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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

Report: Chargers DB coach Wilks joining Panthers

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Chargers assistant head coach/DBs Steve Wilks is rejoining Ron Rivera in Carolina, according to a report on the San Diego Union-Tribune's website.

Rivera: Healthy defense will make Panthers more complete

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Ron Rivera sounded very optimistic about the future of the Panthers' defense when PFW caught up with him this week.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Rams receive permission to speak with Chudzinski

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
After developing Cam Newton into a star, Panthers' offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski could end up in St. Louis, where he would be expected to turn Sam Bradford into a top NFL quarterback.

Heat gets turned up on Panthers S Martin

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Panthers S Sherrod Martin will be heading into his contract year, facing pressure to put doubts about him to rest.

Reports: Jaguars targeting offensive coordinators for head job

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Jaguars are making it no secret the type of head coach they want, with reported requests to interview three offensive coordinators from around the NFL.

Chudzinski should be at top of Bucs' short list

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
One of the first people Tampa Bay should look to interview for its head-coaching vacancy is Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who did great work with Cam Newton.

Saints set multiple records in win over Panthers

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed for 389 yards and five touchdowns, and the Saints set a slew of NFL and club records in a 45-17 blowout of the Panthers on Sunday.

Panthers, Rivera putting doubts to rest

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The Panthers, winners of four of their last five games, have come a considerable distance in a relatively short period.

Four guns stolen from Panthers LB Wilson

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Police in Charlotte, N.C., are investigating to find out who broke into a vehicle owned by Panthers LB Kion Wilson and stole four guns from it, according to a report.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Newton, Panthers pound Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning's rookie record for yards passing in a season as the Panthers handed the Bucs their ninth straight defeat.

Panthers place CB Munnerlyn on I.R.

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed starting CB Captain Munnerlyn on injured reserve Friday with a strained left hamstring.

Panthers LB Senn making most of opportunity

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Fourth-year LB Jordan Senn has started each of the past five games and caught head coach Ron Rivera's eye along the way.

Improving Panthers' maturity will be tested

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Earlier this season, the Panthers briefly took a step back after having taken one forward, and now they have to prove they can avoid a letdown after a taste of success.

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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