Thoughts from Panthers Training Camp 7-31-2011

Cam Newton was everything I thought he would be & more. Throws looked effortless. Massive compared to Clausen. Signed autographs 30+ min. Jonathan Stewart looked like he has hit the weights during the lockout. Would hate to be on other end of a stiff arm from him. The two new acquisitions from today, Michael Greco…

Olsen: I think I’m going to a good place

The Chicago Bears sent fifth-year Tight End Greg Olsen (@gregolsen82) to the Carolina Panthers on Thursday in exchange for the Panthers’ thrid-round pick in the 2012 draft. The Bears gave Olsen’s agent Drew Rosenhaus permission to shop him earlier in the week, and it’s believed that the Panthers and Bears struck a deal quickly afterward….

Panthers ensure there will be more Double Trouble in Carolina

The Carolina Panthers made a bold step in fortifying their offense on Wednesday, signing running back DeAngelo Williams to a 5-year, $43 million deal which includes $21 million in guaranteed money. Williams, who was the Panthers’ first round pick in 2006, only played in 6 games last season before being placed on injured reserve with…

Panthers sign TE Hartsock, K Mare

As if they hadn’t spent enough money already on Wednesday, the Carolina Panthers came to terms with K Olindo Mare and TE Ben Hartsock. Mare, 38, signed a 4-year, $12 million deal which includes a $4 million signing bonus. What’s more of a head-scratcher is that the Panthers currently have K John Kasay on the…

Panthers agree to terms with DT Ron Edwards

The Carolina Panthers kept the chains moving on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with former Chiefs Defensive Tackle Ron Edwards on a 3-year, $8.25 million deal. Edwards, 32, has started all 16 games for the Chiefs the last five seasons. Originally a third round pick by the Buffallo Bills in 2001, Edwards has been a solid,…

Panthers agree to 6-year deal with DE Johnson

The Carolina Panthers are making good on their promise to keep home-grown talent, agreeing to terms with DE Charles Johnson on a 6-year, $72 million deal on Tuesday. Johnson won’t be able to officially sign the deal until Friday afternoon. The deal includes a $30 million signing bonus. Terms of how the contract breaks up…

NFL, Players agree to terms. So when does the fun begin?

According to several sources, the NFL and the NFLPA have agreed to terms, and the lockout is essentially over. What does that mean, exactly? Terms are beginning to trickle out, with @adamschefter reporting: We could see a flurry of activity with the Panthers. Steve Smith, who some have reported has asked for a trade, could get that…