Carolina Panthers Release Jake Delhomme: Who Should Challenge Matt Moore?

March 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Carolina Panthers released quarterback Jake Delhomme yesterday, after arguably his worst year as a starter.
Let’s all have a moment of silence (or at least silent inner celebration) to commemorate the moment.
All things considered, Delhomme was, to this point, the best quarterback in franchise history. Say what you want about his erratic, devil-may-care playing style, but he led Carolina to two NFC Championship games and a Super Bowl. 
Not to mention the fact that he holds the record for the longest offensive play in Super Bowl history—an 85-yard touchdown pass to Muhsin Muhammad against New England in Super Bowl XXXVIII.
For all the good he did for the organization, I won’t ever be ashamed to call myself a Delhomme fan. I may have been critical at times, but you never forget a guy that leads you to a Super Bowl.
Enough waxing nostalgic. The Panthers tendered Matt Moore with a level four tender, meaning compensation for signing him would be a first-r...

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