Panthers carry Michael Jordan again to Carolina
The Panthers are bringing Michael Jordan again to Carolina. That is Michael Jordan the offensive lineman, not the Basketball Corridor of Famer.
Earlier this yr, the Carolina skilled sports activities scene acquired phrase that Michael Jordan was trying to sell his majority ownership stake in the Hornets basketball staff to minority proprietor Gabe Plotkin and Atlanta Hawks minority proprietor Rick Schnall. Nevertheless, there was no replace concerning a possible sale since. What we do know is Michael Jordan is remaining in Carolina.
No, not that Michael Jordan.
On Thursday, the Carolina Panthers introduced that they’ve re-signed offensive guard Michael Jordan.
Carolina has signed G Michael Jordan.
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Panthers re-sign guard Michael Jordan
Jordan spent his collegiate profession at Ohio State, the place he instantly grew to become a beginning offensive lineman in his freshman yr. He was the first true freshman offensive lineman to do so since Orlando Pace did so back in 1994. Jordan performed in 40 video games in three years earlier than declaring for the NFL Draft in 2019. Jordan was chosen within the fourth spherical by the Cincinnati Bengals, remaining within the state of Ohio.
After two years, Jordan was waived by the Bengals forward of the 2021 season, and was claimed by the Panthers. Jordan was primarily a starter in his first yr, however was relegated as a rotational choice on the offensive line. Jordan performed simply 54 snaps final season and allowed two sacks, per Pro Football Focus.
Jordan will stay with the Panthers, however it’s a new look staff. Frank Reich, the staff’s first-ever quarterback, is the pinnacle coach. There’s a new quarterback and potential face of the franchise in Alabama’s Bryce Younger. To not point out they signed tight finish Hayden Hurts, operating again Miles Sanders, and huge receivers Adam Thielen and D.J. Chark.
The Panthers opted to keep up depth on the offensive line, and determined to carry again Jordan.