DE Charles Johnson takes big pay cut to return to Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Defensive end Charles Johnson has agreed to take a major pay cut to return to the Carolina Panthers, according to his agent.
The team announced Wednesday that Johnson has re-signed.
Johnson, who was released last week by Carolina in a salary cap move, received a one-year contract worth $3 million to return to the NFC champions, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus. He said Johnson turned down an offer in excess of $6 million from another team.
"Obviously his heart is with the Panthers and this wasn't about the money for him," Rosenhaus said.
Johnson was slated to... read more
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