Player Page

Michael Oher | Tackle | #73

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 4/28/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 315
College: Mississippi
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (23) / BAL
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Panthers released/failed physical OT Michael Oher.
The Panthers' former left tackle, Oher entered the concussion protocol last Week 4 and has remained there since. "The brain is a scary thing," Oher posted on social media following the announcement. "You have to be careful with it." The Panthers spent the offseason preparing for life after Oher, lavishing money on LT Matt Kalil and using a second-round pick on Taylor Moton. Oher, whose career was stalling before he surprisingly emerged as the Panthers' blindside protector, turned 31 in April. His NFL future is looking bleak. Thu, Jul 20, 2017 04:50:00 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Panthers OT Michael Oher stood up for fired GM Dave Gettleman on Tuesday.

Posting on social media, Oher said Gettleman "really cares about you as a person." Oher also took a veiled shot at former and current teammates who were in favor of Gettleman's firing. "And for the people downstairs who are happy and had something to do with it downstairs, Karma’s a (blank)!!" Oher's Panthers future remains uncertain as he awaits clearance from his 2016 concussion issues.
Tue, Jul 18, 2017 03:23:00 PM

ESPN Panthers reporter David Newton reports OT Michael Oher (concussion) will report for training camp, but his future with the team "remains uncertain."

Oher reported for minicamp, but didn't participate. He's yet to be cleared from his concussion issues. "We're going to go into training camp with the guys that we have," were coach Ron Rivera's cryptic words. "We'll have 90 on our roster, and we'll be ready to go with those guys." With Matt Kalil, Daryl Williams and second-rounder Taylor Moton ready to serve as the Panthers' top three tackles, Oher's healthy return would be considered a bonus.
Source: ESPN.com
Thu, Jul 13, 2017 03:12:00 PM

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the front office is "taking care of" the situation with OT Michael Oher (concussion).

Rivera added he is preparing for camp with the 90 guys who will be on the roster, suggesting the Panthers could release Oher in the coming weeks. Oher reported to minicamp this week, but he was not spotted on the field. It is looking increasingly unlikely he is able to contribute for the Panthers this season.
Thu, Jun 15, 2017 12:24:00 PM

Panthers OT Michael Oher (concussion) reported for the start of minicamp.

This is a surprise considering the Panthers had not had contact with Oher since May, while an Instagram post by the tackle made it clear he is still not over the concussion issues which ended his 2016 season. Oher has not been spotted on the practice field, so it is possible he will just meet with team doctors, who have not seen him in "a while," according to the Charlotte Observer. Despite this development, it still seems unlikely Oher is able to contribute this season.
Tue, Jun 13, 2017 08:58:00 AM

The Charlotte Observer believes OT Michael Oher's (concussion) time with the Panthers appears "just about done."

This is speculative, but Oher is trending in the wrong direction going into minicamp. Oher hasn't been in contact with the Panthers in over a month and recently suggested he's not over his concussion symptoms. The Panthers could be forced to turn to rookie Taylor Moton or Daryl Williams if Oher can't get cleared.
Fri, Jun 9, 2017 07:31:00 PM

Panthers GM Dave Gettleman said he hasn't been in contact with OT Michael Oher (concussion) since last month.

It falls in line with what coach Ron Rivera said earlier this week. Oher recently posted a photo of prescription medicine bottles on Instragram, suggesting he's still not over his concussion symptoms. Taylor Moton and Daryl Williams will continue to get reps at right tackle if Oher isn't cleared for minicamp.
Fri, Jun 9, 2017 06:50:00 PM

Panthers OT Michael Oher shared a concerning photo of 10 prescription medicine bottles on Instagram Thursday night, with the words "All for the brain smh."

