Jerry Richardson makes surprise visit

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Less than four months after receiving a heart transplant, Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson made a surprise appearance at the practice field Thursday morning at an optional workout.

He stayed around for 45 minutes with all smiles, looking thinner, but strong with a lot of energy.

His first practice visit in over a year was inspirational to everyone.

Click the red camera icon to see what some members of the team had to say about Richardson's surprise visit.