Dontari Poe becomes free agent after Panthers decline 2020 option

The Carolina Panthers have declined defensive lineman Dontari Poe's 2020 team option.

What It Means:

By declining Poe's option, the Panthers will reportedly save around $9.8 million of cap space. The veteran defensive tackle should mainly draw interest as a run-stopper with some potential to provide pass rush. (4.0 sacks in 2019).

In 27 career games with the Panthers, Poe produced 39 total tackles and 5 sacks.

Source: Joe Person