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We signed DeCoud!

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As per Twitter.

 

Carolina Panthers @Panthers 1m

The #Panthers have signed FS Thomas DeCoud to a two-year contract. READ: http://pnth.rs/1n0ck05  pic.twitter.com/EEzNApFo0T

 

 

Edit: That moment when I'm too slow for the Huddle, but still faster than Joe Person.

 

CHARLOTTE – Veteran safety Thomas DeCoud, a 2012 Pro Bowler for the Atlanta Falcons, has signed a two-year contract with the Panthers.

"Thomas provides a veteran in the secondary who is familiar with the NFC South and has been a very solid player," head coach Ron Rivera said. "We are pleased to add him to a safety group that has good experience and production."

A third-round draft choice by the Falcons in 2008 out of California, DeCoud started all but two games from 2009-13, intercepting 14 passes over his six seasons in Atlanta while amassing 507 tackles and 29 passes defensed. He topped 100 tackles in each of his first three seasons as a starter before making the Pro Bowl following the 2012 season on the strength of a career-high six interceptions.

DeCoud had 83 tackles this past season and recorded his first career touchdown with a 30-yard return of a fumble. He became a free agent when the Falcons released him March 11.

DeCoud is the third defensive back – the second with Pro Bowl credentials - that played for another team last season to sign with the Panthers over the last three-and-a-half weeks. The others are safety Roman Harpericon-article-link.gif – a two-time Pro Bowler in eight seasons with the New Orleans Saints - and veteran cornerback Antoine Casonicon-article-link.gif, a first-round pick in 2008 who has never missed an NFL game.

It's been a busy few days for the Panthers, who re-signed defensive tackle Colin Coleicon-article-link.gif and signed wide receiver Jason Avanticon-article-link.gif and tight end Ed Dicksonicon-article-link.gif earlier in the week.

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WOO HOOOOOO!!!!!!

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ADIOS GODFREY
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Yay?

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DAY-coo

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Pie for the edit.
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TWO YEARS OH BUDDY. NOW JUST APOLOGIZE YOU SON OF A BITCH FOR MAKING THOSE MEOW COMMENTS WE HAVEN'T FORGOTTEN. 

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Legion of doom
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2 years?

Must see real potential.
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I would like to preface this post by saying I really like this signing.

Now, what happens to Godfrey? Does he get cut or does he take a pay cut and become our nickel? The two year deal may indicate their willingness to part from him, or it could mean nothing at all.

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ADIOS GODFREY

The 2 year deal part is crucial to the Godfrey situation.

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This has certainly been an interesting offseason...

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