The New England Patriots aren’t the only one to ever have draft picks stripped for a league violation. The Carolina Panthers’ first head coach was Dom Capers, and the team lost a second-round and sixth-round pick and was fined $150,000 for interviewing him while Capers was still the defensive coordinator for Pittsburgh.
The New England Patriots aren’t the only one to ever have draft picks stripped for a league violation. The Carolina Panthers’ first head coach was Dom Capers, and the team lost a second-round and sixth-round pick and was fined $150,000 for interviewing him while Capers was still the defensive coordinator for Pittsburgh. JEFF SINER jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
The New England Patriots aren’t the only one to ever have draft picks stripped for a league violation. The Carolina Panthers’ first head coach was Dom Capers, and the team lost a second-round and sixth-round pick and was fined $150,000 for interviewing him while Capers was still the defensive coordinator for Pittsburgh. JEFF SINER jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

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