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QUINTIN MIKELL RUMORS

Quintin Mikell: We had to come out and shut Santonio Holmes up

Earlier this week WR Santonio Holmes made the unfortunate comment that the Panthers secondary was their Achilles’ heel.  The Panthers took it personally. “With what Santonio said earlier in the week, we had to come out and shut him up. I think we did a good job of that,” Mikell said, via the team’s website. “Our thing all year has been that people point the finger at the...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers sign Quintin Mikell to a one-year deal

The Carolina Panthers made an upgrade at safety Monday signing free agent Quintin Mikell to a one-year deal. Safety Haruki Nakamura (concussion) was placed on injured reserve to make room for Mikell a former Pro Bowl player with the Philadelphia Eagles. Mikell 32 spent the past two seasons with the St. Louis Rams starting 32 games and totaling 214 tackles four sacks two interceptions...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Veteran S Quintin Mikell

Joe Person reports that the Panthers have reached an agreement with veteran S Quintin Mikell on a one-year contract. Aaron Wilson reports that the Panther placed S Haruki Nakamura on season-ending injured reserve. There is an obvious connection here as Mikell is familiar with defensive coordinator Sean McDermott‘s system from their time together with the Eagles. Mikell...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers confirm interest in Quintin Mikell

We recently reported that the Carolina Panthers are interested in free agent safety Quintin Mikell. Today head coach Ron Rivera confirmed that the Panthers are interested in Mikell. “Without getting into details, I think there’s a little curiosity and that’s about as much as I can say about that,” Rivera said, via the Charlotte Observer. Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The Panthers Have Initiated Talks With Free Agent S Quintin Mikell

According to Geoff Mosher of Comcast Sports, free agent S Quintin Mikell is having initial conversations with the Panthers. Mikell, 33, graded out as the No. 5 safety in the NFL, according to ProFootball Focus but was released by the Rams in March due to age concerns.  Mosher mentions that a deal could get done soon but there has been little interest in him in the free agent market...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams Still Have Interest In S Quintin Mikell

According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Dispatch, the Rams still have an interest in re-signing free agent S Quintin Mikell. Mikell, 32, was released by the team back in March in order to free up some cap space after the two sides reportedly failed to reach an agreement on a restructured contract. Safety remains a need for the Rams even after they drafted USC S T.J. McDonald...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams Rumors: Quintin Mikell to re-sign

Free-agent safety Quintin Mikell was released by the St. Louis Rams this month because of his $9 million scheduled salary-cap hit, but the Rams would like to bring him back into the fold. Coach Jeff Fisher told Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch this week:  "He played very well for us last year. It's just one of those things that you have to do once you...
Via NFL Injury Report
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams release safety Quintin Mikell

The St. Louis Rams are shopping for two starting safeties after releasing Quintin Mikell and with Craig Dahl an unrestricted free agent. Mikell, a strong safety, was released Monday to clear salary cap space. He was third on the team with 114 tackles and three sacks and three forced fumbles. Dahl started every game at free safety and had 100 tackles and an interception but struggled...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Rams To Release S Quintin Mikell

Another quality safety will hit the market just as free agency is about to get in session.  Adam Schefter is reporting that the St. Louis Rams will release Quintin Mikell on Monday. Safety market increases: Rams will release veteran safety Quintin Mikell on Monday. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2013 Mikell recorded a career-high 101 tackles in 2012, and he started...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Rams Will Release S Quintin Mikell

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Rams will release S Quintin Mikell on Monday. Mikell, 32, signed a four-year deal worth $27 million that contains $14 million guaranteed back in 2011. He had base salaries of $6 million and $7 million coming his way in the next two seasons. The Rams were looking for an upgrade at the backend of their defense when they brought Mikell in....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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