Luke Kuechly RUMORS & NEWS

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    Joe Person @josephperson

    Rivera: Luke Kuechly's ankle is "stiff and sore" but shouldn't keep him out vs. Titans. Might miss practice Wednesday. Not high sprain.

  • Luke Kuechly won’t talk about 2014 ejection against Packers

    Pro Football Talk "When the Packers and Panthers played in 2014, Carolina linebacker Luke Kuechly was ejected. As the teams with a combined 13-1 record prepare for another encounter, Kuechly isn’t interested in revisiting the incident. “That was last year. I’m not even going to worry about that,” Kuechly said..." November 08

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    Carolina Panthers @Panthers

    LB Luke Kuechly was a full participant today. DE Jared Allen (pinched nerve) did not practice. Watch LIVE:

  • Source: Panthers LB Luke Kuechly out of concussion protocol

    The State "Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is out of the concussion protocol Tuesday after being cleared by an independent neurologist, a source close to Kuechly told the Observer. The news comes more than four weeks after Kuechly suffered a concussion late in the first half of Week 1’s win at..." October 13

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    Black & Blue Review @BlackBlueReview

    RR on Kuechly: “Still in the protocol … hopefully in the next few days … we’re optimistic.” Confirmed independent didn’t clear him last wk

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    Carolina Panthers @Panthers

    #Panthers Inactives for #NOvsCAR: Brandon Wegher, Jerricho Cotchery, Kevin Norwood, Daryl Williams, Colin Cole, Luke Kuechly, Dean Marlowe.

  • Source: Luke Kuechly out vs. Saints

    ESPN "Panthers star linebacker Luke Kuechly will not play Sunday against the Saints as he remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. It will mark the second straight game Kuechly has missed since being diagnosed with a concussion in Carolina's..." September 27

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    Joe Person @josephperson

    Rivera expects to see Kuechly in non-contact drills Wednesday. But still has to be passed by independent doc. Hasn't seen him yet.

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    Black & Blue Review @BlackBlueReview

    Luke Kuechly has been downgraded to OUT for Sunday vs #Texans.

  • DT Star Lotulelei questionable; WR Kevin Norwood could be active

    ESPN "Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly isn’t the only first-round pick the Carolina Panthers could be without for Sunday’s home opener against the Houston Texans. Defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, taken with the 14th pick of the 2013 draft a year after Kuechly was the ninth pick, is questionable after..." September 19

  • Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is making progress in the NFL's concussion protocol.

    Charlotte Observer "Even if Luke Kuechly clears the concussion protocol this week, there’s no guarantee the Carolina Panthers’ All-Pro linebacker will play Sunday against the Texans, coach Ron Rivera said Wednesday. Kuechly was at Carolina’s practice Wednesday as an observer as he works his way through the..." September 17

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    Steve Reed @SteveReedAP

    Ron Rivera says Luke Kuechly is in the NFL concussion protocol. He has steps to go through before being cleared to play.

  • Luke Kuechly Leaves Game With Scary Head Injury

    Deadspin "Luke Kuechly left today’s game against the Jaguars with what looks like a head injury. Late in the second quarter, Kuechly tackled T.J. Yeldon with his head and immediately went into a daze and fell over. The trainer then fell down and knocked his helmet off, which would be funny were it not..." September 13

  • Kuechly, Panthers close to reaching contract extension "The Panthers and linebacker Luke Kuechly are close to closing in on a contract extension NFL Media's Rand Getlin reports, per a source informed of the situation. " September 10

  • Kuechly, Panthers agree to 5-year, $62M extension "Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly is the latest defensive player to cash in on a busy Thursday. With the NFL opener serving as yet another soft deadline for pressing contract extensions to get done, Kuechly agreed to a five-year, $62 million pact with the Panthers, NFL Media's Rand Getlin..." September 10

  • Carolina Panthers training camp report: Kuechly’s contract talks heating up

    Charlotte Observer "Though a new contract doesn’t appear imminent, talks between the Carolina Panthers and middle linebacker Luke Kuechly are “heating up,” a league source told the Observer. Last week there was some concern that the deal wouldn’t be done before the start of the regular season, with one source..." August 18

  • Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly closing in on his own payday

    Charlotte Observer "Cam Newton got paid. Before long, it will be Luke Kuechly’s turn. It is only a matter of time before the Carolina Panthers’ star middle linebacker has a day like Newton did on Tuesday, but there will be a few differences. The press conference will be shorter. Kuechly probably won’t wear a..." June 04

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    Joe Person @josephperson

    Dave Gettleman says he will exercise the fifth-yr option on Luke Kuechly. "I'd have to be brain-dead not to."

  • 404d
    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Source: #NFL informs @RiverboatRonHC that Luke Kuechly shouldn't have been ejected, wont be subjected to a fine for contact with official

  • Rivera opposes Kuechly ejection, any fine

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera says middle linebacker Luke Kuechly should not have been ejected from Sunday's game at Green Bay Packers and most definitely should not be fined for making contact with the official. "No,'' Rivera said emphatically when asked Monday if Kuechly should be fined...." October 20

  • Panthers' Luke Kuechly is Defensive Player of the Year "Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has spent just two years in the NFL, and he already has reached the pinnacle of individual achievement for a defensive player. Kuechly was announced as the 2013 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year on Saturday at "NFL Honors." The voters chose..." February 02

  • Rams picked their poison in scheming against Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly

    Charlotte Observer "A glance at the stat sheet suggests Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly had the worst game of his 22-game NFL career Sunday against St. Louis. Last year’s tackles leader and the reigning defensive rookie of the year Kuechly had three tackles zero sacks and one pass defensed. Of course..." October 22

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    Steve Reed @SteveReedAP

    Jordan Gross Steve Smith Luke Kuechly Thomas Davis and Ryan Kalil join Cam Newton as Panthers captains for 2013.

  • Panthers’ Luke Kuechly stakes claim as NFL’s next great middle linebacker

    Charlotte Observer "During halftime of the Panthers-Ravens game Thursday night ESPN analyst Jon Gruden stepped out of the broadcast booth to take a break and like everyone watching at home to process what he’d just seen from Luke Kuechly. In the span of three series in the second quarter the Panthers’ second-year..." August 25

  • Kuechly Carolina Panthers' new defensive leader "With the retirements of bone-crushing hitters Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, Carolina Panthers' leading tackler Luke Kuechly is becoming the new model for the middle linebacker who can chase tailbacks, tight ends and even read-option quarterbacks out of the backfield. As NFL Network analyst Brian..." May 26

  • Luke Kuechly returns to BC to tackle studies

    Charlotte Observer "On Auburn’s campus, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can’t receive a “singing Valentine” – complete with carnation – without it showing up on YouTube. On Boston College’s campus, about 1,200 miles northeast of Auburn, Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly says it’s easy to blend in around..." February 16