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CHARLES GODFREY RUMORS

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...
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

Top safeties in the NFL draft: Are any long term options on the Carolina Panthers’ roster?

No matter how you slice it, secondary is going to be a big area of focus for the Carolina Panthers in the upcoming NFL Draft. It may be cornerback that is being viewed as the bigger concern, but safety is still a position that lacks very little depth at this point. Even after signing not one, but two former Pro Bowlers at the position, it’s still a question mark particularly given...
Via cover32 - Panthers
April 21, 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...
Via cover32 - Panthers
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

Thieves stole two watches worth $125,000 from Panthers player

Police are trying to find the person who stole two watches worth a total of $125,000 from Carolina Panthers’ player Charles Godfrey. According to a police report obtained by the Observer, the watches were supposed to be delivered to Godfrey’s uptown home on Friday by FedEx. The delivery company showed the package was delivered, but Godfrey never got the watches. One watch was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 23, 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

Panthers' Godfrey out for season

Panthers starting free safety Charles Godfrey is out for the remainder of the season with a torn right Achilles tendon, adding to the team's troubles following a 0-2 start. Team spokesman Charlie Dayton made the announcement Monday shortly after coach Ron Rivera's press conference. Godfrey, a six-year-starter for the Panthers, sustained the injury during the second half...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers lose starting FS Godfrey for season

The Panthers have announced that free safety Charles Godfrey has torn his right Achilles tendon and is out for the season. Team spokesman Charlie Dayton made the announcement Monday shortly after coach Ron Rivera's press conference. Godfrey sustained the injury during the second half of Carolina's 24-23 loss to Buffalo while breaking up a pass to Bills wide receiver Stevie...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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