Teammate: Benched Panthers CB Gamble apologized
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach John Fox insists he benched cornerback Chris Gamble for performance reasons. Defensive end Everette Brown indicates it came after he lost his cool last week.
Gamble isn't talking.
The surprise demotion of one of Carolina's highest-paid players to nickel back Sunday took a new twist when Brown indicated Wednesday Gamble was disciplined for missing practice last week. Fox and the team described his absence on the injury report only as "personal."
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