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  • • Tahir Whitehead “not really too hung up” on wearing No. 59 with Panthers
    The hole at linebacker caused by Luke Kuechly’s retirement from the NFL likely helped push the Panthers in the direction of Tahir Whitehead after he was released by the Raiders this month, but Whitehead said on Monday that he hasn’t heard from the team exactly where he’ll be lining up in Carolina’s defense. Whitehead said [more]...2020
  • • Report: Luke Kuechly has 'no second thoughts' following retirement
    More than two months after he shocked the NFL world by retiring at 28, former Carolina Panthers star linebacker Luke Kuechly reportedly doesn’t have any regrets over his decision and isn’t contemplating a return to football as a player. Kuechly, who until recently was still listed on Carolina's roster, reportedly hasn’t had any second thoughts about his retirement, per The Athletic’s Joseph Person...2020
  • • Shabby treatment by Panthers puts Cam Newton in terrible position
    Arguments listing Steve Smith and Luke Kuechly as the most productive players in Panthers history make sense, but Cam Newton is the most important player in the team's 25-year run. That status makes what looks set to happen worse. The Panthers’ statement Tuesday about giving Newton permission to seek a trade all but ends a memorable chapter for the franchise. The new Panthers power structure's abo...2020
  • • Will Panthers tank for Trevor Lawrence or Justin Fields?
    Carolina may end up losing Luke Kuechly, Greg Olsen, Trai Turner, Dontari Poe, James Bradberry, Mario Addison and perhaps Cam Newton this offseason. Rebuild vibes are certainly coming out of Panthers headquarters, and many around the league expect this to be the team that times its rebuild/tanks for Trevor Lawrence, Matt Miller of Bleacher Report notes. The Clemson phenom has been on NFL radars pr...2020
  • • Panthers shopping Pro Bowl G Trai Turner?
    While Cam Newton‘s Panthers status is still uncertain, longtime Carolina stalwarts Luke Kuechly and Greg Olsen are out of the picture. And another sign the Panthers are rebuilding may come on the trade market. The Panthers are shopping five-time Pro Bowl guard Trai Turner, according to Jenna Laine of ESPN.com. Carolina extended Turner in 2017, and despite going into his seventh season, the former ...2020
  • • Panthers defensive end Wes Horton retires
    It won’t make the same kind of waves as Luke Kuechly walking away, but another Panthers player has retired, citing health concerns. Defensive end Wes Horton announced on social media that he was retiring. He said that he made the decision for two reasons, the second of which was to take a job at his [more]...2020
  • • Cam Newton expects to remain with Panthers
    Set to be without longtime cornerstones Luke Kuechly and Greg Olsen next season, the Panthers will soon need to make a decision on their quarterback. Some parts of that equation are beginning to form. Cam Newton is recovering from foot surgery and has yet to resume football activities. But the former MVP went through a meeting with Matt Rhule, David Tepper and GM Marty Hurney recently and “absolut...2020
  • • Greg Olsen still interested in playing after parting ways with Panthers
    Greg Olsen is still interested in playing in the NFL even after parting ways with the Carolina Panthers. Olsen and the Panthers announced on Thursday that they have mutually parted ways. Olsen played for the Panthers the past nine seasons. Here was his statement on the matter: Even though Olsen will be 35 in March, he still has interest in continuing his playing career, his agent told ESPN’s Adam ...2020
  • • Matt Rhule hopes Luke Kuechly rejoins Panthers as a coach, already watching film with staff
    Kuechly has mentioned that he wants to remain involved in football...2020
  • • New Panthers coach wants Luke Kuechly on staff
    New Panthers coach Matt Rhule didn’t get the chance to work with Luke Kuechly, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t want to. Rhule said during an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio that he’s hoping to bring the retired linebacker back as a part of his coaching staff at some point. He also said that within [more]...2020

