I think most Panther fans believe that this defense will be a force again this season. But, there are a few who fear that they can’t repeat last year’s success.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are setting the bar a little higher this season after leading the NFL in sacks in 2013.
Defensive tackle Colin Cole said one of the goals for this year’s defense is to break the NFL’s single-season sack record of 72 set by the 1984 Chicago Bears — a team that included current Panthers coach Ron Rivera at linebacker.
While at the Carolina Panthers training camp in Spartanburg, SC, DE Charles Johnson stopped by to talk with “Bustin’ Loose” about how the team’s defense will be even more aggressive this upcoming season.
I will be the first to admit I get too caught up in where Panther players rank in these offseason time killer lists. With, that said, allow me to get caught up for a minute. These 3 guys specifically are underrated nationally by many and it drives me wild.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy has quickly adjusted to one aspect of being an NFL rookie: the off-the-field rituals.
The Carolina Panthers have had an extra week off to prepare for their first playoff game in years, but they haven’t taken the time off from preparing. They have been focusing on whichever team they may face and they are looking to be a team that is not only good, but one that is feared.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Greg Hardy views the Carolina Panthers’ front four as an unstoppable force. It’s easy to understand the fourth-year defensive end’s confidence given the way the Panthers finished the regular season.
The Carolina Panthers may have a big-time win streak going, but they’re about to face off with the win streak of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Some may not consider that much of a challenge still, but the Panthers are hurting in some big ways.
Coach Ron Rivera says the Panthers will be without three starters for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, including defensive end Charles Johnson.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says an MRI on defensive end Charles Johnson’s right knee revealed no torn ligaments. Johnson has a sprained knee.