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Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three kicked off on Thursday with a Rams win and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Saints running thin in secondary, Marshon Lattimore out

The Saints defense is already the worst in the league, and will play this week without its top pick. Via Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, cornerback Marshon Lattimore is out this week with a concussion suffered last week against the Patriots Cornerback Sterling Moore (chest) is also out for the Saints, leaving them [more]

Ryan Kalil will miss another game

The Panthers will be rolling with one member of the Kalil family again this week. Center Ryan Kalil has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Saints after missing practice all week with a neck injury. Kalil was a late scratch last week and coach Ron Rivera said that replacement Tyler Larsen should benefit [more]

Ed Dickson feels the love from Panthers he never got from Ravens

Ed Dickson was used to being stuck behind a high-profile, highly productive tight end. The difference between now and his days with the Ravens is that he feels appreciated. The Panthers are going to be counting on him more heavily after Pro Bowler Greg Olsen broke his foot, but Dickson felt valued even before then. [more]

Ryan Kalil out of practice again for the Panthers

The Panthers were without a key part Thursday, which could complicate their efforts to get their offense fixed. Via Bill Voth of the team’s official website, center Ryan Kalil was held out for the second straight day because of a neck injury. Kalil woke up with a stiff neck last Sunday, and was active but [more]

Cam Newton is limited in practice #asexpected

For Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, the new normal will be periodic limited practices, due to his shoulder. He was limited in practice on Wednesday due to both his shoulder and his ankle. It’s unclear whether he was limited due to the shoulder that was surgically repaired earlier this year, or whether he was limited due [more]

Report: Charles Tillman training to join FBI

Football players wind up doing a wide variety of things once their playing days are over with coaching and broadcasting serving as popular post-retirement choices. Former Bears and Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman did some television work last year, but is now reportedly moving in a different direction. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports via multiple [more]

Panthers place Greg Olsen on injured reserve, expecting him to return later this season

The Panthers placed tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve, expecting him to return later this season. “The only thing that he has to do now is heal,” trainer Ryan Vermillion said, via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Olsen broke his foot in Sunday’s 9-3 victory over Buffalo. He underwent surgery Monday. The Pro Bowler [more]

Panthers promoting rookie fullback Alex Armah

The Panthers know they’re going to be without tight end Greg Olsen for some time, after the Pro Bowler broke his foot Sunday and had surgery Monday. And while there’s no replacing him in the stat sheet, they’re bringing up a guy who can fill many roles. Per Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer, the [more]

Greg Olsen had surgery this morning, Panthers unsure whether to put him on IR

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen had surgery to repair a broken foot this morning, and now the team is evaluating what to do with his roster spot. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Olsen’s surgery had no complications. If the Panthers put him on injured reserve, that means he’ll miss at least eight weeks. Given [more]

Report: Greg Olsen to miss around six weeks

Panthers tight end Greg Olsen is seeing a foot specialist today, to see how long he’ll be out with his broken foot. The only silver lining is that they think he’ll be back. Via Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer, the injury is expected to keep Olsen out somewhere in the six-to-eight-week range. That makes [more]

Cam Newton on accuracy issues: “I’m disappointed in myself”

The Panthers are 2-0, but not playing particularly well on offense. And they’re now faced with the loss of tight end Greg Olsen, their most consistent target in the passing game. So Cam Newton is going to need to play better, and he knows it. Via Bill Voth of the team’s official website, Newton acknowledged [more]

Cam Newton twists ankle, but is feeling fine (for now)

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spent a long time on the turf after taking a second-half sack on Sunday. He eventually limped off the field and then returned. Newton twisted his ankle on the play. He’s currently feeling fine. How he feels tomorrow remains to be seen. Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. seemed fine after injuring [more]

Greg Olsen suffers broken foot in Panthers win

The Panthers are undefeated, but today’s win against the Bills is now officially pyrrhic. Tight end Greg Olsen told reporters he suffered a broken foot in today’s 9-3 win over the Bills. “I’m going to miss a lot of games. It sucks,” Olsen said, via Bill Voth of the team’s official website. Then after a [more]

Panthers hang on for 9-3 win over the Bills

The Bills hung around all day, but couldn’t hold on at the end. The Panthers escaped with a 9-3 win over the Bills, but they had to work all day to get it. And it took Bills rookie wide receiver Zay Jones dropping a fourth-and-11 pass with nine seconds left before the Panthers could take [more]

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