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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

Davis’ injury gives Connor chance to start for Panthers

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis' torn ACL, which could keep him from playing in 2010, has created an opportunity for third-year LB Dan Connor.

WR Muhammad announces retirement

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Former Panthers and Bears WR Muhsin Muhammad announced his retirement Thursday after 14 NFL seasons.

Panthers LB Davis tears ACL

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Panthers WLB Thomas Davis tore his right ACL for the second time in seven months during OTAs Tuesday and he could miss the entire 2010 season.

Panthers' Marshall, Davis sign tenders

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
CB Richard Marshall and WLB Thomas Davis decided to sign their restricted free-agent tenders Tuesday.

Key deadline approaching for Panthers CB Marshall

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Panthers CB Richard Marshall has yet to sign his restricted free-agent tender for $1.759 million, but he'll likely do so before June 15, which is when Carolina can reduce its offer to 110 percent of his 2009 base ...

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Depth at safety could become an issue for Panthers

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Carolina doesn't exactly have a strong Plan B if the new starting safety tandem of Charles Godfrey and Sherrod Martin doesn't stay healthy or performs poorly.

Panthers QB Moore still expected to open season as starter

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Reports indicate rookie Jimmy Clausen turned heads in his first minicamp and could push Matt Moore for the starting spot in training camp, but we hear the job is still Moore's to lose.

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Bears trade LB Williams to Panthers for S Harris

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
Continuing to work hard to fill their most glaring need, the Bears acquired S Chris Harris from the Panthers in exchange for LB Jamar Williams Tuesday afternoon.

2010 draft choices by team: Panthers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:45 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Panthers make Clausen QB of the future

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Panthers missed out on the buzz of Day One with no first-round pick, but they made up for it with their top selection Friday, setting off a thunderous reaction from the crowd in Radio City Music Hall.

Panthers DE Brown bulking up for Year Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The debate over whether the Panthers were wise to trade their 2010 first-round pick to draft DE Everette Brown in the second round last year simmers as Brown prepares for his second season.

Panthers expected to fill need at receiver early in draft

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
GM Marty Hurney has failed to find a young complementary receiver to pair with Steve Smith in his tenure and it long has been a glaring need.

Panthers not looking to break up Stewart-Williams backfield

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 11:11 p.m. ET
There were rumors earlier this offseason that the Panthers were interested in trading RB DeAngelo Williams, but head coach John Fox shot down that talk this week.

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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