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Thomas Davis

Thomas Davis - #58 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 03/22/1983
Birthplace Shellman, GA
College Georgia
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 1st round, 14th pick by Panthers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
103 2 1

Cowboys sign LB Connor

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' busy offseason continues, as they have signed former Panthers unrestricted free-agent LB Dan Connor.

Panthers cut P Baker

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Panthers have released P Jason Baker in an effort to create more salary cap space and improve the position.

Panthers re-sign OG Hangartner, release Wharton

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Panthers have agreed to a three-year contract with OG Geoff Hangartner and released OG Travelle Wharton.

Panthers sign PK Medlock

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed PK Justin Medlock on Wednesday and waived PK Adi Kunalic.

Tough time to be a Saints fan

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Saints' season ended with a feeling of woulda, shoulda, coulda. This next one is likely to begin with a sense of serious regret over the past.

Panthers' Rivera will be more hands-on with defense

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Last season was a rough one for the Panthers' defense, which ranked 28th in yards allowed and 27th in points allowed.

First-round draft order set as Dolphins, Chiefs win coin flips

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 8:29 a.m. ET
Two coin flips this morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis determined the official order of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.

Panthers sign DE-OLB Tucker

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DE-OLB Jyles Tucker to a one-year deal, Tucker's agent David Canter announced on Twitter.

Panthers re-sign two players

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed LS J.J. Jansen and LB Jason Phillips.

Chudzinski, Panthers able to move forward together

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The filling of the last remaining NFL head-coaching vacancy Thursday was welcomed news for the Panthers.

Newton, Peppers added to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton and Bears DE Julius Peppers were named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster Monday.

Panthers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 23, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have a number of questions about the Panthers.  

Panthers' Smith gave Newton advice for offseason

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith likes Cam Newton's attitude and work ethic, but he won't speculate on how much Newton will improve next season.

Newton chosen as Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton shattered even the highest expectations in his first season, and he capped it off with the PFW/PFWA award as the league's top rookie.

Panthers hire Wilks as secondary coach

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers hired away Chargers DB coach Steve Wilks to be the team's new secondary coach/passing-defense coordinator on Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 22, 2012
Davis is expected to play Sunday night against the New York Jets - his first action since tearing the ACL in his right knee last September - his third such significant injury. If he can make it back he'll become the first NFL player to return after tearing the same ACL three separate times.||||||| Davis missed the first two preseason games with a strained calf, but coach Ron Rivera says he expects he'll play.
Posted Aug. 03, 2012
Coach Ron Rivera says he's "relieved" that medical tests on Davis' right knee were negative. Rivera says an MRI on Thursday revealed no damage and that Davis has a strained right calf.||||||| Davis will not participate in Saturday's Fan Fest back in Charlotte but could return to practice next week. He hasn't practiced since Sunday.That's encouraging news for Davis, who's trying to become the first known NFL player to return from three torn ACLs to the same knee. Davis tore his right ACL last September for the third time in three years and missed 14 games on injured reserve.
Posted March 13, 2012
A person familiar with the situation says Davis has agreed to forego his $8 million signing bonus and take a pay cut to return to the Panthers.||||||| The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because no public announcement has been made. Davis, who is trying to comeback from three torn ACLs in three years, has agreed to forego the signing bonus he was due and has taken a cut in base salary from $2.25 million to $700,000.
Posted Sept. 20, 2011
Davis has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee for the third time in less than 23 months. Davis shared news of the injury on his Twitter account. "I would like 2 take the time and thank every1 that has supported me over my career," he wrote. "Unfortunately, I have re torn my acl. Thx 4 da prayers!!"||||||| Davis first tore his right ACL on Nov. 8, 2009 against New Orleans. He tried to make it back for the next season but re-tore his ACL in the June minicamps. Davis had more than a year to recover from that second surgery and the Panthers felt like he'd be ready to go this season.
Posted Nov. 08, 2010
Davis says it "wasn't worth the risk" to try to play this season after two major knee surgeries in less than a year, but is confident Carolina will re-sign him.||||||| Davis tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee last November, then suffered the same injury seven months later in an offseason workout. Davis had said he was determined to play this season, but acknowledged he isn't 100 percent.

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