NFL Rumors: Carolina Panthers Linebacker Could Be Cut This Off-Season

The Carolina Panthers are attempting to rebuild this entire team this off-season, with the fantastic announcements of Frank Reich and Ejiro Evero to their coaching ranks, and now, it appears their next priority is to find some more cap space ahead of free agency and the 2023 NFL Draft.

One prime candidate to be cut is linebacker Shaq Thompson, and while he's had some solid years in recent times, cutting him would save the team over $11 million for the 2023 season, and given that they've got a new regime with plenty of confidence this team can turn it around, it makes too much sense.

With Jaycee Horn and Brian Burns to lead the team, this defence under Evero has the chance to be elite, but they'll need to make some good signings this off-season, and at this point, Thompson is the prime candidate to be cut, so keep an eye on Carolina after the Super Bowl.

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