It’s the season of hard decisions and the Carolina Panthers have already made their fair share. But which of these recent cuts should the team target?
The Carolina Panthers finally made some marquee signings with the additions of Haason Reddick along the edge and linebacker Denzel Perryman. However, there are still plenty of holes left to fill along both sides of the ball and the team needs to hurry up and fill them.
With free agency in full swing and a cash-strapped offseason, many teams have made tough calls with long-time veterans and young stars that never lived up fully to the hype. This has created a pure buyers market with low-risk, high-reward options available at almost every position.
However, these options sometimes bring liabilities or shortcomings. So it’s not as simple as it may seem on the surface to find a hidden gem.
Carolina Panthers could do with a sense of urgency.
Whether it be a career backup looking for a larger role or a former first-round pick needing a change of scenery, there are players still out there for the Panthers to call. But with that pool rapidly drying up there needs to be a sense of urgency in the front office.
One place for Carolina to look is the pool of recently released players. Players that were cut after the beginning frenzy of signings and are looking for a new home. While this may not be the cream of the crop, they will certainly be playing with a chip on their shoulder next season.
With that being said, here are three recently cut players that should be considered by the Panthers.