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CHARLES GODFREY RUMORS

Falcons Sign Veteran S Charles Godfrey, Cut S Sean Baker

The Atlanta Falcons have announced the signing of former Panthers S Charles Godfrey on Tuesday, per Adam Caplan. The Falcons released S Sean Baker to make room for Godfrey, according to Aaron Wilson. Godfrey, 28, was released by the Panthers just a week ago, so it didn’t long for him find a new opportunity. The Falcons continue to deal with injuries on both sides of the ball...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers worked out four veterans this week

After cutting ties with Charles Godfrey, the Carolina Panthers were busy looking for a nickel cornerback.  They worked out several veterans this week along with an offensive lineman.  Adam Caplan @caplannfl  ·  2h 2 hours ago #Panthers worked out CBs Ellis Lankster, Trevin Wade, and Josh Victorian along with G/T Bruce Campbell. Out of the […] The post Panthers worked out four...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Release S Charles Godfrey

The Carolina Panthers have released veteran S Charles Godfrey on Tuesday, according to his agent Doug Henrrickson. Godfrey, 28, was in the fourth year of his six-year, $28.7 million contract that included $12.4 million guaranteed. His base salary for the 2014 season was $750,000 to go along with $1.7 million in per-game roster bonuses. The post Panthers Release...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' Godfrey returns from injury with new position, less money

CHARLOTTE -- It's not often that a professional football player is asked to switch positions going into his eighth year, while at the same time taking an 85 percent pay cut, and then think it's a good idea.  Welcome to the world of Charles Godfrey of the Carolina Panthers. Godfrey has started 74 games at safety for the Panthers, who drafted him in 2008. But within the last few weeks...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Charles Godfrey takes a paycut to create $4 million in cap space for Carolina Panthers

Carolina Panthers safety Charles Godfrey has agreed to take a large paycut that will provide much needed salary cap relief for the team to the tune of $4 million. This was an expected move for Godfrey, whose cap hit was at roughly $7 million for 2014 but is now approximately $3 million. His salary remains unchanged for 2015 and 2016. The move gives Dave Gettleman $6 million of cap...
Via cover32 - Panthers
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers S Charles Godfrey Accepts Pay Cut

  ESPN’s Field Yates reports that Panthers S Charles Godfrey has agreed to reduce his salary to be back with the team. According to Yates, Godfrey’s 2014 base salary has been reduced from $5 million to $750,000, but he has an opportunity to earn $1.7 million in per game roster bonuses. Yates adds that the Panthers will free up over $4 million in cap space with this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Have the Carolina Panthers signed Charles Godfrey’s replacement?

The Carolina Panthers signed safety Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract on Thursday night. He was a starter for the Atlanta Falcons for the past five years after being drafted in the third round out of Cal in 2008. He made the Pro Bowl in 2012 but was cut as a cap casualty this offseason after career lows in tackles and interceptions in 2013. With adding DeCoud, it makes the future...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers exploring options to replace Charles Godfrey

Those who aren’t paying attention this offseason won’t recognize the Carolina Panthers’ secondary next year. Starting cornerback Captain Munnerlyn and starting safety Mike Mitchell have both signed elsewhere and the team isn’t expected to bring back Drayton Florence or Quintin Mikell, who are both free agents. General manager Dave Gettleman has already made some nice, cost...
Via cover32 - Panthers
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers FS Charles Godfrey A Possible Cap Casualty?

David Newton of ESPN.com answered a few questions regarding some possible roster moves for the Panthers this offseason during Monday’s twitter mailbag. Newton was asked whether he thought the Panthers could release FS Charles Godfrey given that he has a large cap figure and is coming off of a serious injury. According to Newton, the Panthers may have to “strongly consider”...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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