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Carolina Panthers roster updates from training camp

NFL training camp is underway and rosters will be pared down to the 53-player maximum. We’ll break down the moves as the Carolina Panthers sort out their roster decisions.

Christian McCaffrey #22 of the Carolina Panthers reacts on the sideline during their game against the New Orleans Saints at Bank of America Stadium on December 29, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

NFL training camp is under way and that means news will start flowing from each team. How that news will be distributed in the time of Covid-19 restrictions is still to be seen, but news will get out one way or the other. We’ll take that news and give you our fantasy and betting analysis. And that news and analysis, including roster moves, injuries, all the way to hype videos, will be disseminated right here, on this very page for the Carolina Panthers.

The Panthers will start anew this season, as they have a new coach in Matt Rhule, offensive coordinator in Joe Brady and starting quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater.

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* Claimed DE Jalen Jelks off waivers — August 17

* Signed WR Tommylee Lewis, TE Andrew Vollert, WR Marken Michel — August 16

* Panthers released K Graham Gano. — July 30

With Gano gone, Joey Slye will be the starting kicker.

* ESPN’s David Newton believes running back Mike Davis “might have the edge” to backup Christian McCaffrey. — Source — July 23

Reggie Bonnafon has some similarities in style to McCaffrey, but Davis would likely be more of a bruiser on early downs. If McCaffrey ends up missing time, we would likely see a committee instead of one back taking all the snapps.

Covid-19 list

DB Derek Thomas — August 30

PUP/NFI list

Greg Little, T — July 28
Michael Palardy, P — July 28

Players who have opted out

Jordan Mack, LB — Transaction Wire
Christian Miller, DE — Transaction Wire

Full list of roster cuts

August 28

CB Cole Luke
DE DeVonte Lambert

August 26

WR Omar Bayless — Injured Reserve
DB Derrek Thomas

August 23

RB Jordan Scarlett

August 22

LB David Reese

August 20

TE Andrew Vollert

August 16

TE Cam Sutton
WR DeAndrew White
LB Jason Ferris
Waived LB Kyahva Tezino

August 9

WR Trevontae Hights

August 1

WR Damion Jeanpiere
RB Rodney Smith
G Tyler Marz
LB Jason Ferris
C Frederick Mauigoa

July 30

K Graham Gano
DE Chris Smith