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Will Carolina Panthers franchise Josh Norman or give him a HUGE contract?
Carolina Panthers have a very difficult decision to make. They have to find out what they are going to do for Josh Norman’s contract. He is worth way more than the 8 million a year that the Panthers were offering him at the beginning of the year, and after walking out of negotiations with the Panthers, the former Coastal Carolina cornerback bet on himself and won.
Norman made the Pro Bowl and is in line for a contract that is going to pay him well over 13 million a year. I would not be surprised to see Norman ask for 15 million a year to make him the highest paid corner in the league. If that is the case, do not be surprised to see the Panthers slap him with the Franchise Tag and end in a holdout.
Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) | Twitter 13 mins ago – View on TwitterLooming storyline for #Panthers: Josh Norman’s contract. The FA had “intense” talks with CAR preseason and were far apart. He played it out
Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) | Twitter 12 mins ago – View on Twitter
Given his play, clear #Panthers CB Josh Norman is looking at either an elite contract from someone or a franchise tag. Big decision for CAR