Panthers extend kicker Joey Slye through 2021

Joey Slye

CHARLOTTE - The Panthers on Tuesday signed kicker Joey Slye through the 2021 season. He was an exclusive rights free agent entering the offseason.

This past season, Slye hit 29-of-36 field goal attempts and made 33 of 36 extra point tries. He ranked second in the NFL with a 91.0 touchback percentage.

Slye was signed by the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of Virginia Tech in 2019. Through two seasons, he's gone 54-of-68 on field goal attempts and 64-of-71 on extra points. 

Slye was the Panthers' lone remaining exclusive rights free agent after they extended tight end Colin Thompson through 2021 on Monday.

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