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Will someone not in the top 10 trade up to get Anthony Richardson?

The teams considering taking a quarterback in the top 10 of the draft are fairly well known at this point. Beyond that, the candidates to draft a quarterback aren’t known.More specifically, the candidates to move up into round one to draft a quarterback aren’t known.We’ve seen it before. Six years ago, the Chiefs sprang up [more]

Broncos, Panthers become the two key votes in the effort to get Thursday night flexing

What the Commissioner wants, the Commissioner gets.And the Commissioner wants Thursday night flexing.Foiled for now in his effort to cram the Bezos bouquet through the recently-completed league meetings, Roger Goodell needs to flip only two teams from “no” to “yes” to make it happen. Or he can simply focus on the two teams that abstained.As [more]

Scott Fitterer: Anthony Richardson “more than a project,” he’s a really good player

The Panthers wrapped up their Pro Day visits with this year’s top quarterback prospects by watching Anthony Richardson work out at the University of Florida on Thursday.Richardson flashed the big arm he showed during games for the Gators when he hit the roof of the team’s indoor practice facility with a throw on Thursday, so [more]

Kyle Shanahan: Sam Darnold has as good of a skillset as there is

The 49ers signed Sam Darnold to give themselves another option at quarterback with Brock Purdy‘s status unclear after his elbow surgery.Earlier this week at the annual league meeting, head coach Kyle Shanahan said Darnold “has as good of a skillset as there is.”“That’s why he went as the third pick in the draft,” Shanahan said [more]

Jeremy Chinn “super excited” about role in new Panthers defense

The Panthers traded up for the first overall pick in this year’s draft has centered most of the attention in Carolina on the quarterback position, but that’s not the only place where things are going to look different for the team in 2023.New defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero is installing his defense this offseason and it [more]

Anthony Richardson met with Panthers, Raiders on Wednesday

With the annual league meeting over from earlier this week, teams are back on the road for the Pro Day circuit.Florida will have its showcase on Thursday, giving teams a chance to see players like quarterback Anthony Richardson in person for further evaluation before the draft next month.To that end, NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero reports [more]

Report: Ravens tried to sign Baker Mayfield

As the impasse lingers between the Ravens and quarterback Lamar Jackson, Baltimore might ultimately need a viable Plan B at the most important position in the game.They have reportedly tried to address the situation via the free-agent reports that the Ravens made an offer to new Buccaneers quarterback Baker Mayfield, and that Mayfield declined.The [more]

Panthers optimistic that DJ Chark’s surgery will allow him to return to his old form

Panthers receiver DJ Chark recently underwent surgery to correct a foot/ankle problem, coach Frank Reich said Tuesday.The hope is that Chark will be healthy enough to participate in at least part of organized team activities, a more optimistic timeline that he originally received. “And we’re very optimistic that the procedure that he had done is [more]

Frank Reich: D.J. Chark recently had ankle surgery

The Panthers recently added veteran receiver D.J. Chark on a one-year, $5 million deal. Not long before that, Chark had ankle surgery.Panthers coach Frank Reich made that disclosure on Tuesday in Arizona, via Joseph Person of said Chark could be ready for a portion of the team’s OTAs. Reich added that the hope is [more]

Phil Hoskins re-signs with Chiefs

The Chiefs have re-signed defensive tackle Phil Hoskins, according to the NFL’s personnel notice.He signed with the Chiefs’ practice squad Jan. 12 after the Panthers released him, spending the postseason with the team to earn a Super Bowl ring.Hoskins appeared in five games for the Panthers in 2022, playing 44 defensive snaps.In eight games over [more]

Panthers trade Zane Gonzalez to the 49ers

The Panthers announced Thursday they were releasing kicker Zane Gonzalez after agreeing to terms with Eddy Piñeiro on a two-year deal. The team didn’t cut Gonzalez, though.Instead, the Panthers traded Gonzalez to the 49ers, his agent, Mike McCartney, announced. The teams later announced the trade and compensation, which is the exchange of a conditional swap [more]

Panthers add DJ Chark on one-year deal

The Panthers have added another receiver.After trading DJ Moore to the Bears as part of the deal for the No. 1 overall pick and signing Adam Thielen, Carolina has agreed to terms with DJ Chark on a one-year deal, the team announced on Friday.Chark visited with the Panthers last week.A second-round pick in 2018, Chark [more]

Scott Fitterer: Bryce Young is at a different level in how he sees the game

Two down, two to go.The Panthers are making the rounds, evaluating the top four quarterbacks in the Class of 2023 before deciding who to select with the No. 1 overall choice.The team’s contingent had dinner with C.J. Stroud on Tuesday night before watching him throw at Ohio State’s Pro Day on Wednesday. By Wednesday night, [more]

Panthers agree to terms with Eddy Piñeiro, will cut Zane Gonzalez

Zane Gonzalez saw his season end before it began, with a groin injury while warming up during the final preseason game. The Panthers signed Eddy Piñeiro, who earned the job beyond 2022.The Panthers announced a two-year contract agreement with Piñeiro on Thursday, ending Gonzalez’s time in Carolina.Piñeiro finished the year with a 94.3 field goal [more]

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