Many teams try to solve QB issues by taking one in the first round. The data doesn't necessarily support that approach in terms of finding a playoff-winning QB.
From new homes for J.J. Watt and Cam Newton, to teams that should trade up to draft a QB, these are bold -- but reasonable -- suggestions for every club.
On this edition of NFL Live, the crew dives into who the best player in the upcoming NFL draft is, shockingly no QB's were mentioned. Could we see a reunion with Cam Newton and the Patriots, we hear from Cam and his high praise for Bill Belichick. Plus who will be playing QB for the Saints next season?
The Carolina Panthers cleared $19.9 million in salary-cap space this week with the release of four players, including three on Friday.
More than half of the NFL teams in 1999 changed starting quarterbacks from the previous season. Could this offseason match the record?
Lots of reasons to celebrate on this Wednesday! Michael Jordan's Bday! Pitchers & Catchers report! Serena vs. Naomi tonight! Spain & Fitz also talk about the futures of Watson & Roethlisberger and debut #BetterOrWorse by fighting about 30 Rock v. Studio 60 and the halcyon days of Must-See TV. Plus, OTL's Ryan Smith on alleged racial bias in NFL concussion settlements, ESPN 730's Molly Cotton on the Panthers' chances of getting Deshaun and Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel on tonight's tennis showdown.
The Panthers have released veteran defensive tackle Kawann Short. A two-time Pro Bowler, Short has played a total of five games over the past two seasons due to injury.
From franchises that will tear it all down to those that just need a few tweaks, here are the offseason priorities for all 32 teams.
In an effort to acquire Matthew Stafford from the Lions, the Panthers offered up a package that included the No. 8 overall pick in this year's draft as well as Teddy Bridgewater, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Quarterbacks as good as Watson simply don't get traded at age 25. That could change this offseason. Here are the deals that make sense.
It's the end of an era in Detroit, as the longtime starting quarterback wants out. Here are the teams that have the need and the draft capital to make it happen.
Tight end Greg Olsen announced his retirement from the NFL after 14 seasons on Sunday.
The Panthers hired former Seahawks executive Scott Fitterer as their new general manager.
Justin Herbert or Justin Jefferson for the top offensive rookie? Is the top defensive player Chase Young or Jeremy Chinn? We ranked the top 10 first-years of the season.
Miami, which has two first-round picks, and Carolina, which drafts at No. 8, will get prime opportunities to see prospects in person in Mobile, Alabama.
The Panthers will host former Washington quarterback Dwayne Haskins for a visit on Monday, a source confirmed to ESPN's David Newton.
Carolina Panthers assistant coach Marcus Satterfield has agreed to a deal to become South Carolina's offensive coordinator, sources told ESPN.
LSU has hired Jake Peetz, who worked under former Tigers assistant Joe Brady with the Carolina Panthers, as its new offensive coordinator.
— Drew Brees threw for 201 yards and three touchdowns, the Saints had five interceptions and New Orleans defeated the Carolina Panthers 33-7 on Sunday to wrap up the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs.
Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (quad) will miss his seventh straight game and 13th on the season as Carolina tries to play spoiler against the Saints.
Should New York draft a quarterback with the No. 2 pick? Is Christian McCaffrey still the top fantasy player? Our insiders make their picks.