Deal Finalized to Buy Panthers, NFL News


Published on May 15 2018 6:14 am
Last Updated on May 15 2018 6:15 am

Pittsburgh Steelers minority owner David Tepper has finalized a deal to buy the Carolina Panthers. The purchase price was estimated to be between $2.1 and $2.5 billion, although Tepper will be required to sell his stake in the Steelers.

It’s now reported that Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Christian Kirk was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and property damage in Scottsdale nearly three months before Arizona selected him in the NFL Draft. Kirk was seen throwing rocks at cars and reported to be intoxicated. The team says it was aware of the arrest before the draft.

The Cleveland Browns have signed former Eastern Michigan quarterback Brogan Roback. Roback becomes at least the fifth new quarterback signed by the Browns since the end of the 2017 regular season.

Fox has announced that Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will call their Thursday Night Football telecasts this fall. The first Thursday night game will air September 13th with the Bengals hosting the Ravens.