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15-1, 1st in NFC South

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers safety Kurt Coleman has agreed to a three-year extension that he will sign on Wednesday, a league source confirmed. The NFL Network first reported the extension of the 28-year-old Coleman, who had a career-best seven interceptions in 2015. Coleman and the Panthers report to training camp at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina on Wednesday.

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How far will the Panthers fall?

Sorry, Carolina fans, but any team that goes 15-1 is due for regression. As Bill Barnwell notes, the Panthers should come back to earth in several key factors. Bounce-back teams

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Fitting that Dom Capers, the first head coach of the Carolina Panthers, will be Kevin Greene's presenter next week when Greene is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Capers,with his 3-4 zone blitz scheme, was instrumental in Greene's career as a player at Pittsburgh and Carolina. He was instrumental in Greene's career as an assistant coach at Green Bay.

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A pair of Panthers wideouts to watch

Kelvin Benjamin isn't the only Carolina receiver returning from a torn ACL. Stephen Hill -- a 2012 second-rounder from the Jets -- suffered a worse tear last offseason and might be limited to start camp. Injury questions

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers signed tight end Eric Wallace, a former college basketball and Australian football player who last played the NFL version of football at the age of 14, to a three-year deal. A North Carolina native, Wallace played basketball one year for Ohio State and three years for DePaul. "I grew up a Carolina fan," Wallace told the team website. "Today, the dream came true."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

You know Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is a "Tackling Machine." But did you know he eats bears? Well, not literally. The 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year has signed a three-year deal with "Eat the Bear," a sports nutrition-based lifestyle business providing clean and lean supplements to support pure achievement, "Eat the Bear and I share the mantra that some days you eat the bear, and some days the bear eats you. Everyday isn't easy. Every workout isn't easy, but you wake up with this mindset, and it helps you overcome life's challenges," Kuechly said.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

What does Panthers quarterback Cam Newton like for breakfast at training camp?Shrimp and grits. Team dietician Jennifer Brunelli reveals this and more on Carolina eating habits in story on ESPN.com.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The 60,000 free tickets the Panthers released for their August 5 FanFest at Bank of America Stadium were grabbed up in a matter of a few hours. That this many want to attend a practice/autograph session shows the excitement from last season's team that reached the Super Bowl hasn't gone away.

What does Cam Newton eat to stay healthy? (1:59)
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Kawann Short could be top free agent

Short has emerged as one of the NFL's top interior D-linemen, writes John Clayton. If the Panthers don't sign or franchise him, he'd command a $100 million-plus contract. Clayton: Best 2017 free agents (Insider)

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Notable roster moves in NFC South

Notable offseason moves in the NFC South include the Falcons release of Roddy White and the Saints release of Marques Colston.

Panthers should bring more pressure

When Carolina pressured QBs last season, it allowed a league-low 1.8 yards per play, per Football Outsiders. Sneaky strengths (Insider)

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The art of Charles Tillman's 'Peanut Punch'

Charles Tillman made the "Peanut Punch" famous during his 13 NFL seasons. With the cornerback retiring earlier this week, Matt Bowen breaks down how Tillman forced 44 career fumbles.

Bottomless soda at Panthers' games enhances stadium experience (1:35)
Jerry Richardson's statue 'wonderful' (2:03)

Team Stats

Passing Yards224.324th
Rushing Yards142.62nd
Points For31.31st
Points Against19.36th

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