Final 53 Projection

The preseason is over. The Panthers will be cutting their roster down to the final 53 over the weekend. Here are my final thoughts regarding the roster. 1) Michael Oher looked good at LT. Oher played well at left tackle and should hold that position down for the season, barring injury. 2) They’re going to…

What to Watch For: Charlotte @ Georgia State

The Charlotte 49ers will begin their third football season, and their first year in the Football Bowl Subdivision today, as they pay a visit to Atlanta to take on the Georgia State Panthers, and here is “What to Watch For” in today’s game. Welcome the big time Charlotte has spent the past two seasons building…

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Kendall Gill: If I had known

In a short video posted by TouchVision on Facebook, former Hornets guard Kendall Gill talks about some of the things he would have done differently if he knew then what he knows now. One of those things is re-signing with the Charlotte Hornets. See what he has to say below: If I knew… with NBA…

4-run 6th by Norfolk sinks Knights

The Charlotte Knights playoff hopes took a slight hit tonight at Harbor Park in Norfolk, as the Tides would score 4 times in the 6th inning and add two more runs in the 7th inning to come away with a 6-3 win to split the brief 2-game series in Norfolk.  Charlotte falls to 72-66 on…

Panthers trade for Seattle WR Kevin Norwood

The Carolina Panthers have acquired wide receiver Kevin Norwood in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks, the Panthers announced Monday. Seattle will receive an undisclosed 2017 draft choice in the trade. “Kevin gives us another player to compete at the wide receiver position,” general manager Dave Gettleman said. “He has the size you look for…

WCCB Charlotte to Air Six 49ers Football Games

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — WCCB-TV Charlotte, the 49ers’ local television partner, will air six Charlotte football games during the program’s first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) as a member of Conference USA. WCCB will air all six 49ers games that are being produced by the American Sports Network (ASN), which is one of Conference…

So, about that Panthers offense post

Look, we all make mistakes. Mine was seeing that the glass was half full. In a post several days ago, I wrote that the Panthers offense now was still better than last year. I’m afraid I’ll have to redact that. It’s full-blown DEFCON 1 now. With Kelvin Benjamin out for the season, Devin Funchess inability…

Final 53 update post preseason game 3

The Panthers made their first cuts of the preseason today, most notable of which was FB Lee Ward. Tony Hills | OT Paul Browning | WR Avius Capers | WR Steve Miller | DE Kevin Reddick | LB Dallas Walker | TE Lee Ward | FB Matt Wile | P I had Ward making the…

Projecting the Final 53: Preseason Game 2

Preseason Game 2 came and went, and while the Panthers’ Starters on Offense and Defense didn’t look all that great, the reserves managed to pull out another one point win over the Miami Dolphins. We saw Shaq Thompson for the first time in a Panthers uniform, Frank Alexander was lost for the season, and Brandon…