caption The Carolina Panthers used classic games like “Mortal Kombat 2” to promote their regular season schedule. source Carolina Panthers In a video released on Wednesday, the NFL’s Carolina Panthers used 16 different video games to show off their regular season matchups. Most of the games are retro titles from the 90s, but there are some references to modern games, like “Pokémon Go.” The NFL season kicks off on September 5, and tickets for the Panthers are available now. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. The Carolina Panthers chose an unusual method to reveal their 2019 schedule to fans: a 90-second mashup video showcasing each of their upcoming matchups as if it were a matchup in a video game. Most of the games referenced are 90s classics – including “Mortal Kombat” and “Tony Hawk Pro Skater” – but there are some newer games in the video too, like … [Read more...] about The Carolina Panthers made an awesome mash-up of 16 classic video games to reveal their regular season schedule. Here’s every game they referenced.
It’s the NFL offseason, when players are supposed to be resting and avoiding the kind of brutal hits and physical beatings that they will undoubtedly sustain during the regular season. However, for some NFL players, an uneventful offseason is just not in the cards. Enter Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Taylor Hearn. Cameras caught Hearn fighting with other patrons outside of a bar in Augusta, Georgia, on Thursday night. The 6’4 315-pound guard argued and pushed and shoved, until eventually fists were thrown.It did not work out well for Hearn. Watch: According to TMZ Sports: Witnesses tell TMZ Sports cops arrived at the scene a short time later … but Hearn was not arrested. In fact, we’re told no one was arrested. Hearn — who’s 23 years old — was a lineman at Clemson and won the 2016 National Championship at the university (he started all 15 games that season) before signing with the Panthers in 2018. Hearn played in 4 games … [Read more...] about WATCH: Panthers’ Taylor Hearn Gets Knocked Down in Street Fight
By Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle Published 11:54 am CST, Friday, March 8, 2019 PHOTOS: NFL's best available free agents Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson has been limited to a combined 18 games (seven starts) in his last two seasons because of injuries. >>>Browse through the photos for a look at the best NFL free agents available in the 2019 offseason ... less PHOTOS: NFL's best available free agents Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson has been limited to a combined 18 games (seven starts) in his last two seasons because of injuries. >>>Browse through the ... more Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff / Houston Chronicle Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff / Houston Chronicle Image 1 of / 54 Caption Close Image 1 of 54 PHOTOS: NFL's best … [Read more...] about Ex-Texans corner Kevin Johnson visiting Jets, Panthers interested
The Carolina Panthers have rewarded Eric Reid, one of the league’s original and few remaining anthem kneelers, with a hefty contract renewal. Reid has signed a deal worth $22 million, however, incentives could take the total to $24 million over the next three years.The veteran safety started in 13 games during the 2018 season despite getting a late start after turning free-agent on September 28. He made 71 tackles, defended five passes and grabbed one interception last season. Reid was one of the first players to join former teammate of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protests during the playing of the national anthem, and despite missing the 2018 off-season, the 2013 first-round draft pick renewed his protests when he was finally signed by the Panthers. Reid joined Kaepernick in a lawsuit charging the NFL and its owners with “collusion” for keeping the two players off the field as punishment for their social justice activism. Reid has … [Read more...] about Anthem Kneeler Eric Reid Signs $22 Million Contract with Carolina
By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer Published 12:13 pm CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers strong safety Eric Reid (25) knells along the sideline during the national aAnthem before the start of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Charlotte, N.C. Reid says he is “not surprised” he has been drug tested by the NFL six times in the past 11 weeks, his Panthers teammates and coaches are growing increasingly annoyed at the frequency of the league’s “random” policy. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File) less FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2018, file photo, Carolina Panthers strong safety Eric Reid (25) knells along the sideline during the national aAnthem before the start of an NFL football game against the Seattle ... more Photo: Mike McCarn, Associated Press … [Read more...] about NFL, NFLPA: Panthers’ Eric Reid drug tested ‘normal’ amount of times