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Panthers reduce roster

Posted Aug 24, 2013

CHARLOTTE – The Carolina Panthers made their first round of roster cuts Saturday. Nine players were waived and three more were waived/injured.

Third-year wide receiver Kealoha Pilares, who suffered a knee injury on the opening kickoff Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens, was waived/injured along with fourth-year offensive tackle Bruce Campbell, who suffered a rotator cuff injury in training camp. Rookie fullback Michael Zordich, who was also waived/injured, tore his anterior cruciate ligament in the preseason opener.

The Panthers must cut three more players by Tuesday to reach the 75-man roster limit. The roster must be trimmed to 53 by Saturday.

WAIVED
POS PLAYER EXP COLLEGE
QB Colby Cameron R Louisiana Tech
P Jordan Gay R Centre College
CB Nick Hixson 1 Hillsdale College
K Morgan Lineberry R Abilene Christian
WR Dale Moss 1 South Dakota State
DE Louis Nzegwu 1 Wisconsin
LB Ryan Rau 1 Portland State
S Ricardo Silva 2 Hampton
G Justin Wells 1 St. Augustine's
WAIVED/INJURED
POS PLAYER EXP COLLEGE
T Bruce Campbell 4 Maryland
WR Kealoha Pilares 3 Hawaii
FB Michael Zordich R Penn State