The Panthers have already confirmed that they are, in fact, signing veteran CB A.J. Bouye.
The deal is worth $7 million over two years, Ian Rapoport later reported.
Since becoming a free agent, Bouye has visited with the Bengals and Raiders. However, it appears as though the Panthers could be his best option in the end.
It’s worth mentioning that signing Bouye to a contract won’t impact a team’s 2022 compensatory picks, given that he was released this offseason.
Bouye, 29, wound up signing on with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of UCF back in 2013. He returned to the Texans on a one-year, $1.671 million restricted contract in 2016.
Bouye later departed for a five-year, $67.5 million with the Jaguars. However, Jacksonville opted to trade him to the Broncos last offseason. He was set to make a base salary of $13 million in 2021 when he was released by the Broncos
In 2020, Bouye appeared in seven games for the Broncos and recorded 23 tackles, no interceptions and six passes defended.
We have him included in our Top 100 Available 2021 Free Agents list.