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Panthers pull out on Evans

Posted by Chris Brown on August 12, 2011 – 9:16 am

According to the Gaston Gazette, the Panthers have pulled out of their pursuit for Lee Evans.

Gazette reporter Steve Reed, initially reported that the Panthers were interested after losing deep threat WR David Gettis to a torn ACL yesterday, but he reported that the Bills are asking for a 3rd round pick, something the Panthers don’t have next year. He claims the Panthers’ interest wasn’t intense.

He also said the Panthers have more pressing positional needs like CB and that the TE is going to be a big part of their offense anyway with Greg Olsen and Jeremy Shockey in the fold.

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Problem with Carolina interest

Posted by Chris Brown on August 12, 2011 – 9:10 am

There’s a minor problem with Carolina’s reported interest in Bills WR Lee Evans. What the Bills are reportedly asking for is something Carolina doesn’t have.

According to Gaston Gazette Panthers beat reporter Steve Reed, the Bills want a third-round pick in exchange for Evans. Problem is the Panthers don’t have a third-round pick next year.

Arizona, the other team reportedly interested in Evans.

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Carolina interested in Evans

Posted by Chris Brown on August 12, 2011 – 9:03 am

According to a report by the Gaston Gazette, the Carolina Panthers are another team interested in Bills WR Lee Evans.

Gazette beat reporter Steve Reed posted the following on his twitter account.

carolinagrowl A source from outside the Panthers organization tells me the team has inquired about for Buffalo WR Lee Evans. Interest level unclear.

The Panthers just lost their deep threat WR for the season in David Gettis, who tore an ACL yesterday in practice. Reed goes on the report that Arizona is still interested in acquiring Evans.

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Panthers injury report

Posted by Chris Brown on October 21, 2009 – 5:09 pm

Carolina’s injury report has a couple of key players on it this week.

Starting SLB Na’il Diggs did not practice Wednesday with a rib injury.

Meanwhile RB Jonathan Stewart, who had over 110 yards rushing on just 17 attempts last week, did not practice due to a nagging achilles injury that he’s been dealing with for some time.

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Panthers add a DT

Posted by Chris Brown on October 20, 2009 – 9:48 am

The Carolina Panthers have been struggling in defending the run ever since Ma’ake Kemoeatu went down with a season-ending injury in training camp. They also lost one of his replacements (Louis Leonard) in Week 2. So the Panthers made a trade with the Chiefs to acquire DT Tank Tyler before the deadline.

Tyler, a former college teammate of John McCargo’s at N.C. State will add some beef to the middle of Carolina’s defensive run front this week against the Bills. The Panthers also recently signed veteran Hollis Thomas to shore up their defensive interior. Carolina gave up a fifth-round pick for Tyler.

The Panthers have already parted with two other draft picks for next season including their first-rounder, which they shipped to San Fran during the draft last April. They also parted with their sixth-round pick to get Louis Leonard from the Browns, who is not out for the year.

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