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Panthers Sign All-Pro CB Eric Davis

September 25, 1998 GMT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) _ All-pro cornerback Eric Davis has signed a contract extension with the Carolina Panthers through the 2001 season.

Davis, who was a Pro Bowl selection with San Francisco in 1995 and 1996, has started 32 of 34 games and has 10 interceptions for Carolina. Davis, who played six seasons with the 49ers, signed with the Panthers as a free agent before the 1996 season.

Davis’ original contract with Carolina would have expired after the 1999 season.