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Panthers to Release CB Lucas Monday?

Herald Online is reporting that the Panthers may start some offseason roster moves as early as tomorrow with the release of CB Ken Lucas. Here is the report: The Panthers have until Feb. 19 to make their all-important franchise tag decisions. But they can begin the remaking of the roster Monday, when they can start […]

Could Hackett Be Done With the Panthers After This Season?

From: Pro Football Weekly Sources in Carolina say it may be one-year-and-done for WR D.J. Hackett with the Panthers. Hackett continued to be plagued by injuries throughout the season, appearing in nine games and starting only two after he was signed to compete with Muhsin Muhammad for the No. 2 receiver role. The Panthers still […]

Steve Smith to Return Punts in the Playoffs?

From: Yahoo! Sports The Panthers gave potential playoff opponents something else to prepare for in the postseason when they lined up Steve Smith as a punt returner on Sunday during the second half against New Orleans. Smith, a former Pro Bowl returner before emerging into a star receiver, returned just one punt. It’s the only […]

Franchise Tag on Peppers in 09 to Be Over $17 Mil?

While the Panthers take on the Lions today, a tidbit about a future free agent to be has come out that could affect the team a great deal at the end of the year. Charley Casserly of CBS is reporting that the Panthers are going to apply the franchise tag on DE Julius Peppers, that […]

Williams Not Worried About Carries Going to Stewart

From: Pro Football Weekly Although Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams was cast as a part-time back before ever getting a true shot as a starter, sources say he has been upbeat during OTAs and doesn’t seem too concerned about sharing carries with rookie Jonathan Stewart.

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