Carolina Panthers Strategy and Personnel 2009-05-15

MEDICAL WATCH: Tight end Dante Rosario underwent successful lower back surgery and is expected to be ready in time for training camp. Rosario had a 100-yard receiving game and the winning catch as time expired in last year's season-opener against San Diego, but then fell off the radar the rest of the season.


FRANCHISE PLAYER: DE Julius Peppers: Tendered at $16.683M.

TRANSITION PLAYER: None

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS:

--LB Donte Curry.

--LS Jason Kyle.

--DT Darwin Walker.

RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None.

EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS: None.

PLAYERS RE-SIGNED

--LB James Anderson: RFA; $1.01M/1 yr.

--WR Jason Carter: Not tendered as ERFA; $385,000/1 yr.

--OT Jordan Gross: Potential UFA; 6 yrs, terms unknown.

--DT Nick Hayden: ERFA; $310,000/1 yr.

--TE Jeff King: RFA; $1.545M/1 yr.

--S Nate Salley: RFA; $1.01M/1 yr.

--CB C.J. Wilson: ERFA; tendered at $385,000; terms unknown.

PLAYERS ACQUIRED

--QB Brett Basanez: FA; 2 yrs, terms unknown.

--C Justin Geisinger: Not tendered as RFA by Redskins; terms unknown.

--LS J.J. Jansen (traded Packers).

PLAYERS LOST

--OG Jeremy Bridges (released).

--DT Gary Gibson: Not tendered as RFA/Rams; terms unknown.

--RB Nick Goings (released).

--WR D.J. Hackett (released).

--OG Geoff Hangartner: UFA Bills; $9.6M/4 yrs, guarantees unknown.

--WR/KR Mark Jones: UFA Titans; terms unknown.

--CB Ken Lucas (released).

--OT Frank Omiyale: UFA Bears; $11.5M/4 yrs, $5.5M SB.

--DT J'Vonne Parker: Not tendered as ERFA/Broncos; terms unknown.

--LB Adam Seward: UFA Colts; 1 yr, terms unknown.




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Added: May 15, 2009