Time for a morning run through the top headlines from around the NFC South.
Here’s another difference between new Carolina coach Ron Rivera and predecessor John Fox. Rivera admitted to being nervous as camp kicked off. Fox would never admit to being nervous or surprised and would get snippy when questions using those words were asked.
The Panthers released veteran defensive end Tyler Brayton. Believe it or not, this was a salary-cap move. Although the Panthers came out of the lockout among the league leaders in cap space, their recent spending spree has them close to the $120 million cap and they want to make more moves. Cutting Brayton frees up $3.5 million in cap space.