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Luke Kuechly

Luke Kuechly - #59 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 04/20/1991
Birthplace Cincinnati, OH
College Boston College
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 1st round, 9th pick by Panthers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
165 0 2

Goodson won't keep Panthers' RB job when Stewart returns

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:30 a.m. ET
Although Mike Goodson rushed for 100 yards in his first career start in Week 10, he won't keep the job once Jonathan Stewart returns from his injury, according to NFC South Whispers.

Gross, Smith trying to keep Panthers together

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
OLT Jordan Gross and WR Steve Smith are two of the players charged with keeping things in order for the Panthers.

QB St. Pierre will get first career start Sunday

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Brian St. Pierre will start at quarterback for the Panthers in Sunday's game against the Ravens, head coach John Fox announced on Thursday.

Panthers place RB Williams on I.R.

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers have placed RB DeAngelo Williams on injured reserve.

Concussion a tough break for Panthers’ Clausen

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like things might be getting a little better for the Panthers, it was another downer of a Monday for the 1-8 team.

Panthers QB Clausen has concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Panthers rookie QB Jimmy Clausen has been diagnosed with a concussion, according to head coach John Fox. Clausen likely sustained the injury on the Panthers' final offensive play when he was stuffed at the goal line.

Freeman, Blount lead Bucs over Panthers

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and rookie LeGarrette Blount ran for a score to lead the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 31-16 victory over the struggling Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers RB trio out, Goodson to start

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Panthers will be without RBs DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart and Tyrell Sutton on Sunday.

Panthers’ shuffling at linebacker likely to resume in offseason

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Some in Charlotte are beginning to look ahead to next season with the Panthers struggling to dig out of a deep hole at 1-7, and one of the questions the team will face in the offseason is what to do ...

Panthers place OT Otah on I.R.

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Panthers have placed former first-round OT Jeff Otah (knee) on injured reserve. They also claimed RB Andre Brown off waivers from Indianapolis and re-signed RB Josh Vaughan and LB Abdul Hodge.

NFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
WR Roddy White has stood out on a contending Falcons team. Read our midseason team reports on the NFC South.

Receiver frustration hits stars hard

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
For Larry Fitzgerald, the Panthers' Steve Smith, Chad Ochocinco and Wes Welker, not catching passes at their normal rates has led to some frustration.

Panthers preparing to turn mess back over to rookie quarterback

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
A season-ending injury to Matt Moore has the Panthers trying to decide whether to start Jimmy Clausen or Tony Pike in Week 10.

Panthers place three vets on IR

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed QB Matt Moore and LBs Thomas Davis and Dan Connor on injured reserve Monday, ending the season for three of the team's veteran leaders.

Carolina mess a fantasy nightmare

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
It seems like every season, at least one team becomes a fantasy wasteland. In 2010, that club is the Panthers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Feb. 02, 2013
Kuechly, Carolina's tackling machine, has won the Associated Press 2012 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award.||||||| Kuechly, a first-round pick from Boston College, led the league with 164 tackles. He began the season on the outside but moved to middle linebacker five games into the season and the Panthers went from 24th in the league in overall defense to 10th. He earned 28 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. That easily outdistanced Seattle LB Bobby Wagner with 11.

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