Panthers sign Josh Norman to practice squad: Veteran CB back in Carolina prior to showdown vs. Buccaneers

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The Carolina Panthers have had a great 2022 season. The franchise has a legitimate chance of winning the NFC South with two weeks left in the regular season, even though head coach he fired Matt Rhule after a 1-4 start. With the playoffs on the horizon, Carolina has signed familiar faces to its practice team.

On Monday, the team announced the acquisition of former Panthers cornerback Josh Norman. Hours later, the team announced they had added a veteran cornerback to their practice squad. Interim head coach Steve Wilkes said Norman could be on the roster ahead of Sunday’s Week 17 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

“I want to run deep, not just go to the playoffs,” Norman said.

Cornerback Jaycee Horn is scheduled to undergo wrist surgery on Tuesday, so the Panthers can get some help in the secondary. played for the San Francisco 49ers in In 15 games, he totaled 49 tackles, a whopping 7 he forced, he fumbled, 5 passes his defense and 1 interception.

The South Carolina native was selected by the Panthers in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft and spent four leading seasons with the Panthers. Norman was named a Pro Bowler and First Team All-Pro in 2015 after recording 18 passes defended and four interceptions.

This Sunday’s matchup against the Buccaneers is everything for the Panthers. At 7-8, Tampa Bay closed out the division with a win. As for Carolina, the Panthers need to win to make the playoffs. They face the Buccaneers on Sunday and the New Orleans Saints in Week 18.

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