For those not familiar, "smh" stands for "shaking my head." Oher continues to be away from the team as he tries to get healthy. Word last month was that Oher planned to attend this month's minicamp, but that remains to be seen. The concern in the photo was the pure amount of prescription drugs and pain killers NFL players consume to get their bodies "healthy" enough to play. Players have been able to acquire highly addictive pills so freely, and it's one of the reasons many are staunchly advocating for the use of medical marijuana.
Fri, Jun 9, 2017 10:08:00 AM

Panthers coach Ron Rivera is not sure if OT Michael Oher will attend minicamp next week.

"We'll see," Rivera said before adding the team has had some communication with the presumptive right tackle. "We know he's working out right now." Oher's future is murky after losing his 2016 to a concussion and reportedly dealing with "personal matters" this offseason. The Panthers will turn to second-round rookie Taylor Moton or Daryl Williams at right tackle if Oher cannot make it back.
Mon, Jun 5, 2017 12:10:00 PM

Panthers OT Michael Oher plans to attend the mandatory minicamp next month.

Oher is skipping OTAs for "personal matters" which reportedly reach beyond his concussion concerns and misdemeanor assault case, but the nature of those issues have not been reported. Oher is currently penciled in at right tackle, but it is not a given he earns medical clearance after losing his 2016 season to concussions. His future is truly up in the air.
Source: ESPN
Tue, May 23, 2017 12:34:00 PM

The Charlotte Observer reports Panthers OT Michael Oher's absence from the offseason program is not just concussion-related.

Per reporter Joseph Person, Oher is dealing with "personal matters" beyond his misdemeanor assault case. He is also reported to be out of shape. Oher remains penciled in as the Panthers' right tackle, but second-rounder Taylor Moton looms as a back-up plan. There's been no indication Oher is close to being cleared from the concussion that wrecked his 2016.
Mon, May 22, 2017 02:54:00 PM

The next court date for Panthers LT Michael Oher in his misdemeanor assault case is June 6.

Oher was accused of assaulting an Uber driver in April. Oher's concussions remain the more worrying issue, as his health is unclear. The Panthers drafted tackle Taylor Moton in the second round. For now, he's more of an option on the right side, but that could change if Oher's status remains up in the air.
Tue, May 9, 2017 02:39:00 PM

Panthers LT Michael Oher has been accused of assaulting an Uber driver in Nashville.

Oher has been charged with misdemeanor assault. Oher is accused of knocking the driver to the ground after the driver "put his hand on Oher's face." The Panthers have said they are aware of the incident. The fact that Oher is being charged with a misdemeanor bodes well for his odds of avoiding league discipline. The bigger concern for Oher's 2017 is a 2016 that was wrecked by concussions.
Source: WSOCTV.com
Thu, May 4, 2017 06:04:00 PM

Panthers coach Ron Rivera thinks Michael Oher (concussion) will play in 2017.

Oher remains in the concussion protocol more than six months removed from the injury, but he seems to be progressing. The tackle has been working out at the Panthers' facility five times a week, and both GM Dave Gettleman and now Rivera have appeared optimistic about his chances of getting back on the field. With Matt Kalil set to take over at left tackle, Oher will likely slot in on the right side if he is able to return.
Thu, Mar 30, 2017 11:57:00 AM

Panthers GM Dave Gettleman said Michael Oher remains in the league's concussion protocol.

Oher has been in the protocol for six months but seems to be progressing. He's been active in the weight room, working out at the Panthers' facility five times a week. "His workouts right now are not for the faint of heart," said Gettleman. "He’s down there grunting like everybody else." Oher still has a long road to recovery but at least it looks like he's heading in the right direction.
Fri, Mar 24, 2017 01:49:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Colin Kaepernick
2Phillip Sims
3Josh Freeman
4Luke McCown
5Ryan Lindley
6Trevone Boykin
7Johnny Manziel
8G.J. Kinne
9Jerrod Johnson
10Aaron Murray
11Dylan Thompson
12Charlie Whitehurst
13Thad Lewis
14Matt Simms
15Bryan Bennett
16Tim Tebow
17Ryan Williams
18Brad Sorensen
19Seth Lobato
20Dan Orlovsky
21Austin Trainor
22Pat Devlin
23Matt Blanchard
24Dan LeFevour
25McLeod Bethel-Thompson
26Jerry Lovelocke
27Chandler Harnish
28Chase Rettig
29Keith Wenning
30Ryan Nassib
31Trevor Knight
32Josh Johnson
33R.J. Archer
34Cody Fajardo
35Shane Carden
36Sean Renfree
37Zach Mettenberger
38Dane Evans
39Griffin Neal
40Brandon Doughty
41Marquise Williams
42Max Wittek
43Joe Licata
44Sefo Liufau
45Tyler Ferguson
46Bart Houston
47David Olson
48Dalyn Williams
49Eli Jenkins
50Alek Torgersen
51Jake Waters
52Wes Lunt
RB1DeMarco Murray
2Adrian Peterson
3James Starks
4Rashad Jennings
5Chris Johnson
6Danny Woodhead
7Joseph Randle
8De'Veon Smith
9Khiry Robinson
10Kenneth Farrow
11Toby Gerhart
12Tim Hightower
13Dominique Williams
14Joique Bell
15Joe Banyard
16Alonzo Harris
17LaMichael James
18Karlos Williams
19Brandon Burks
20Terrell Newby
21Khalfani Muhammad
22John Crockett
23Darren McFadden
24Jordan Johnson
25Ronnie Hillman
26Bobby Rainey
27Anthony Dixon
28Josh Harris
29Brandon Ross
30Cedric O'Neal
31Bishop Sankey
32Storm Johnson
33Darrin Reaves
34Zac Stacy
35B.J. Daniels
36Lenard Tillery
37Jerome Smith
38Brandon Brown-Dukes
39Jeremy Langford
40Jahwan Edwards
41Ross Scheuerman
42Kenneth Harper
43Jawon Chisholm
44Bronson Hill
45Kelvin Taylor
46Zac Brooks
47DuJuan Harris
48Matt Asiata
49Isaiah Pead
50Dan Herron
51Terrence Magee
52Glenn Winston
53LaVance Taylor
54Keshawn Hill
55Terrell Watson
56William Stanback
57Shaun Draughn
58Michael Dyer
59Jeremy Stewart
GLB1DeMarco Murray
2Rashad Jennings
3Adrian Peterson
4Tim Hightower
5Chris Johnson
6Toby Gerhart
3RB1Danny Woodhead
2DeMarco Murray
3James Starks
4Rashad Jennings
5Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Darrel Young
3Erik Lorig
4Will Johnson
5Emil Igwenagu
6Jorvorskie Lane
7Lorenzo Taliaferro
8Julian Howsare
9Brandon Cottom
10Sam Rogers
11Paul Lasike
12Henry Hynoski
13Ryan Mueller
14Joe Don Duncan
15Andrew Bonnet
16Cory Harkey
17Glenn Gronkowski
18Juwan Thompson
19Darrin Laufasa
20Will Ratelle
21Soma Vainuku
22Patrick Skov
23Jordan Campbell
24Brad Smelley
25Nikita Whitlock
26Chris Swain
27Sam Bergen
28Trey Millard
29Tyler Renew
30Kyle Coleman
31Blake Renaud
32Freddie Stevenson
33Ricky Ortiz
34Tyler McCloskey
35Anthony Firkser
36Joe Bacci
37Devon Johnson
38Quayvon Hicks
39Alstevis Squirewell
40Kiero Small
41J.C. Copeland
42Joey Iosefa
43Zach Boren
44John Conner
45Sione Houma
46John Robinson-Woodgett
47Algernon Brown
WR11Anquan Boldin
2Jeremy Maclin
3Dez Bryant
4Greg Jennings
5Marques Colston
6Keith Mumphery
7Eli Rogers
8Jerome Simpson
9Marcus Easley
10Stevie Johnson
11Douglas McNeil
12Tyler Davis
13Jacoby Ford
14Josh Morgan
15Hakeem Nicks
16Arrelious Benn
17Eddie Royal
18Corey Brown
19Preston Parker
20Greg Little
21Kris Durham
22Russell Shepard
23Corey Fuller
24Jared Abbrederis
25Kyle Prater
26Dwayne Bowe
27James Jones
28DeAndre Reaves
29Kain Colter
30Miles Austin
31Greg Salas
32Jordan Williams
33Ed Eagan
34Carlton Mitchell
35Armon Binns
36Ben Edwards
37Nick Harwell
38Reggie Dunn
39Damian Williams
40Nate Washington
41Joshua Stangby
42Jaelen Strong
43Mitch Mathews
44Jared Dangerfield
45Shaq Evans
46Robert Herron
47Josh Lenz
48Uzoma Nwachukwu
49Eric Rogers
50Damaris Johnson
51Jonathan Krause
52Solomon Patton
53Bernard Reedy
54Dezmin Lewis
55Ricky Collins
56Jaxon Shipley
57Andrew Turzilli
58Isaac Fruechte
59Zach D'Orazio
60Kenzel Doe
61Keyarris Garrett
62Mekale McKay
63Canaan Severin
64Tevin Jones
65Tevin Reese
66Michael Rector
67Kenny Cook
68Issac Blakeney
69Ryan Spadola
70L'Damian Washington
71Duke Williams
72David Porter
73Brandon Shippen
74Corey Washington
75Devin Lucien
76Tyler Murphy
77Marquez Clark
78Josh Harper
79Donatella Luckett
80Travis Labhart
81Jarrett Boykin
82Lance Lewis
83Joseph Anderson
84Josh Stewart
85Devin Street
86Matt Hazel
87Alonzo Russell
88Dennis Parks
89Quinshad Davis
90Rashaun Simonise
91Reece Horn
92Ishmael Zamora
93Robert Wheelwright
94Shaq Hill
95Chandler Worthy
96Marlon Moore
97Tyler McDonald
98Jeff Beathard
99DaVaris Daniels
100Ezell Ruffin
101Aaron Dobson
102Javontee Herndon
WR21Brandon Marshall
2Roddy White
3Brian Hartline
4Ace Sanders
5Riley Cooper
6Denarius Moore
7Chris Givens
8Marcus Thigpen
9Kevin Smith
10Dorial Green-Beckham
11Kenbrell Thompkins
12Emory Blake
13Chris Matthews
14Ryan Broyles
15A.J. Jenkins
16Ryan Whalen
17Joe Morgan
18Jacoby Jones
19Chris Harper
20Nathan Palmer
21Onterio McCalebb
22Austin Pettis
23Darius Powe
24Wendall Williams
25R.J. Harris
26Jordan Payton
27Donteea Dye
28Victor Cruz
29Shakim Phillips
30Eric Weems
31Da'Ron Brown
32Tandon Doss
33Andre Debose
34Mike Brown
35Devon Wylie
36Jimmie Hunt
37Mike Williams
38Jay Lee
39Marcus Leak
40Frankie Hammond
41K.J. Maye
42Keshawn Martin
43Devante Davis
44DeAndre Carter
45Chris Brown
46James Butler
47Kenny Lawler
48Anthony Dable
49Isiah Ferguson
50Daniel Rodriguez
51A.J. Cruz
52Rannell Hall
53Titus Davis
54Jerome Lane
55Noel Thomas
56Deante' Gray
57Amir Carlisle
58Reggie Bell
59Valdez Showers
60Michael Preston
61Phil Bates
62Milton Williams III
63Jeremy Ross
64Marcus Harris
65Clyde Gates
66T.J. Graham
67Myles White
68Kadron Boone
69Ryan Lankford
70DeAndre Smelter
71Juron Criner
72Saalim Hakim
73Kashif Moore
74Josh Boyce
75Stephen Hill
76Tom Nelson
77Leonard Hankerson
78Trindon Holliday
79Chris King
80Mitchell Paige
81Josh Magee
82Durron Neal
83David Glidden
84Kieran Duncan
85Jarvis Turner
86T.J. Thorpe
87Andre Davis
88Demetrius Wilson
89Josh Reese
90DiAndre Campbell
91Trevor Harman
92Larry Pinkard
93Michael Bennett
94Paul Browning
95Austin Willis
96James Quick
97Rodney Smith
98Reggie Diggs
99Dom Williams
100Jalin Marshall
101Levi Norwood
102Ed Williams
103Danny Anthrop
104Marken Michel
105Christion Jones
WR31Marques Colston
2Chris Givens
3Riley Cooper
TE1Gary Barnidge
2Owen Daniels
3Craig Stevens
4Scott Chandler
5Marcedes Lewis
6Tony Moeaki
7Ladarius Green
8Brent Celek
9Ifeanyi Momah
10Dante Rosario
11Brandon Bostick
12Zach Sudfeld
13Matt Spaeth
14Blake Annen
15Scott Simonson
16Andrew Quarless
17Kyle Miller
18Coby Fleener
19Bruce Miller
20Michael Cooper
21Wes Saxton
22Beau Gardner
23Mickey Shuler
24Martellus Bennett
25Dominique Jones
26Nic Jacobs
27Chase Ford
28Nick Kasa
29Orson Charles
30Marcus Lucas
31Richard Gordon
32Chase Dixon
33Chase Coffman
34David Johnson
35D.J. Williams
36Eric Wallace
37Aaron Peck
38J.P. Holtz
39Casey Pierce
40Mike McFarland
41Mychal Rivera
42Rob Blanchflower
43Jacob Maxwell
44Anthony Denham
45Cooper Helfet
46Randall Telfer
47Cameron Clear
48Steve Maneri
49David Paulson
50Rashaun Allen
51Larry Donnell
52Justice Cunningham
53Jake Stoneburner
54Chris Gragg
55Brandon Barden
56Gerell Robinson
57Kevin Greene
58Jake Murphy
59Rory Anderson
60Asante Cleveland
61Chris Pantale
62Adrien Robinson
63John Peters
64Tevin Westbrook
65Jay Rome
66Kivon Cartwright
67Braxton Deaver
68M.J. McFarland
69Kent Taylor
70Clayton Echard
71Taylor McNamara
72Gannon Sinclair
73Ryan Taylor
74Konrad Reuland
75Brett Brackett
76Michael Egnew
77Dan Light
78Arthur Lynch
79Jack Tabb
80Rob Housler
81Jordan Thompson
LT1Terry Poole
2Jordan Rigsbee
3King Dunlap
4Eugene Monroe
5Charles Brown
6Cameron Bradfield
7Landon Lechler
8Chris Bordelon
9Steven Moore
10Reid Fragel
11Michael Bowie
12Carter Bykowski
13Kevin Graf
14Rob Crisp
15Fahn Cooper
16Justin Senior
17Laurence Gibson
18Michael Oher
19Darrell Brown
20Jason Fox
21Kyle Roberts
22Takoby Cofield
23Micah Hatchie
24Tyson Chandler
25Robert Myers
26Lars Hanson
27Garry Williams
28Jah Reid
29David Hedelin
30Vince Kowalski
31John Weidenaar
32Taylor Fallin
33Wil Freeman
34Jessamen Dunker
35Collin Buchanan
36Jonathan McLaughlin
37Cody Booth
38Justin Renfrow
39David Foucault
40Nate Theaker
41Andrew McDonald
