Triggered by corner back Jaycee Horninjury to panthers We turned to Atlanta coffee shops for reinforcement.
Lo and behold, Carolina found a veteran cornerback Josh Norman The 35-year-old re-signed on Monday after working at his mother’s company, Omni Coffee & Eggs. From Latte Art He There aren’t many baristas who can pack in the NFL’s best receivers, but the former Pro Bowler is better than most baristas.
“It was really a philanthropic act, to give back and help these kids. [Carolina interim coach Steve Wilks] I did as much as I could,” Norman said on his return via ESPN’s David Newton. “What I love about Wilkes is that he has the same mindset of wanting to give back. We’re really honored to be here.”
Few people think of charity work as taking on Buccaneers stars Mike Evans, Chris Godwin and Julio Jones. Especially since Norman traded the cleats for his Espresso machine to have his business meeting after the 2021 season. In fact, Wilkes said Norman was “in good shape” but “definitely not in game”.
“Well, he’s definitely not in game shape. I can promise,” Wilkes said. Charlotte Observer“But he’s definitely in tune. The way he moves, plants, drives, turns. An upper limit must be set.
“He has experience in this league, brings veteran leadership, and most importantly we feel he has our DNA,” continued Wilkes. observer“I know him personally. doing.”
Wilkes worked with Norman when the interim coach was Carolina’s defensive back coach from 2012 to 2016. It was under Wilkes that Norman was recognized as an All-Pro in 2015. That year, the cornerback tied the franchise regular season record for passes defended (19) and helped the team advance to Super Bowl 50. Norman on the practice team facing Tom Brady and the Bucks on Sunday. He won’t start, but will come off the bench for certain plays.
A fifth-round pick in 2012, Norman played for Carolina until 2015. He then played for Washington (’16-’19), Buffalo (’20) and San Francisco (’21).
The Panthers (6–9) are currently second in the NFC South standings and need wins over the Bucks (7–8) in Week 17 and the Saints (6–9) in Week 18 to win the division. I have.
Carolina will play in Tampa Bay on Sunday at 1:00 PM ET.