Panthers sign LB Trusnik

Charlotte, NC ( – The Carolina Panthers signed linebacker
Jason Trusnik to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

“Jason is an experienced player who adds more competition to the linebacker
position and has also been a special teams ace,” Panthers coach Ron Rivera
said in a release. “I expect him to come in and be a leader. Even though he is
new to us, he’s got veteran savvy to him.”

Trusnik joins the Panthers after four seasons with the Miami Dolphins. Last
season, Trusnik played in all 16 games and recorded 48 tackles and one

In 109 NFL games (25 starts) with the Jets, Browns and Dolphins, Trusnik has
totaled 220 tackles, 3 1/2 sacks and one interception.