Panthers place Greg Olsen on injured reserved. Agent: Fullback will join 53-man roster  [LINK]
According to the Carolina Panthers' website, panthers.com, tight end Greg Olsen was placed on injured reserve after undergoing surgery on Monday to repair his broken right foot. “He broke the fifth metatarsal on his right foot – it's called a Jones fracture,” head athletic trainer ... [Read More]
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Coach Ron Rivera impressed with versatile Panthers' rookie – not that one  [LINK]
While Carolina Panthers rookie running back Christian McCaffrey was getting 21 touches in his regular-season debut last week at San Francisco, the only time fellow rookie Curtis Samuel touched the ball was in warmups. Samuel, the second-round pick from Ohio State, was the Panthers' primary kick retu... [Read More]
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Cardinals sign TE Dray to bolster position hit by injury  [LINK]
The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end Jim Dray to bolster a position hit by injury in the season opener. Dray has played seven seasons in the NFL, the first four with the Cardinals. He played in six games last season, four with Buffalo and two with San Francisco. He played all 32 games for Cle... [Read More]
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He said, she said: Will Christian McCaffrey get as many touches this week?  [LINK]
Carolina rookie running back/receiver Christian McCaffrey had 21 touches (18 on offense, three on special teams) last week in the Panthers' Week 1 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. This far outnumbered every other offensive skill player, except for running back Jonathan Stewart, who had 20 touch... [Read More]
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Budding rivalry: Packers-Falcons meet again in Atlanta  [LINK]
This is becoming a bit of a rivalry. When the Atlanta Falcons host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night, it will be both an early indicator of the NFC's balance of power as well as the third meeting between the teams in less than 11 months. All three of those games have been in Atlanta, though this... [Read More]
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Could Buffalo GM Brandon Beane return to Panthers after this season? What he says  [LINK]
Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane says nothing shocks him anymore in the NFL, but the former Carolina Panthers assistant GM admitted being “caught off guard” by his ex-boss' firing a week before the start of training camp. Beane, hired by Buffalo in May, is uniquely qualified t... [Read More]
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Cook upstages Peterson as Vikings turn the page at RB  [LINK]
Adrian Peterson spent more time watching from the sideline in his return to Minnesota than romping around the field, an introductory performance for New Orleans that became an afterthought once the Saints fell behind. With Dalvin Cook patiently waiting for space and bursting around the edge, the Vik... [Read More]
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Will Charlotte Hornets move Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to the bench? Uh, no  [LINK]
Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford didn't wait around for a question Friday. What he said about small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist amounted to a proclamation: MKG is again his starter two weeks out from training camp, and Clifford states that with conviction. “MKG – everybody wants to know [Read More]
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