Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman looks to get fans involved in a defensive series vs the Seattle Seahawks during third quarter action at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The Panthers defeated the Seattle Seahawks in a NFC Divisional game 31-24. The Carolina Panthers announced Wednesday, April 20, 2016 that the team has rescinded the non-exclusive franchise tag on Norman. Norman is entering his fifth NFL season and immediately becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent. General Manager Dave Gettleman said, "After a number of conversations with Josh's agent we realized that a long-term deal was not attainable." "We have decided to rescind the Franchise Tag freeing Josh to immediately become a UFA."
Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman looks to get fans involved in a defensive series vs the Seattle Seahawks during third quarter action at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The Panthers defeated the Seattle Seahawks in a NFC Divisional game 31-24. The Carolina Panthers announced Wednesday, April 20, 2016 that the team has rescinded the non-exclusive franchise tag on Norman. Norman is entering his fifth NFL season and immediately becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent. General Manager Dave Gettleman said, "After a number of conversations with Josh's agent we realized that a long-term deal was not attainable." "We have decided to rescind the Franchise Tag freeing Josh to immediately become a UFA." Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman looks to get fans involved in a defensive series vs the Seattle Seahawks during third quarter action at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on Sunday, January 17, 2016. The Panthers defeated the Seattle Seahawks in a NFC Divisional game 31-24. The Carolina Panthers announced Wednesday, April 20, 2016 that the team has rescinded the non-exclusive franchise tag on Norman. Norman is entering his fifth NFL season and immediately becomes an Unrestricted Free Agent. General Manager Dave Gettleman said, "After a number of conversations with Josh's agent we realized that a long-term deal was not attainable." "We have decided to rescind the Franchise Tag freeing Josh to immediately become a UFA." Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

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