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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 sign DT Johnson

Posted Feb. 17, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed former Colts DT Ed Johnson on Wednesday.

Panthers RB Williams undergoes surgery

Posted Feb. 16, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams apparently underwent a surgical procedure on Monday.

Peppers turned off by Panthers

Posted Feb. 09, 2010 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
DE Julius Peppers said he's unhappy with the way the Panthers have handled his contract situation and signing a long-term deal with the team is no longer what he wants most.

DE depth likely to be major need for Panthers

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
With both starting defensive ends from 2009 set to test the free-agent waters, the Panthers could be going with a much younger look at the position next season.

Panthers not expected to make changes at tight end

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Panthers are not expected to drastically change their offensive philosophy and go hunting for a pass-catching tight end this offseason, we hear.

Panthers name Tolbert WRs coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced they have hired Tyke Tolbert to become their wide receivers coach Thursday.

Panthers RB Stewart to undergo surgery

Posted Jan. 20, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart announced on his Twitter account that he will undergo surgery on his left foot Wednesday.

Panthers' longtime WR coach Williamson retires

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Longtime Panthers assistant coach Richard Williamson has retired, the team announced Monday.

Adding receivers will be one of Panthers’ top offseason tasks

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers have been looking for a playmaking receiver to complement Steve Smith for years, and that search will resume in 2010.

Panthers fire special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced Thursday that special-teams coach Danny Crossman will not be retained for the 2010 season.

Panthers expected to give Peppers chance to leave

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
We hear the Panthers don't want DE Julius Peppers to get away, but sources in Charlotte don't expect that he and the team will agree to a long-term extension before he becomes an unrestricted free agent in March.

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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