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State of the 2021 Carolina Panthers: Sam Darnold, Matt Rhule must take next step together
Will Sam Darnold prove to be the QB of Carolina's future? Can Matt Rhule keep the Panthers headed in the right direction? Adam Rank checks in.
NFC South projected starters: Falcons' offense loaded; Panthers any better at QB?
The Falcons look unstoppable -- provided they keep Julio Jones. Can Sam Darnold elevate the Panthers' offense? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC South.
Panthers restructure contracts of Christian McCaffrey, Shaq Thompson
On Wednesday, Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said both Christian McCaffrey and Shaq Thompson restructured their contracts to give the club more space under the cap.
What we learned from Saturday's Week 15 NFL doubleheader
NFL.com breaks down what you need to know from all of Saturday's doubleheader in Week 15.
Three Panthers activated from reserve/COVID-19 list Friday
The Panthers are getting some of their COVID-19-affected players back before the weekend. LB Shaq Thompson, WR Curtis Samuel and rookie DT Derrick Brown have all been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year nominees unveiled
The NFL announced Thursday morning its 32 nominees for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which will be announced at NFL Honors the week prior to Super Bowl LV.
Monday's NFL training camp injury and roster news
Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams has a shoulder sprain and is considered week-to-week, Ian Rapoport reported. Keep track of all the latest NFL news, injuries and transactions right here.
Shaq aims to step up for Panthers D after Kuechly's retirement
With teammates Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis gone, Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson knows he has to step up to fill the leadership void.
Shaq Thompson: Bridgewater 'is back,' Cam 'still has it'
Panthers linebacker is excited about the addition of Teddy Bridgewater, but also happy to see former teammate Cam Newton catch on with the Patriots.
NFL free agency: Byron Jones, Austin Hooper set for big paydays
How much loot will CB Byron Jones and TE Austin Hooper command on the open market? Ahead of free agency, Tom Pelissero talks to NFL executives and others around the league about non-quarterbacks who are in line for big paydays.
Panthers LB Luke Kuechly retiring after eight seasons
Carolina's captain is calling it quits. Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly announced via the team's Twitter account on Tuesday night that he is retiring after eight seasons in the league.
Week 17 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
The final week of the 2019 regular season is upon us. Here is a full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 16 Sunday games.
Week 16 injury report for this weekend's NFL games
Week 16 of the 2019 season is upon us. Here is a full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 15 games this weekend.
Panthers sign Shaq Thompson to 4-year, $54.2M deal
The Panthers signed LB Shaq Thompson to a four-year contract extension. The deal is for four years and $54.2 million with a max value of $57 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
2020 NFL Draft order: Giants vault into top three; Dolphins No. 5
Which pick in the 2020 NFL Draft does your team hold, and what are the top needs for all 32 clubs? Have a look at where things stand for every squad coming out of Week 10.
Week 6 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
Week 6 is here! Check out the full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 12 Sunday games.
3 things to watch for in Panthers-Buccaneers in London
Christian McCaffrey and Carolina (3-2) will toe the line with Jameis Winston and Tampa Bay (2-3) in a key NFC South showdown that kicks off from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at 9:30 a.m. ET on Sunday.
Injuries: Tyreek Hill a game-time decision vs. Texans
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported there is optimism Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill will be cleared to play this week against the Texans. Hill suffered a clavicle injury in Week 1.
Injuries: James Washington likely out for a few weeks
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Steelers receiver James Washington is expected to miss a few weeks with a shoulder injury suffered Sunday.
NFL Week 5 game picks: Cowboys over Packers; Bucs nip Saints
Packers or Cowboys in Sunday's classic showdown? Can the Bucs knock off the Saints in New Orleans? Will the Browns stay hot in San Francisco? Gregg Rosenthal predicts every Week 5 game.
Shaq Thompson hoping to stay put with Panthers
In his fifth and final season, linebacker Shaq Thompson made it clear he wants to come back to Carolina, stating: "This is a place I've been for five years. I don't want to know any other place."
