Panthers acquire CB Seymour from Bills in trade
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers acquired cornerback Kevon Seymour from the Buffalo Bills on Saturday in exchange for wide receiver Kaelin Clay and a 2019 seventh-round draft pick.
Carolina was left a little thin at cornerback after injuries to Zack Sanchez and Teddy Williams in the preseason finale on Thursday night. Sanchez was waived-injured and Williams was placed on injured reserve.
Panthers left thin at cornerback after initial roster cuts
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers may need to add depth at cornerback after waiving former fifth-round draft pick Zack Sanchez and placing veteran Teddy Williams on injured reserve Friday.
Sanchez was having a solid preseason before injuring his groin Thursday night against the Steelers.
Panthers place Oher on IR; Kuechly, Kalil out vs. Oakland
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have given up on hopes that left tackle Michael Oher will play again this season.
Carolina placed the concussed Oher and cornerback Zack Sanchez on injured reserve Friday. The team also waived backup tackle Donald Hawkins.
The Panthers added defensive end Ryan Delaire, cornerback Lou Young and offensive tackle David Yankey to the 53-man roster.
Packers WR Cobb active, expected to start against Colts
Green Bay Packers receiver Randall Cobb is active and expected to start against Indianapolis after missing a game because of a hamstring injury.
Teammate Clay Matthews, though, will miss his second straight game with a hamstring injury. But Green Bay's defense should have two key pieces in its depleted secondary with cornerbacks Quinten Rollins (groin) and Demetri Goodson (concussion) active against the Colts.
Panthers cut corner Bene Benwikere after loss to Falcons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are shaking up their secondary, cutting starting cornerback Bene Benwikere.
The team Friday promoted rookie Zack Sanchez from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.
The moves come in the wake of the Panthers giving up 503 yards passing to Matt Ryan and 300 yards receiving to Julio Jones in a 48-33 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Panthers cut 5th-round pick CB Zack Sanchez
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The NFC champion Panthers kept only three of their five draft picks this year, waiving cornerback Zack Sanchez and tight end Beau Sandland to trim their roster to 53 players on Saturday.
Sanchez was a fifth-round selection and Sandland a seventh-rounder.
Backup guard Chris Scott was placed on the reserve/suspended list after being suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the policy on performance enhancing substances.
Carolina Panthers Preview Capsule
CAROLINA PANTHERS (17-2)
New faces: DT Vernon Butler, DT Paul Soliai, CB James Bradberry, CB Daryl Worley, CB Zack Sanchez, C-G Gino Gradkowski, P Andy Lee.
Key losses: CB Josh Norman, CB Charles Tillman, S Roman Harper, DE Jared Allen, WR Jerricho Cotchery.
McDermott has growing faith in ‘Three Amigos’ as camp ends
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott says he'll miss having All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman roaming the secondary this season.
But McDermott also has growing faith that the NFC champions will be just fine with three rookie cornerbacks that teammates have dubbed the "Three Amigos."