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It's been an unspectacular free agency period for the Carolina Panthers in terms of big splashes, which was to be expected in the current financial climate and not uncommon across the league. Teams are adjusting like never before to comply with the shrinking salary cap and these sacrifices have resulted in many proven veteran players still searching for a new home
almost a month into the process.
Scott Fitterer's patient approach to 2021 free agency might be worth its weight in gold before it's time for players to get back down to business. Carolina still has $23.45 million in cap space remaining and if the general manager can pick up a couple of veterans that can start right away on short-term deals, it might just allow him to go with the best player available in the NFL Draft once the quarterback situation has been resolved one way or another.
Just when that is going to be and which direction the Panthers are going to go down remains to be seen. But one thing that is not up for debate is that their next signal-caller decision will define the tenures of both Fitterer and Matt Rhule moving forward.
There has been plenty of activity from Carolina over the last month in terms of recruitment. We took a look at and graded each signing made by the organization so far.
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