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.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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