The Carolina Panthers have signed a number of players in this offseason that the team thinks can help them on special teams. The team thinks many of them, though, are also on the brink of breakthrough seasons.
Boykin's best year in three seasons with the Green Bay Packers came in 2013 when Randall Cobb was injured. Boykin, 25, hauled in 49 passes for 681 yards and three touchdowns while starting eight games.
For the past few months, questions surrounding Shane Carden’s NFL potential have swirled around him like stripes on a candy cane. On Thursday, the former Pirates quarterback got a chance to answer some of them during East Carolina’s pro day.
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera took more questions Wednesday about a practice squad receiver than the wideout who came in as a rookie and immediately became quarterback Cam Newton’s favorite target.
It's the dullest play in football, the one when viewers head for the fridge, fans in the stands head for the concessions. Even some of the players don't pay attention when the extra point is being tried.
Commissioner Roger Goodell said he expects the league’s investigation of former Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy to wrap up soon, even as the league fights to gather evidence from Hardy’s domestic violence trial last summer.
The former Duke receiver from Monroe turned in a disappointing 4.56-second 40-yard dash at last month’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and vowed to do better. Wednesday, Duke timed him at 4.39 seconds.