Panthers LB Luke Kuechly has announced his retirement. Kuechly just finished his age-28 season and 8th NFL campaign. He hasn't missed a game since 2017 and has missed just 1 game over the past 3 seasons. Kuechly famously lost the ends of his 2015 and 2016 seasons to concussions, and those issues likely factored into this decision. Kuechly has reportedly played through other issues even while not missing games the past 2 years. His departure leaves Carolina likely looking for a replacement this offseason. Shaq Thompson just signed a 4-year extension in December and will continue to start. Jermaine Carter looks like the best bet for a replacement on the current roster. The 2nd-year, former 5th-round pick played full time in the final 2 regular-season games with Thompson out.
The Panthers have ruled LB Shaq Thompson (foot) out for Sunday's finale against the Saints. Jermaine Carter started and played every snap in place of Thompson last week but tallied just 2 tackles against the Colts. He's not a strong option for your Week 17 IDP lineup.
The Panthers have ruled LB Shaq Thompson out for Sunday's game against the Colts with an ankle injury. Jermaine Carter -- a 5th-round pick from 2018 -- will start in Thompson's place. We'd look elsewhere for a fantasy replacement, though.
Panthers S Eric Reid and DE Mario Addison (chest) are active for today's game against the Seahawks. He was a late addition to the injury report because of an illness but looks good to go for IDP lineups. Addison should start in most cases as well.
Panthers S Eric Reid is now questionable for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks because of an illness. We’ll obviously update his status Sunday morning. An active Reid will be worth playing in your IDP lineup, though, barring word that they’ll limit his playing time. Reid has on multiple occasions played through injuries that rendered him questionable and limited him to minimal or no practice. Reid has been one of the top-scoring DBs on the year and a consistent producer
Panthers EDGE Mario Addison (chest) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks. He missed practice Wednesday and Thursday but returned for to limited participation Friday. We'll check Addison's status Sunday morning.
Panthers EDGE Mario Addison missed practice Wednesday and Thursday with a chest injury. We'll see about his Friday participation and game status. Brian Burns would likely see starter-level playing time if Addison can't play in the upside matchup with the Seahawks.
Panthers EDGE Mario Addison (groin) is active for today's game against the Falcons. Play him for a high-ceiling sack matchup in your IDP lineups.
Panthers DE Mario Addison popped up on the injury report Friday as a limited practice participant with a groin injury. He's questionable for Sunday's game against the Falcons. We haven't seen anything else on the injury yet, so we'll look for more on Addison's outlook through the weekend.
Panthers S Eric Reid (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against Washington. Reid went from no practice Wednesday to a limited Thursday workout and then sitting out Friday. We'll see about his status Sunday morning.
Panthers CB Donte Jackson (hip) is active for today's game against the Falcons. Jackson managed only a limited Friday practice this week, so he'll almost certainly be playing at less than full strength. This still looks like an upside matchup for Atlanta WR Calvin Ridley.
The Panthers will get top CB James Bradberry (groin) back for Sunday's game against the Falcons. He returned to full practices Thursday and Friday, and Carolina left him off the final injury report. Bradberry missed last week. Donte Jackson (hip) is questionable for the game. He missed practice Wednesday and Thursday before a limited Friday. Third corner Ross Cockrell is out with a quad injury.
Panthers CB James Bradberry is inactive for today's game against the Packers with a groin injury. That improves the matchup for Green Bay WR Davante Adams. DT Vernon Butler (back) is active after arriving questionable. Butler's not much of an IDP option, though.
Panthers LB James Bradberry (groin) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Packers. Bradberry missed practice Wednesday and Thursday before putting in a limited workout Friday. We'll see about his status Sunday morning. Bradberry sitting would help the outlook for Green Bay WR Davante Adams.
Panters DE/OLB Mario Addison is inactive for today's game against the Titans. Addison has been away from the team dealing with the shooting death of his younger brother. His absence likely means more playing time for Brian Burns, who has seen his snaps decrease in recent weeks.
Panthers DE Mario Addison is questionable for Sunday's game against the Titans. He has been away from the team this week following the shooting death of his younger brother. We'll see about Addison's status over the weekend.
Panthers edge Brian Burns had "minor surgery" on his right wrist during the team's bye, according to Joe Person of The Athletic. Burns put in a full practice Friday, though, and didn't even appear on the team's final injury report. So he looks ready for normal playing time against the 49ers. Burns had been dealing with the wrist issue since Week 4, so he might even head into this Sunday better off than he was for the past 2 contests. We'll see whether it means anything for his playing time or production. Burns sits in high-DL3 range in our Week 8 rankings.
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