Panthers TE Greg Olsen is active against Tampa Bay
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is active and will start against the Buccaneers on Thursday night after being listed as questionable on the injury report with a back...
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Panthers have added a familiar face to the roster, signing safety Tre Boston to a one-year contract.
Boston didn't participate in the team's morning practice on...
Panthers shake up secondary; part ways with Munnerlyn, Adams
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers' youth movement has made its way to the secondary, where the team has released nickel cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and informed free agent safety Mike Adams he...
Another injury: Panthers send safety Da’Norris Searcy to IR
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 replace Searcy.
Rookie Rashaan Gaulden and veteran Colin Jones are expected to split snaps at safety on Sunday against Cincinnati (2-0).
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have signed free-agent running back Kenjon Barner from the Philadelphia Eagles to a one-year contract.
Financial terms were not available Friday.
Barner is expected to compete as a third-down back and returner. A day earlier, the Panthers placed third-down back Fozzy Whittaker on injured reserve with a knee injury.
Panthers upgrade speed to keep up with NFC South
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Marty Hurney felt he needed to upgrade team speed after the Panthers failed to win the NFC South the last two seasons.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers turned their attention to the secondary on the second day of the NFL draft — and added an extra draft pick along the way.
The Panthers selected cornerback Donte Jackson from LSU in the second round and safety Rashaan Gaulden from Tennessee in the third round Friday night, one day after taking wide receiver D.J. Moore from Maryland with the 24th overall pick in round one.
KNOXVILLE — Another top player from Tennessee’s 2017 roster is headed to the NFL.
Defensive back Rashaan Gaulden, arguably the Vols best defensive player from this past season, announced Wednesday that he was forgoing his senior season to enter the NFL Draft via his Twitter account.
Gaulden joins running back John Kelly, who announced last week he was headed to the NFL, as UT players leaving school early to go pro.
Tennessee DB Rashaan Gaulden says he’s entering NFL draft
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee defensive back Rashaan Gaulden has tweeted that he's forgoing his final season of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.
Gaulden tweeted that "it has been an honor to wear the Orange and White and represent the Power T while playing in Neyland Stadium the last four years." He thanked his coaches and teammates as well as Tennessee's fans.
An early look: Scouting Tennessee, LSU’s next opponent on Saturday night
KICKOFF: 6 p.m. Saturday in Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, Tenn.
RADIO: WDGL-FM, 98.1; WWL-AM, 870; WWL-FM, 105.3; KLWB-FM, 103.7
SERIES: Tennessee leads 20-9-3
LAST MEETING: LSU 38, Tennessee 7 (Oct. 15, 2011 in Knoxville, Tenn.)
I saw a sad picture from a football game … sad in a Shake My Head kind of way.
The saddest part was a college football player, wearing his school’s uniform, flipping double birds at fans behind the end zone. This after Tennessee scored on an interception return, the unranked Vols’ lone good moment in a 45-7 loss to top-ranked Alabama on Saturday.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee’s defense has been spotty at best this season, but one Vol has shined from week to week.
Despite playing a position that might be seen as unheralded, Vols nickelback Rashaan Gaulden has arguably been Tennessee’s best defensive player this year regardless of position. Defensive backs coach Charlton Warren said all you have to do is put on the tape to see why.