The Panthers claimed CB Brian Witherspoon off waivers Friday, after he was cut by Detroit.
Witherspoon, a 5-foot-10, 180-pounder from Stillman College, was originally signed by Jacksonville as an undrafted free agent in 2008. When he was waived in December, the Lions claimed him.
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He averaged 24.0 yards per kickoff return and 11.3 per punt return for the Jaguars in 2008, which makes him the leader in the clubhouse for both jobs here.