The NFL season solely completed final month however that does not imply the offseason has been with out its justifiable share of drama. Besides the trades and signings, some gamers have discovered themselves in an entire heap of hassle. One of these gamers is Carolina Panthers offensive lineman Taylor Hearn, who was caught on digital camera outdoors of a bar making an attempt to combat a number of folks. The 6’four”, 315-pound lineman truly obtained punched within the face and knocked all the way down to the bottom by somebody who appeared to be a lot smaller than him.
The footage was acquired by TMZ Sports, who simply so occurred to run into Hearn’s teammate, quarterback Cam Newton. In the clip, the cameraman asks Newton about Hearn’s latest combat. The quarterback wasn’t too forthcoming about all of it, merely saying that “it is unlucky.” Newton additionally defined that he hasn’t talked to Hearn because the footage got here out, so he is undecided how the offensive lineman is doing.
It’s going to be an fascinating season in Carolina as Newton is at present rehabbing an injured shoulder. The Panthers had been 6-2 final season till an epic collapse within the second half of the 12 months gave them a 7-9 file this season. This was due partially to Newton’s harm.
If the Panthers need to maintain Newton wholesome, they’ll want Hearn at 100% so he can shield their QB within the pocket.