Carolina Panthers Championship-Guaranteer Ryan Kalil Will Be Out For The Season With A Foot Injury

Panthers center Ryan Kalil showed some—what? temerity? balls? poor judgment?—something back in July when he took out a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer guaranteeing a Panthers Super Bowl victory. The Panthers were, after all, coming off a 6-10 season, even if it was a 6-10 season in which their quarterback was… »10/10/12 2:40pm10/10/12 2:40pm

Ryan Kalil Takes Out Full-Page Newspaper Ad Guaranteeing A Panthers Super Bowl Victory

Athletes have to mince words. You ask them if they think they're the best, or if their team is going to win it all, and they probably believe the answer is yes, but know they can't just say that. They know they'll get roasted in the media and by opposing fans and players, so they pussyfoot around. They rarely come out… »7/25/12 9:50am7/25/12 9:50am