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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

Fantasy outlook: Cam Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Should fantasy owners follow Marty Hurney's lead and take a chance on Cam Newton in drafts this year?

Real challenge just beginning for Panthers, Newton

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 8 p.m. ET
We don't know what GM Marty Hurney's legacy will be, but he has chosen one of the most polarizing players in the draft's history to help decide it.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 1

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the first pick in the NFL draft, including QB Sam Bradford by the Rams last year.

Readers believe Panthers will select QB Newton

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The respondents to a PFW poll question asking who Carolina will select with the first overall pick overwhelmingly believe that Auburn QB Cam Newton will be the choice.

Panthers' Smith has cleared out locker, suite

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Prior to NFL teams locking out players from their facilities, Panthers WR Steve Smith cleared out his locker of all his personal belongings at Bank of America Stadium, sources told PFW.

Panthers’ Edwards stands to benefit from clean slate

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
After WR Armanti Edwards' very disappointing rookie season, the Panthers' decision to trade their 2011 second-round pick to take him in the third round last year has been second-guessed.

Reports: Panthers not receiving proposals for No. 1 pick just yet

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Panthers haven't received any trade proposals for the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL draft, general manager Marty Hurney told The Associated Press Thursday and The Charlotte Observer Friday.

Panthers' Hurney struggling to create Newton market

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
It's hard to blame the Panthers for the things that have been out of their control this offseason, but generating more buzz on Cam Newton is something they should be able to do more of.

Mallett canceled meeting with Panthers

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Ryan Mallett chose to cancel his meeting with the Panthers earlier this month, but there are conflicting reports on if the quarterback was actually sick or not.

Green to meet with Panthers on Friday

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Georgia WR A.J. Green is meeting with the Panthers Friday, the receiver told PFW in an interview.

Letter sent to former players detailing NFL's proposal

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and Packers CEO Mark Murphy, both former NFL players, have sent a letter to retired players detailing the league's mid-March proposal to the NFLPA.

Panthers CB Marshall hoping for chance to hit open market

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
The Panthers could have a very unhappy player on their hands if CB Richard Marshall doesn't get a chance to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Newton has chance to win over undecided Panthers

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
At some point in the not too distant future, the Panthers' decision makers are going to get together and try to have a conversation that results in a clear resolution to the question no one knows the answer to quite ...

Compensatory picks awarded; Panthers lead with three

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the 2011 compensatory draft picks for April's NFL draft, and the team with the No. 1 pick, the Panthers, received the most with three.

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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