Panthers, RB Miles Sanders attain 4-12 months, $25M deal

The Carolina Panthers have reached a 4-12 months, $25 million deal with working again Miles Sanders, sources informed ESPN on Wednesday.

The group introduced an settlement was reached however did not reveal its phrases.

Sanders, 25, is coming off a profession 12 months for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was chosen to the expert Bowl for the predominant time after racking up 1,269 yards and eleven touchdowns on the underside for the 14-three Eagles. He grew to become the predominant Eagles working again to eclipse the 1,000-yard speeding mark in a season since LeSean McCoy in 2014.

The Panthers had made re-signing D’Onta Foreman a precedence earlier to free agency, however with no settlement, they moved on to Sanders — although bringing again Foreman has not been dominated out, a league supply said.

Sanders ranks third amongst working backs in speeding common (5.1 yards per carry) since 2021 (minimal 250 makes an try), behind solely Tony Pollard (5.34) and Nick Chubb (5.25).

A second-spherical decide by the Eagles inside the 2019 NFL draft, Sanders posted three,708 speeding yards and 20 speeding touchdowns over 4 seasons in Philadelphia. restricted by accidents all by parts of the 2020 and 2021 seasons, he appeared in fifty seven of a doable sixty six common-season video games.

He competed collegiately at Penn State, the place he performed behind Saquon Barkley for two seasons. When Sanders obtained the lead function in 2018, he erupted for 1,413 scrimmage yards and 9 TDs.

additionally on Wednesday, the Panthers agreed to phrases with DeShawn Williams, the earlier Denver Broncos defensive sort out who started 15 video games final season for coordinator Ejiro Evero, now the coordinator at Carolina who’s placing inside the identical three-4 scheme.

ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Tim McManus, David Newton and Adam Schefter contributed to this report.


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