42Chauncey Briggs
43Tyrus Thompson
44Arturo Uzdavinis
45Donald Hawkins
46Jerry Ugokwe
47Jordan Swindle
48Max Rich
LG1Ben Grubbs
2David Yankey
3Anthony Steen
4Edawn Coughman
5Ryan Seymour
6Antoine Everett
7Sebastian Tretola
8Orlando Franklin
9David Arkin
10Ben Heenan
11Tim Lelito
12Sam Brenner
13Mackenzy Bernadeau
14Cyril Richardson
15Jake Simonich
16Jarell Broxton
17Dallas Thomas
18Zach Voytek
19Kitt O'Brien
20Damien Mama
21Tanner Hawkinson
22Adrian Bellard
23Darren Keyton
24Collin Rahrig
25Jake Bernstein
26Vi Teofilo
27Alex Cooper
28Alex Kozan
29Austin Shepherd
30Al Bond
31Brian Folkerts
32Matthew Masifilo
33Lene Maiava
34Jamison Lalk
35Marquis Lucas
36Ronald Patrick
37Jeff Adams
38Pearce Slater
39Greg Pyke
40Richard Levy
41Freddie Tagaloa
42Nila Kasitati
43Garrick Mayweather
44Cameron Lee
C1Jeremy Zuttah
2Erik Austell
3Mitchell Bell
4Manuel Ramirez
5Gino Gradkowski
6Khaled Holmes
7Julian Vandervelde
8Max Tuerk
9Jacob Flores
10Fernando Velasco
11Jacques McClendon
12Drew Nowak
13Garth Gerhart
14Barrett Jones
15Dalton Freeman
16Patrick Lewis
17Karim Barton
18Ben Clarke
19Ross Burbank
20Brian De La Puente
21Travis Averill
22Quinton Schooley
23Mark Spelman
24Braxston Cave
25Robert Kugler
26Jack Allen
27Taylor Boggs
28Lucas Crowley
29Reese Dismukes
30Dillon Farrell
31Ben Gottschalk
32Tyler Orlosky
RG1Zane Beadles
2Louis Vasquez
3Todd Herremans
4Garrett Gilkey
5Geoff Schwartz
6Cyril Lemon
7Andrew Tiller
8Craig Watts
9Robert Myers
10Darrion Weems
11Chris Scott
12Kraig Urbik
13Paul Fanaika
14Hugh Thornton
15Jared Smith
16Tre' Jackson
17Josue Matias
18Leon Brown
19Clay DeBord
20Chase Farris
21Emmett Cleary
22Alvin Bailey
23Adam Replogle
24Gabe Ikard
25Jarrod Pughsley
26Ryker Mathews
27Boston Stiverson
28Oni Omoile
29Terran Vaughn
30Donovan Williams
31Isaiah Williams
32Antoine McClain
33Tony Hills
34Tyler Johnstone
35Mitchell Kirsch
36Trip Thurman
37Kareem Are
38Chris Muller
39Shahbaz Ahmed
40Ruben Carter
41Matt Rotheram
42Jarvis Harrison
43Thomas Evans
44Mike McQueen
RT1J'Marcus Webb
2Erik Pears
3Tayo Fabuluje
4Adrian Bellard
5Mitchell Van Dyk
6Sebastian Vollmer
7Nick Ritcher
8Patrick Miller
9Isiah Cage
10Robert Leff
11Norman Price
12Darryl Baldwin
13Lamar Holmes
14Michael Williams
15Luke Marquardt
16Martin Wallace
17Colin Kelly
18Pierce Burton
19Dan France
20Kona Schwenke
21Zeth Ramsay
22Kevin Bowen
23Ryan Mack
24Torian White
25Keavon Milton
26Jonah Pirsig
K1Travis Coons
2Josh Brown
3Dan Carpenter
4Younghoe Koo
5Nick Folk
6Brandon Bogotay
7Jordan Gay
8Zach Hocker
9Kyle Brindza
10Brad Craddock
11Devon Bell
12Shayne Graham
13Shaun Suisham
14Andy Phillips
15Mike Meyer
16Patrick Murray
17Ross Martin
18Marshall Morgan
19Corey Acosta
20Justin Manton
21Andrew Furney
22Nick Rose
23Carey Spear
24Billy Cundiff
25Jaden Oberkrom
26John Lunsford
27Tom Obarski
28Ty Long