Injury roundup: Panthers put LB Shaq Thompson on IR
A day after shutting down quarterback Cam Newton, the Carolina Panthers placed linebacker Shaq Thompson on injured reserve because of a shoulder injury.
Panthers' Thomas Davis returns from PED suspension
The Panthers defense just got better. Linebacker Thomas Davis returns from his suspension for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing substances.
Top 10 linebacker units: Broncos, Bears lead rankings
On the heels of the Khalil Mack trade, which NFL teams boast the best group of linebackers heading into the 2018 season? Chris Wesseling unveils his rankings.
PFF: Panthers' five highest-graded players at the bye
Check out the Carolina Panthers' top five PFF grades through the first 12 weeks of the 2021 season.
Panthers' top defensive plays at the bye | 2021 season
Watch the Carolina Panthers best defensive plays through 12 games of the 2021 season.
PFF 90 Club: Highest-graded players | Week 10
See the highest graded players according to Pro Football Focus from Week 10 of the NFL season
Shaq Thompson races through gap untouched for sack on perfectly-timed blitz
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson races through the gap untouched for a sack on a perfectly-timed blitz.
Top 10 Panthers plays at midseason | 2021 season
Watch the Carolina Panthers' best plays through the first 9 weeks of the 2021 season.
PFF 90 Club: Highest-graded players | Week 8
See the highest-graded players according to Pro Football Focus from Week 8 of the NFL season.
Shaq Thompson snags Matt Ryan's pass for interception
Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Shaq Thompson snags Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan's pass for interception.
Panthers' top plays through quarter mark of 2021 season
Watch the Carolina Panthers top plays though the first four weeks of the 2021 season.
Shaq Thompson thumps Tony Pollard in the hole on big third-down tackle
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson thumps Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard in the hole on a big third-down tackle.
Shaq Thompson is a blur blitzing for huge third-down sack
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson is a blur blitzing for huge third-down sack.
Shaq Thompson rips off MASSIVE return after tipping INT to himself
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson rips off MASSIVE return after tipping INT to himself.
Rapoport: Panthers restructure McCaffrey, Thompson contracts to create cap space
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo report the Carolina Panthers restructured RB Christian McCaffrey and LB Shaq Thompson's contracts.
Shaq Thompson explains what makes Bucs' offense so lethal
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson explains what makes Buccaneers' offense so lethal.
Every Panthers fumble recovery | 2020 season
Watch every Carolina Panthers fumble recovery from the NFL 2020 season.
Panthers' best defensive plays from 4-turnover win | Week 16
Watch the best defensive plays from the Carolina Panthers defense in their Week 16 matchup against the Washington Football Team.
Rapoport details the three Panthers players activated from reserve/COVID-19 list
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport details the three Carolina Panthers players who have been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Brian Burns reacts to leading defensive ends in Pro Bowl voting
Carolina Panthers Brian Burns reacts to leading defensive ends in Pro Bowl voting.
Panthers' best defensive plays from shutout win | Week 11
Watch all the Carolina Panthers' best defensive plays from their shutout win against the Detroit Lions during their Week 11 matchup.
Lions vs. Panthers highlights | Week 11
Watch all the highlights from the Week 11 matchup between the Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers.
Shaq Thompson punches ball from Ronald Jones for turnover
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson forces a fumble on Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones.
Cardinals vs. Panthers highlights | Week 4
Watch the highlights in the Week 4 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Carolina Panthers.
Panthers vs. Chargers highlights | Week 3
Watch the highlights of the Week 3 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and the Los Angeles Chargers.
Shaq attack! Thompson sneaks up on Kelley to force fumble for Panthers
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson sneaks up on Kelley to force fumble for Panthers.
Shaq Thompson: The Teddy B that Minnesota drafted 'is back'
Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson joins "NFL Total Access" to talk about his offseason, linebacker Luke Kuechly's retirement, new head coach Matt Rhule, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and more.