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According to a leaked document obtained by Deadspin, the Carolina Panthers have a mess on their hands. While it isn’t shocking to learn that an NFL team is making money, it isn’t helpful to have the exact dollar amounts out their publicly when that team is trying to land tax dollar money in order to upgrade their stadium. The Panthers, based upon this information in the audited financial statement, were bringing in $112 million in profit over a two-year period. While the city of Charlotte has already agreed to help front some of the money in order to pay for the upgrades of the 17-year-old Bank of America Stadium, the state of North Carolina has yet to agree to anything. Trying to get state money for any sports related project anywhere is like trying to get blood from a stone. This bit of information is going to be somewhat damaging for the Panthers case, as they aren’t exactly struggling to pay for their expenses. Deadspin even had a professor at the University of Oregon to look over the documentation and here was his assessment: “These franchises are a license to print money,” says Dennis Howard, a business professor at the [...]
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers released starting cornerback Chris Gamble on Friday in a move that will get them under this year's NFL salary cap.
By releasing Gamble the Panthers will save 7.9 million under this year's salary cap.
The former first-round pick who has played his entire career with the Panthers immediately becomes a free agent.
The Panthers selected Gamble...
According to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, the Carolina Panthers have released cornerback Chris Gamble.
Panthers cut cornerback Chris Gamble
— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 8, 2013
Gamble is still a viable number two corner, but had a cap number that was over $10 million for this coming season. This move should get the Panthers under the cap.
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The Carolina Panthers announced today that they have released cornerback Chris Gamble.
Gamble, who suffered a season-ending shoulder injury and only played in four games last season, was scheduled to count $10.95 million against the salary cap.
The Panthers move comes one day before teams are allowed to start talking to free agents, so you could see where this is going. In...
The Panthers have released starting cornerback Chris Gamble in a move that will get them under this year's NFL salary cap.
By releasing Gamble the Panthers will save $7.9 million under this year's salary cap. He becomes a free agent.
The Panthers selected Gamble with the 28th overall pick in the 2004 draft out of Ohio State.
Gamble has played in 123 career regular season...
Deadspin broke open the story on the leaked financial documents with the Carolina Panther’s substantial profits listed on them.
This comes at a time when the Panthers under owner Jerry Richardson have launched a campaign to get public funding to upgrade their nearly 20-year-old stadium. After crying broke in the 2011 season and spearheading the lockout to rally owners against...
The Carolina Panthers have announced the release of CB Chris Gamble.
This move will finally get them $3.7 million under salary cap.
Gamble, 29, signed a six-year deal worth $53.5 million back in 2009. He had a base salary of $7.9 million and the move frees up just as much in cap space, according to Brian McIntyre.
He joins a fairly crowded cornerback market, which means there’s...
A leaked set of financial documents prove that the Carolina Panthers are in a far more healthy financial state than ownership would like you to believe.
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Aaron Hicks might be making his case to make the opening day roster.
The Carolina Panthers are actually quite profitable.