This was an interesting week for the Carolina Panthers and quarterback Cam Newton. The franchised exercised an option to keep the 2013 Pro Bowl selection in Carolina for at least one more year, but still has yet to sign him to a massive long-term contract that has been anticipated. Perhaps an even bigger development for Newton took place this week, in the form of comments from head coach Ron Rivera and general manager Dave Gettleman. Gettleman and Rivera both eschewed the notion that the Panthers need to sign or draft a left tackle to replace Jordan Gross, saying that the starter may already be on the roster. Who it is will both surprise you and potentially have you concerned for Cam’s health, particularly in the wake of ankle surgery.
Here’s what else happened for the Carolina Panthers in the cover32 universe this week:
-Which defensive tackles in the draft could entice Carolina as a long-term replacement for the aging Dwan Edwards? (READ)
-Are the Carolina Panthers’ uniforms really that bad? (READ)
-The worst Carolina Panthers fan tattoo…ever (READ)
-What’s Panther Super Bowl starter Brenston Buckner up to these days? (READ)