Panthers Hosting Veteran DE Carlos Dunlap For Visit

Adam Schefter reports that the Panthers are hosting veteran DE Carlos Dunlap for a visit.

Carlos Dunlap

The Seahawks have expressed an interest in re-signing Dunlap, but the Panthers are his hometown team and are in need of a pass-rusher.

Dunlap, 33, is a former second-round pick of the Bengals back in 2010. He was in the final year of his five-year, $39.37 million contract when he agreed to a three-year, $45 million contract extension with the Bengals in 2018. 

After tensions escalated with the coaching staff in 2020, Dunlap was traded near the midseason deadline to the Seahawks for a seventh-round pick and OL B.J. Finney. He agreed to a reworked deal as a part of the trade. 

The Seahawks released Dunlap last offseason before re-signing him to a two-year, $16.6 million deal that included $8.5 million guaranteed. However, they once again opted to release him a few weeks ago. 

In 2021, Dunlap appeared in all 17 games for the Seahawks and recorded 35 tackles, 8.5 sacks, a forced fumble, a safety and seven pass deflections.

We have him included in our Top 100 – Available 2022 Free Agents list

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