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  • • Report: Luke Kuechly has 'no second thoughts' following retirement
    More than two months after he shocked the NFL world by retiring at 28, former Carolina Panthers star linebacker Luke Kuechly reportedly doesn’t have any regrets over his decision and isn’t contemplating a return to football as a player. Kuechly, who until recently was still listed on Carolina's roster, reportedly hasn’t had any second thoughts about his retirement, per The Athletic’s Joseph Person...2020
  • • Shabby treatment by Panthers puts Cam Newton in terrible position
    Arguments listing Steve Smith and Luke Kuechly as the most productive players in Panthers history make sense, but Cam Newton is the most important player in the team's 25-year run. That status makes what looks set to happen worse. The Panthers’ statement Tuesday about giving Newton permission to seek a trade all but ends a memorable chapter for the franchise. The new Panthers power structure's abo...2020
  • • Cam Newton expects to remain with Panthers
    Set to be without longtime cornerstones Luke Kuechly and Greg Olsen next season, the Panthers will soon need to make a decision on their quarterback. Some parts of that equation are beginning to form. Cam Newton is recovering from foot surgery and has yet to resume football activities. But the former MVP went through a meeting with Matt Rhule, David Tepper and GM Marty Hurney recently and “absolut...2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Luke Kuechly set 'amazing example' with decision
    Earnhardt, who retired because of head injuries, says it's promising that more athletes are becoming better educated about their health....2020
  • • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Luke Kuechly set 'amazing example' with decision
    Earnhardt, who retired because of head injuries, says it's promising that more athletes are becoming better educated about their health....2020
  • • Rivera: Kuechly hasn't been in the concussion protocol
    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly returned to team drills after sustaining an undisclosed injury last week        ...2019
  • • Week 2 NFL injuries: Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger miss practice while Marcus Mariota participates
    Plus injury updates on Leonard Fournette, Davante Adams, Michael Thomas, Luke Kuechly, Rex Burkhead and more...2018
  • • Is Jordan Hicks entering make-or-break season?
    This is a make-or-break season for Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks, as Dave Zangaro of NBC Sports Philadelphia writes. Hicks is entering the final year of his rookie contract and he’ll have to prove himself after finishing two of his three NFL seasons on IR.In 31 career games, Hicks has seven interceptions, making him one of just four linebackers who have at least seven interceptions in the last th...2018
  • • Panthers' Kuechly says he'll be ready to go by training camp
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Panthers four-time All-Pro middle linebacker Luke Kuechly says he should be ready for full contact when training camp begins following offseason surgery for a torn labrum in his shoulder....2018
  • Ask PFW: Mid-May roster assessments
    • Ask PFW: Mid-May roster assessments
    How many undrafted free agents will stick this year and who will contribute? J.C. Jackson seems solid, Trent Harris could strengthen the interior. Jason Bickel Bill Belichick’s Patriots have a history of keeping at least one undrafted rookie (often more than that) on the 53-man roster to open the season, a streak that dates back nearly a decade and a half. It’s come all over the depth chart and wi...2018

