Making His Mark: Wesley Walls

By John Ellis

Did you know: Wesley Walls caught a pass in a Super Bowl? As a backup to perennial all-pro Brent Jones in San Francisco, Walls saw limited action in five seasons, but managed a nine-yard grab in the 49ers 55-10 rout of Denver in Super Bowl XXIV. After a two-year stint with NFC West rival New…

One Panther Flashback: Luke’s Lone Star Feast

By John Ellis

Let’s take a little trip, friends. Our choice for today’s One Panther Place flashback: Dallas. Thanksgiving Day, 2015. Hungry for another road win, Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly harvested a Tony Romo interception, returning the errant pass 32 yards for a touchdown. See for yourself: A cornucopia of piping-hot execution was served up for the entire…

One Panther Legend: In the clutch, Chad Cota authors a coda of his own

By John Ellis

It was a brisk Sunday morning in uptown Charlotte, the quintessential piedmont sky showering rays of hope on the scores of primeval Panthers fans en route to Ericsson Stadium. Dec. 22, 1996–For all the hype these connective storylines delivered, the game would come down to the hands of an unsung seventh-round backup safety. Such is…