David Tepper said that he’s not thinking about any immediate changes to the team’s football operations in his first press conference as the Panthers owner John Timu Jersey , but he does have some changes in mind for the place where the Panthers play football.
Tepper said that he believes Bank of America Stadium, which opened in 1996 T.J. Jones Jersey , is in need of a “re-do” to bring it into line with newer and refurbished stadiums around the league. Tepper also called Charlotte the “logical place” for the team’s stadium and said that he’d like to see more events, including high school games and concerts Chuck Howley Jersey , make use of the venue.
The ACC Championship Game is set to play in the stadium through 2030.
Tepper also cited a desire to avoid falling behind other teams when he said that he wants to prioritize the building of a new practice facility for the team. Tepper said the team would look across a wider area when it came to finding a spot for a new facility as the current one is located alongside the stadium. The Denver Broncos held linebacker Shane Ray out of workouts Monday due to a sore wrist.
Ray broke his left wrist in July and underwent three surgeries that caused him to miss the opening six games in 2017. He had one sack over the next eight contests before going back on injured reserve.
Denver coach Vance Joseph said Ray's wrist was irritated and the team is "taking it slow. Just being smart with guys. It's the spring."
Absent from the optional workouts were players such as pass rusher Von Miller, along with receivers Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders. Joseph wasn't concerned with their absence Marquis Haynes Jersey , saying, "they've been here all year. We're good. We coached the guys who were here today." Trae Young Jersey ,