1:55 AM EDT, Thu August 17, 2017
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Ex-Viking Matt Kalil takes another shot at his former team

It’s probably safe to say that it was good for both parties involved that former Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil signed with the Panthers in the offseason. After five injury-marred and largely disappointing seasons here after being the No. 4 overall pick in 2012, Kalil needed a change of scenery and the Vikings needed to try something else — which ended up being free agent signee Riley Reiff. Still, it’s been interesting to hear Kalil take some shots at Minnesota now that he’s gone. Back in March, Kalil’s gripe was with the treatment he received from fans. He said he left Twitter...

San Francisco Chronicle

After surgery, Panthers QB Newton ready to roll

Coach Ron Rivera said he’s excited to see a lighter, more confident Newton test his surgically repaired throwing arm when the Panthers take the field Wednesday night for practice. Newton reported to training camp Tuesday at Wofford College at 246 pounds — he has weighed as much as 260 in the past — and Rivera said the league’s 2015 MVP is on schedule in his rehab from surgery to repair a partially torn rotator cuff. Owner discusses ‘Pacman’: Bengals owner Mike Brown is defending his decision to keep cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones despite another arrest, saying he’s been...

True Blue | Bergen Record

Carolina Panthers release veteran tackle Michael Oher, who failed physical

Carolina releases veteran tackle, who'd battle concussion symptoms for months, with failed physical designation.        

Cam Newton to undergo shoulder surgery, miss OTAs with Carolina Panthers

Darin Gantt explains how surprised he was to hear that Cam Newton needed surgery, how the Panthers can alter their offense and if Carolina could take a chance on Colin Kaepernick.