Created: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 01:51:00 EST
Updated: Tue, 03 Sep 2013 01:58:37 EST
Charlotte, NC - The Cats hit the practice field Monday morning--getting a jump start on Sunday's season opener against Seattle. For the second straight week the Panthers' front office added some veteran help. The team has signed safety Quintin Michael Mikell--who spent the past 2 seasons playing for St. Louis. The 10-year vet is familiar with Panthers Defensive Coordinator Sean Mcdermott from their time together in Philly. He's Also familiar with the Seahawks--he played against them 4 times in the past two seasons. Michael hopes to make an immediate impact--and says he's excited to be a part of the Carolina defense.