Latest Matt Kalil News

Another injury: Panthers send safety Da'Norris Searcy to IR

Sep. 21, 2018 5:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers continue to struggle with injuries, placing starting safety Da'Norris Searcy on injured reserve following his second concussion in five weeks. Searcy was injured in the team's 31-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons last Sunday. The Panthers (1-1) have not yet signed anyone to...

Panthers without 3 starting offensive linemen vs Falcons

Sep. 14, 2018 1:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers will be without three starting offensive linemen when they visit the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Panthers coach Ron Rivera has ruled out three-time Pro Bowl right guard Trai Turner this week because of a concussion. The team previously placed left tackle Matt Kalil and...

Panthers, Falcons look to make early statement in NFC South

Sep. 13, 2018 6:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One season after the NFC South sent three teams to the playoffs, the division may be just as deep. The Atlanta Falcons know they can't afford to fall too far behind in the division as they prepare to play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Atlanta made the playoffs at 10-6 in 2017 despite...

Panthers offense in shuffle mode following spate of injuries

Sep. 12, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton heads to his hometown of Atlanta this weekend without his favorite target Greg Olsen and potentially three starting offensive linemen to protect him. That might concern some QBs, but the league's 2015 MVP is taking it stride. "My question back to you...

Panthers sign tackle Clark, put Williams on injured reserve

Sep. 12, 2018 12:07 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With injuries piling up on the offensive line, the Panthers have signed veteran free agent offensive tackle Chris Clark. Carolina officially placed starting right tackle Daryl Williams on injured reserve Wednesday with a knee injury. The move means both starting offensive tackles are...

Prescott, Newton face similar challenges entering opener

Sep. 6, 2018 1:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dak Prescott and Cam Newton find themselves in similar situations entering Sunday's regular-season opener at Carolina. Both quarterbacks are adjusting to a new group of receivers and playing behind banged-up offensive lines. The Cowboys will be looking to replace wide receiver Dez...

FBN--Cowboys-Panthers Capsule

Sep. 6, 2018 12:21 PM EDT

DALLAS (0-0) at CAROLINA (0-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Panthers by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Carolina 10-7; Dallas 8-7-1 SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead series 9-4 LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Cowboys 33-14, Nov. 26, 2015 AP PRO32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 16, Panthers No. 11 COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL...

Panthers place LT Kalil on IR; out at least 8 games

Sep. 2, 2018 10:56 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers placed Matt Kalil on injured reserve Sunday because of a knee injury, meaning the team's starting left tackle will miss at least eight games. Kalil hasn't played since undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery on Aug. 21. Taylor Moton is expected to start at left tackle on...

McCaffrey expected to play huge role in Carolina offense

Aug. 29, 2018 8:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton is welcoming the idea of sharing the spotlight in Carolina. Newton has been the focal point of the Panthers' offense for the past seven seasons, but that's about to change — at least to some degree. Sure, Newton will still be running the show and remain a...

Panthers Preview Capsule

Aug. 29, 2018 12:13 PM EDT

CAROLINA PANTHERS (11-6) New faces: RB C.J. Anderson, WR Torrey Smith, WR Jarius Wright, WR D.J. Moore, TE Ian Thomas, OL Jeremiah Sirles, DT Dontari Poe, CB Donte Jackson, S Da'Norris Searcy, QB Taylor Heinicke. Key losses: RB Jonathan Stewart, OG Andrew Norwell, TE Ed Dickson, DE Charles Johnson, DT Star...