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Luke Kuechly trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Shabby treatment by Panthers puts Cam Newton in terrible position
    Arguments listing Steve Smith and Luke Kuechly as the most productive players in Panthers history make sense, but Cam Newton is the most important player in the team's 25-year run. That status makes what looks set to happen worse. The Panthers’ statement Tuesday about giving Newton permission to seek a trade all but ends a memorable chapter for the franchise. The new Panthers power structure's abo...2020
  • • Will Panthers tank for Trevor Lawrence or Justin Fields?
    Carolina may end up losing Luke Kuechly, Greg Olsen, Trai Turner, Dontari Poe, James Bradberry, Mario Addison and perhaps Cam Newton this offseason. Rebuild vibes are certainly coming out of Panthers headquarters, and many around the league expect this to be the team that times its rebuild/tanks for Trevor Lawrence, Matt Miller of Bleacher Report notes. The Clemson phenom has been on NFL radars pr...2020
  • • Panthers shopping Pro Bowl G Trai Turner?
    While Cam Newton‘s Panthers status is still uncertain, longtime Carolina stalwarts Luke Kuechly and Greg Olsen are out of the picture. And another sign the Panthers are rebuilding may come on the trade market. The Panthers are shopping five-time Pro Bowl guard Trai Turner, according to Jenna Laine of ESPN.com. Carolina extended Turner in 2017, and despite going into his seventh season, the former ...2020
  • • Cam Newton expects to remain with Panthers
    Set to be without longtime cornerstones Luke Kuechly and Greg Olsen next season, the Panthers will soon need to make a decision on their quarterback. Some parts of that equation are beginning to form. Cam Newton is recovering from foot surgery and has yet to resume football activities. But the former MVP went through a meeting with Matt Rhule, David Tepper and GM Marty Hurney recently and “absolut...2020
  • • Greg Olsen still interested in playing after parting ways with Panthers
    Greg Olsen is still interested in playing in the NFL even after parting ways with the Carolina Panthers. Olsen and the Panthers announced on Thursday that they have mutually parted ways. Olsen played for the Panthers the past nine seasons. Here was his statement on the matter: Even though Olsen will be 35 in March, he still has interest in continuing his playing career, his agent told ESPN’s Adam ...2020
  • • Luke Kuechly’s retirement triggers $11.845 million cap charge
    The sudden, stunning decision of Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly to retire from the NFL carries a price tag for the team. Sort of. The Panthers owe Kuechly nothing. However, his decision to walk away will result in $11.845 million hitting the cap in 2020. Kuechly walks away from $10.3 million in 2020 salary, and he’ll [more]...2020
  • • All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly retires from NFL in surprising announcement
    The Carolina Panthers are being completely remade entering the 2020 NFL season, and that includes a major change on defense. Luke Kuechly announced his shocking retirement in a video shared through the team’s Twitter page on Tuesday. “I still want to play but I don’t think it’s the right decision,” Kuechly said while holding back tears. “I thought about it for a long time, and I think now is an op...2020
  • • NFL Draft 2012 re-do sends Russell Wilson to the Colts, Luke Kuechly to the Browns
    Here is how much would have changed in the NFL had teams made their draft picks based on what we know now....2020
  • • Eagles sign LB Zach Brown
    Zach Brown has found a new home. The linebacker is signing a one-year, $3M deal with the Eagles, per Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com (Twitter link). Brown was released by the Redskins back in March, and he’s staying in the NFC East. He’ll now get a chance at revenge against his old team twice a year. Washington tried to shop him in trade talks before cutting him, but they were unable to find a ...2019
  • • Panthers, LB Luke Kuechly restructure contract
    The Panthers have converted $9.05M of star linebacker Luke Kuechly‘s 2019 salary into a bonus, per ESPN’s Field Yates (via Twitter). The move will create an additional $7.24M of cap space, which is quite significant given that Carolina was only operating with about $1.34M in cap room prior to the restructure. This marks the second year in a row that the Panthers have given Kuechly cash upfront in ...2019

Luke Kuechly stats

  • • Top 10 linebackers of the decade
    As the decade comes to a close, we’re creating some Top 10 lists for 2010 to 2019. Up next, our Top 10 linebackers. 1. Luke Kuechly: There aren’t convenient counting stats to appreciate how good he is at his job. Linebackers with large numbers of tackles sometimes play on defenses which can’t get off the [more]...2019
  • Week 12 Snap Judgments
    • Week 12 Snap Judgments
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a jam-packed holiday-infused Week 12 in the NFL... * With 12 weeks of the NFL’s regular season all but in the books, we hold these truths to be self-evident: That hangover effect in Atlanta? It might be over. The suddenly resurgent Falcons have won three games in a row and they even found a way to stave off what would have been another galling...2017
  • Week 6 Snap Judgments
    • Week 6 Snap Judgments
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as this NFL season grows ever-more intriguing in Week 6…. * The plan, of course, was for the Packers to return once more to Minneapolis this season, beyond Sunday’s visit to play the division rival Vikings. But the race to this year’s Super Bowl city in the NFC just got thrown wide open by that potential season-ending collarbone injury to Green Bay ...2017
  • News Blitz 9/29: Belichick the problem with Patriots defense?
    • News Blitz 9/29: Belichick the problem with Patriots defense?
    Bill Belichick has been coaching NFL defense for longer than many fans have been alive. He has game plans enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Yet, right now, he and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia oversee the worst unit in the NFL. Many are searching for answers as to why a defense that led the NFL in points allowed a year ago is suddenly dead last in that category and many other areas...2017
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Broncos, Panthers Face Tough Questions Ahead
    2016
  • • Embarrassing MNF Loss to Panthers Signals Doom for Lifeless Redskins
    2016
  • • Kurt Coleman Comments on Short Week After Luke Kuechly Injury vs. Saints
    2016
  • • NFL Week 9 Picks: Predictions for Vegas Odds Before Thursday Night
    2016
  • • Fantasy Football Week 8 Cheat Sheet: Flex Rankings, Projections for Waiver Adds
    2016
  • • NFL Power Rankings 2016: Examining Super Bowl Favorites Following Preseason
    2016

