The Panthers made four of the five moves they needed before Tuesday's deadline, with a mild surprise among the early ones.
WR Ryne Robinson, their fourth-round pick in 2007, was released, along with T Gerald Cadogan and DT Lorenzo Williams. They also place rookie G C.J. Davis on injured reserve. He suffered an ankle injury early in camp and wasn't able to show much, and apparently wasn't going to be well in time to cut Saturday.
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Panthers coach John Fox said it had more to do with giving Robinson a chance to latch on elsewhere than any residual effect of last year's knee injury.
There's one more move to be made tomorrow.
-- Not much new on the injury front. Fox referred to CB Sherrod Martin as having a knee sprain. He said Saturday night he had hyperextended it, but that's too close a parse to quibble with Fox's interpretation.
Also out Monday were RB Decori Birmingham (head), CB Dante Wesley (head), S Nate Salley (knee), RB Jonathan Stewart (excused, personal), FS Charles Godfrey (hand) and LB Jon Beason (knee). Now that I've typed it, that list looks horribly out of order.
-- Talked to CB Chris Gamble about his rough night Saturday. He admitted "bad technique" among other problems. We'll have more on that in tomorrow's Herald.