Shaq Thompson: We have to execute better defensively
Thompson said the defense had to execute better on third down, especially third and long.
Shaq Thompson and Rasul Douglas said defense stepped up when it mattered
Thompson and Douglas combined for 18 tackles and a pass deflection in the win.
Shaq Thompson says he was cramping at end of game
Thompson confirmed that he suffered a cramp at the end of the Chargers game.
Shaq Thompson explains how Carolina will produce a better pass rush
Thompson spoke about Carolina's pass rush and the first-half helmet communication issues.
Shaq Thompson is going to be himself
Thompson told the media that he's not trying to act like former team captains, but rather embrace his own approach to leadership.
Shaq Thompson talks about his new leadership role in 2020
Linebacker Shaq Thompson spoke to the media on Sunday about his role as a veteran on the Panthers defense and leading younger players in challenging circumstances.
Shaq Thompson talks about new role, addition of Teddy Bridgewater
Shaq Thompson joined NFL Total Access to talk about his offseason, his new role on the defense, new head coach Matt Rhule and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
2015 NFL Draft Rewind: 5-Star Review of every first round pick
NFL.com writer Nick Shook goes back through and rates each first round pick from the 2015 NFL Draft, plus see all the players taken in later rounds that should have gone sooner.
HIGHLIGHT: Shaq Thompson goes untouched for easy sack
Shaq Attack! Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson goes untouched through the A-gap for an easy sack on Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
Panthers defensive players were excited, but not surprised by performance
Hear from Shaq Thompson, Luke Kuechly and Gerald McCoy following Sunday's victory over the Texans.
HIGHLIGHT: Shaq Thompson sacks Deshaun Watson for huge loss
Shaq Thompson envelops Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson for huge loss on sack.
The door is wide open for Shaq Thompson
With Thomas Davis' departure, Thompson knows it's time deliver at his linebacker position.
Shaq Thompson appears on NFL Network
Linebacker Shaq Thompson chats about the Week 2 matchup in Atlanta.
Shaq Thompson 1-on-1
Linebacker applauds defense for setting the tone in Panthers' season-opening victory.
Shaq Thompson interception
Linebacker comes up with an athletic interception off a tipped pass in Panthers' preseason opener.
Thompson: Coming together as a team
Linebacker Shaq Thompson chats with the media following Tuesday's practice.
Thompson: This is the year of 54
Linebacker Shaq Thompson talks about the positive signs that have him feeling good about the 2018 season.
Pads Off: Shaq Thompson
Check out video of linebacker Shaq Thompson getting a fresh twist and spending some quality time with his adorable daughter.
Self Scout: Shaq Thompson trending up
Linebacker Shaq Thompson made some standout plays during Carolina's loss to Chicago.
Thompson: I understand my role
Linebacker Shaq Thompson speaks with the media following Saturday's training camp practice.
Thompson: I'm going to make every rep count
Linebacker Shaq Thompson speaks to the media following Tuesday's OTA practice.
"We care and we're thinking of them"
Watch as linebackers Shaq Thompson and David Mayo interact with patients at Levine Children's Hospital.
Looking back at Shaq Thompson's Combine
Watch linebacker Shaq Thompson perform at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.
Position Review: Linebackers
The Panthers.com crew discusses the performance of the linebackers during the 2016 season.
Shaq Thompson recorded his first career season with 100 or more tackles, making 109 stops in 2019.
Shaq Thompson growing into leadership role
The sixth-year linebacker plans to be himself and not try to mimic legends who came before him.
Shaq Thompson understands he needs to lead in 2020
Given Carolina's many changes over the last year, the linebacker knows it's his time to become more of a vocal leader.
Shaq Thompson, Kawann Short describe reporting to training camp during the pandemic
The veteran defensive players outlined Carolina's safety measures and the need to be responsible away from the building.
Christian McCaffrey, Shaq Thompson partner for "22 Together" initiative
The program hopes to bring the Charlotte community together through sports for underserved youth.
Matt Rhule, Christian McCaffrey, Tyrann Mathieu and more join "Schedule Talk"
The special live streamed event featured plenty of reaction to the 2020 schedule.
Shaq Thompson donates 2,000 meals to local healthcare workers
The Panthers linebacker will help provide meals at four different Atrium Health campuses across the Charlotte area.
Shaq Thompson named 2019 Ed Block Courage Award winner
The veteran linebacker battled through adversity and had the best year of his career.
Shaq Thompson: Contract shows they have trust and faith in me
Fresh off a four-year contract extension, linebacker Shaq Thompson reflects.
Shaq Thompson signs 4-year extension
The versatile linebacker, a former first-round pick, is now under contract through 2023.
Luke Kuechly leads NFL in tackles, but Shaq Thompson isn't far behind
Thompson is having a breakout season and is on pace to set a new career-high in tackles.
It's really Shaq Thompson's time now
The fifth-year linebacker has been patient. Now the door is truly wide open for him to flourish.
Panthers place Shaq Thompson on injured reserve
Linebacker made 11 starts this season; QB Kyle Allen called up to 53-man roster.
Shaq Thompson quietly posted 13 tackles versus Ravens
Ron Rivera and Eric Washington discuss the linebacker's ceiling after a career-high 13 tackles against Baltimore.
Notes: Panthers ready to usher in new era
Players discuss the team's potential ahead of their showdown against Dallas.
Panthers participate in annual kickoff luncheon
Head coach Ron Rivera, three players field questions ahead of Week 1.
Shaq Thompson showing what he's capable of
Carolina forced to prepare for life without Thomas Davis; Thompson looks more than ready to step forward.
Shaq Thompson ready for his number to be called
Linebacker takes repeated sightings of No. 54 as a sign that it's time.
Panthers exercise Shaq Thompson's fifth-year option
Linebacker Shaq Thompson, Carolina's first-round pick in 2015, is now officially under contract through 2019.
Positional perspective on the NFL Draft
A look at how the position groups stack up relative to each other and to the Panthers' perceived roster needs.
Grill Bill: Is linebacker back in play?
Could the Panthers draft a linebacker to help mitigate losing Thomas Davis for the first quarter of next season?
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Davis' suspension offers Thompson chance to prove himself
The path has been momentarily cleared for touted linebacker Shaq Thompson to achieve his long-awaited breakthrough.
Thomas Davis facing four-game suspension
The linebacker has been informed he violated the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy.
Looking back at history of the 24th overall pick
Drafting that late in the first round - as the Panthers will in April - has produced a mixed bag but a few more superstars than you would reasonably expect.