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Carolina Panthers’ Thomas Davis has waited for this moment

BY SCOTT FOWLER - SFOWLER@CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM Just before kickoff for the Carolina Panthers’ 4:35 p.m. home playoff game Saturday against the Arizona Cardinals, linebacker Thomas Davis will look at his team and figure out what it needs. This is one of Davis’ many...

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Thomas Davis: Man of the Year every day

Posted Jan 28, 2015 Bryan Strickland, Senior Writer CHARLOTTE – Countless NFL players use their fame and fortune to better the lives of those less fortunate than themselves. Linebacker Thomas Davis, like many of his peers, coordinates a Christmas gift giveaway, a...

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The Man Amongst Men

Talking Football Fri Feb. 6, 2015 Fresh off earning the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis challenges his fellow players to make a difference. By Jenny Vrentas   Thomas Davis didn’t play in Super Bowl XLIX, but the...

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Thomas Davis awarded key to the City of Charlotte

by: Bryan Strickland Senior Writer CHARLOTTE – In a private meet-and-greet session with Charlotte City Council members Monday evening, linebacker Thomas Davisintroduced his Youth Leadership Academy to those gathered for the special occasion. It was a big night for...

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Panthers’ Thomas Davis wins biggest honor of his career

By David Newton | ESPN.com There were tears. There was a challenge to dare to be great. There was an embrace with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. If you didn’t know what Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis was all about before Saturday night, you did...

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