Luke Kuechly Contract Option Picked Up by Panthers: Latest Details and Reaction

April 25, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Luke Kuechly will remain with the Carolina Panthers for at least two more seasons after the team picked up the fifth-year option on his rookie contract.
The Panthers' official Twitter account confirmed the news Saturday, and the Black and Blue Review provided the financial details:
Kuechly's contract has been a source of discussion this offseason, though it was just a matter of time before the Panthers exercised his option.
General manager Dave Gettleman told ESPN.com's David Newton at the owners meetings in March that picking up the option was essentially a no-brainer.
Speaking to Jonathan Jones of The Charlotte Observer, Kuechly didn't have any concerns about his contract with the May 3 deadline approaching for the Panthers to exercise the option.

“I’m honestly not worried about it,” Kuechly said. “I’m excited to be here, I think you guys know that by now, and that stuff will take care of itself. I’m just here to r...

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