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Panthers | Jordan Gross sets franchise record

Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:47:52 -0700

Carolina Panthers OT Jordan Gross made his 142nd start in Week 8 against the Chicago Bears, setting the franchise record. He passes former S Mike Minter (1997-2006) and WR Muhsin Muhammad (1996-2004, 08-09).

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Panthers | Minter officially retires

Tue, 07 Aug 2007 13:57:53 -0700

Updating a previous report, Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (knee) officially announced his retirement Tuesday, Aug. 7. "I've thought about it long and hard. It's been a great 10 years in the NFL. I could not have spent it at a better place than Carolina with an owner like Jerry Richardson. I don't want to be at 80 or 85 percent but want to be remembered as a player who always played at 100 percent," Minter said.

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Panthers | Minter to retire

Mon, 06 Aug 2007 14:03:19 -0700

Mike Cranston, of the Associated Press, reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (knee) has decided to retire, according to a source familiar with the decision. A formal announcement is expected Tuesday, Aug. 7.

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Panthers | Minter may retire before season begins

Fri, 03 Aug 2007 17:09:32 -0700

The NFL Network reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (knee) may retire before the 2007 season starts because he is experiencing painful knees.

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Panthers | Minter misses practice

Fri, 03 Aug 2007 16:58:45 -0700

Steve Reed, of the Gaston Gazette, reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (undisclosed) was held out of the team's morning practice Friday, Aug. 3.

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Panthers | Minter could end up a backup

Thu, 02 Aug 2007 19:21:39 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter could be headed to a backup role after the team traded for S Chris Harris.

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Panthers | Salley and Cooper may be starters

Mon, 30 Jul 2007 14:35:30 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers may use FS Deke Cooper and SS Nate Salley as their starting safeties, with FS Mike Minter being a primary backup.

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Panthers | Minter will retire after 2007 season

Tue, 27 Mar 2007 19:14:50 -0700

The NFL Network reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter said he will retire after the 2007 season.

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Panthers | Minter restructures contract

Mon, 26 Mar 2007 12:58:07 -0700

Steve Reed, of the Gaston Gazette, reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter agreed to restructure his contract and save the team just over $1.4 million in cap space. Minter was scheduled to have a base salary of $2.15 million for the 2007 season, but agreed to make $820,000 instead. It is not clear as to whether Minter can earn more through incentives.

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Panthers | Minter is a potential cap casualty

Sun, 07 Jan 2007 09:58:18 -0800

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter is a potential salary-cap casualty this offseason. The team could also decide to restructure his contract to lower his salary cap number for the 2007 season.

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Panthers | Minter practices Friday, upgraded to probable

Fri, 08 Dec 2006 12:56:26 -0800

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 8, and has been upgraded to probable for Week 14.

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Panthers | Minter practices Thursday

Thu, 07 Dec 2006 11:20:41 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (knee) is questionable for Week 14 but returned to practice Thursday, Dec. 7.

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Panthers | Minter questionable for Week 14

Wed, 06 Dec 2006 10:25:57 -0800

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 6, and is questionable for Week 14.

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Panthers | Minter excused from practice

Wed, 29 Nov 2006 13:35:30 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 29, as he was given a day off to rest.

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Panthers | Minter practices Friday; probable Week 8

Fri, 27 Oct 2006 11:20:54 -0700

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (knee) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is expected to play Week 8.

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Panthers | Minter practices, probable for Week 8

Thu, 26 Oct 2006 10:23:07 -0700

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (knee) practiced Thursday, Oct. 26, and is probable for Week 8.

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Panthers | Minter practices Wednesday

Wed, 25 Oct 2006 10:18:15 -0700

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (knee) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 25, and is listed as probable for Week 8.

