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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC South Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 9 months ago
Since the NFC South's inception in 2002, only one team has won back-to-back division titles — the Carolina Panthers from 2013-14. However, they finished with a sub-.500 record last year. With no true dominant team, this division is really a toss-up. Any of these teams could win this division, but will any of them clearly stand out from the others?   In order to get an...

Answering the NFC South's Biggest Questions in 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 year 9 months ago
NFL training camps are opening up all across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering the 2015 season. AFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | WestNFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | West...

Examining the Over/Under 2015 Win Totals for the NFC South

By Matt Josephs, 1 year 10 months ago
The NFC South was absolutely awful last year with every team posting a record below .500. Almost every team in the division shuttled players in and out to prevent that from happening again in 2015. The biggest question is who is going to take the crown and by how much. Much like I did with the college football win totals, I will break down the schedules in terms of home and road opponents...

2015 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 year 10 months ago
The New England Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions and won't officially open defense of their title until Sept. 10 when they host the Pittsburgh Steelers to kick off the 2015 NFL regular season. However, the real work for Bill Belichick's team begins July 23 when rookies report to training camp in Foxborough, Mass.   Baltimore, Cleveland and New Orleans get...

Carolina Panthers 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 11 months ago
In 2014, the Carolina Panthers did something no other team in the NFC South had done before — they repeated as division champs. Now in 2015 they will try to extend that streak to three years, relying once more on a standout defense that is the strength of the team. In the offseason, the Panthers tried to get faster and to get quarterback Cam Newton some help for an offense that...

NFC South Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 11 months ago
The NFC South was easily the worst division as a whole last season, producing not only the worst team in the league, but also no team over .500. However, that means the division is really up for grabs, and one team has to make the playoffs. Related: NFC West Players That Will Need to Step Up in 2015 Take a look at some of the key players for each NFC South team for the...

Panthers sign LB Davis to contract extension

By The Sports Network, 1 year 11 months ago
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers signed linebacker Thomas Davis to a two-year contract extension on Monday. The 32-year-old linebacker was scheduled to make $7.25 million in 2015, the final season of his existing contract. The Charlotte Observer reported that he could earn up to $18 million with $10 million guaranteed in his new deal that will go through 2017. "...

Panthers ink CB Houston

By The Sports Network, 1 year 11 months ago
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Veteran cornerback Chris Houston has signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers, the team announced Monday. Houston did not play in the NFL last season after being released by Detroit in June. The 30-year-old started 54 games for the Lions over the previous four years, but was limited to just 12 games in 2013 by a nagging toe injury that...

Panthers, Newton agree to 5-year extension

By The Sports Network, 1 year 12 months ago
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers announced on Tuesday that quarterback Cam Newton signed a new five-year contract extension. Multiple reports indicate the pact, which is set to expire in 2020, is worth $103.8 million and includes $60 million guaranteed. Additional sources revealed the deal will pay Newton $67.6 million over the first three years, the most in league...

Panthers sign first-round pick Shaq Thompson

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 weeks ago
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - The Carolina Panthers have signed first- round linebacker Shaq Thompson, the 25th overall pick. The Panthers also signed offensive tackle Daryl Williams and David Mayo. Thompson was a three-year starter and three-time All-Pac 12 honoree at Washington. In 40 games with the Huskies, he compiled 233 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 3 1/2 sacks, three forced...