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Carolina passes on matching Manning Jr. offer sheet

Updated: April 24, 2006, 4:43 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The Carolina Panthers will not match the restricted free agent offer sheet signed last Friday by cornerback Ricky Manning Jr., allowing the three-year veteran to move on to the Chicago Bears on a five-year contract that could be worth as much as $21 million.

The decision, arrived at on Monday, came one day after Manning was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with suspicion of assault after an altercation at a local restaurant.

It is not believed that Manning's arrest played any ...

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