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Panthers turn to 2nd year back McCaffrey to lead run game

Jun. 4, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Christian McCaffrey will have an even bigger role in the Panthers' offense this season. McCaffrey, the team's first-round draft pick in 2017, carried the ball 117 times for 435 yards and established a franchise rookie record with 80 receptions. He finished the season with seven...

Panthers have new face at top, new faces on field this year

May. 22, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While NFL owners were busy unanimously approving the sale of the Carolina Panthers to hedge fund owner David Tepper in Atlanta, his new team was taking the field for the first time together this season 250 miles away in Charlotte. Tepper inherits a team that will have a noticeably...

Carolina Panthers enter final day of NFL draft with 6 picks

Apr. 28, 2018 4:05 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers enter the final day of the NFL draft Saturday with six picks thanks to a trade by general manager Marty Hurney. Carolina traded one of its two third-round picks to the Green Bay on Friday night and picked up the first pick of the fourth round (101st overall) and a...

Panthers expected to address defense on Day 2 of NFL draft

Apr. 27, 2018 4:04 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are expected to turn their attention to the defensive side of the ball on day two of the NFL draft. Carolina has one pick in the second round (No. 55) and two picks in the third round (Nos. 85 and 88) on Friday night. Carolina used its first round pick on...

After night of QBs in NFL draft, proving ground ahead

Apr. 27, 2018 3:31 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Now that the Great QB Grab of 2018 is over, what's ahead for the five first-round quarterbacks selected might be more daunting than getting selected on opening night of the draft. When NFL teams get desperate at the position, they tend to reach. Or mortgage portions of their future....

The Latest: Guice among those in green room when round ended

Apr. 27, 2018 1:30 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times local): 11:25 p.m. LSU running back Derrius Guice, Iowa All-American cornerback Josh Jackson and Texas offensive lineman Connor Williams were left in the green room when the first round of the draft ended. Twenty-two players were invited to...

Panthers select WR D.J. Moore from Maryland in first round

Apr. 27, 2018 12:27 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Coach Ron Rivera received a text from Cam Newton immediately after the Carolina Panthers selected Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore in the first round of the NFL draft that read: "Thank you!" The Panthers gave Newton more help on offense Thursday night by selecting Moore 24th overall...

Panthers' Hurney: Not trading away future 1st-rounder again

Apr. 25, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Watching the NFL draft at home on television the past five years has given Marty Hurney a different perspective on how he'll approach his decision-making process in his second stint as Carolina Panthers general manager. Namely, Hurney said he won't be trading away next year's...