Found March 02, 2013 on Football Nation:
After starting the 2012 season 1-6, the Carolina Panthers finished on a hot note winning their last 4 games to finish the season with a decent 7-9 record. That is still not the season that Panthers fans and ownership had in mind after quarterback Cam Newton had a record setting season in 2011.Newton and the Panthers offense struggled all season ranking 16th in passing and 9th in rushing. Their defense struggled at times to ranking 13th in the league against passing offenses and 14th against rushing offenses.The Panthers are a team that is paying way to much money for players to rank in the middle of the pack. They have made some promising picks over the past two seasons in the draft and now need to finish adding a supporting cast to go along with their young future.In order to continue building their team in 2013, the Panthers are going to have to clear cap space as many teams are having to do. So far they have restructured the contract of safety Haruki Nakamura to free up about $50...

Panthers Restructure TE Greg Olsen’s Contract

Pro Football Talk reports that a league source has informed them that the Carolina Panthers have restructured the contact of TE Greg Olsen on Friday. Olsen, 27, was set to make a $3.75 million base salary in 2012. $3 million of that figure has been converted into an option bonus and the remaining $750,000 will be paid out as his base salary for the upcoming season. This move...

Panthers rumors: Carolina expected to cut Chris Gamble

The Carolina Panthers have been expected to cut ties with cornerback Chris Gamble this offseason, and that remains the case, as Joe Person of The Charlotte Observer told WFNZ-AM that “all indications I’ve received are that he’s gone.” It doesn't look like Gamble will be returning at a reduced rate, either. "All indications I've received are that he's gone...

Panthers Release DT Ron Edwards

The Carolina Panthers have announced that they’ve parted ways with DT Ron Edwards on Friday. Edwards, 33, signed a three-year deal worth $8.25 million with the Panthers back in 2011. He wound up starting only 11 games in his two seasons with the team and wasn’t all that effective when given the opportunity. The Panthers will free up $1.67 million in cap space with this move...

Panthers release starting DT Edwards in cap move

The Panthers have released starting defensive tackle Ron Edwards in a move that frees up $2.5 million in salary cap space. Carolina coach Ron Rivera said Friday that the 12-year NFL veteran ''set a great example on and off the field for our young players. We wish him well moving forward.'' Edwards started 11 games in 2012, recording 16 tackles and one sack before...
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