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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

Tack FF Int
45 0 2

Panthers-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Browns holding off a Panthers club capable of pulling off an upset. 

Panthers like Pike; he's just not ready

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 1:30 a.m. ET
Don't make too much of the fact that Carolina chose to start recent signee Brian St. Pierre at quarterback in Week 11. They like rookie QB Tony Pike, but they don't think he's ready to start, according ...

Panthers rule three out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers have ruled out OG Travelle Wharton and safeties Jordan Pugh and Marcus Hudson for Sunday's game against the Browns. The three did not travel to Cleveland on Saturday.

Three-and-out with Panthers radio color commentator Jim Szoke

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Panthers radio color commentator and (Charlotte, N.C.) WBT-AM sports director Jim Szoke for his take on several issues, including the progress of QB Jimmy Clausen, the future of RB DeAngelo Williams and the seemingly ...

Martin, Godfrey provide stability at safety for Panthers

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers will have holes to fill this offseason, but one of the spots that is not crying out for significant changes is safety.

Delhomme to start for Browns vs. former team

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Dellhomme will return from injury and start against his former team on Sunday.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game. 

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

2011 NFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Buccaneers OG Davin Joseph could be rather expensive to re-sign once the 2011 free-agent signing period begins, but GM Mark Dominik is expected to do whatever it takes to retain the highly regarded Joseph.

Clausen returns to practice, expected to start

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers expect to have rookie QB Jimmy Clausen back in the starting role for Sunday's game vs. the Browns.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

Panthers add S Alexander, sign QB Null to practice squad

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed S Gerald Alexander on Tuesday and waived WR Devin Thomas. They also added QB Keith Null to their practice squad.

Panthers-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Panthers-Browns game.

Fox: Clausen will start when healthy

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
Head coach John Fox confirmed that rookie QB Jimmy Clausen will start when healthy.

Ravens 'D' scores twice in 37-13 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Baltimore's defense returned consecutive interceptions of Brian St. Pierre for touchdowns in the fourth quarter, Joe Flacco threw for 301 yards and a TD and the Ravens beat the Panthers 37-13 on Sunday.

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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