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2018 Schedule
11-5, 1st in NFC South

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The projected preset salary for Panthers first-round draft pick D.J. Moore was around $11.3 million over four years with a $6.3 million signing bonus. The former Maryland wide receiver will have a salary cap figure of slightly more than $2 million.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers on Monday signed first-round draft choice wide receiver D.J. Moore. So they will go into training camp with all eight of their draft picks signed.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Johnson & Wales women's basketball coach Jennifer King on Thursday accepted a coaching internship with the Panthers for training camp. King already has served an internship for the Panthers rookie camp and this weeks mandatory mini camp. Her goal is to one day become the office of coordinator for an NFL or college team.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers set training camp dates for Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Camp will open on July 26 with the first practice scheduled for 6:30 p.m. It will break on August 13. There will be 13 total practices in Spartanburg with an August 3 FanFest set for Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis leaves the three-day minicamp with Kyleigh Dean, 13, of the Make-A-Wish program. Kyleigh, who was diagnosed at a young age with congenital generalized lipodystrophy (rare disease characterized by the near total loss of body fat), had thé wish of spending a practice with Davis.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis addressed his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on PEDs with the media for the first time. He said all he can do is ‘'tell the truth'' in that he was penalized for taking the same substance he has for years. Davis also said he's ‘'very open'' to playing beyond this season even though he said at the end of last year this would be his last season.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coaching intern Jennifer King, also the women's basketball coach at Johnson & Wells and a wide receiver for the New York Sharks of the Women's Football Association, talks about what it means for her to get this opportunity to work for an NFL team. Her ultimate goal? To be an offensive coordinator.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Highlights from today's Panthers' minicamp: DE Julius Peppers worked on conditioning indoors as he continues to rehab from offseason shoulder surgery; SS Mike Adams had an excused absence; TE Chris Manhertz was carted off with what coach Ron Rivera called a "sore foot.'' And the best quote came from Rivera when asked how 346-pound DT Dontari Poe is fitting in: "Very well,'' he said. "It's a snug fit.'' He was glad a few reporters caught his joke since Poe has a weight clause in his contract that he's been on target with so far.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera likes what he's seen out of quarterback Cam Newton as the 2015 NFL MVP adapts to the system of new offensive coordinator Norv Turner. Rivera said Newton's technique, particularly the footwork, has improved.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterbacks continue to work on high percentages passes on Day 2 of a mandatory three-day minicamp. This will be a big part of offensive coordinator Norv Turner's plan.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton ranks 25th on the NFL Network's top 100 players for 2018. It is his third-highest ranking since arriving in the league in 2011. He was No. 1 in 2016 coming off his 2015 MVP season and 24th in 2014. He was 44th last season.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers defensive end Mario Addison calls it a ‘'slap in the face'' that a recent NFL.com ranking of the top eight defensive lines in the league didn't mention Carolina. He said it's a ‘'joke'' when you consider he and future Hall of Famer Julius Peppers had 11 sacks each.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly said the rehab from offseason shoulder surgery is going well, but added it's a ‘'bummer'' he can't participate in team drills during this three-day mandatory minicamp.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers spending time conditioning during mandatory minicamp. He should be ready for training camp after offseason shoulder surgery.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers mandatory minicamp has begun. No apparent no-shows. DE Julius Peppers is here but not In uniform. No surprise since he is recovering from shoulder surgery and at 38 little to be gained.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

It didn't take but a second for Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey to recall the most unusual thing that has happened to him this offseason. In March he saw 72-year old Dan Smoker fall off a cliff while hiking in Colorado and then he helped save Smoker's life. It had a profound impact on McCaffrey's life.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards192.328th
Rushing Yards131.44th
Points For22.712th
Points Against20.411th