Carolina Panthers Notebook: 3/12/2013


The Carolina Panthers Notebook is a simple post. It’s news all about the Carolina Panthers from around the FanSided Sports Network, compiled into one post for you reading pleasure. Also included is major news from within the NFC South such as trades and free agent signings.

NFL Free Agency: Former Carolina Panther Chris Gamble To Retire – The Carolina Panthers released Chris Gamble just last week to make room for their salary cap and not he will be retiring from the game completely.

The always quiet cornerback, Chris Gamble, kept a rather private life and was hardly heard about. Now he will be “quietly” retiring from the National Football League after nine seasons, all of which he spent as a Carolina Panther.

Instead of getting in on the need for cornerbacks across the league, Gamble’s agent informed that he would rather retire than join the free agent market. – Old North Banter

Rumor: Dashon Goldson And Tampa Bay Buccaneers Agree In Principle On A Contract – According to local radio host and former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Anthony “Booger” McFarland, the Bucs have reached a preliminary deal with Dashon Goldson to join the team. No details are known at this time. It is also unclear as to where McFarland gathered this information, as no other media outlets are reporting the deal is completely.

Goldson has been active on Twitter and Instagram this evening, not confirming anything but rather Instagramming a photo of the private jet the Buccaneers sent to pick him up, and quoting Young Jeezy in the process. But there has been no confirmation from the player that a deal has been reached. – The Pewter Plank

James Anderson released by Carolina Panthers – The Carolina Panthers continue to unload some of the players that were overpaid under former general manager Marty Hurney.

ESPN reported Tuesday that linebacker James Anderson was released Tuesday. Anderson is a good player who got paid like a great one, and no longer had a role on the team. He received a five-year, $22 million contract two years ago. –