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Report: Panthers CB Josh Norman wants $16 million deal

Panthers cornerback Josh Norman reportedly wants a $16 million deal.
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Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman wants a $16 million deal, reportsThe Charlotte Observer’s Joseph Person.

The Panthers are currently working on a contract with Norman, who has not yet signed the franchise tag the team placed on him on March 1. Signing the tag would guarantee that Norman earns just under $14 million in 2016. A $16 million deal would make him the highest paid cornerback in the NFL.

The 28-year-old was a Pro Bowl and first-team All-Pro selection in 2015 after posting 56 tackles, three forced fumbles and four interceptions during the regular season.

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Norman was selected by the Panthers in the fifth round of 2012 draft out of Coastal Carolina.