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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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No surprises as Steelers beat Panthers 27-3

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger showed off Pittsburgh's deep passing game and the Steelers inched closer to a division title and a first-round playoff bye, beating the Panthers 27-3 on Thursday night.

Panthers end losing streak, top Cards

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Jimmy Clausen outplayed John Skelton in a matchup of rookie quarterbacks, John Kasay kicked four field goals and the Panthers beat the punchless Arizona Cardinals 19-12 on Sunday to snap a seven-game losing streak.

Brayton fined for sideline hit

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Tyler Brayton has been fined $15,000 for hitting an opposing gunner while Brayton was on the sideline.

Panthers confident DE Brown headed in right direction

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Everette Brown has yet to make a big leap, but we're told the Panthers think he's still not a finished product and was showing significant signs of improvement before he landed on injured reserve after Week 14.

Panthers lose another linebacker to I.R.; DE Brown also injured

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers OLB Jason Williams has a torn ACL and will be placed on injured reserve, according to the Gaston (N.C.) Gazette.

Falcons roll past Panthers 31-10

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Michael Turner ran for 112 yards and three touchdowns, Matt Ryan threw for another and the Falcons maintained their grasp on the best record in the NFC with a 31-10 victory over the Panthers on Sunday.

Clausen dealing with speculation about Panthers’ draft plans

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
With John Fox set to walk when his contract expires after the season, the next head coach of the Panthers will have to make a decision on the best way to handle the situation at quarterback.

NFL suspends Panthers OG Robinson

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Panthers OG Duke Robinson for four games without pay for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Seahawks rally behind Lynch, top Panthers 31-14

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch scored on a pair of 1-yard runs in the third quarter, sandwiched around Lofa Tatupu's 26-yard interception return for a score, and the Seahawks rallied from a 14-0 deficit for a critical 31-14 win over the Panthers ...

Panthers place Pike on I.R., promote Null

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers placed rookie QB Tony Pike on injured reserve and promoted second-year QB Keith Null from the practice squad.

Goodson shakes up outlook for Panthers’ backfield

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Mike Goodson's recent performance could be enough to help split up one of the league's best rushing tandems.

Panthers S Martin fined $40,000

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFL fined Panthers S Sherrod Martin $40,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Browns TE Evan Moore in last Sunday's loss.

Cardinals' Anderson could have avoided meltdown

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Derek Anderson could have staved off criticism the night after his team's blowout loss by handling some post-game questioning a little better than he did.

Panthers have new 1-2 punch in backfield

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
DeAngelo Williams may be out for the season, but that doesn't mean the Panthers can't still have a dangerous backfield duo.

Delhomme tops former team in close victory

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
John Kasay missed a 42-yard field goal that grazed the left upright as time expired Sunday, allowing the Cleveland Browns to escape with a 24-23 win over Carolina, giving ex-Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme a little satisfaction.

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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