Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney says defensive end/linebacker Jyles Tucker has left training camp and the team has terminated his contract.
Hurney wouldn't rule out bringing Tucker back at some point.
Hurney says Tucker, who signed a one-year contract this offseason with the Panthers, left camp so he could focus on gaining weight. Tucker reported to training...
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July 30, 2012
The Panthers have brought in another player with ties to Ron Rivera from San Diego, signing free agent defensive end Jyles Tucker, the team announced Friday.
Tucker, 28, who played at Wake Forest, spent four years with the Chargers before getting released before the 2011 season. He started 12 games in 2008, but has played in only 10 games, with one sack, in the three years since...
The Carolina Panthers signed former San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Jyles Tucker to a one-year contract, according to his agent, David Canter.
He played for Panthers coach Ron Rivera when he was the Chargers' defensive coordinator.
Tucker is a former Wake Forest player who went undrafted five years ago and signed with the Chargers