Bradley Bozeman Signs Contract With Carolina Panthers

Bradley Bozeman Contract

After being one of the most improved players at his position in 2021, center Bradley Bozeman has signed a new contract with the Carolina Panthers Bozeman is coming off a season in which he recorded the highest overall grade of his career (73.3) per Pro Football Focus. It was Bozeman’s first season as a full-time center since his senior year at Alabama. He will turn 28 years old this coming November.

Bradley Bozeman, Carolina Panthers, Agree to Contract

Bozeman was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 215th-overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The sixth-round pick began the year second on the depth chart behind second-year center Matt Skura and would not see a single snap that season. Instead, Bozeman was incorporated into the Ravens offense as an extra lineman and eventually, a left guard. He saw action in 10 of Baltimore’s 16 regular-season games and played 34 snaps in the Ravens Wild Card loss to the San Diego Chargers.

2019 was Bozeman’s first year as an impact player in the NFL. While Skura was still occupying the starting center position, Bozeman won the Ravens starting left guard job. He would then go on to start each of Baltimore’s 17 games that season and did not miss a single offensive snap. In 2020, he once again entered the season as the Ravens starting left guard and started each of their 18 games. However, even with Skura and backup center Patrick Mekari struggling, Bozeman remained at left guard.

2021 was Bozeman’s breakout campaign. With Skrua signing with the Miami Dolphins and Mekari playing himself out of the starting center conversation, Bozeman returned to his natural position for the first time in four seasons. Here, he excelled and exceeded expectations in Baltimore. Bozeman played a career-high 1,127 offensive snaps and did not record a penalty during the 2021 season. He was also the Ravens nominee for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for the second straight season. 

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