After Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman decided not to address pass rushing in the draft or free agency, many fans and media members are curious who besides Charles Johnson is going to get to the quarterback. Gettleman says part of the answer might be found in the secondary.
In pictures uploaded to Twitter and Instagram, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is shown Monday afternoon meeting Chris Singleton, a Charleston Southern baseball player whose mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, was killed last week in a shooting that killed nine at Emanuel AME Church.
In the wake of last week’s shooting deaths of nine members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday called for the removal of the Confederate flag in Columbia. The Panthers, who have held their training camp in South Carolina for their 21-year history, back Haley’s efforts.
Carolina Panthers owner/founder Jerry Richardson donated $100,000 to the families of the nine victims killed in Wednesday’s shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, and to the church where the shootings occurred.
Before his speech at the Westin Hotel on Friday, Joe Theismann talked with the Observer about the state of the Carolina Panthers, quarterback Cam Newton’s recent contract extension and the injury that ended Theismann career.
Joint practices between Carolina and Miami are scheduled for Aug. 19-20 and will be open to the public. The Panthers haven’t had joint practice at Wofford with another NFL team since 2000 with the Detroit Lions.
Backup guard Amini Silatolu and linebacker Jason Trusnik got into a scuffle early in practice that went 10 yards past the line of scrimmage. Toward the end of practice, second-year defensive end Kony Ealy and offensive tackle Michael Oher got into a scrum that eventually went to the ground.