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.
|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|
|LB||Ryan Rau||1||Portland State|
|G||Justin Wells||1||St. Augustine's|
|FB||Michael Zordich||R||Penn State|