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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

Davis’ injury gives Connor chance to start for Panthers

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis' torn ACL, which could keep him from playing in 2010, has created an opportunity for third-year LB Dan Connor.

WR Muhammad announces retirement

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Former Panthers and Bears WR Muhsin Muhammad announced his retirement Thursday after 14 NFL seasons.

Panthers LB Davis tears ACL

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis tore his right ACL for the second time in seven months during OTAs Tuesday and he could miss the entire 2010 season.

Panthers' Marshall, Davis sign tenders

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
CB Richard Marshall and WLB Thomas Davis decided to sign their restricted free-agent tenders Tuesday.

Key deadline approaching for Panthers CB Marshall

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Panthers CB Richard Marshall has yet to sign his restricted free-agent tender for $1.759 million, but he'll likely do so before June 15, which is when Carolina can reduce its offer to 110 percent of his 2009 base ...

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Depth at safety could become an issue for Panthers

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Carolina doesn't exactly have a strong Plan B if the new starting safety tandem of Charles Godfrey and Sherrod Martin doesn't stay healthy or performs poorly.

Panthers QB Moore still expected to open season as starter

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Reports indicate rookie Jimmy Clausen turned heads in his first minicamp and could push Matt Moore for the starting spot in training camp, but we hear the job is still Moore's to lose.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Bears trade LB Williams to Panthers for S Harris

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
Continuing to work hard to fill their most glaring need, the Bears acquired S Chris Harris from the Panthers in exchange for LB Jamar Williams Tuesday afternoon.

2010 draft choices by team: Panthers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:45 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Panthers make Clausen QB of the future

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers missed out on the buzz of Day One with no first-round pick, but they made up for it with their top selection Friday, setting off a thunderous reaction from the crowd in Radio City Music Hall.

Panthers DE Brown bulking up for Year Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The debate over whether the Panthers were wise to trade their 2010 first-round pick to draft DE Everette Brown in the second round last year simmers as Brown prepares for his second season.

Panthers expected to fill need at receiver early in draft

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
GM Marty Hurney has failed to find a young complementary receiver to pair with Steve Smith in his tenure and it long has been a glaring need.

Panthers not looking to break up Stewart-Williams backfield

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
There were rumors earlier this offseason that the Panthers were interested in trading RB DeAngelo Williams, but head coach John Fox shot down that talk this week.

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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