Panthers OT Michael Oher Plans To Attend Training Camp, Future With CAR Still Uncertain


David Newton of ESPN, citing a league source, reports that Panthers OT Michael Oher plans to report to the team for the start of training camp on July 25.

While Oher will be an attendance for the start of camp, Newton says that his future with the team still remains uncertain.

Oher had been away from the Panthers due to a medical issue, but he reported to the team’s facility for the start of mandatory minicamp last month.

There had been questions about whether Oher will be able to resume his NFL career after suffering a season-ending concussion last year.

It’s also worth mentioning that Oher is accused of assaulting an Uber driver in Nashville, Tennessee.

Oher, 31, is a former first-round pick of the Ravens back in 2009. He spent five years in Baltimore before signing on with the Titans in 2014. After one season in Tennessee, the Panthers signed him to a two-year, $7 million contract and was set to make a base salary of $2.35 million for the 2016 season.

Carolina was impressed enough with Oher to sign him to a three-year extension back in June of last year worth $21.6 million and included $8 million fully guaranteed.

Unfortunately, Oher was placed on injured reserve after suffering a concussion.

In 2016, Oher has only appeared in three games for the Panthers but is rated by ProFootballFocus as the No. 49 overall tackle out of 79 qualifying players.

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