The Panthers have agreed to terms with SS Kevin Payne, who did not play in the NFL last season.
Based on a vote of the PFW staff, here are three teams that we believe will be most and least affected by the NFL lockout.
NT Kris Jenkins, who played 10 seasons in the league for the Panthers and Jets, announced his retirement on Wednesday.
The Panthers signed Jeremy Shockey in March, but they don't have a starting-caliber building block or a proven veteran in his prime at tight end.
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.
All indications are the Panthers will make re-signing DE Charles Johnson the top priority whenever free agency begins.
PFW identifies four players from the NFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Weatherspoon, David Gettis, Gerald McCoy and Jonathan Casillas.
The return of ORT Jeff Otah is a significant issue facing the Panthers and it could fly under the radar.
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson said Wednesday that he's not "overly stressed" about the instruction the draft's No. 1 overall pick, Cam Newton, is missing out on as the lockout lingers.
Panthers LB Jon Beason was victorious in a Charlotte courthouse on Thursday in a civil case where a man accused the player of punching him in the face at a strip club.
The market will not be rich with options, but we hear the Panthers will take a serious look at free-agent quarterbacks if and when free agency begins this offseason.
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Panthers.
Panthers QB Cam Newton showed off his ego in a recent interview when he was asked about the other three NFC South quarterbacks.
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.
Remember last season? Round Four was full of calculated gambles. Some of them even paid off. This year is no different, as shown with the Vikings' selection of Iowa DT Christian Ballard.