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Panthers Rumors: Matt Kalil Released After Missing 2018 Season with Knee Injury

The Carolina Panthers released veteran offensive tackle Matt Kalil, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported.

Rapoport noted that Kalil's $7 million base salary would've become fully guaranteed Friday. According to the Charlotte Observer's Jourdan Rodrigue, the Panthers designated Kalil as a post-June 1 cut, which spreads out his dead money over the next three years.

He'll count for $4.9 million annually through 2021, while Carolina saves $7.25 million in 2019, per Over the Cap.

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.