Luke Kuechly kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Panthers confirm Marty Hurney as general manager
    Following a two-week investigation into harassment claims and a brief waiting period, Marty Hurney has officially been announced as the Carolina Panthers general manager.In a release, the team said the interim tag has been removed from Hurney’s title.“I gained a lot of perspective being away and then back in an interim role last season. I feel that I am the best person to help Ron and this team mo...2018
  • • Thomas Davis to retire after 2018
    Thomas Davis will play in 2018, but the expectation is that it’ll be his last season.In an interview with NFL.com, Davis said he will hang up his cleats to spend more time with family. Why is he still playing? He wants to follow through with his contract, which got an extension earlier last offseason. Earlier in the week, Davis said he would play a lesser role on the team in 2018 because of the yo...2018
  • • Check out this awesome Luke Kuechly-themed Christmas tree
    Someone is a huge fan of linebacker Luke Kuechly and the Carolina Panthers. He goes by the name Ethan Hurst and is an eight-year-old from Ohio.And the youngster decided to decorate his Christmas tree this year as a way to pay homage to the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.It’s pretty tremendous stuff. From the helmet on top of the tree to Kuechly’s jersey number and the ornaments, the atten...2017
  • Connections: Patriots - Panthers
    • Connections: Patriots - Panthers
    A look at the connections between the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers. NEW ENGLAND TIES Panthers LB Luke Kuechly attended Boston College and played in 38 games with 37 starts. He finished his career with an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and school-record 532 tackles, 35 1/2 tackles for loss, 2 1/2 sacks, two forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, seven interceptions and 10 passe...2017
  • • Panthers fan names son after Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly
    It is not uncommon for fans to name their children after their favorite professional athletes.  Jordan became a very popular name during Michael Jordan’s time in the NBA. There are many boys and girls in the Indianapolis area named Peyton.The same can probably be said for star players of several sports teams across the country. But a fan of the Carolina Panthers took the name game to a whole new l...2017
  • • Derek Rivers Press Conference Transcript 5/4
    2017
  • • Kuechly deflects retirement talk after multiple concussions
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly isn’t ready to hang up the cleats. Kuechly, one of the NFL’s best players, has suffered multiple serious concussions over the past few years, the most recent a devastating affair in which the team had to cart him off the field. He hasn’t played since. For his part, though, Kuechly isn’t thinking about quitting football at all. Quite the contrary—he wants t...2016
  • • Kuechly deflects retirement talk after multiple concussions
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly isn’t ready to hang up the cleats. Kuechly, one of the NFL’s best players, has suffered multiple serious concussions over the past few years, the most recent a devastating affair in which the team had to cart him off the field. He hasn’t played since. For his part, though, Kuechly isn’t thinking about quitting football at all. Quite the contrary—he wants t...2016
  • • Panthers' Path to Contending Again Clear If They Can Stop Beating Themselves Up
    2016
  • • Report: Kuechly to consider seeing concussion specialist
    Those who saw Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly suffer a concussion on Thursday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints won’t forget it. We talked about the concussion here, which provides video of the incident. Kuechly went down, then broke into tears while getting carted off the field. The issue makes for Kuechly’s second concussion in as many seasons. Given the severity and freque...2016

Top Luke Kuechly news

  • • Panthers Fan Gets Too Pumped, Flies out of Stands After Luke Kuechly's Pick-6
    2016
  • • Matt Rhule hopes Luke Kuechly rejoins Panthers as a coach, already watching film with staff
    2020
  • • Report: Luke Kuechly to undergo shoulder surgery
    Panthers star Luke Kueckly will reportedly undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder. Will the All-Pro middle linebacker be back for training camp?...2016
  • • Panthers' Luke Kuechly in tears as he's carted off field after injury
    Panthers lost their star linebacker in the fourth quarter...2016
  • • Cam Newton, Luke Kuechly among top 10 players in Panthers history
    Cam Newton, Luke Kuechly among top 10 players in Panthers history...2016
  • • Luke Kuechly retirement: Rob Gronkowski, Panthers teammates, NFL players react
    Kuechly's announcement sent shockwaves around the NFL...2020
  • • Josh Norman Responds to Emmanuel Sanders' Comments on CB's Reputation
    2016
  • • Ron Rivera Named 2015 AP Coach of the Year: Latest Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Panthers' Luke Kuechly Destroys Broncos' Demaryius Thomas with Big Hit
    2016
  • • Carolina's Luke Kuechly has risen from 2-star recruit to NFL star
    Luke Kuechly's high school coach knew early on he could be a special player, but the rest of the world needed more time to catch on....2016

