Today the Carolina Panthers released veteran defensive end Charles Johnson. Johnson was drafted by the Panthers in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.
The Panthers have released veteran DE Charles Johnson, who ranks second in team history with 63.5 sacks.
— Max Henson (@PanthersMax) March 3, 2016
Johnson was scheduled to have a cap charge of $15.02M in 2016. His release will save Carolina about $11 million under the salary cap.
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 267 Sacks: 62.5 Forced fumbles: 16