Panthers Cut Jarrett After 2nd DWI Charge
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have released
receiver Dwayne Jarrett, hours after his second arrest on a charge
of driving while impaired in less than three years.
Tuesday’s move ends a disappointing four-year stay for Jarrett
in Carolina after being a second-round pick in 2007.
The Panthers replaced him with receiver David Clowney, who was
claimed off waivers from the New York Jets
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman Bob Fey says Jarrett was
pulled over on Interstate 77 in Charlotte for speeding shortly
before 2 a.m. Tuesday, a day off for the team. Fey says Jarrett
declined to take a breath test to determined his blood-alcohol
level and results of the ensuing blood tests may not be known for
Jarrett pleaded guilty to a DWI charge in 2008.