Panthers Quickly Sign Several Undrafted Free Agents


Published: April 27, 2009


... wasted no time with signing several quality undrafted free agents.

Penn State's Gerald Cadogan, at 6-foot-5, 309 pounds, who some analysts had projected to be a third or fourth-round pick, will backup left offensive tackle Jordan Gross. Cadogan's 40-yard dash time of 5.12 seconds was tied for fourth best among offensive linemen at the NFL combine back in February 2009.

Louisville quarterback Hunter Cantwell was also signed.  He filled in for last season after Brian Brohm left for the pros with the Green Bay Packers. Cantwell passed for 2,493 yards, with 16 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. He becomes the No. 4 quarterback behind Jake Delhomme, Josh McCown, and Matt Moore.

Another signee is Penn State safety Anthony Scirrotto, a team captain for the Nittany Lions who had 66 tackles and a fumble recovery.

The Panthers, with veteran free agent Jason Kyle unsigned, snatched California LS Nick Sundberg, a former walk-on who spent four years working exclu...

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