Posted March 12, 2013 on AP on Fox
The agent for Carolina Panthers linebacker James Anderson says his client has been informed that he's been released by the team. Brian Mackler, who represents Anderson, confirmed Tuesday his client has been released but did not have any other comment. Anderson had three years left on a five-year, $22 million contract. The move represents only minimal salary cap savings for Carolina because they have to account for the remaining prorated portion of the $7 million signing bonus he received in 2011. Anderson has spent all six NFL seasons with the Panthers, starting 43 games over the past three years at strong side linebacker. He started 12 games last year and had 73 tackles but no sacks or interceptions. He led the team with 145 tackles in 2011.

Panthers Release LB James Anderson

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Panthers have released LB James Anderson. Anderson, 29, signed a five-year deal worth $22 million that included $8.5 million guaranteed back in 2011. He has a $2.9 million base salary coming his way, but with the Panthers financial situation and his poor 2012 season, this moves makes plenty of sense. It’s worth noting that this move frees...

Chris Gamble retires after release from the Carolina Panthers

Cornerback Chris Gamble was released from the Carolina Panthers last week in what is considered to be a salary cap maneuver.  Although he would not have a problem finding work, Gamble has decided to walk away from the field after dealing with a recent rash of injuries. Please click here to read this story. The post Chris Gambles retires after release from the Carolina Panthers...

Mike Wallace is worth the price tag

The consensus in the NFL community is that soon to be former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace is the riskiest free agent in the 2013 free agency cycle. He’s one-dimensional, he’s inconsistent, he’s unreliable and he doesn’t deserve the big money contract is the top criticisms by NFL analysts and pundits about Wallace. However give Mike Wallace a break. He...

Panthers release James Anderson

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Carolina Panthers have released linebacker James Anderson. More cuts coming today: Panthers releasing LB James Anderson. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2013 Anderson recorded 73 tackles in 2012.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName...

Ex-Panthers corner back Chris Gamble to retire

Deciding to focus on life after football, former Carolina Panthers corner back Chris Gamble will retire (Credit: AP Photo) Corner back Chris Gamble, formerly of the Carolina Panthers, found himself headed for the free agent market after being cut by the Panthers, who drafted him back in 2004. However, Gamble has decided that he would rather hang up the cleats and call it a career...

NFL Free Agency: Former Carolina Panthers CB Chris Gamble to retire

The Carolina Panthers released veteran corner back Chris Gamble last week in a cost-cutting move by the franchise. Gamble, the all-time interception leader for the Panthers informed his agent last night that he does not want to pursue free agency and he has instead opted to retire according to several accounts. Although he dealt with a should injury last season that limited his playing...

Chris Gamble has decided to retire

According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, free agent cornerback Chris Gamble plans on retiring after being released by the Panthers last week. Agent Carl Poston just told me that Chris Gamble informed him last night that he wants to retire. His full quote is coming next. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) March 11, 2013 This is quite a shock, since numerous teams have been interested...

Report: Chris Gamble Plans to Retire After Getting Released by Panthers

You can cross one name off the list of potential Patriots cornerbacks: Chris Gamble. The 30-year-old Ohio State product informed his agent on Sunday night that he plans to retire, according to Josina Anderson of Gamble was released by the Panthers on March 8. Gamble was one of the best cornerbacks in the league during his nine-year career. He only played four games in 2012...

Chris Gamble Ready To Retire

Former Panthers cornerback Chris Gamble has told his agent that he plans to retire. SOURCE: Josina Anderson, ESPNFantasy Spin:Gamble was released by Carolina last week. He's only 30 and last season was the first time he's ever struggled with injuries (missed 12 games with a shoulder injury). Maybe Gamble will reconsider if he gets an offer to his liking later this offseason...

NFL News: Browns expected to sign TE Gary Barnidge per reports

The Cleveland Browns are expected to sign free agent tight end Gary Barnidge, Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer reports. #Panthers free agent TE Gary Barnidge expected to sign w/ #Browns, per league source. #Chudconnection — Joe Person (@josephperson) March 13, 2013 Barnidge, formerly of the Carolina Panthers, has a connection to Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski. He played...

Noon Roundup: Chris Gamble Retires, Danny Amendola an Eagle?, and Wes Welker a Patriot?

In the short span of a few hours, the rumor mill about the NFL Free Agency has been in full swing. Here is what has happened since sun down last night: According to his agent Carl Poston, Chris Gamble has decided to retire and "focus on life after football." Gamble was cut on Saturday from the Carolina Panthers and the Patriots had reportedly showed interest in him...
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