Linebacker Tahir Whitehead has agreed to a one-year deal with the Carolina Panthers, according to a report from NFL insider Ian Rapoport.
Whitehead was released by the Raiders a couple of weeks ago after recording more than 100 tackles in each of the last four seasons. He'll join a rebuilding Panthers squad and should step into a starting role on a defense that lost Luke Kuechly to retirement over the winter.
Tahir Whitehead logged eight solo tackles, six assisted tackles, and one TFL in 26-24 victory over the Chargers.
Whitehead's 14 total tackles eclipse his previous high of 11, though he doesn't provide much in the way of secondary stats. He'll look to keep racking up the tackles against the hapless Bengals next week.
Raiders linebacker Tahir Whitehead recorded four tackles (one solo) in Sunday’s 30-16 loss to the Bengals.
Whitehead is now up to 108 tackles and one interception in 14 games this season. The Broncos are up next in a Christmas Eve showdown Week 16.
Raiders linebacker Tahir Whitehead led the team with 14 tackles (eight solo) and had one pass defensed in Sunday’s 34-17 loss to the Ravens.
Whitehead has 86 tackles in 11 games this season. He has been a consistent option in IDP and can be considered again in next Week’s game against the high-flying Chiefs.
Raiders linebacker Tahir Whitehead led the team with seven tackles (six solo) and one TFL in Sunday’s 23-21 win over the Cardinals.
Whitehead now has 71 tackles in 10 games this season. He remains the only Raiders IDP worth any consideration. Lamar Jackson, who ran for 117 yards in his first NFL start against the Bengals Sunday, and the Ravens are up next in Week 12.