Panthers claim DE Edwards off waivers; release DE Horton

BY foxsports • September 4, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers claimed defensive end Lavar Edwards off waivers from the Buffalo Bills and released defensive end Wes Horton on Sunday.

Edwards has had stints with Chicago, Dallas, Tennessee and Buffalo since coming into the league in 2013. He has played in 12 games with no sacks.

Horton had spent the last three seasons with the Panthers, playing in 41 games with 17 starts. He had 41 tackles and six sacks during that span.

The Panthers also named their 10-man practice squad on Sunday: running back Jalen Simmons, wide receiver Keyarris Garrett, tight end Beau Sandland, guard David Yankey, defensive end Larry Webster, defensive tackle Eric Crume, linebacker Brian Blechen, cornerback Zack Sanchez and safeties Marcus Ball and Travell Dixon.


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