The Jeff Otah era is over in Carolina.
Panthers general manager Marty Hurney announced the team had terminated the contract of the offensive tackle, a former first-round draft pick, after he failed a physical.
General manager Marty Hurney said the Carolina Panthers are waiting for the results of a physical exam on offensive tackle Jeff Otah before making a decision on the future of the team's former first-round draft pick.
In a matter of just one week, right tackle Jeff Otah went from being a Carolina Panther to a New York Jet and back to Carolina in the end. The fourth-year pro failed to pass his physical after chronic knee problems raised red flags with team doctors.
Veteran offensive tackle Jeff Otah has failed his physical with the New York Jets, rescinding his trade from the Carolina Panthers.
Otah was acquired by the Jets last week and was placed on the physically unable to perform list.
He had a week to pass the physical and was unable to do so.
Otah has battled knee injuries and was traded to New York for a conditional draft pick.
Jets fans rejoiced when word surfaced that right tackle Jeff Otah was joining Gang Green and possibly replacing Wayne Hunter. Hobbled by chronic knee problems, Otah failed his first physical with team doctors, putting the trade in serious doubt.