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The Carolina Panthers signed safety Haruki Nakamura to a three-year contract. A sixth-round draft pick in 2008, Nakamura spent his first four seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, He had 12 tackles in 15 games last season and 24 tackles in 16 games the previous season.
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