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Panthers | Team excited for Branch's return

Fri, 22 Sep 2006 09:39:37 -0700

Brett Borden, of Panthers.com, reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter is excited about S Colin Branch (knee) returning to the field this season after he suffered a season-ending knee injury last year. "It's a blessing to see him out there," said Minter. "I love playing with smart safeties because I don't have to worry about them. We've got total confidence in Colin coming in and doing what he needs to do." Branch is expected to receive extensive playing time in Week 3 with S Shaun Williams (foot) doubtful with a foot injury. "He's in a pressure situation right now and it's an opportunity for him to step up and show everybody he's back," Minter said of Branch.

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Panthers | Minter named a team captain

Thu, 07 Sep 2006 17:47:23 -0700

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers have named S Mike Minter one of their defensive team captains.

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Panthers | Minter returns to practice

Thu, 17 Aug 2006 10:46:23 -0700

Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter returned to practice Thursday, Aug. 17, after being absent due to the death of his mother. Head coach John Fox believes that being back with the team will help Minter to get through the grieving process.

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Panthers | Minter could return Wednesday

Wed, 16 Aug 2006 05:24:20 -0700

Steve Reed, of the Gaston Gazette, reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter could return Wednesday, Aug. 16. Minter has been away to attend funeral services for his mother in Lawton, Okla.

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Panthers | Fox excused from practice Monday

Mon, 14 Aug 2006 17:59:35 -0700

The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox missed practice Monday, Aug. 14, to attend the funeral of Panthers S Mike Minter's mother.

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Panthers | Rucker excused from practice Monday

Mon, 14 Aug 2006 17:52:46 -0700

The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers DE Mike Rucker missed practice Monday, Aug. 14, to attend the funeral of Panthers S Mike Minter's mother.

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Panthers | Minter will not play Saturday

Fri, 11 Aug 2006 18:25:05 -0700

The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 12. Minter, whose mother died Thursday, Aug. 10, is expected to rejoin the team next week.

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Panthers | Minter away mourning mother's passing

Thu, 10 Aug 2006 19:43:52 -0700

The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter will be away from the team indefinitely after the death of his mother Thursday morning, Aug. 10. Minter left the team's training camp Tuesday night, Aug. 8, when his mother suddenly became ill at her home in Oklahoma. The cause of her death was not immediately available. Head coach John Fox would not confirm that Minter will miss Saturday's exhibition opener, Aug. 12, against Buffalo, but it appears unlikely he'll rejoin the team by then. KFFL sends their condolences to Minter's family and friends.

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Panthers | Minter excused from practice Wednesday

Wed, 09 Aug 2006 20:30:21 -0700

The Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter was excused from workouts Wednesday, Aug. 9, for personal reasons. He missed workouts Tuesday, Aug. 8, due to an illness.

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Panthers | Minter misses practice

Tue, 08 Aug 2006 09:47:36 -0700

Panthers.com reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (sick) did not participate in morning practice Tuesday, Aug. 8.

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Panthers | Minter's new deal saves $1.5 million

Sat, 11 Mar 2006 05:59:35 -0800

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter's 2006 salary cap number dropped from $3.6 million to $2.1 million when he restructured his contract.

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Panthers | Minter finalizes contract restructure

Thu, 02 Mar 2006 15:55:04 -0800

Updating previous reports, the Associated Press reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter finalized a restructure of his contract that gave Carolina a $1.7 million salary cap cushion.

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Panthers | Minter to have contract restructured

Wed, 01 Mar 2006 13:06:19 -0800

Pat Yasinskas, of the Charlotte Observer, reports the Carolina Panthers are in the process of restructuring S Mike Minter's contract. By restructuring Minter's deal, the team will free up about $1.7 million.

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Panthers | Minter practices; remains probable for Week 20

Fri, 20 Jan 2006 11:34:05 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (wrist) practiced Friday, Jan. 20. He remains probable for the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 22.

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Panthers | Minter returns to practice

Thu, 19 Jan 2006 11:56:24 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (wrist) returned to practice Thursday, Jan. 19, and is probable for the NFC Championship.

