The Carolina Panthers have tendered restricted free agent guard Andrew Norwell and exclusive rights free agents center Tyler Larsen and punter Michael Palardy, the team announced Tuesday.
In three seasons with the Panthers, Norwell has started 38 of 39 regular season games played, including all 16 in 2016 when he blocked for an offense that ranked in the top 10 in the NFL in rushing for the third consecutive season.
In 2015, Norwell blocked for an offense that set team records with an NFL-leading 500 points and 59 touchdowns and gain a team-record 357 first downs en route to an appearance in Super Bowl 50.
Norwell entered the NFL with Carolina in 2014, signing with the team as an undrafted rookie free agent from Ohio State.
Larsen made his NFL debut with Carolina in 2016, playing in nine games with starts in the final five games of the season after injuries to Ryan Kalil and Gino Gradkowski.
Palardy played in the final seven games of 2016 after an injury to Andy Lee. He generated a gross average of 42.5 yards and a net average of 37.9 with 13 punts inside the 20, two touchbacks and a long of 56 yards on 36 punts.
Carolina has until Thursday at 4 p.m. to place a tender on the team’s restricted and exclusive rights free agents.