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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

Panthers WR Smith will return Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith practiced for the third consecutive day and is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Clausen's second chance may come before long

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
We hear the Panthers are taking a week-to-week approach to the quarterback situation, so the recently demoted Jimmy Clausen could get another shot to start before long.

Poll: Bills will be last team to win a game

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Readers of this Web site say that Buffalo will be the last team to win a game this season, according to the results of our recently concluded poll.

Panthers QB Moore to start vs. 49ers

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Matt Moore will start Sunday against San Francisco, head coach John Fox said Monday.

Panthers going nowhere fast

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:03 a.m. ET
There are many reasons behind the Panthers' pathetic showing, but the biggest problem has been the ineffective and uninspired coaching of John Fox and his staff the first third of the season, the way we hear it.

Panthers' Fox attempts to maintain positive image

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
While John Fox attempts to put space between himself and the Panthers' failings, there are some who say the head coach deserves blame for the way things are going.

Panthers sign WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers have signed former Redskins WR Devin Thomas to assist their 31st-ranked passing attack.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Bears win big despite Collins' four picks

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Matt Forte rushed for 166 yards and two touchdowns, Julius Peppers led a ferocious defense and the Bears overcame four interceptions by backup quarterback Todd Collins to beat the winless Panthers 23-6 on Sunday.

Fox hasn't lost Panthers players despite rough start

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
Although Carolina has started the season 0-4, head coach John Fox hasn't lost the locker room, according to NFC South Whispers.

Panthers WR Smith will miss Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith will miss Carolina's Week Five game against the Bears with an ankle injury.

Panthers DE Johnson proving to be solid replacement for Peppers

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Panthers DE Chares Johnson is doing a solid job defending the run and rushing the passer in his first season as a full-time starter.

Bears-Panthers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Bears could get an opportunity to make an interception if Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen continues to stare down his receivers.

Panthers release WR Jarrett, sign Clowney

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Panthers released WR Dwayne Jarrett and signed WR David Clowney on Tuesday.

Panthers have few receiving options vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Panthers are facing the grim reality of being without WRs Steve Smith and Dwayne Jarrett this week against the Bears, hoping to end a four-game slide to start the season.

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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