Former Carolina Panthers receiver Rae Carruth said in his phone interview that he has changed from the young NFL player he was when he was originally convicted. “Back then, I was very immature,” he said. “Very self-centered.” He said he has found God in prison and wants to be involved in his son’s life.
The team of legal and financial experts handling the sale of the Panthers will begin to meet with prospective ownership groups over the coming weeks. In charge of the legal side of the deal are Joe Leccese, New York-based chairman of Proskauer Rose LLP, and Billy Moore, a Charlotte-based attorney with Moore & Van Allen. Here's what needs to happen for someone to be able to buy an NFL team.
While Luke Kuechly is in Minneapolis for Super Bowl festivities, he also spent time giving back to the local Minneapolis community by teaming up with Campbell’s Chunky Soup to serve lunch at a soup kitchen to those struggling with homelessness.
Ron Rivera, head coach of the Carolina Panthers, talks earlier this week about how new coaches could help Cam Newton's game. (The Carolina Panthers will hire Norv Turner as offensive coordinator and Scott Turner as quarterbacks, a source told the Observer on Thursday evening.)
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera addresses questions about the possibility of the NFL adding an extra referee, the team's offseason plans and franchise ownership issues pm on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, a day after the loss to the New Orleans Saints in the NFC wild-card playoff game.
Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson leaves the team’s locker room after the wild-card playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. The game likely was his last as team owner after 23 seasons.
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was poked in the eye during the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Newton sat on the field while staff examined him and backup quarterback Derek Anderson warmed up.