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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess (17) runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind. The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Devin Funchess as he tries to bounce back from an injury-shortened 2019 season. Funchess played for the Indianapolis Colts last year but went on injured reserve after breaking his collarbone in a season-opening 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Packers sign former Colts wide receiver Devin Funchess

Apr. 2, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed wide receiver Devin Funchess as he tries to bounce back from an injury-shortened 2019 season. Funchess played for the Indianapolis Colts last year but went on injured reserve after breaking his collarbone in a season-opening 30-24 overtime loss to...

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 file photo, Buffalo Bills cornerback Kevin Johnson (29) defends a pass to New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson (11) during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Browns found their nickel back, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with free agent cornerback Kevin Johnson, Thursday, March 19, 2020.(AP Photo/David Dermer, File)

Free agent WR Robby Anderson officially signs with Panthers

Apr. 1, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers officially signed free agent wide receiver Robby Anderson from the Jets to a two-year contract on Wednesday. A person familiar with the situation says the deal is worth $20 million. The person spoke to The Associated Press on March 24 under condition of anonymity because...

FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Bills E.J. Gaines (28) reacts after being injured during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday,, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills are giving oft-injured cornerback E.J. Gaines a third opportunity to resume his career by agreeing to a one-year contract. This marks the second consecutive offseason Gaines has signed with Buffalo.(AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Bills agree to sign cornerback Gaines, tackle Daryl Williams

Mar. 26, 2020 7:32 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are giving oft-injured cornerback E.J. Gaines a third opportunity to resume his career by agreeing to a one-year contract on Thursday. Buffalo also agreed to sign offensive lineman Daryl Williams, who played mostly tackle during his previous five seasons with the...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater throws before the New Orleans Saints host the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. The Carolina Panthers have worked out a deal with Teddy Bridgewater to replace quarterback Cam Newton. A person familiar with the deal says Bridgewater is taking a three-year, $63 million contract after winning all five of his starts for New Orleans last season. (David Grunfeld/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP, File)

Bridgewater ready to be a starting QB again in Carolina

Mar. 26, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

Teddy Bridgewater can't throw passes yet with his new Carolina Panthers teammates. He can't even meet them because of the coronavirus pandemic. But the Panthers' new $63 million quarterback is trying to get to know the tendencies of guys such as Christian McCaffrey, D.J. Moore and Curtis Samuel by simulating...

FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago. The Carolina Panthers have worked out a deal with Teddy Bridgewater to replace quarterback Cam Newton. A person familiar with the deal says Bridgewater is taking a three-year, $63 million contract after winning all five of his starts for New Orleans last season.(AP Photo/Mark Black, File)

Panthers sign QB Teddy Bridgewater to 3-year contract

Mar. 25, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have officially signed free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a three-year contract. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press last week that the contract is worth $63 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity last week because the...

AP source: Panthers agree to terms with WR Robby Anderson

Mar. 24, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says free agent wide receiver Robby Anderson has agreed to terms on a two-year contract worth $20 million with the Carolina Panthers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't announced the move...

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stands on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif  Jameis Winston, Jadeveon Clowney and Newtown didn't have to wait long at all to find homes in the NFL when they came out of college. The three former No. 1 overall draft picks are finding things moving much more slowly as they search for new homes or contracts this offseason. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Panthers release quarterback Cam Newton

Mar. 24, 2020 3:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cam Newton era is over in Carolina, as the Panthers released the 30-year-old quarterback after nine seasons. The move became a mere formality after the Panthers made it clear last week they were moving on from Newton by giving him permission to seek a trade and then agreeing to a...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2020, file photo, Houston Roughnecks quarterback P.J. Walker (11) looks to pass as he scrambles during an XFL football game in Houston. A person familiar with the situation says the Panthers have agreed to terms on contracts with former XFL quarterback P.J. Walker of the Houston Roughnecks and former Raiders linebacker Tahir Whitehead. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, March 23, 2020, because the moves have not been announced by the team since the players have yet to pass physicals. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson, File)

AP sources: QB moves: Panthers add XFL's Walker, trade Allen

Mar. 23, 2020 11:47 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are making more changes at quarterback. Carolina has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with former XFL quarterback P.J. Walker of the Houston Roughnecks, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen (7) passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. A person with knowledge of the move tells the Associated Press the Washington Redskins have acquired quarterback Kyle Allen, Monday, March 23, 2020, in a trade with the Carolina Panthers. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, FIle)

Redskins get Allen from Panthers, trade Dunbar to Seahawks

Mar. 23, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Redskins traded for a quarterback coach Ron Rivera is plenty familiar with. Just not that one. Washington on Monday acquired Kyle Allen from the Carolina Panthers for a fifth-round pick and traded cornerback Quinton Dunbar to the Seattle Seahawks for a fifth-round pick, according to a...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 file photo, Carolina Panthers offensive guard Greg Van Roten (73) lines up against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game in Glendale, Ariz. Two people with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday March 21, 2020 that the Jets and former Carolina Panthers guard Greg Van Roten agreed to terms on a three-year contract. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because teams can't announce deals until they are officially signed, per NFL rules. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Jets agree with OLs Van Roten, Andrews; release CB Roberts

Mar. 21, 2020 11:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Douglas entered free agency focused on improving the New York Jets' shaky offensive line. The makeover with the big boys up front is on. In a big way. Two people with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday night that the Jets and former Carolina Panthers...