Panthers agreed to terms with WR Jerricho Cotchery, formerly of the Steelers, on a two-year contract.
ESPN's Ed Werder stated on SportsCenter Thursday that free agent Jerricho Cotchery is "close to a decision," and is "right now leaning" toward signing with the Panthers.
The Charlotte Observer reports free agent Jerricho Cotchery is deciding between the Panthers and Steelers.
The Panthers will host free agent Jerricho Cotchery on Monday.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette expects the Steelers to re-sign free agent Jerricho Cotchery.
Jerricho Cotchery caught three passes for 25 yards and a touchdown in Pittsburgh's Week 17 win over the Browns.
Jerricho Cotchery caught one pass for nine yards in Week 16 versus Green Bay.
Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder) returned to Steelers practice Thursday, getting in a full session.
Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday.
Jerricho Cotchery had one catch for two yards in Week 15 against the Bengals.
Jerricho Cotchery is on the injury report with a shoulder contusion this week.
Jerricho Cotchery caught five passes for 62 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's Week 14 loss to the Dolphins.
Jerricho Cotchery caught two passes for six yards and one touchdown in Week 13 against the Ravens.
Jerricho Cotchery was held without a catch in Week 12.