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Former starting safety Robert Lester among Panthers cuts

Robert Lester, Kony Ealy AP

The Panthers cut a pair of former contributors to last year’s No. 2-ranked defense as part of final cuts.

Safety Robert Lester, who started last year after making the team as an undrafted rookie was waived, along with cornerback Josh Thomas.

In addition to the previously reported guard Chris Scott, the Panthers also waived linebacker Denicos Allen, cornerback Carrington Byndom, guard Derek Dennis, cornerback James Dockery, linebacker Adarius Glanton, wide receiver Tavarres King, wide receiver Marcus Lucas, tackle Andrew McDonald, safety Tom Nelson, defensive tackle Drake Nevis, running back Darrin Reaves, defensive tackle Micanor Regis, linebacker D.J. Smith, defensive tackle Casey Walker, and fullback Michael Zordich.

They also waived-injured tackle Kevin Hughes, and waived tight end Mike McNeill and safety Anderson Russell with injury settlements.

Defensive end Frank Alexander is on reserve/suspended, and will miss the first four games because of a violaltion of the league’s PED policy.

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3 Responses to “Former starting safety Robert Lester among Panthers cuts”
  1. ncphinsfan says: Aug 30, 2014 4:35 PM

    Dolphins should sign Lester. Need some help while Rashad Jones is Suspended. Not sold on Jimmy Wilson… Good play awareness and cover speed, but poor Tackler.

  2. voxxx109 says: Aug 30, 2014 6:13 PM

    #LOB

  3. pantherfan40 says: Aug 30, 2014 7:14 PM

    Phin u got it wrong hes a good tackler, but bad in coverage

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