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Panthers | Minter misses practice, probable for NFC title game

Wed, 18 Jan 2006 10:35:33 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (wrist) did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 18, and is probable for the NFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 22, against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Panthers | Minter practices

Fri, 18 Nov 2005 14:29:33 -0800

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (thigh) practiced Friday, Nov. 18, and is probable for Week 11.

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Panthers | Minter returns to practice

Thu, 17 Nov 2005 11:55:06 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (thigh) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 17. He remains probable on the team's weekly injury report.

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Panthers | Minter misses practice, probable for Week 11

Wed, 16 Nov 2005 10:06:25 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (thigh) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 16, and is probable for Week 11.

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Panthers | Minter practices, probable for Week 10

Fri, 11 Nov 2005 11:43:31 -0800

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (thigh) practiced Friday, Nov. 11, and is probable for Week 10. Minter is expected to play.

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Panthers | Minter Practices, Questionable for Week 10

Thu, 10 Nov 2005 13:06:23 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (thigh) returned to practice Thursday, Nov. 10, and is questionable for Week 10.

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Panthers | Minter Questionable, Misses Practice

Wed, 09 Nov 2005 15:52:01 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (thigh) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 9, and is questionable for Week 10.

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Panthers | Minter Injured

Mon, 07 Nov 2005 13:20:56 -0800

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (quadriceps) suffered a sprained quad injury in Week 9, but the extent of the injury is unknown.

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Panthers | Minter Practices, Expected to Play Week 5

Fri, 07 Oct 2005 14:43:23 -0700

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (calf) practiced Friday, Oct. 7 and is expected to play in Week 5.

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Panthers | Minter Practices, Probable for Week 5

Thu, 06 Oct 2005 10:59:55 -0700

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (calf) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 6, and is probable for the Week 5 game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Oct. 9.

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Panthers | Minter Misses Practice, Probable for Week 5

Wed, 05 Oct 2005 10:35:32 -0700

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 5, and is probable for the Week 5 game against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, Oct. 9.

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Panthers | Minter Practices, Expected to Play Week 3

Fri, 23 Sep 2005 14:48:13 -0700

Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (calf) practiced Friday, Sept. 23 and is expected to play in Week 3. Minter is officially listed as questionable this week.

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Panthers | Minter Practices, Questionable for Week 3

Thu, 22 Sep 2005 10:25:29 -0700

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (calf) returned to practice Thursday, Sept. 22, and is listed as questionable for the Week 3 game against the Miami Dolphins Sunday, Sept. 25.

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Panthers | Minter Expects to Play Week 3

Wed, 21 Sep 2005 19:30:40 -0700

David Newton, of The State, reports Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (calf) did some light running in practice Wednesday, Sept. 21, and expects to be in full pads Thursday, Sept. 22. Minter expects to be ready for the Week 3 game.

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Panthers | Bashir Likely would Start - if Minter can't Play

Wed, 21 Sep 2005 10:28:15 -0700

Carolina Panthers S Idrees Bashir would likely start at free safety if S Mike Minter (calf) can't play in the team's Week 3 game.

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Panthers | Minter does not Practice; Listed as Questionable

Wed, 21 Sep 2005 10:12:28 -0700

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (calf strain) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 21. He is listed as questionable for the team's Week 3 game.

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Panthers | Minter Now Day-to-Day

Tue, 20 Sep 2005 00:31:15 -0700

Updating a previous story, the Rock Hill Herald's Darin Gantt reports Carolina Panthers S Mike Minter (calf) had said he felt he would miss two weeks of action. He seemed more optimistic after meeting with trainer Ryan Vermillion, and head coach John Fox did nothing to send it back the original direction Monday, Sept. 19. Fox said Minter was "day-to-day," and wouldn't elaborate. However, there was a sense among team officials that the injury might not be as bad as Minter originally feared.

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Panthers | Minter Injured; Bashir Likely to Take Over

Mon, 19 Sep 2005 09:51:36 -0700

Carolina Panthers FS Mike Minter (calf strain) suffered a calf strain during the team's Week 2 game. He said he could miss a week or two of action. S Idrees Bashir is likely to start in Minter's place, if he is out.

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