Panthers Trade Kaelin Clay to the Buffalo Bills

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It's been an active day as 32 teams have trimmed their rosters from 90 to 53 players. After Carolina announced its 53-man roster, rumors brewed about interest in one of the two field-kickers the team retained. News broke around 4 pm that Carolina made a trade with the Bills, but it was a kick returner they shipped out in Kaelin Clay and a 7th round pick for Kevon Seymor.

Clay had a strong finish to the preseason, demonstrating his playmaking ability on special teams and flashes at receiver. The Bills are dying for any help in their receiving corps after trading Sammie Watkins only to lose Jordan Matthews immediately to injury. As the Bills enter the season with rookie Zay Jones as their number one receiver, the Panthers are also rather thin in their secondary after losing some depth players to injury this past week. Seymor didn't play much in his rookie season, registering only 14 tackles. Both Clay and Seymour were sixth-round picks and at least offer somewhat capable bodies at a position both teams are in desperate need.

By Tony Dunn
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