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Captain Munnerlyn wants to show Bills, Panthers he can still play

Captain Munnerlyn is not the first former Panther to make his way to Buffalo, following the path beaten by coach Sean McDermott, General Manager Brandon Beane and numbers of players. Munnerlyn is, however, the most vocal. The veteran cornerback told Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News he was fired up about the Bills’ joint practices with [more]

Panthers claim John Yarbrough, put Dillon Gordon on IR

The Panthers shuffled their offensive line options on Saturday. The team announced that they made a successful waiver claim on center John Yarbrough. Yarbrough was added to the 90-man roster and tackle Dillon Gordon was placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Yarbrough was waived by the Browns on Friday when Cleveland signed defensive [more]

Bills sign Captain Munnerlyn, place EJ Gaines on IR

The Bills announced a number of moves on the players’ off day, including the signing of cornerback Captain Munnerlyn. Munnerlyn, 31, played for the Panthers the past two seasons, his second stint with in Carolina. He previously played for the Panthers during his first five seasons in the NFL, with three coming under Sean McDermott [more]

Ron Rivera iced Bears kicker as a favor

Panthers coach Ron Rivera wasn’t trying to be a jerk to his old team. He was trying to do them a favor. Rivera took the unusual step of calling a timeout to ice the Bears kicker at the end of the first half, but Elliott Fry nailed the 43-yarder anyway. “You know what is funny, [more]

Panthers see “bigger leap” from Curtis Samuel this year

The first two seasons of wide receiver Curtis Samuel‘s career have featured flashes of the talent that led the Panthers to make him a second-round pick, but it hasn’t come through consistently enough for Samuel to make the kind of impact the team hoped to see. Samuel’s work this offseason has people around the team [more]

Luke Kuechly wants some preseason time

The Panthers are going to play it safe with linebacker Luke Kuechly Thursday night, the same way they are with quarterback Cam Newton. But after he was held out of some practice time last week after being caught in a pile, the former defensive player of the year said it was important for him to [more]

Panthers to sit Cam Newton, Luke Kuechly for preseason opener

Ron Rivera changed his mind. For the better. A day after the Panthers coach said all four of his quarterbacks would play in the preseason opener, he announced that the most important one would not. According to Joe Person of TheAthletic.com, Rivera said that both quarterback Cam Newton and linebacker Luke Kuechly would be held [more]

Laquon Treadwell is buried on the Vikings’ first unofficial depth chart

It’s a make or break preseason for Vikings receiver Laquon Treadwell. So far, he’s closer to breaking than making. Treadwell, a first-round pick in 2016, is listed as a third-string receiver, putting him at either No. 5 or No. 6 in the pecking order. The starters, obviously, are Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs. The second-stringers [more]

Ron Rivera: All four QBs should play this week

The alterations to Panthers quarterback Cam Newton‘s throwing motion and other changes to his game in the wake of last year’s shoulder injury have been a major storyline around the team this offseason. Based on what head coach Ron Rivera had to say on Monday, it looks like we’ll get the first look at those [more]

Panthers sign CB Ryan Pulley

The Panthers swapped out one defensive back for another on Sunday. Cornerback Ryan Pulley is the new arrival in Carolina. Safety Kai Nacua was waived to make room for Pulley on the 90-man roster. Pulley went undrafted out of Arkansas this year and signed with the Cardinals. He was waived by Arizona a short time [more]

Ryan Kalil “had a hard time moving on” before Jets comeback

Ryan Kalil was convinced he was done with football, and getting down to 260 pounds made it likely he was. But it only took until March to start having second thoughts about his retirement. The Jets are glad he had those, as he fills in a huge hole by coming back to play center for [more]

49ers cut Max McCaffrey

The latest round of roster churn by the 49ers has ended the San Francisco stint of Max McCaffrey. Max McCaffrey, the older brother of Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey, was waived by the 49ers on Saturday. The 49ers replaced McCaffrey with receiver Chris Thompson. They also signed defensive lineman Jay Bromley and placed defensive lineman [more]

Ryan Kalil coming out of retirement to play for Jets

Ryan Kalil announced his retirement at the end of the 2018 season, but he’s had a change of heart about continuing his playing career. Kalil posted a series of GIFs to his Twitter account on Thursday, including one of Frank Sinatra singing “Come Fly With Me” and one of a character named Benny “The Jet” [more]

Cam Newton on 2019 changes: It’s still a work in progress

The offseason was filled with talk about Panthers quarterback Cam Newton changing his throwing motion and making other tweaks to his game in order to improve his chances of staying healthy and productive after last year’s right shoulder woes. Newton told Peter King in an interview for this week’s Football Morning in America that he’s [more]

Tre Boston: Once you sign, you put other contract hopes aside

Safety Tre Boston lingered on the free agent market last summer looking for bigger and longer deals before signing a one-year contract with the Cardinals that paid him $1.5 million. Boston will make more money this year, but 2019 played out pretty much the same way. Boston agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with [more]

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