The option guarantees 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly $11.6 million in 2016.
Will Carolina look at a player who slips or stick to what probably is the script and take a wide receiver?
Expectations for the Carolina Panthers are very high among the fan base after the release of the 2015 schedule.
Cam Newton ran around the field at Memorial Stadium Friday like he was one of the kids participating in his third-annual School Pride Day.
If general manager Dave Gettleman were to describe the perfect player, Luke Kuechly would likely be it.
General manager Dave Gettleman doesn't pass on good defensive tackles.
Wake Forest cornerback Kevin Johnson would fit a definite need for Carolina.
Continuity, along with a weak division and schedule, should make Carolina Panthers 10-6 and the NFC South champions for the third straight year.
The suspension Greg Hardy received for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy puts the spotlight on his Dallas debut against Carolina.
Davis is eager to learn the tricks of the trade from Tillman, who excels at forcing fumbles.
Mike Golic reacts to Dallas Cowboys DE Greg Hardy's 10-game suspension.
Manning's pursuit of the record is one of the more interesting quirks in the 2015 NFL schedule.
Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson apparently didn't agree with the 10-game suspension the NFL gave former teammate Greg Hardy
The Carolina Panthers won't be entitled to a compensatory draft pick for defensive end Greg Hardy if his 10-game suspension sticks.
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has been suspended 10 games without pay for "conduct detrimental to the league," the NFL said in a statement.
Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis apparently got over his desire to play the Cowboys early in the season to avoid facing former teammate Greg Hardy.
ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton says that although Carolina wants to extend Thomas Davis' contract past 2015, it wouldn’t be a shock if the team drafted Davis’ eventual successor this year.
Defensive tackle could provide inside pressure in a reserve role for team.
ESPN's NFL Nation reporters predict the regular-season record for the team they cover.
After opening 1-3 in Ron Rivera's first three seasons and 2-2 last season, Carolina has a legitimate shot to start 4-0 based in last year's results.
With the Panthers in line for a Thanksgiving game against the Cowboys, they may have to face Greg Hardy.
Former first-round pick has battled injuries and spent most of his career as the team's No. 2 running back.
The Panthers may consider taking Nelson Agholor, a speedy receiver who could also be a weapon as a punt and kickoff returner.
The relationship between coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace will be an important factor in whether the Bears can turn things around quickly
Thoughts and observations from the first day of the Carolina Panthers' voluntary offseason workouts.