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Sport Panthers add veteran CB Trumaine Johnson to practice squad

00:15  20 september  2020
00:15  20 september  2020 Source:   profootballrumors.com

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Trumaine Johnson‘s Panthers visit earlier this week will produce another opportunity for the former Rams and Jets cornerback. The Panthers are adding Johnson to their practice squad, Brian Costello of the New York Post tweets.

a football player on a field: Trumaine Johnson (22) is headed to Carolina. © Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Trumaine Johnson (22) is headed to Carolina.

The Jets made Johnson a rather expensive cap casualty in March, doing so after his lucrative 2018 free agent deal backfired. Now the 30-year-old corner will attempt to work his way back onto the field with Carolina.

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The Panthers, who let James Bradberry walk in free agency, are currently down Eli Apple and did not possess a particularly imposing cornerback crew before Apple’s injury.

Teams can stash up to six players with unlimited NFL service time on their practice squads this year — up from two in 2019. They may also promote two players from their P-squads each week without making a corresponding roster move.

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