Kuechly's decision was met with an outpouring of support and congratulatory messages from Panthers, active and former, and players around the league.
Rams QB Matthew Stafford downplays first playoff victory: 'I'm just excited for our team to get the win'
Matthew Stafford reflects on the first playoff win of his 13-year career, but the Rams QB is quickly moving on to their next game against the defending Super Bowl champs.
Kyler Murray following Cardinals' loss: 'Disappointing' we could not 'even make it competitive'
Kyler Murray had a chance to lead his team to a playoff win and make a significant leap forward in his standing among NFL quarterbacks. He did the opposite on Monday night in a season-ending loss to the Rams.
Cardinals S Budda Baker (concussion) carted off field during playoff loss to Rams
Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker was carted off the field in Monday's NFC Wild-Card Game against the Los Angeles Rams following a tackle of Cam Akers.
Super Wild Card Weekend Monday inactives: Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams
The official inactives for the Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams on Monday.
Raiders fire general manager Mike Mayock after three seasons
Mike Mayock is out as Raiders GM. The Raiders informed Mayock he will not be retained after three years with the organization, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo suffered shoulder sprain vs. Cowboys, expected to practice Tuesday
Following a wild-card win over Dallas on Sunday, 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo is dealing with a shoulder injury that could impact his status for the NFC Divisional Round.
Raiders put in requests to interview head coach, general manager candidates
Las Vegas has begun putting in interview requests for prospective coaching and GM candidates, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
Sean McDermott: 'Fitting' that former Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick celebrated shirtless at Highmark Stadium
Bills Mafia had reason to celebrate Saturday night. And it had the full support of an active-player-yet-former Buffalo quarterback. Washington's Ryan Fitzpatrick was spotted at Highmark Stadium as the Bills crushed the Patriots in the Wild Card Round.
John Elway would 'like to be involved' in potential Broncos' new ownership group
The Denver Broncos could be up for sale this spring. If that's the case, John Elway, the franchise's greatest player and a longtime Broncos executive, would like to be included in Denver's new ownership group.
Cardinals DE J.J. Watt activated from IR ahead of wild-card game vs. Rams
J.J. Watt is back. The Cardinals officially activated the star pass rusher ahead of Monday night's wild-card game against the Rams.
Cowboys EVP Stephen Jones 'absolutely' expects Mike McCarthy to remain head coach
Cowboys fans calling for coach Mike McCarthy to be fired likely aren't going to get their wish. EVP Stephen Jones said Monday that he's "very confident" the coach would remain in charge of the team in 2022.