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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 a chance he could be a decent value for some team in need of some extra depth in their secondary.
A speculative option to watch could be the Denver Bronocs as they’re in need of help at corner and Gamble spent time under head coach John Fox while he was in Carolina.
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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.
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