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Haruki Nakamura

Haruki Nakamura - #43 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 04/18/1986
Birthplace Elyria, OH
College Cincinnati
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 6th round, 40th pick by Ravens

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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45 0 2

No surprises as Steelers beat Panthers 27-3

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger showed off Pittsburgh's deep passing game and the Steelers inched closer to a division title and a first-round playoff bye, beating the Panthers 27-3 on Thursday night.

Panthers end losing streak, top Cards

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Jimmy Clausen outplayed John Skelton in a matchup of rookie quarterbacks, John Kasay kicked four field goals and the Panthers beat the punchless Arizona Cardinals 19-12 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Brayton fined for sideline hit

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Tyler Brayton has been fined $15,000 for hitting an opposing gunner while Brayton was on the sideline.

Panthers confident DE Brown headed in right direction

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Everette Brown has yet to make a big leap, but we're told the Panthers think he's still not a finished product and was showing significant signs of improvement before he landed on injured reserve after Week 14.

Panthers lose another linebacker to I.R.; DE Brown also injured

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers OLB Jason Williams has a torn ACL and will be placed on injured reserve, according to the Gaston (N.C.) Gazette.

Falcons roll past Panthers 31-10

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Michael Turner ran for 112 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Ryan threw for another and the Falcons maintained their grasp on the best record in the NFC with a 31-10 victory over the Panthers on Sunday.

Clausen dealing with speculation about Panthers’ draft plans

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
With John Fox set to walk when his contract expires after the season, the next head coach of the Panthers will have to make a decision on the best way to handle the situation at quarterback.

NFL suspends Panthers OG Robinson

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Panthers OG Duke Robinson for four games without pay for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Seahawks rally behind Lynch, top Panthers 31-14

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch scored on a pair of 1-yard runs in the third quarter, sandwiched around Lofa Tatupu's 26-yard interception return for a score, and the Seahawks rallied from a 14-0 deficit for a critical 31-14 win over the Panthers ...

Panthers place Pike on I.R., promote Null

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed rookie QB Tony Pike on injured reserve and promoted second-year QB Keith Null from the practice squad.

Goodson shakes up outlook for Panthers’ backfield

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Mike Goodson's recent performance could be enough to help split up one of the league's best rushing tandems.

Panthers S Martin fined $40,000

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFL fined Panthers S Sherrod Martin $40,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns TE Evan Moore in last Sunday's loss.

Cardinals' Anderson could have avoided meltdown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson could have staved off criticism the night after his team's blowout loss by handling some post-game questioning a little better than he did.

Panthers have new 1-2 punch in backfield

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Williams may be out for the season, but that doesn't mean the Panthers can't still have a dangerous backfield duo.

Delhomme tops former team in close victory

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
John Kasay missed a 42-yard field goal that grazed the left upright as time expired Sunday, allowing the Cleveland Browns to escape with a 24-23 win over Carolina, giving ex-Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme a little satisfaction.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2012
The Panthers have signed free agent safety Haruki Nakamura to a three-year contract. Carolina general manager Marty Hurney announced the deal Friday but did not release financial terms of the contract. Nakamura could compete for Carolina's starting free safety job. Sherrod Martin struggled last season with tackling at the position.||||||| The 25-year-old Nakamura has spent four seasons backing up Ed Reed in Baltimore. He's played in 52 games but never started on defense. He has 47 career tackles, one forced fumble and no interceptions. Hurney says Nakamura "is a very talented young safety and has played in a lot of different spots on defense with the Ravens." The GM says he is "very smart" and is an "excellent special teams player and will help us at safety."
Posted Oct. 02, 2011
The Ravens will be without Nakamura on Sunday against the Jets.||||||| He hurt his knee in last week's game against St. Louis.
Posted Nov. 27, 2009
Nakamura is on IR with a broken ankle.||||||| He was important on special teams but didn't start.
Posted Nov. 16, 2009
Nakamura left the Ravens' game with a broken ankle Monday.||||||| The injury likely will keep him out the rest of the season. He's important on special teams but doesn't start.

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