Dec 16, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn (41) reacts on the sideline during the fourth quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Carolina Panthers Roster: Cuts, Practice Squad, and the Final Roster


Feb 21, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman speaks at a press conference during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

As of last night, the Carolina Panthers have released their final 53 man roster, as well as those who did not make the cuts and those who were invited back to participate on the practice squad. Thanks to for providing the coverage and information needed for this article! Enjoy!

Here are those players who unfortunately were cut:

WR Brenton Bersin                         T Garrett Chisolm

TE Dominique Curry                       DT Sione Fua

G Hayworth Hicks                            LB Doug Hogue

WR Taulib Ikharo                            LB Ben Jacobs

S Robert Lester                                 G Tori Mobley

TE Zack Pianalto                               RB Tauren Poole

DE Craig Roh                                    WR James Shaw

DT Casey Walker                               S D.J. Campbell

QB Jimmy Clausen                           WR David Gettis

S Anderson Russell                          T Patrick Brown

CB Drayton Florence                      LB Jason Williams

And here is the final 53 man roster written in a depth chart format, as well as the practice squad and PUP list below:


Quarterback: 1.) Cam Newton 2.) Derek Anderson

Running Back: 1.) DeAngelo Williams 2.) Armond Smith 3.) Kenjon Barner

Full Back: 1.) Mike Tolbert 2.) Richie Brockel

Wide Receiver 1: 1.) Steve Smith 2.) Armanti Edwards. 3.) Ted Ginn

Wide Receiver 2: 1.) Brandon LaFell 2.) Domenik Hixon

Tight End: 1.) Greg Olsen 2.) Ben Hartsock 3.) Richie Brockel 4.) Brandon Williams

Left Tackle: 1.) Jordan Gross 2.) Nate Chandler

Left Guard: 1.) Amini Silatolu 2.) Travelle Wharton

Center: 1.) Ryan Kalil 2.) Jeff Byers 3.) Brian Folkerts

Right Guard: 1.) Garry Williams 2.) Chris Scott

Right Tackle: 1.) Byron Bell 2.) Garry Williams


Left Defensive End: 1.) Charles Johnson 2.) Frank Alexander

Defensive Tackle: 1.) Dwan Edwards 2.) Kawann Short

Nose Tackle: 1.) Star Lotulelei 2.) Colin Cole

Right Defensive End: 1.) Greg Hardy 2.) Mario Addison 3.) Wes Horton

Left Outside Linebacker: 1.) Thomas Davis 2.) A.J. Klein

Middle Linebacker: 1.) Luke Kuechly 2.) Chase Blackburn

Right Outside Linebacker: 1.) Jon Beason 2.) Jordan Senn

Left Cornerback: 1.) Josh Thomas 2.) James Dockery 3.) Melvin White

Right Cornerback: 1.) Captain Munnerlyn 2.) Josh Norman 3.) D.J. Moore

Strong Safety: 1.) Mike Mitchell

Free Safety: 1.) Charles Godfrey 2.) Haruki Nakamura 3.) Colin Jones

Special Teams

Kicker: 1.) Graham Gano

Punter: 1.) Brad Nortman

Long Snapper: 1.) J.J. Jansen


The P.U.P. list:

Running Back: Jonathan Stewart


Practice Squad:

Wide Receiver: Brenton Bersin                  Linebacker: Ben Jacobs

Safety: Robert Lester                                    Running Back: Tauren Poole

Defensive End: Craig Roh                           Wide Receiver: James Shaw

Defensive Tackle: Casey Walker


Well that’s everything so far! Stay here at for analysis of the new roster as well as insight into the season opener against the Seattle Seahawks.

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