March 01, 2016 - Aaron Wilson
Panther place franchise tag on Josh Norman
The Carolina Panthers have named star cornerback Josh Norman as their franchise player. Norman is due a $13.952 million tender this season. Norman is a former fifth-round draft pick who's emerged as one of the top corners in the game.
He had four interceptions last season, returning two for touchdowns.
He had 48 tackles, three forced fumbles and 18 passes defended and was named first-team All-Pro.Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL
Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.