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Shelton out to prove he belongs

Running back Eric Shelton may be Carolina's forgotten man. "I'm out to prove all of the haters and doubters wrong," Shelton said at the team's first day of mini-camp on Friday. Haters, no. But doubters -- yes, there are plenty. And why not?

The Panthers re-signed starter DeShaun Foster to a three-year, $15 million contract this off-season and then used a first-round draft pick on Memphis running back DeAngelo Williams last weekend. The popular thinking is that between Foster and Williams, that doesn't leave a whole lot of carries for Shelton, a second-round pick in 2005. But Panthers coach John Fox isn't quite ready to go that... Recommended Stories

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