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Cam Newton’s exit physical from the Panthers means nothing

Yes, Cam Newton passed a physical administered by the Panthers (via a doctor in Atlanta) before the Panthers cut him on Tuesday. No, it means nothing as it relates to his search for a new team. The Panthers wanted him to pass the physical, and Newton wanted to pass it. The physical, as reported by [more]

Packers signing Devin Funchess

The Packers are signing receiver Devin Funchess, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Funchess, 25, will play for his third team in three years. He was with Carolina for four seasons before going to Indianapolis a year ago as a free agent. But Funchess spent most of last season on injured reserve with a fractured [more]

Cam Newton: I’m free and hungry

Cam Newton is no longer a member of the Panthers and he’s posted his first message on social media since being released on Tuesday. Newton posted a series of photos and videos showing him working out and running on a treadmill. The post came with a caption makes no reference to Tuesday’s move beyond saying [more]

Bucs see Brady-induced surge in division futures wagers

The Buccaneers are selling tickets in more ways than one. Via the William Hill Sportsbook, Tampa Bay has appeared on 66 percent of betting tickets to win the NFC South championship, with 86 percent of the dollars directed to the Bucs. The Buccaneers’ odds to win the division have moved from 5/1 to 7/4 since [more]

Robby Anderson signing two-year deal with Panthers

The receiver market was slow to develop, leaving Robby Anderson waiting longer than anticipated. But PFT’s 29th-best free agent has found a home. Anderson will sign a two-year, $20 million deal with the Panthers, including $12 million in the first year, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports. Anderson, 26, played at Temple [more]

Panthers officially release Cam Newton

Cam Newton is no longer a Panther. The Panthers announced on Tuesday that they have released Newton, after trying and failing to find a trading partner for him. “Cam has meant a lot to this organization and the Carolinas,” Panthers General Manager Marty Hurney said in a statement. “Everyone saw his performances on the field. [more]

Report: Cam Newton took, passed physical on Monday

Reports on Tuesday indicated that the Panthers are expected to release quarterback Cam Newton before the end of the day and the leak of that information may have been a push to get someone to trade for him before the Panthers went that route. If so, that effort got a little more oomph on Tuesday [more]

Chargers should get to the front of the Cam Newton line

Once it became obvious in early November that Philip Rivers wouldn’t be the quarterback of the Chargers in 2020, we identified the two names that should top their wish list: (1) Cam Newton; and (2) Tom Brady. The Chargers tried to land Brady, who opted to remain on the East Coast. Newton has been available [more]

Panthers are expected to release Cam Newton Tuesday

Cam Newton‘s run with the Panthers is set to end on Tuesday. According to multiple reports, Newton is expected to be released before the day is out. That comes a week after the team announced they had given Newton permission to seek a trade to another team and the “expected” part of those reports may [more]

P.J. Walker gets $150,000 signing bonus

Playing well in the XFL paid off for P.J. Walker. Walker, the quarterback who started for the Houston Roughnecks before the XFL season was canceled, got a $150,000 signing bonus when he joined the Panthers this week, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. That’s a very good signing bonus for a player who wasn’t [more]

P.J. Walker thinks he can start, trying to land No. 2 job for now

P.J. Walker “had a purpose” when he signed on to play quarterback for the XFL’s Houston Roughnecks and he realized it on Monday. Walker’s goal was to get back into the NFL after a stint with the Colts and his play with Houston helped him land a contract with the Panthers. He said he also [more]

Kyle Allen on his way to Washington

The Panthers have traded a quarterback, but not the one that’s been linked with a potential move to another team this month. Carolina signed P.J. Walker on Monday and the arrival of the former XFLer left them with five quarterbacks on their roster. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that they’ve alleviated that issue by [more]

Report: Cowboys talking to Dontari Poe about a deal

The Cowboys added one former Panther to their defensive line last week when they signed Gerald McCoy and they are in discussions with another one as this week gets underway. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is talking about a deal with Dontari Poe. Per the report, it could get done by [more]

Panthers sign Tahir Whitehead

The Raiders released linebacker Tahir Whitehead a couple of weeks ago and the veteran has found a new home in the NFC. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Whitehead has signed a one-year contract with the Panthers. No financial terms were included in the report. Whitehead, who went to Temple while Panthers head coach [more]

Panthers adding XFL’s top quarterback P.J. Walker

The Panthers now have another quarterback on the depth chart with a tie to the coaching staff. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Panthers are signing quarterback P.J. Walker. Walker was the top quarterback in the XFL, and has spent time with the Colts in the past. But it’s his time spent at [more]

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