Luke Kuechly RUMORS & NEWS

  • Luke Kuechly says he’s done talking about concussions

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has missed nine games over the last two seasons because of concussions with the last few of those came after he was cleared to return last year. The Panthers chose to hold Kuechly out as a precaution with the playoffs out of reach in a decision that didn’t do..." May 25

  • Luke Kuechly will remain sidelined for Panthers’ season finale

    Sportsnaut "The Carolina Panthers aren’t taking any chances with the long-term health of All-Pro linebacker Luke Kuechly, who will once again remain on the sidelines for Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Head coach Ron Rivera made this decision public speaking with Pat Kirwan of “Movin’ the..." December 28

  • Cam supports Panthers' call to sit Kuechly despite clearing concussion protocol

    Charlotte Observer "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton didn’t mince words, or sigh, or crack a joke when it came to Luke Kuechly. Instead, he looked reporters in the eye on Thursday, gripped the podium with both hands and said seriously that he agreed with head coach Ron Rivera’s decision to sit Luke Kuechly..." December 22

  • Luke Kuechly is focused on returning to the field despite health concerns

    Fox Sports "On Wednesday afternoon, officially facing media for the first time since his frightening concussion on Thursday Night Football, Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly raised his left hand to give a thumbs-up to assure us all that he is OK. He’s been getting the question for a month. Texts..." December 22

  • Ron Rivera: Gut is to ‘err on the side of caution’ with Luke Kuechly

    Sportsnaut "Luke Kuechly was cleared to play on Monday night after passing the NFL’s concussion protocol, yet the Carolina Panthers linebacker was held out of the game. It was the smart move, as Kuechly’s concussion suffered in Week 11 was obviously a big one — his second such injury in two years. Going..." December 20

  • Luke Kuechly inactive vs. Redskins despite passing concussion protocol

    Sporting News "Panthers star linebacker Luke Kuechly has been ruled inactive for Monday night's clash against the Redskins despite passing the concussion protocol earlier this week. Kuechly suffered a concussion in November against the Saints and hasn't played since. He was given clearance to play by team..." December 19

  • Luke Kuechly clears concussion protocol, but might not play

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has cleared the league’s concussion protocol, but that doesn’t mean he’ll return to the field on Monday night in Washington. Coach Ron Rivera said today that he still views Kuechly as questionable. “We are excited to have Luke healthy and cleared from the..." December 17

  • Ron Rivera says Carolina Panthers aren’t ready to shut down Luke Kuechly for season

    Charlotte Observer "Pro Bowl middle linebacker Luke Kuechly missed his third consecutive game while in the NFL concussion protocol, but Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said no decision has been made about shutting him down for the season. “No. I’ll go along with what the doctors tell me,” Rivera said. “That’s..." December 12

  • Luke Kuechly will miss his third straight game on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly is still not cleared from the league’s concussion protocol and will not play on Sunday against the Chargers. The Panthers announced today that Kuechly, who returned to practice this week, still hasn’t been given the medical go-ahead to play. Kuechly..." December 10

  • Kuechly questionable vs. Chargers, must pass final concussion test

    ESPN "arolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly will start Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, barring a last-minute setback in the concussion protocol. Starting strong safety Kurt Coleman and cornerback Daryl Worley also are progressing through the protocol. All three were full participants..." December 09

  • Panthers to activate Kuechly when he clears protocol

    CBS Sports "The Carolina Panthers reportedly won't be taking things to an extremely cautious level with star linebacker Luke Kuechly the rest of this season. Currently in the league's concussion protocol after missing the last two games, Kuechly is expected to be activated and play over the final portion..." December 06