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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

Shorts and Shells: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.

Panthers snap Texans' winning streak

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Cam Newton threw two touchdown passes, DeAngelo Williams ran for a score and the Panthers ended Houston's seven-game winning streak with a 28-13 win over the Texans on Sunday.

Panthers coalescing around QB Newton

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
Establishing consistency has been a struggle for the Panthers in most areas this season, but not when it comes to backing Cam Newton.

Texans WR Johnson remains out

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Texans WR Andre Johnson will miss Sunday's game against the Panthers with a hamstring injury. It's the second game in a row he will miss.

PFW exclusive: Team injury rankings

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray is one of the most recent key injuries accounted for in PFW's annual in-depth injury analysis for all 32 NFL teams.

PFW 2011 All-Injury team

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson heads up Pro Football Weekly's 2011 All-Injury team.

Panthers sign kicker to compete against Mare

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
With Olindo Mare struggling, the Panthers added some competition for him Tuesday.

Late heroics by Ryan leads Falcons to win

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan led Atlanta to another comeback victory over the Carolina Panthers, keeping the Falcons in the playoff chase with a 31-23 victory.

DT help will be on Panthers' radar again

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Panthers have lost their top three defensive tackles to injuries after making big changes at the position last offseason.

Newton, Hawthorne and Masthay named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton, Seahawks LB David Hawthorne and Packers P Tim Masthay were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 13.

The First Fifteen: Week 14

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Cowboys-Giants could change the tide in the NFC East; the Saints and Packers face unfamiliar AFC foes; and lots more in this early look at Week 14.

Newton sets rushing TD record in Panthers win

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Cam Newton ran for three touchdowns to set the NFL single-season record for rushing TDs by a quarterback, leading the Panthers to a 38-19 rout of the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Bucs QB Freeman out; Johnson to start

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman will not play in Sunday's game against the Panthers. Josh Johnson will get the start.

Panthers' Connor ideal as backup

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Panthers MLB Dan Connor is getting a chance to showcase his ability in the final year of his rookie deal.

Rookie Meter: Newton vs. Dalton

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Cam Newton's stats are gaudy, but Andy Dalton's aren't far off, and Dalton's team is winning. Who gets the nod?

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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