Tom Lally

Panthers’ Roster Now At 79

The Panthers have begun the process of trimming their roster down to 75 players, an undertaking that must be completed by 3pm CT Tuesday. Carolina has cut the following 11 players, the club announced:

Hill, a former second-round pick of the Jets, is the most notable name among those released/waived. The 25-year-old, who spent the 2014 campaign on the Panthers’ practice squad, looked poised to claim a roster spot last season before suffering a season-ending injury. Smith, for his part, also has significant NFL experience, as he’s appeared 29 career games.

Minor NFL Transactions: 8/9/16

Today’s minor moves:

  • The Panthers waived/injured defensive tackle Chas Alecxih and running back Tobais Palmer, according to¬†Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer (Twitter link). In a related move, the team has signed former Mount Union defensive tackle Tom Lally.
  • The Falcons signed linebacker Matt Wells and released Dominique Tovell shortly before practice on Tuesday, as D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes.
  • The Bengals announced the signing of rookie free agent cornerback Tony McRae. The North Carolina A&T product was briefly with Oakland this spring.
  • The Packers announced the signing of long-snapper Jesse Schmitt.
  • The Seahawks have signed defensive end Josh Shirley, as Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times tweets.