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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:41:11 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Carolina Panthers agreed to terms with free-agent SS Michael Mitchell (Raiders) on a one-year deal. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. Mitchell is expected to compete with FS D.J. Campbell and SS Haruki Nakamura for a starting spot at strong safety.
Sat, 02 Mar 2013 10:27:44 -0800
Updating a previous report, Carolina Panthers SS Haruki Nakamura will become a free agent next offseason because he was scheduled to become a free agent after the 2014 season but his restructured contract expires after the 2013 season.
Fri, 01 Mar 2013 12:07:12 -0800
Carolina Panthers SS Haruki Nakamura has agreed to restructure his contract, which has created around $500,000 in salary cap space for the team.
Sun, 10 Feb 2013 12:49:08 -0800
The Carolina Panthers would create nearly $1 million in salary cap space if they decided to release SS Haruki Nakamura this offseason.
Fri, 04 Jan 2013 08:51:26 -0800
The Carolina Panthers, in an effort to cut salary cap space for next season, may be forced to cut players like LB Jon Beason, RB DeAngelo Williams, CB Chris Gamble, OT Jordan Gross, DT Ron Edwards, QB Jimmy Clausen or SS Haruki Nakamura.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:30:21 -0800
The Carolina Panthers placed SS Haruki Nakamura (groin) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Dec. 11, ending his season. S Anderson Russell was promoted to the active roster to fill the roster spot.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 17:00:39 -0800
Carolina Panthers SS Haruki Nakamura (groin) was on crutches after suffering a groin injury in the Week 14 game against the Atlanta Falcons. "Something in the groin popped," Nakamura said Sunday, Dec. 9.
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:41:45 -0800
Carolina Panthers S Sherrod Martin was on the field for 49 defensive snaps last week against the Denver Broncos compared to SS Haruki Nakamura's 21. Nakamura remains the starting strong safety, however.
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:01:28 -0800
Carolina Panthers SS Haruki Nakamura was fined $21,000 for a hit to the head of Washington Redskins WR Joshua Morgan in Week 9.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:37:16 -0700
The Carolina Panthers will keep SS Haruki Nakamura as the starting free safety even though he gave up two touchdowns Week 4. Head coach Ron Rivera said Nakamura made some good plays in Week 4 in addition to the mistakes.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 18:17:56 -0700
Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said Monday, Oct. 1, that former starter SS Sherrod Martin will get some first-team reps, as he contemplates replacing FS Haruki Nakamura at free safety. Nakamura has not been effective as a starter, struggling downfield in coverage.
Sun, 01 Apr 2012 11:40:58 -0700
The Carolina Panthers believe SS Haruki Nakamura could compete with SS Sherrod Martin for one of the starting safety spots this season.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 18:25:54 -0700
Carolina Panthers SS Haruki Nakamura is expected to compete with SS Sherrod Martin for the starting strong safety job in 2012. Nakamura, who was signed Friday, March 16, played behind FS Ed Reed with the Baltimore Ravens. Meanwhile, Martin regressed last season in his second year as starter.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 17:07:46 -0700
Updating a previous report, the three-year contract signed by SS Haruki Nakamura with the Carolina Panthers is worth $4.8 million, with a $1 million signing bonus, according to a league source. He will receive $1.3 million guaranteed, and the contract could be worth $5.5 million with incentives.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:42:40 -0700
The Carolina Panthers signed free-agent DB Haruki Nakamura (Ravens) to a three-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:11:56 -0700
Free-agent SS Haruki Nakamura (Ravens) is en route to Charlotte Wednesday, March 14, to meet with the Carolina Panthers, according to league sources.
Sun, 11 Mar 2012 14:15:10 -0700
Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent SS Haruki Nakamura said he is willing to return to the team but would like to test the free-agent market to see if he could get a starting job.
Sat, 03 Mar 2012 08:19:47 -0800
The Baltimore Ravens could lose impending free-agent FS Tom Zbikowski and SS Haruki Nakamura this offseason if they are offered starting jobs by other teams.
Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:06:32 -0800
The Tennessee Titans are expected to show interest in Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura if he is available this offseason.
Sun, 29 Jan 2012 12:32:29 -0800
Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent SS Haruki Nakamura said he is not sure if the team will be interested in re-signing him this offseason.
Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:51:08 -0800
Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura (thigh) is considered probable for the Week 12 game against the San Francisco 49ers Thursday, Nov. 24.
Tue, 22 Nov 2011 18:16:59 -0800
Baltimore Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe (hamstring) and SS Haruki Nakamura (thigh) were each listed as limited participants in practice Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Mon, 21 Nov 2011 19:55:14 -0800
Baltimore Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh) and SS Haruki Nakamura (thigh) were each listed as limited participants in practice Monday, Nov. 21.
Mon, 24 Oct 2011 20:39:25 -0700
Baltimore Ravens FS Ed Reed (shoulder) was shaken up in the fourth quarter in the Week 7 game Monday, Oct. 24, against the Jacksonville Jaguars due to a shoulder stinger. SS Haruki Nakamura replaced him briefly, but Reed came back on moments later.
Fri, 14 Oct 2011 13:36:07 -0700
Baltimore Ravens RB Anthony Allen (thigh), LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), S Haruki Nakamura (knee) and WR David Reed (shoulder) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 14, and are probable for Week 6.
Wed, 12 Oct 2011 13:31:09 -0700
Baltimore Ravens RB Anthony Allen (thigh), LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), WR Lee Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (toe), S Haruki Nakamura (knee), WR David Reed (shoulder) and S Tom Zbikowski (head) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:38:30 -0700
Baltimore Ravens WR Lee Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (toe), WR David Reed (shoulder) and S Haruki Nakamura (knee) did participate in practice Monday, Oct. 10, but their statuses for Week 6 are unknown.
Sun, 02 Oct 2011 16:29:47 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have declared OL Ben Grubbs, CB Chris Carr, LB Dannell Ellerbe, WR David Reed, SS Haruki Nakamura, CB Jimmy Smith, WR Lee Evans inactive for Week 4.
Fri, 30 Sep 2011 11:54:28 -0700
Baltimore Ravens WR Lee Evans (ankle), S Haruki Nakamura (knee), WR David Reed (shoulder) and CB Jimmy Smith (ankle) did not practice Friday, Sept. 30, and are out for Week 4.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 13:38:13 -0700
Baltimore Ravens LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), WR Lee Evans (ankle), S Haruki Nakamura (knee), WR David Reed (shoulder) and CB Jimmy Smith (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 29.
Wed, 28 Sep 2011 13:27:57 -0700
Baltimore Ravens WR David Reed (shoulder), C Matt Birk (knee), OG Ben Grubbs (toe), DE Cory Redding (toe), LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), CB Jimmy Smith (ankle) and SS Haruki Nakamura (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:12:10 -0700
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said SS Haruki Nakamura (knee) is expected to miss around a month because of a posterior cruciate ligament injury.
Sun, 25 Sep 2011 18:27:28 -0700
Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura (knee) left the Week 3 game against the St. Louis Rams in the first half due to a left knee injury. He injured his posterior cruciate ligament and will have an MRI Monday, Sept. 26. Head coach John Harbaugh said there's "some hope."
Tue, 26 Jul 2011 15:39:29 -0700
The Baltimore Ravens have eight restricted free agents to consider re-signing for the 2011 season: OT Oniel Cousins, LB Tavares Gooden, LB Jameel McClain, S Haruki Nakamura, RB Jalen Parmele, WR Marcus Smith, NT Kelly Talavou and S Tom Zbikowski.
Sun, 15 May 2011 13:33:12 -0700
Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura and FS Tom Zbikowski could compete for the starting strong safety job if the team does not re-sign impending free-agent SS Dawan Landry.
Fri, 24 Dec 2010 12:33:01 -0800
Baltimore Ravens WR Marcus Smith (shoulder), C Matt Birk (knee), OL Tony Moll (illness), LBs Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee) and Jason Phillips (illness) and SS Haruki Nakamura (illness) participated in practice Friday, Dec. 24, reports The Baltimore Sun's Jamison Hensley. They are listed as probable for Week 16 and are expected to play.
Thu, 23 Dec 2010 12:50:29 -0800
Baltimore Ravens WR David Reed (head), LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (knee), FS Tom Zbikowski (back) and SS Haruki Nakamura (illness) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 23.
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:00:06 -0700
Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura (back) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 22, and is probable or Week 7, according to The Baltimore Sun's Jamison Hensley. Nakamura is expected to play.
Thu, 21 Oct 2010 13:56:15 -0700
Baltimore Ravens DE Paul Kruger (knee), LBs Jarret Johnson (back) and Edgar Jones (thigh), CB Josh Wilson (thigh) and SS Haruki Nakamura (back) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 21.
Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:14:09 -0700
Baltimore Ravens LB Jarret Johnson (back), LB Paul Kruger (knee), FS Haruki Nakamura (back), WR Marcus Smith (back) and CB Josh Wilson (thigh) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 15:40:46 -0700
Baltimore Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski (thigh) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 8, reports The Baltimore Sun's Jamison Hensley. He is listed as questionable for Week 5 and will be a game-time decision. If he is not able to play, SS Haruki Nakamura will take his place.
Sat, 14 Aug 2010 14:43:24 -0700
Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura said he is feels quicker since fully recovering from the ankle injury that cut short his 2009 season, reports BaltimoreRavens.com's Mike Duffy.
Mon, 14 Jun 2010 12:45:38 -0700
Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura (ankle) said he is 90 percent recovered from the ankle injury he suffered last season, reports Ken Murray, of The Baltimore Sun. He said he needs to build up his stamina to be fully healthy.
Tue, 25 May 2010 09:43:44 -0700
Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura (ankle) participated in the team's offseason workout Tuesday, May 25, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun. It is the first time he is practiced since injuring his ankle in November.
Thu, 06 May 2010 17:47:03 -0700
Baltimore Ravens S Haruki Nakamura (ankle) likely won't suit up for the team's practices during their minicamp, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.
Sun, 25 Apr 2010 15:58:40 -0700
Baltimore Ravens S Haruki Nakamura (ankle) is on schedule to return from last year's broken ankle, reports Jamison Hensley, of The Baltimore Sun.
Sun, 04 Apr 2010 15:24:29 -0700
Aaron Wilson, of the National Football Post, reports Baltimore Ravens FS Haruki Nakamura (fibula) is hoping to possibly take part in offseason minicamps. Nakamura said, "It's a very long process, but I've made some great advances as far as strengthening it. I'm running now and I'm able to work on my form. I'm basically teaching myself how to run again. I'm excited, I'm feeling pretty good. I'll definitely be 100 percent by training camp and I'm hopefully going to be able to participate in the minicamps to be able to get back into the rhythm of the game. I want to walk through some things for the mental aspect of the game. It's a real possibility because I'm healing quickly."
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 18:17:35 -0800
Mike Preston, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens S Haruki Nakamura and S Tom Zbikowski are options to replace FS Ed Reed should he decide to retire. However, Zbikowski is more of a strong safety.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 18:17:10 -0800
Mike Preston, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens S Haruki Nakamura (fibula) says he will definitely be ready for the team's training camp. Nakamura added, "Privately, I was always targeting a minicamp. I'm walking at a fast pace now and can actually go into a slow job. Everything has gone well. I'm healing a lot faster than expected." Nakamura still has nerve damage and lack of feeling in his toes, but doctors have told him those problems would go away.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010 07:59:08 -0800
Edward Lee, of The Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens SS Haruki Nakamura (leg, ankle) said his goal is to participate in the team' minicamp in May. He said he may not be 100 percent by the minicamp but will definitely be fully healthy by training camp.