Panthers Activate G Austin Corbett, Place Three On IR

The Carolina Panthers announced they have activated G Austin Corbett from injured reserve. 

Jeremy Chinn

The team also announced it is placing S Jeremy Chinn, OLB Yetur Gross-Matos and TE Giovanni Ricci on injured reserve, sidelining them for at least the next four games. 

That leaves two spots on the active roster which will be filled by OLB Luiji Vilain and OL Brett Toth, signed off the practice squads of the Vikings and Eagles respectively. 

Finally, the team cut practice squad G Justin McCray

Corbett, 27, is a former second-round pick of the Browns back in 2018. He signed a four-year, $7,518,394 that included a $3,547,924 signing bonus.

The Browns then traded Corbett to the Rams in 2019 in exchange for a 2021 fifth-round draft pick. He played out the rest of his rookie deal in Los Angeles. 

As an unrestricted free agent, Corbett signed a three-year, $29 million deal with the Panthers in 2022. 

In 2022, Corbett appeared in all 17 games for the Panthers and started all 17. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 19 guard out of 78 qualifying players. 

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