Carolina Panthers Cut Josh Hawkins Two Days After Hawkins Was Filmed Dancing At Crowded Restaurant Without Wearing A Mask

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It seems like the Carolina Panthers are taking Coronavirus safety precautions very seriously after they were forced to place five players on the league’s Covid/reserve list in the last few weeks.

On Sunday night, a video was posted on Instagram showing Panthers practice squad player Josh Hawkins dancing while not wearing a mask in a crowded Charlotte restaurant.

On Monday Hawkins was released by the team but Panthers head coach Matt Rhule would not specifically say if the Instagram video taken over the weekend had anything to do with the decision.

It’s probably not a good idea to do anything that may get you cut if you’re a practice squad player.