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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

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Panthers sign DT Fields, OL Wells; place Beason on I.R.

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed DT Ron Fields and OL Reggie Wells on Tuesday and officially placed MLB Jon Beason on injured reserve.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Two game against the Panthers at Carolina Sunday.  

Beason's injury takes bite out of Panthers

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 9:44 p.m. ET
Panthers MLB Jon Beason tore his Achilles tendon on Sunday and will undergo season-ending surgery this week.

Beason out for the season with Achilles tear

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Panthers LB Jon Beason will miss the remainder of the 2011 season after tearing his Achilles in Week One.

Do Cam Newton or Greg Olsen have any fantasy value?

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Week One might have been a fluke for Cam Newton and the Panthers but it has created a flurry of activity on the waiver wire this week.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:43 a.m. ET
We look at Cam Newton's impressive debut, a controversial call from the Packers-Saints opener, some disappointing front-runners and plenty more.

Cardinals spoil Newton's NFL debut

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
Patrick Peterson made amends for a long afternoon at cornerback with an 89-yard punt return for the go-ahead touchdown and the Cardinals escaped with a 28-21 victory over the Panthers.

Panthers prepared to be patient with Newton

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
It's expected that head coach Ron Rivera will stick with Cam Newton through thick and thin during his rookie season.

Panthers claim CB Butler

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Former Patriots CB Darius Butler didn't remain on waivers for long, as he was claimed by the Panthers, according to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Panthers cut DE Brown, claim five off waivers

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Panthers combed the list of final cuts and signed five players off waivers Sunday. They also released several players, including DE Everette Brown.

Cowboys claim FB Fiammetta, will sign vet OG Dockery

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Cowboys have signed veteran OG Derrick Dockery to a one-year contract, according to a league source as reported by NFL.com.

Panthers 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
Top overall pick Cam Newton holds considerable promise, but Carolina's on-field improvement will depend on how quickly he adapts to the pro game.

Panthers cut three defensive tackles among final cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Panthers have announced their final cuts in preparation for the regular season, including three young defensive tackles.

Newton throws first TD; Steelers top Panthers

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Cam Newton threw his first touchdown pass as a pro during Carolina's 33-17 loss to Pittsburgh on Thursday night in their preseason finale.

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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