By Peter Carline for MailOnline
Published: 06:08 BST, 7 September 2020 | Updated: 06:08 BST, 7 September 2020
Efe Obada has been waived by the Carolina Panthers, the day after he made the 53-man roster.
The Nigerian-born defensive end is a fan-favourite and was praised by new head coach Matt Rhule in training camp after gaining 10lbs.
The Panthers were the first team in the NFL to announce their final 53-man roster on Saturday.
Efe Obada has been waived by the Carolina Panthers just a day after being named in the roster
The fan favourite defensive end saw the funny side after his selection was short lived
Obada tweeted on Sunday: 'Want to say thank you everyone you all show me so much love I really appreciate it. Grateful to make the 53 again and be able to provide for my family especially now. Honestly this is longest in my whole life that I’ve stayed in one place and just for that I’m grateful.'
However, the 28-year-old was one of three players waived on Sunday to make room for three players