Panthers Place S Tre Boston On I.R. & Promote S Travell Dixon


The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they’ve placed S Tre Boston on injured reserve and promoted S Travell Dixon to their active roster.

  • The Panthers signed TE Eric Wallace to their practice squad.

Boston, 24, is a former fourth-round pick of the Panthers back in 2014. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year, $2,625,468 contract and stands to make a base salary of $690,000 for the 2017 season.

In 2016, Boston appeared in 15 games for the Panthers and recorded 53 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions and seven pass defenses.

Dixon, 25, originally signed on with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Washington back in May of last year but was quickly waived after spending a couple weeks with the team. The Panthers signed him to a future’s contract last January and is set to make a base salary of $450,000 this year.

He has yet to appear in an NFL game.

During his two-year college career, he recorded 12 tackles, one pass defense, and one forced fumble.

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