While most of the action in Carolina has been guys leaving, they have actually signed someone.
And there’s at least the small chance he’ll catch a pass.
According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers signed tight end Mike McNeill yesterday. Yes THE Mike McNeill.
McNeill wasn’t tendered as a restricted free agent by the Rams, and the Panthers signed him to a two-year deal. Because he’s younger and cheaper and a blocker, that most likely means the end for veteran free agent Ben Hartsock, who also doesn’t catch many passes but is good in other aspects of the game.
McNeill has five career catches for 36 yards. Which puts him five catches for 36 yards ahead of every wide receiver on their current roster.