Where Panthers rank in positional spending among rest of NFL

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With training camp less than a month away, the Carolina Panthers are still carrying a nice bit of cash here in July. In fact, they currently have the second-most cap space (approximately $25.0 million) in the entire league—which may or may not be readily available for a particular veteran quarterback.

Anyway, how have they gotten their books to this point? Well, here’s how the Panthers rank in positional spending amongst the rest of the NFL heading into the 2022 season.

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Quarterback

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Total: $21.1 million

Rank: 14th

Biggest cap hit: Sam Darnold ($18.8 million)

Running back

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Total: $13.9 million

Rank: 8th

Biggest cap hit: Christian McCaffrey ($8.7 million)

Wide receiver

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Total: $27.5 million

Rank: 11th

Biggest cap hit: Robbie Anderson ($10.9 million)

Tight end

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Total: $8.1 million

Rank: 21st

Biggest cap hit: Ian Thomas ($3.1 million)

Offensive line

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Total: $38.3 million

Rank: 14th

Biggest cap hit: Taylor Moton ($7.9 million)

Interior defensive line

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Total: $11.9 million

Rank: 28th

Biggest cap hit: Derrick Brown ($6.4 million)

Edge

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Total: $17.8 million

Rank: 23rd

Biggest cap hit: Brian Burns ($4.3 million)

Linebacker

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Total: $22.0 million

Rank: 7th

Biggest cap hit: Shaq Thompson ($13.1 million)

Cornerback

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Total: $19.4 million

Rank: 17th

Biggest cap hit: Donte Jackson ($6.1 million)

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Safety

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Total: $7.9 million

Rank: 28th

Biggest cap hit: Xavier Woods ($2.8 million)

 

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