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  NFL | Antoine Cason out for season    Thu Jun 25, 02:58 AM

Free-agent CB Antoine Cason (foot) will miss the 2015 season due to surgery he underwent on Tuesday, June 23. Cason (Ravens) did not specify what type of surgery he had, but an Instagram post showed his right foot was heavily bandaged.

Footballguys view: Cason was cut from the Ravens last season after the picked him up when the Carolina Panthers cut him. He has had multiple interceptions in every season he has played in the NFL, but struggled to produce otherwise.

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  Ravens | Antoine Cason officially signs    Tue Dec 9, 01:17 PM

Updating a previous report, the Baltimore Ravens officially signed CB Antoine Cason (Panthers) Tuesday, Dec. 9. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Ravens | Antoine Cason to sign    Tue Dec 9, 09:48 AM

Free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Panthers) will sign an undisclosed deal with the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday, Dec. 9, according to a league source.

Footballguys view: Wow. It's that bad Baltimore? Their secondary is a mess right now, and signing Cason isn't going to help.

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  NFL | Seven become free agents    Wed Dec 3, 07:07 PM

Carolina Panthers CB Antoine Cason and LB Jason Williams, Cincinnati Bengals OT Jamon Meredith and LB J.K. Schaffer, Indianapolis Colts TE Weslye Saunders, San Diego Chargers DT Kwame Geathers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE DJ Williams cleared waivers and became free agents Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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  Panthers | Antoine Cason impressing coaching staff    Mon Jun 9, 04:25 PM

Carolina Panthers CB Antoine Cason has impressed defensive backs coach Steve Wilks, who praised Cason's work ethic and film study. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera and Wilks coached Cason while with the San Diego Chargers.

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  Panthers | Antoine Cason feels he can start    Sat Apr 5, 11:41 PM

Carolina Panthers CB Antoine Cason said Saturday, April 5, that he feels reports of his diminished speed have been greatly exaggerated, and he can be a valuable contributor. 'I'm not done. I'm still a starter and I can show that,' Cason said. 'That was one of the things I continued to tell myself all year. Whenever I get my chance, I'm going to make the most of it.'

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  Panthers | Antoine Cason could start    Fri Mar 21, 11:38 PM

Carolina Panthers CB Antoine Cason is expected to enter training camp as a favorite for one of the starting cornerback jobs.

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  Panthers | Sign Antoine Cason     Fri Mar 21, 02:05 PM

The Carolina Panthers signed CB Antoine Cason (Cardinals) to a one-year contract Friday, March 21. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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  Panthers | Antoine Cason to visit    Thu Mar 20, 02:54 PM

The Carolina Panthers will visit with free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Cardinals) Thursday, March 20.

Footballguys view: Maybe they can change him into a wide receiver. Well, if not, they do need to replace Captain Munnerlyn. Cason has had an up and down career, but can play well at times.

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  Panthers | Expected to add Antoine Cason    Wed Mar 19, 02:12 PM

The Carolina Panthers are expected to sign free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Cardinals).

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  Panthers | Visit with Antoine Cason    Tue Mar 18, 09:20 PM

The Carolina Panthers hosted free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Cardinals) Tuesday, March 18.

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  Cardinals | Antoine Cason not expected back    Mon Jan 13, 03:43 PM

Arizona Cardinals impending free-agent CB Antoine Cason likely will look for a better opportunity when he hits the free-agent market.

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  Cardinals | Several DBs hitting free agency    Mon Dec 30, 09:17 PM

The Arizona Cardinals might have some fluidity in their secondary, as CBs Javier Arenas, Antoine Cason, Bryan McCann and SS Yeremiah Bell are each headed for free agency.

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  Cardinals | Multiple players to fill Tyrann Mathieu's positions    Sun Dec 15, 03:27 AM

Without Arizona Cardinals DB Tyrann Mathieu (knee), the team will fill his free safety and nickel corner spots by committee this week with Rashad Johnson, Antoine Cason, Jerraud Powers, Bryan McCann and others. The need to substitute for situations will impact the defense. How much bears watching.

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  Cardinals | Jerraud Powers favorite for CB job    Fri Jul 5, 05:41 PM

Arizona Cardinals CB Jerraud Powers is considered the favorite to win the starting cornerback job opposite CB Patrick Peterson but will have to compete with CB Antoine Cason for the job.

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  Cardinals | Two leading candidates for CB job    Fri Jun 21, 03:45 PM

Arizona Cardinals CBs Antoine Cason and Jerraud Powers will enter training camp as leading candidates for one of the starting cornerback jobs.

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  Cardinals | Jerraud Powers to challenge for starting job    Tue Jun 18, 10:20 PM

Arizona Cardinals CB Jerraud Powers has an injury history, but he also has a connection to head coach Bruce Arians from their days together with the Indianapolis Colts. Powers is expected to push CB Antoine Cason for the starting cornerback job opposite CB Patrick Peterson.

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  Cardinals | Antoine Cason financials    Fri Mar 15, 06:53 PM

Arizona Cardinals CB Antoine Cason will earn $2 million in 2013. He received a bigger offer from the Jacksonville Jaguars but chose to reunite with former defensive backs coach Kevin Ross.

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  Cardinals | Antoine Cason signs    Fri Mar 15, 06:29 PM

The Arizona Cardinals signed free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) to an undisclosed one-year deal.

Footballguys view: The Cardinals make another addition to their secondary here. They added former Colts CB Jerraud Powers earlier this week and he'll compete with Cason for playing time opposite Patrick Peterson.

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  Cardinals | Antoine Cason visiting    Thu Mar 14, 12:08 AM

Free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) is meeting with the Arizona Cardinals Wednesday, March 13.

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  Cardinals | Antoine Cason to visit    Wed Mar 13, 05:59 PM

The Arizona Cardinals will get a visit from free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers).

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  Lions | Remain interested in Antoine Cason    Tue Mar 12, 12:26 AM

The Detroit Lions remain interested in impending free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers), who might be added to replace impending free-agent CB Chris Houston if they are unable to retain him.

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  Lions | Interested in Antoine Cason    Sat Mar 9, 05:52 PM

The Detroit Lions have contacted the representatives for free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) to express their interest in him.

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  Browns | Interested in Antoine Cason    Sat Mar 9, 04:57 PM

The Cleveland Browns have contacted to the agent for free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) to express their interest in Cason.

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  Cardinals | Antoine Cason could be FA option    Mon Mar 4, 05:21 PM

The Arizona Cardinals could show interest in San Diego Chargers impending free-agent CB Antoine Cason this offseason.

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  Chargers | Have decision to make on Antoine Cason    Sun Feb 10, 09:10 PM

The new management team of the San Diego Chargers has reached out to impending free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers), although they're interest level is uncertain. He plays a premium position, and he was consistent in 2012, but he is expected to command at least $5 million annually with his new deal.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason fined     Sat Dec 22, 07:42 AM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason was fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness in Week 15.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason returns punts    Mon Nov 19, 07:31 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason returned punts in Week 11 in the absence of WR Eddie Royal (hamstring).

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  Chargers | Three options to return punts    Sun Oct 28, 12:27 PM

With San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal a healthy scratch for Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns, DBs Antoine Cason, Chris Carr and Eric Weddle are the primary options to fill Royal's role on punt returns.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason projected as starter    Tue Aug 7, 02:45 AM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason is expected to start the season opposite CB Quentin Jammer in the starting lineup. Cason spent the offseason reviewing every route run against him.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason injured     Thu Aug 2, 10:02 AM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (undisclosed) left practice early Wednesday, Aug. 1; however, head coach Norv Turner said he does not believe the ailment to be serious.

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  Chargers | Sticking with Marcus Gilchrist    Thu Nov 10, 02:23 PM

San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky isn't ready to bench CB Marcus Gilchrist after he had two straight poor performances against the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers. Gilchrist and CB Antoine Cason split time in practice this week and both will be rotated against the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Nov. 10. 'For a young buck, he's got to get his confidence back,' Manusky said. 'And that's why, you know, we'll have both of them in there at times.'

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason, Marcus Gilchrist to see time     Thu Nov 10, 08:07 AM

San Diego Chargers CBs Antoine Cason and Marcus Gilchrist could split reps in the team's Week 10 game. 'We are going to try to split the reps and see how it goes,' defensive coordinator Greg Manusky said.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason works with first-team     Wed Nov 9, 08:08 AM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason took snaps with the first-team defense during practice Tuesday, Nov. 8.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason to start in Week 10    Mon Nov 7, 09:52 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason will move back into the starting lineup for the Week 10 game Thursday, Nov. 10, against the Oakland Raiders. Cason will be starting in place of the ineffective CB Marcus Gilchrist.

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  Chargers | Marcus Gilchrist could be benched     Mon Nov 7, 12:28 PM

The San Diego Chargers could bench CB Marcus Gilchrist in favor of CB Antoine Cason. Gilchrist was burned for two touchdowns and a number of other big plays in Week 9, and Cason had assumed his position at right cornerback by the end of the game.

Footballguys view: Gilchrist has talent but has getting burned too often each Sunday. At this point in his young career he's far from a bust, but it's clear he needs time to develop.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason re-claims job?    Mon Nov 7, 12:49 AM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason replaced an ineffective CB Marcus Gilchrist in the fourth quarter of the Week 9 game against the Green Bay Packers, as Gilchrist was routinely picked on. 'Obviously, Marcus was having a tough game,' head coach Norv Turner said. 'We decided to put Cason in.' Turner didn't say if the move would be permanent.

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  Chargers | Quentin Jammer injured in fourth quarter    Mon Oct 31, 11:14 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Quentin Jammer (cramps) left the Week 8 game agianst the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter due to what appeared to be cramps. CB Antoine Cason replaced him.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason will play    Fri Oct 28, 03:23 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason, who has lost his job to CB Marcus Gilchrist, took more repetitions in practice Thursday, Oct. 27, and will still see plenty of playing time going forward.

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  Chargers | Marcus Gilchrist working with first team    Wed Oct 26, 06:38 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Marcus Gilchrist has been working with the first-team defense in place of CB Antoine Cason, and Gilchrist is expected to start in Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Gilchrist played seven snaps in Week 7.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason taking first-team snaps    Fri Aug 19, 11:58 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) has been taking first-team practices for each of the past two days while wearing a black cast to protect his right hand.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason, Dante Hughes still out    Thu Aug 18, 01:56 AM

San Diego Chargers CBs Antoine Cason (finger) and Dante Hughes (calf) continue to miss practice time.

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  Chargers | Trio missing from practice field    Wed Aug 10, 12:12 AM

San Diego Chargers CBs Antoine Cason (finger), Quentin Jammer (undisclosed) and OT Marcus McNeill (knee) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 9.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason injury update    Mon Aug 8, 01:42 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) took part in individual drills and ran with the first-string defense during practice Sunday, Aug. 7. He was wearing a club on his surgically repaired right finger. Head coach Norv Turner noted it was good to have Cason back on the field and the team is hopeful Cason will be sporting a much smaller bandage by the time the regular season begins.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason injury update    Mon Aug 1, 10:39 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) had his hand wrapped and did not take part in practice Monday, Aug. 1. He is optimistic he will be ready for the start of Week 1, and said he played with a similar injury previously.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason out at least two weeks    Mon Aug 1, 01:56 PM

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) will be out at least two weeks because of a broken finger.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason to undergo surgery    Sun Jul 31, 11:56 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) will have surgery Monday, Aug. 1, after hurting his finger Sunday, July 31. X-rays showed a severe break, and it is not clear how quickly Cason will be able to return to action.

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  Chargers | Eyeing Nnamdi Asomugha     Thu Jan 13, 04:29 PM

The San Diego Chargers are discussing signing Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha now that he will become a free agent, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee. However, the Chargers landing Asomugha would be a long shot. The Philadelphia Eagles are also expected to make a run for him. If the Chargers were to sign Asomugha, CB Antoine Cason would likely move to free safety.

Footballguys view: Asomugha will be one of the hottest free agents this offseason, and there should be several teams interested in adding the All-Pro cornerback.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason misses action    Tue Aug 3, 04:09 AM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (hamstring) missed action Monday, Aug. 2, reports Kevin Acee, of The San Diego Union-Tribune. He was replaced in the lineup by CB Nathan Vasher.

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  Chargers | Antoine Cason likely to get first chance at starting job    Fri Jul 16, 01:24 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason likely will receive the first opportunity to start at cornerback opposite CB Quentin Jammer, according to Chargers.com's Christopher Smith.

Footballguys view: Cason could be a nice IDP league commodity as a very cheap and talented starting CB, but his lack of height could give him trouble in matchups vs. bigger receivers.

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