Former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth did an exclusive, multi-part interview with the Charlotte Observer. This was his first interview since his prison release in October. Here are excerpts from Carruth’s interview.
After serving nearly 19 years in prison for his part in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend Cherica Adams, Rae Carruth says he “will eagerly accept” a chance to meet with his son, Chancellor Lee Adams.
Carolina coach Ron Rivera fired two defensive assistant coaches on Monday and said he was going to take over defensive play-calling duties from coordinator Eric Washington. Will any of it make any difference?
Carolina and Seattle played a back-and-forth game Sunday, one in which the Panthers had scoring opportunities on nearly every possession. Carolina lost 30-27 on Sebastian Janikowski’s 31-yard field goal as time expired.
Cam Newton threw for 357 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, but he couldn’t make a throw on a two-point conversion that could have won the game for Carolina. Instead, the Panthers lost to Detroit, 20-19.
Down 20-19, Panthers coach Ron Rivera decided to go for a two-point conversion with 1:07 to go against Detroit. Cam Newton overthrew Jarius Wright on the play and Carolina limped to its second straight loss.
The Carolina Panthers are 6-3 and don’t play a team with a winning record for the next month. If they are going to make the NFL playoffs, they need to go at least 3-1 in this next stretch, starting Sunday at Detroit.
After getting themselves served on a platter to Pittsburgh, the Panthers now don’t have another game until Nov. 18, when they go on the road again at Detroit. They will have to sit on this one a long time.
The Carolina Panthers tied a record for most points allowed in their 52-21 loss to Pittsburgh Thursday night. Ben Roethlisberger threw for five touchdown passes for the Steelers, while Christian McCaffrey scored all three of Carolina’s TDs.
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