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.
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.