/ Jul 25, 2017

Panthers fire longtime personnel man Koncz

The Carolina Panthers have fired longtime personnel man Mark Koncz in yet another front office shakeup. The decision came Monday, on the eve of players reporting to training camp. Koncz, 50, had been promoted earlier this offseason by former general manager Dave Gettleman to director of ...

Panthers reach into the past, select Hurney as interim GM

/ Jul 20, 2017

Panthers reach into the past, select Hurney as interim GM

Marty Hurney believes he is better prepared to make personnel decisions this time around with the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers on Wednesday brought back Hurney to be their interim general manager, two days after owner Jerry Richardson surprisingly fired Dave Gettleman. Hurney was the Panthers GM ...

/ Jul 19, 2016

Bears' Tillman decides to retire after 13-season career

Longtime Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is retiring from the NFL after 13 seasons. The 35-year-old Tillman, known for his "peanut punch" after forcing 44 career fumbles, spent his first 12 seasons with the Bears and went to two Pro Bowls. He started 12 games last ...

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

/ Mar 2, 2016

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

Where are the NFL All-Pros without contracts going? Nowhere, it appears. Super Bowl most valuable player Von Miller and fellow All-Pro players Josh Norman and Eric Berry were given franchise tags Tuesday, the league's deadline to do so. Tags govern players' ability to negotiate moves to ...

/ Feb 19, 2016

Sack master Allen retires after 12 NFL seasons

Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen decided to ride off into the sunset — well, sort of. Allen, a four-time All-Pro who played 12 seasons in the NFL and twice led the league in sacks, announced his retirement from football on Thursday in his own ...

Newton falls short on biggest stage

/ Feb 8, 2016

Newton falls short on biggest stage

A dejected Cam Newton sat slouching behind the podium on Sunday night, wearing a black Panthers hoodie and a frown. The league's top player this season didn't feel much like answering questions, doing so mostly in delayed, two-word answers. Some questions he just let pass ...

Broncos defense smothers Panthers in Super Bowl 50

/ Feb 8, 2016

Broncos defense smothers Panthers in Super Bowl 50

A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quarterback Cam Newton all game Sunday, and the Broncos made enough big plays for a 24-10 victory, Manning's ...

Broncos, Panthers have full participation in practice

/ Feb 5, 2016

Broncos, Panthers have full participation in practice

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers had full participation at practice from all 53 players on their respective rosters on Thursday. Broncos starting safeties T.J. Ward (ankle) and Darian Stewart (knee) and guard Louis Vasquez (knee) had been limited in practice on Wednesday. "We came out ...

Newton plays down significance of race in Super Bowl

/ Feb 3, 2016

Newton plays down significance of race in Super Bowl

Cam Newton wants any discussion of black quarterbacks in a Super Bowl put away. For good. Newton on Tuesday emphatically tried to lay to rest any relevance of an African-American quarterback appearing in the NFL's championship game. During a series of questions by a media member that ...