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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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March 11, 2013
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...
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....