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                  === Panthers add Mikell, Nakamura to IR ===
 
 Charlotte,  NC (Sports  Network) -  The Carolina  Panthers have  signed safety
 Quintin Mikell and placed safety Haruki Nakamura on injured reserve.
 
 Nakamura  is sidelined with a concussion. He started 13 games for the Panthers
 last  year  and recorded a pair  of interceptions after playing his first four
 NFL seasons in a reserve role with Baltimore.
 
 Mikell,  a  10-year veteran, spent  the past two  seasons with St. Louis after
 playing his first eight years with Philadelphia.
 
 In  155 NFL  games,  including 91  starts,  the Boise  State  product has  742
 tackles,  12 interceptions, eight sacks, seven fumble recoveries and 16 forced
 fumbles. He was a 2009 Pro Bowl selection.
 
 09/02 12:02:24 ET