67 days ago
Carolina deemed the 2006 third-round choice expendable due to the emergence of reigning NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Luke Kuechly and the expected return of veteran Jon Beason, who played in...
105 days ago
Kuechly, the No. 9 overall pick last year from Boston College, said his season took off when he moved from weakside linebacker to the middle when veteran Jon Beason went down with season-ending...
133 days ago
He led the NFL with 164 tackles, while playing all 769 of the team's defensive snaps in the final 12 games after Jon Beason went on IR.
138 days ago
The Panthers ranked among the league's top defenses after Kuechly took over for the injured Jon Beason at middle linebacker in Week 5, and finished 10th in total defense.
140 days ago
"It's very hard when you look at Peyton Manning having an MVP-type season and Adrian Peterson potentially breaking a record that's been around since 1984," Beason said.
145 days ago
The Panthers have been one of the league's top five defenses since Week 5, when rookie Luke Kuechly moved from outside to middle linebacker in place of the injured Jon Beason.
148 days ago
Carolina Panthers rookie Luke Kuechly, winner of the award out of Boston College as college football's top linebacker in 2011, moved from outside linebacker to the middle in Game 6 after an...
149 days ago
But after Beason went down with shoulder and knee injuries in Week 5, Kuechly moved to the middle and has taken off.
161 days ago
In Week 5, Kuechly took over at middle linebacker for Beason, whose shoulder injury would eventually put him on injured reserve.