facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Panthers sign Darren Hambrick

Oct. 24, 2001 at 7:49 PM   |   Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The Carolina Panthers claimed linebacker Darren Hambrick off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday and waived linebacker Michael Hawkes.

Hambrick, a four-year veteran of the NFL who played at the University of South Carolina, was waived by the Cowboys Tuesday. He was the team's leading tackler last season with 154, and he was fourth on the squad with 22 tackles through Dallas' first five games this year.

The Panthers made the move in response to a dearth of injury-free bodies at linebacker. Starter Hannibal Navies broke his forearm and was placed on injured reserve Tuesday and first-round pick Dan Morgan has been sidelined since the third week of the season with a broken tibia.

Hawkes, who was signed off of the Panthers' practice squad on Oct. 11, played in two games this season. He registered a tackle and recovered a fumble on special teams.

© 2001 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out Adrian Peterson facing more child abuse allegations after details about 2013 incident come out
2
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
3
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls on Vikings to suspend Adrian Peterson indefinitely
4
NFL hires domestic violence advisors
5
O's top Blue Jays; magic number is 1
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback