• Panthers sign Webb as a QB

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 21, 2014
    Webb will be joining the Panthers as a quarterback. Webb caught five passes for 33 yards in 2013. Webb, a sixth round draft pick out of Alabama-Birmingham in 2010, was set be a receiver for the Vikings before then-coach Brad Childress like Webb's potential as a quarterback. Webb’s run at quarterback culminated in an unexpected January 2013 playoff start that went poorly . With only five catches for 33 yards last season, Webb’s most notable moment came when he was on the receiving end of repeated taunts from Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman that were recorded by NFL Films microphones. “You’re sorry,” Sherman said. “It’s a waste of my time. It’s a waste of my time. “Joe had a strong workout for us today,” coach Ron Rivera said. He had his moments for the Vikings, particularly a strong Tuesday night performance in Philadelphia in 2011, but after a terrible outing replacing an injured Christian Ponder at QB in a playoff loss at Green Bay following the 2012 season, was moved to wideout by coach Leslie Frazier.

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