Panthers Release Cornerback Antoine Cason and Linebacker Jason Williams

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers waived veteran cornerback Antoine Cason.  

The starting cornerback was benched in the Vikings game after giving up a touchdown to Greg Jennings.  Sources say rookie Bene Benwikere will replace Cason.  

The Panthers also released linebacker Jason Williams.  The team promoted linebacker Horace Miller from the practice squad.