CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers have signed 10 players to the team's practice squad.
Player Pos Exp. College
Carrington Byndom CB R Texas
Adarius Glanton LB R Florida Atlantic
Tavarres King WR 2 Georgia
Robert Lester S 2 Alabama
Marcus Lucas WR R Missouri
Andrew McDonald T 1 Indiana
Darrin Reaves RB R Alabama-Birmingham
Micanor Regis DT 1 Miami (Fla.)
D.J. Smith LB 3 Appalachian State
Casey Walker DT 1 Oklahoma
Lester and Smith are eligible under new practice squad rules announced by the NFL and NFLPA on Aug. 19.
Under the new rules each club is permitted to sign a maximum of two practice squad players who have earned no more than two accrued seasons of free agency credit. Absent this exception, a player who has earned one or more accrued seasons would not be eligible for a practice squad unless the player spent fewer than nine games on a club's 46-player active list in each of his accrued seasons.