Edmund Kugbila

#71G,
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 325
Born:
College: Valdosta State
Birth Place: Lawrenceville, Georgia
Draft: 2013 4th round (11th pick) by the
  • Panthers prime candidates to bring 'Fun-Fun' back with relaxed celebration rules
    ESPN.com

    Panthers prime candidates to bring 'Fun-Fun' back with relaxed celebration rules

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton affectionately refers to wide receiver Devin Funchess as "Fun-Fun." But last year, "Fun-Fun" received a $12,154 fine by the "No Fun League" for his touchdown dance with Kelvin Benjamin in a Week 2 win against San Francisco. You know, excessive celebrating. And by law it was excessive ... then. After the NFL on Tuesday voted to relax the rules on spontaneous "Dancing With The Stars" moments -- and Funchess says his celebration was spontaneous, not orchestrated as was interpreted -- such displays will be allowed. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, in a letter to fans explaining the new policy, actually mentioned the Benjamin-Funchess dance

  • Fantasy Football: Christian McCaffrey No. 1 in rookie dynasty rankings
    Panthers Wire

    Fantasy Football: Christian McCaffrey No. 1 in rookie dynasty rankings

    As if you needed another reason to be excited about Christian McCaffrey, just start imagining what he can do for your fantasy football team over the long run. Yes, indeed. The Carolina Panthers’ rookie running back and No. 8 overall pick has tantalizing fantasy potential, given his ability to score points on catches, runs and returns as well. Here’s a look at the stats McCaffrey put up during his three years and 37 total games played at Stanford: Not bad. If your league counts returns for points (why wouldn’t it?) McCaffrey has insane potential. He is so promising in fact that he’s been named the No. 1 rookie in dynasty rankings by Luke Easterling at Draft Wire: If you’re in a PPR (point-per-reception)

  • NFL Players Association ramps up fight over rookie contract language
    USA Today4 hours ago

    NFL Players Association ramps up fight over rookie contract language

    The NFL Players Association recently sent the league’s management council copies of two provisions it believes are prohibited in rookie contracts – the latest step in a fight that has slowed negotiations for some teams and could lead to grievances down the road. As USA TODAY Sports reported May 5, the NFLPA sent a memo before last month’s draft, urging agents to reject provisions the union feels are prohibited from rookie contracts under the collective bargaining agreement. Team executives argue they’ve been using the same language for years without issue and that the NFLPA is misinterpreting Article 7, Section 3 (c), which lays out 13 permissible terms not related to compensation. The NFLPA took the issue a step further this week by sending two of the provisions in question to the NFL Management Council, which “did not engage in substantive discussions with the union, nor did it attempt to intervene in the contract negotiations identified by the union,” a person with knowledge of the league’s thinking said.