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Panthers trim roster to 75

Posted Aug 26, 2014

Three players placed on injured reserve and one on reserve/physically unable to perform list.

CHARLOTTE – The Panthers placed injury designations on four players to reduce the roster to the 75-man limit on Tuesday.  

Quarterback Matt Blanchard and offensive lineman Kevin Matthews were placed on injured reserve, and tight end D.C. Jefferson was waived/injured. Wide receiver De'Andre Presley was placed on reserve/PUP, meaning he can't play for the first six weeks of the regular season.

All clubs must reduce their rosters from 75 to a maximum of 53 players for the regular season by 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 30.

Below is a complete list of the 14 roster moves made to trim the roster.

RESERVE/PUP
POS PLAYER EXP COLLEGE
WR De'Andre Presley
1 Appalachian State
INJURED RESERVE
POS PLAYER EXP COLLEGE
QB Matt Blanchard
1 Wisconsin-Whitewater
C Kevin Matthews
4 Texas A&M
WAIVED/INJURED
POS PLAYER EXP COLLEGE
TE D.C. Jefferson
2 Rutgers
RELEASED
POS PLAYER EXP COLLEGE
WR Tiquan Underwood 6 Rutgers
WAIVED
POS PLAYER EXP COLLEGE
WR Toney Clemons 1 Colorado
P Jordan Gay 1 Centre
DT Linden Gaydosh 2 Calgary
DE Alex Hall 4 St. Augustine's
T Oscar Johnson 1 Louisiana Tech
WR Marvin McNutt 2 Iowa
LB Anthony Morales R Weber State
WR Kealoha Pilares 4 Hawaii
DE Craig Roh 1 Michigan