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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
Carolina expects to be active in free agency
Charles Chandler / Charlotte Observer
Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said the team's salary-cap status won't be hampered by placing the franchise tag on offensive tackle Jordan Gross.
If the Panthers had been able to strike a long-term deal with Gross, his cap number probably would've been substantially less than the $7.45 million one-year tender the team is having to count now that he's been tagged.
But Hurney said at the NFL scouting combine that the Panthers were prepared for this possibility.
"We planned on that as one of the options that could happen," he said. Full Story – Observerhttp://www.charlotte.com/sports/story/504294.html