by Will Brinson
The Carolina Panthers have one more major issue to resolve before they try and answer the question of what to do with Julius Peppers and his impending free agency. Namely, they need to figure out what to do with Jordan Gross, who is also on schedule to be free agent.
And it appears, based on reports from Adam Schefter, that the Cats are pushing hard in negotiations and hope to have a deal in place by Thursday so they can utilize their franchise tag on Peppers.
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