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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 cutting Gamble, they'll also save $7.9 million under this year's cap.
Gamble, a Panther his entire NFL career, was selected 28th overall in the 2004 draft out of Ohio State.
"I appreciate the contributions of Chris during my first two years as head coach and to the organization for many years," Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said, via USA Today. "He always handled things the right way and we wish him the best."
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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 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...
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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...
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The Carolina Panthers announced cornerback Chris Gamble was released Friday. Gamble missed the last 12 games of 2012 with a shoulder injury. He's played every down of his nine-year NFL career in Carolina and holds the franchise record with 27 interceptions.
The team saves $7.9 million against the salary cap with his release, according to multiple reports.
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