Luke Kuechly fantasy rankings and news

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    2016
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    2016
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Luke Kuechly schedule, game

  • • FMIA: Patrick Mahomes Is ‘The Whole Package,’ Running Chiefs Into Super Bowl LIV To Meet 49ers
    Super Bowl LIV is set. Peter King opens Football Morning in America in Kansas City, where "the complete package" Patrick Mahomes ran the Chiefs past the Titans, setting up a championship matchup against the 49ers. Also in the column: • Mahomes recaps his second-quarter, tightrope, tip-toe touchdown that broke the spirit of Tennessee and ended the five-decade Super Bowl appearance drought in Kansa...2020
  • • Panthers LB Luke Kuechly announces retirement
    One of this era’s defining linebackers, Luke Kuechly delivered a stunner Tuesday. The perennial All-Pro announced his retirement at age 28. Kuechly made his seventh straight Pro Bowl this season. He is a five-time first-team All-Pro. The 28-year-old linebacker has dealt with concussions for years. He suffered three concussions from 2015-17. While Kuechly is not the first player to retire early for...2020
  • • Report: Ravens, C.J. Mosley not progressing on deal
    Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley has been pushing for an extension this offseason, but it doesn’t sound like a new deal is imminent. Mosley told reporters on Thursday that there are no updates to give with regards to his contract extension (Twitter link via Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic). Mosley is entering the final year of his contract and is a prime candidate for a multi-year extension. Mosley has ...2018
  • • Panthers' Kuechly says he'll be ready to go by training camp
    2018
  • Panthers' Kuechly says he'll be ready to go by training camp
    • Panthers' Kuechly says he'll be ready to go by training camp
    Panthers four-time All-Pro middle linebacker Luke Kuechly says he should be ready for full contact by the time training camp arrives         ...2018
  • • Ask PFW: Mid-May roster assessments
    2018
  • • Kuechly emotional talking about Panthers owner after loss
    Panthers All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly was fairly quiet in the team’s 31-26 loss to the Saints on Sunday — with four total tackles and one hit on quarterback Drew Brees — but he was outspoken after the game, in talking about team owner Jerry Richardson.Kuechly opened up to reporters after the NFC Wild Card game and got emotional in speaking about how he’ll miss having Richardson around. He also ...2018
  • • Luke Kuechly has been ultimate chess foe for Sean Payton, Drew Brees
    The third Saints-Panthers matchup this season will require extra planning on both sides as Sean Payton and Drew Brees try to outhink Luke Kuechly....2018
  • • Check out this awesome Luke Kuechly-themed Christmas tree
    2017
  • • Week 12 Snap Judgments
    2017

Luke Kuechly rumors, scandals

  • • NFL world reacts to Luke Kuechly’s stunning retirement
    Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly announced his retirement on Tuesday night. The news stunned the football world as Kuechly stepped away from the game after just eight seasons. Kuechly made the announcement in a video shared by the Panthers on Twitter. In the video, the 28-year-old talked about now being the right time for him to step away from the game. A seven-time All-Pro linebacker, Ku...2020
  • • All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly retires from NFL in surprising announcement
    2020
  • • Rob Gronkowski congratulates Luke Kuechly
    Luke Kuechly was one of the few guys who could cover Rob Gronkowski. So Gronkowski made sure to congratulate another brilliant player who walked away at his peak last night. The former Patriots tight end sent out a message last night, with a wink toward the near-constant speculation about his own status. Congrats @LukeKuechly on [more]...2020
  • • Ask PFW: Mid-May roster assessments
    2018
  • • Week 12 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • Week 8 Snap Judgments
    • Week 8 Snap Judgments
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we dive into a Week 8 in the NFL that featured some bad weather and surprisingly good finishes… * Get ready for the NFC West to lead the way in drama in the season’s second half. Because this two-team Seahawks and Rams skirmish could be the most fascinating and entertaining of all division races as November and December unfolds. The Rams (5-2) we...2017
  • • Week 6 Snap Judgments
    2017
  • • Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Broncos, Panthers Face Tough Questions Ahead
    2016
  • • Panthers' Path to Contending Again Clear If They Can Stop Beating Themselves Up
    2016
  • • Blowout Loss Spotlights Toothless Panthers' Shocking Demise
    2016

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