Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

CB Munnerlyn hoping to stay with Panthers

About the Author

Dan Parr

dparr@pfwmedia.com
Associate editor

Recent posts by Dan Parr

Kuechly wins PFW/PFWA Defensive Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:51 a.m.

Who is the Falcons' most underappreciated receiver?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m.

Are White-Jones NFL's best WR tandem?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 12:12 p.m.

Key matchup: Falcons WRs vs. Seahawks CBs

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 5:26 p.m.

Related Stories

2013 NFL draft order

Posted April 25, 2013 @ 12:46 p.m.

2013 NFC free-agent moves, by team

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 12:21 p.m.

2013 AFC free-agent moves, by team

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 12:21 p.m.

Warmack, Cooper scouting reports

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 11:02 a.m.

Elam, Vaccaro scouting reports

Posted April 12, 2013 @ 9:26 a.m.

Milliner, Mathieu scouting reports

Posted April 11, 2013 @ 1:48 p.m.

Te'o, Ogletree scouting reports

Posted April 10, 2013 @ 12:57 p.m.

Lotulelei, Werner scouting reports

Posted April 09, 2013 @ 3:13 p.m.

Joeckel, Long scouting reports

Posted April 08, 2013 @ 11:35 a.m.

2013 preseason schedule

Posted April 04, 2013 @ 4:07 p.m.
Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
By Dan Parr

Cornerback could be one of the first places new Panthers GM Dave Gettleman looks as he begins to address the team’s salary-cap situation. Gettleman is going to have to trim about $12-15 million off the books just to make Carolina salary-cap compliant by the start of the new league year. With CB Chris Gamble due to have a cap number of $10.9 million in 2013, our sources are expecting Gamble, who will be 30 in March, to be cut.

If Gamble is released, it might not be the only change at cornerback for Carolina. Captain Munnerlyn, who started 11 games in 2012, is due to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. Munnerlyn told PFW last week he was excited about the hiring of Gettleman, but he was not certain that he would be in the Panthers’ plans for 2013.

“You get a little nervous,” Munnerlyn said. “We don’t know really know the next GM.

“ … In my case, I don’t know if he likes my style of play at corner or nickel (back).”

Munnerlyn recorded a career-high 59 tackles and returned both of his interceptions for touchdowns in 2012. He called the season one of the best of his four-year career, and he’s hoping to get a chance to build on it in the same uniform next season.

“I want to be a Carolina Panther,” Munnerlyn said. “I know that. Whatever happens, happens. I have to be prepared for the worst.”

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE