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Brandon LaFell

Brandon LaFell - #11 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 11/04/1986
Birthplace Houston, TX
College LSU
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 14th pick by Panthers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
44 677 4

Changes could be in store for Panthers at tight end

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
With TEs Jeff King and Dante Rosario due to become free agents this offseason, the Panthers are mulling changes at tight end.

Rivera, Panthers focus on fixing offense

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Choosing an offensive coordinator will be the most important decision Ron Rivera makes until he decides what to do about the Panthers' situation at quarterback.

Rivera named Panthers head coach

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Panthers introduced former Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera as their new head coach on Tuesday.

Report: Rivera to be Panthers' next coach

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Multiple sources are reporting that Ron Rivera will be the next head coach of the Panthers.

Panthers expected to consider drafting defensive end first

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Clemson DE Da'Quan Bowers, who led the nation in sacks in 2010 (15½), is one of the favorites to replace Andrew Luck atop the Panthers' draft board.

Luck decision stings, but Panthers have other options

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck is staying at Stanford another year, but don't assume that this is the worst thing in the world for the Panthers.

Luck announces return to Stanford

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Panthers better start coming up with their contingency plans for the No. 1 pick in April's draft. QB Andrew Luck has decided to return to Stanford.

Browns defensive coordinator Ryan a candidate for Panthers job

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers have requested permission to interview Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan for their vacant head-coaching position, according to a report from PFW's Panthers correspondent Darin Gantt, of the Rock Hill (S.C.) Herald.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Falcons clinch No. 1 seed in NFC

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Eric Weems had a 55-yard punt return for a touchdown and the Falcons put a decisive stamp on the NFC South title and home-field advantage in the playoffs by beating Carolina 31-10 on Sunday.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Fox set to coach his final game for Panthers

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
In a move that comes as no surprise to most observers, John Fox will not return in 2011 as the Panthers' head coach, the team officially announced on Friday.

Addressing DT spot should be high on Panthers' to-do list

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Quarterback is a need for the Panthers, as rookie Jimmy Clausen has struggled, but the Panthers have other glaring voids to fill on their roster.

Panthers facing two big decisions

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Some troubled franchises can't wait to put the 2010 season behind them, but few will hang a 2011 calendar with more uncertainty at a couple of the most important positions within the organization than the Panthers.

Panthers DE Johnson finishing strong in breakout year

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
After getting off to a fine start this season, Panthers DE Charles Johnson is finishing it on a tear, making at least one sack in each of the past six games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 09, 2012
Lafell was active for Sunday's game against San Diego.||||||| Lafell missed last week's game against Atlanta with a toe injury.
Posted Nov. 27, 2012
LaFell hauled in three receptions for 74 yards and and a touchdown during Monday night's 30-22 win at Philadelphia.||||||| LaFell has now scored in back-to-back games and could be worth a look in deeper leagues.
Posted Nov. 19, 2012
With Steve Smith hurt, Lafell caught five passes for 93 yards and a TD.||||||| If Smith's hand injury is serious, LaFell could acheive more success.
Posted Nov. 02, 2012
LaFell is inactive against the Washington Redskins, a week after taking a shot to the head.||||||| LaFell is third on the Panthers with 20 catches for 367 yards and a team-leading two touchdown receptions. Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte was fined $21,000 by the NFL for his hit on LaFell.
Posted Nov. 25, 2011
Wide receiver Legedu Naanee has missed practice for the second straight day due to Achilles tendinitis in his left leg, which might allow Brandon LaFell to make his first start of the season Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts.||||||| LaFell has been the team's No. 3 receiver this season and has 21 catches for 345 yards and two touchdowns, but a starting role would bring new challenges.

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