Panthers trim roster to 75

Charlotte, NC - (WBTV)

The Carolina Panthers have trimmed their roster to 75, and this Friday the team will go down to 53 players.

Among the notables are kicker Olindo Mare, he has been released, meaning former CFL kicker Justin Medlock has landed the starting job.

Punter Nick Harris was also waived, while the team retained 6th round draft pick Brad Nortman (punter).

South Carolina's Eric Norwood (defensive end) and Wofford College's Brenton Bersin (Wide Receiver) were both also waived. The complete list is below.


Darvin Adams            WR                   Auburn

Roger Allen                 G                       Missouri Western State

Michael Avila             WR                   San Jose State

Brenton Bersin          WR                   Wofford College

Will Blackwell             G                       Louisiana State

Eric Norwood             DE                     South Carolina

Lyndon Rowells        RB                     Humboldt State

Greg Smith                 TE                     Texas

Josh Vaughan            RB                     Richmond

Rico Wallace               WR                   Shenandoah

    (Injury Settlement)

Terminated Vested Veterans

Nick Harris                   P                       California

Olindo Mare               K                       Syracuse

Reserve / PUP

David Gettis               WR                   Baylor

Reserve / Injured

Brandon Hogan         CB                     West Virginia