy quarterback on the active roster as Sam Darnold remains on injured reserve.Walker took all the first-team reps Wednesday, [more]

David Tepper says Panthers will try to win, impairment to draft status be damned

The NFL’s approach to tanking can be summarized like this: We know you do it, just don’t talk about it.On Monday, Panthers owner David Tepper wisely didn’t talk about it during his press conference regarding the firing of coach Matt Rhule.Asked by Darin Gantt of how Tepper balances the team’s current draft position (No. [more]

Baker Mayfield confident he and Panthers can bounce back

Baker Mayfield had his worst game in four games with the Panthers, going 22-of-36 for 197 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions in the loss to the Cardinals on Sunday.Matt Rhule met with Mayfield on Tuesday and expressed confidence his starting quarterback can get things turned in the right direction.“I think he’s elite-ly resilient,” [more]

Panthers place Jeremy Chinn on injured reserve

The Panthers will be down one of their best defensive players for at least the next four weeks.Panthers safety Jeremy Chinn has been placed on injured reserve, according to Darin Gantt of has started all four games this season and all but two games in his NFL career. He’s a team captain and one [more]