Josh Norman signs five-year deal with Washington
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Josh Norman signs five-year deal with Washington
Friday April 22nd, 2016

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Former Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman will sign with the Washington Redskins, the team announced.

The deal is reportedly for five-years and worth $75 million with $50 million guaranteed, according to Rapoport.

Earlier this week, Panthers rescinded the franchise tag on Norman to make him a free agent. The team was unlikely to reach a long-term deal with him and he threatened to skip some of the team's upcoming workouts.


FARRAR: In letting Norman go, Panthers lose a CB who'll be very hard to replace

Norman visited the Redskins with his family on Friday. He expressed his excitement on joining the Redskins with a tweet.


Norman was among the top cornerbacks in the NFL last season, making 48 tackles and four interceptions on his way to earning All-Pro honors.

Washington has yet to finalize contract talks with franchise-tagged quarterback Kirk Cousins.


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