The Panthers agreed to terms on a two-year contract with free agent guard Travis Claridge on Wednesday. Claridge, who has started 49 games over the past four seasons for the Atlanta Falcons, figures to compete with Doug Brzezinski, Rich Tylski and Tuten Reyes for the starting right guard spot.
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS (1): LB Vinny Ciurciu.
PLAYERS RE-SIGNED: WR Eugene Baker; FB Nick Goings; CB William Hampton; PK John Kasay; LS Jason Kyle; TE Kris Mangum; DE Kavika Pittman; OG Tutan Reyes; RB Rod Smart; WR Steve Smith; OT Melvin Tuten; DE Al Wallace.
PLAYERS LOST: LB Mike Caldwell; CB Terry Cousin; OG Kevin Donnalley; WR Kevin Dyson; LB Greg Favors; WR Larry Foster; S Deon Grant; CB Reggie Howard; OG Jeno James; OT Todd Steussie; TE Jermaine Wiggins.
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