Carolina Panthers: Five Moves to Turn Around 2014 Season

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Sign Free Agent SS Chris Clemons

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Another player that is currently fielding offers is safety Chris Clemons.  The 29-year old strong safety most recently played for the Houston Texans, but was cut in August.

Clemons shined in Miami the past few seasons, and gambled on a one-year deal for the Dolphins in 2013.

The former Clemson-safety is exactly what the Panthers secondary needs – coverage.

Clemons is strong in his cover skills and ranked out as the fourth-best available safety, and 19th overall by

Replacing Roman Harper with a younger, more sound safety would go a long way in helping the cornerbacks swarm.  Knowing that a veteran playmaker is helping out over top or dropping down into the box, will seal up a gaping problem that Carolina has had all season long.

Clemons is no Earl Thomas, but he is a sure-tackler, confident and an upgrade to what the Panthers are currently fielding.  Again, like Winston, the value would be there as well from a contract standpoint.