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Carolina Panthers’ players contract status

A look at the contract status of every Panthers player who ended the season on the 53-man active roster, injured reserve or the commissioner’s exempt list. The list does not include the 11 players the team has signed to futures contracts:

Unrestricted free agents (11)

These players are free to sign with any team:

T Byron Bell

LB Chase Blackburn

DT Colin Cole

TE Ed Dickson

CB James Dockery

DT Dwan Edwards

DE Greg Hardy

C Kevin Matthews

G Fernando Velasco

QB Joe Webb

T Garry Williams

Restricted free agents (1)

Panthers have the opportunity to match any offer:

G Chris Scott

Exclusive rights free agents (5)

Players with two years of experience who are obligated to sign with the Panthers if a contract is offered:

WR Brenton Bersin

C Brian Folkerts

T Kevin Hughes

LB Ben Jacobs

RB Fozzy Whittaker

Signed through 2015 (24)

DE Frank Alexander

QB Derek Anderson

FB Richie Brockel

WR Jerricho Cotchery

LB Thomas Davis

S Thomas DeCoud

S Roman Harper

DE Wes Horton

LS J.J. Jansen

LB Luke Kuechly*

S Robert Lester

DT Kyle Love

QB Cam Newton

CB Josh Norman

P Brad Nortman

TE Greg Olsen

WR De’Andre Presley

T Mike Remmers

LB Kevin Reddick

G Amini Silatolu

RB Mike Tolbert

CB Melvin White

RB DeAngelo Williams

TE Brandon Williams

Signed through 2016 (13 )

WR Philly Brown

CB Carrington Byndom

T David Foucault

LB Adarius Glanton

DE Charles Johnson

S Colin Jones

C Ryan Kalil

LB A.J. Klein

G Edmund Kugbila

DT Star Lotulelei**

G Andrew Norwell

DT Kawann Short

RB Jonathan Stewart**

Signed through 2017 (7)

WR Kelvin Benjamin***

CB Bené Benwikere

S Tre Boston

T Nate Chandler

DE Kony Ealy

K Graham Gano

G Trai Turner

*-club option for 2016; **-club option for 2017; ***-club option for 2018

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