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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: Panthers DT Edwards tears triceps

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
PFW Panthers correspondent Darin Gantt reports that recent free-agent signee DT Ron Edwards has suffered a torn triceps.

Reports: WR Naanee agrees with Panthers

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Panthers have reached an agreement with free agent WR Legedu Naanee, adding depth to a position that is low on experience.

CB, DT remain areas of need for Carolina

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Despite making a lot of noise when free agency began, cornerback and D-tackle remain positions where the Panthers could use an upgrade.

Cardinals to sign former Panthers CB Marshall

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have found a veteran corner, agreeing to terms with former Panthers CB Richard Marshall.

Panthers sign No. 1 pick Newton

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
QB Cam Newton, the top overall pick of the 2011 draft, has agreed to a contract with the Panthers.

Panthers make Beason highest-paid MLB ever

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The Panthers have continued their crusade to lock up their best players, signing MLB Jon Beason to a long-term contract.

Report: Bears trade TE Olsen to Panthers

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
A day after it was reported the Bears were actively looking to trade TE Greg Olsen, a report states that the team traded the former first-round pick to the Panthers in exchange for a draft choice.

Panthers will not trade WR Smith

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Sources have indicated to Pro Football Weekly that WR Steve Smith is expected to remain a Panther this season after rumors had circulated that he would be traded.

Panthers better off, but still not contenders

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
After finishing with the league's worst record in 2010, the Panthers have been the most active team in the early stages of activity.

Panthers re-sign LBs Davis and Anderson

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Panthers continue to keep their own in Carolina, agreeing to re-sign LBs Thomas Davis and James Anderson to five-year deals.

Panthers agree to deals with TE Hartsock, PK Mare

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The Panthers continue to spend money in free agency, agreeing to two more deals on Wednesday afternoon.

Panthers, Williams agree to deal

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Carolina agreed with RB DeAngelo Williams on a new five-year deal worth $21 million guaranteed Wednesday, according to reports.

DT Edwards to sign with Panthers

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
A day after re-signing DE Charles Johnson, the Panthers made their defensive line even tougher by agreeing to a deal with DT Ron Edwards on Wednesday morning.

Reports: Cardinals, TE King agree to deal

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals reached an agreement with former Panthers TE Jeff King on Tuesday.

DE Johnson agrees to re-sign with Panthers

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Panthers and DE Charles Johnson, one of the top free agents on the open market, have agreed on a deal to keep him in Carolina.

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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