Even though his sale of the Panthers is final, Jerry Richardson's likeness will linger—in the form of his massive statue. New Panthers owner David Tepper announced that it will, in fact, remain in front of Bank of America Stadium.
Carolina's defense has prided itself on its consistency, and new defensive coordinator Eric Washington aims to keep that going .
Carolina returns much of its seventh-ranked defense (and plugged the open holes) and with Eric Washington now in charge, opponents should expect the same consistency its seen for the last several seasons.
With the end of his contract looming, will the Falcons lock up DT Grady Jarrett with an extension this year? The defensive tackle, who has only improved since his career game in Super Bowl LI, remains optimistic.