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.
|WR||De'Andre Presley ||1||Appalachian State|
|QB||Matt Blanchard ||1||Wisconsin-Whitewater|
|C||Kevin Matthews ||4||Texas A&M|
|TE||D.C. Jefferson ||2||Rutgers|
|DE||Alex Hall||4||St. Augustine's|
|T||Oscar Johnson||1||Louisiana Tech|
|LB||Anthony Morales||R||Weber State|