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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' Brayton agrees to three-year deal

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers re-signed DE Tyler Brayton on Wednesday, according to reports.

Panthers re-sign OL Pettiti

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The Panthers have re-signed OL Rob Pettiti, according to Pettiti's agent, Ralph Cindrich, who announced the move on Twitter.

Veteran backup quarterback a pressing need for Panthers

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
After cutting Jake Delhomme, the Panthers announced they decided Matt Moore would be their starting quarterback in 2010, but there is a vacancy to be filled behind Moore on the depth chart.

Report: Panthers QB Moore to sign tender

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The player expected to start at quarterback for the Panthers in 2010 will soon be under contract.

Hoover's run with Panthers ends

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Panthers S Chris Harris announced that FB Brad Hoover has been cut on Twitter.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Peppers doesn't like spotlight, but that's what he's getting with megadeal

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers has a reputation as a guy who takes some plays off, and that may not sit well with Bears fans. However, if he produces anywhere close to the level he's capable of, the praise will overshadow the ...

Panthers release DT Kemoeatu, LB Diggs

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Panthers have parted with both of their starting defensive tackles from the 2008 season.

Panthers cut QB Delhomme

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Multiple sources have told Pro Football Weekly that the Panthers will cut QB Jake Delhomme.

Panthers cut DT Lewis

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers will be joined by one of his former teammates on the free-agent market this year.

Report: Panthers give Moore highest tender

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
It's a safe bet that QB Matt Moore will be playing in Charlotte next season.

NFC South team needs

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
With No. 1 WR Antonio Bryant departing in free agency, wide receiver is a pressing need for the Buccaneers. PFW continues its series in which it examines the needs of each team, analyzing the NFC South.  

Panthers prepare for post-Peppers era

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Panthers will have a glaring hole to fill on defense after DE Julius Peppers departs in free agency.

Panthers announce they will not tag Peppers

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers put to rest any doubts about their plans for DE Julius Peppers by announcing they would not place the franchise tag on him before Thursday's deadline for using it.

Peppers likely to demand Haynesworth-like deal

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Although he's had some lengthy cold streaks, Panthers DE Julius Peppers will probably seek a free-agent contract similar to the one Albert Haynesworth signed last year with the Redskins.

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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