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Reacts Results: The first round is for other people

Reacts Results: The first round is for other people

Photo by David Jensen/ Fans are divided on what the Panthers should do in their near future The Carolina Panthers are entering the 2024 NFL draft without a first round pick as a result of last year’s Scott-Fitterer-sinking trade with the Chicago Bears for the 2023 first overall pick. With first round picks being both a hugely valuable commodity for franchises who are rebuilding and an unending source of content for poor bloggers with little to talk about in the months of February, March, April, June, July, and August, we thought it would be relevant to ask y’all how...
Cat Scratch Reader Feb 27, 2024
The Panthers options for franchise tagging Brian Burns

The Panthers options for franchise tagging Brian Burns

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The Panthers pass rusher has long been thought of as a franchise tag candidate, but that can happen in a number of different ways. Carolina Panthers free agent edge defender Brian Burns has long been regarded as a prime candidate to receive a franchise tag from the team. There are a few different tags the Panthers can use to retain Burns, and each has their own pros and cons. Transition Tag This is probably the least likely avenue the Panthers take. It’s rarely used in general, and it doesn’t seem prudent for the Panthers to use this...
Cat Scratch Reader Feb 26, 2024
24 Questions for ‘24: So is Chuba Hubbard good?

24 Questions for ‘24: So is Chuba Hubbard good?

Photo by Grant Halverson/ Let’s explore four important questions about the Carolina Panthers running back position. As we look forward to the 2024 season, in the coming weeks we’ll ask 24 important questions that will shape the Panthers future. So is Chuba Hubbard good? One of the most positive, unexpected results from the general mess that was the Panthers 2023 season was the continued emergence of third-year running back Chuba Hubbard. Through his first two seasons he rushed for a total of 1,078 yards while averaging a respectable 4.0 yards per carry, but he...
Cat Scratch Reader Feb 23, 2024
The Carolina Panthers will benefit from the big salary cap bump

The Carolina Panthers will benefit from the big salary cap bump

Photo by Grant Halverson/ More money to go around is only a good thing for this resource-strapped franchise The NFL salary cap for the 2024 season is set to a record high $255.4M, per Jonathan Jones. While almost every year sets a new record, this year is particularly exciting for fans of the cash and draft pick strapped Carolina Panthers. The team has plenty of decisions to make this offseason as new general manager Dan Morgan is setting out to build a roster of “dawgs” for first time head coach Dave Canales. Breaking: The 2024 NFL salary cap is set for a...
Cat Scratch Reader Feb 23, 2024
Keep Sounding: New front office and coaches, offseason preview

Keep Sounding: New front office and coaches, offseason preview

Your favorite irregular podcast is back to discuss the Panthers offseason so far and what’s to come. The Carolina Panthers have had an offseason so far. We hadn’t talked in podcast form since Frank Reich was fired back in November, and we figured enough had transpired between now and then to justify a new podcast episode. Here’s what we got: The decision to fire Scott Fitterer—was it right? The decision to promote Dan Morgan in his place—same question. Dave Canales is the new head coach and the Panthers may have been wise to hop off the Ben Johnson bandwagon A...