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The Panthers announced that starting right guard Garry Williams has torn the ACL and MCL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season.
The news came Monday shortly after coach Ron Rivera addressed the media at his weekly press conference.
The injury occurred in the first half of Carolina's 12-7 loss to Seattle after a Seahawks defensive lineman rolled up on Williams' leg.
The five-year pro won the starting right guard spot in training camp prompting the Panthers to release veteran guard Geoff Hangartner.
Rivera said earlier Chris Scott would likely replace Williams at right guard.
It's Williams' second major injury.
He broke his ankle in Carolina's final preseason game in 2011 after earning a starting spot earlier that summer.
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Steve Smith has come a long way from sparking melees and arguments with his teammates.
Per the Panthers' Twitter account, the veteran receiver hired a Snow Cone truck to serve the team following Sunday's training camp practice.
After a hard day's work in brutal weather, Smith's mates gladly devoured the...
The Panthers rush attack is a three headed attack featuring Jonathan Stewart, DeAngelo Williams, and Mike Tolbert. Well, J-Stew is once again on the shelf with an ankle injury and D-Will is slated as the starter. I can’t forget that Fat Tolbert and Cam Newton is still around to siphon TDs away.
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Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith decided to hire a snow cone truck to come buy and feed his teammates some snow cones.
Steve Smith paid for this frozen treat truck to be ready for his teammates after practice. pic.twitter.com/sldPinkxjp
— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) August 12, 2013
Players enjoying some shaved ice. pic.twitter.com/PoBLokXDAn
— Carolina Panthers...
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says backup fullback Mike Zordich has torn the ACL in his left knee and will be placed on injured reserve this week.
Rivera made the announcement after Sunday night's practice at Wofford College.
Zordich, who was facing an uphill battle for a spot on the 53-man roster, was injured in Carolina's preseason game Friday night against the Chicago Bears...
Earlier this offseason, a lot of attention was paid to the
recovering ankles of Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart. While
offseason ankle surgeries caused Stewart to be placed on the Panthers’
physically unable to perform list at the start of training camp, head coach Ron Rivera told Panthers.com that he is “pretty optimistic” that the running back will return...
David Gettis looked like a promising rookie receiver in 2010 blowing past defensive backs with his sprinter’s speed and scoring three touchdowns for a Carolina Panthers’ squad that only had 16 offensive scores as a team.
Then he was gone.
A torn ACL in his left knee at training camp ended Gettis’ 2011 season and a nagging hamstring injury limited him to two games during 2012...
The Carolina Panthers struggled to field a consistent
offensive line last season. They were hoping for improvement this year, but it
appears that it could be more of the same with how training camp has begun. In
addition to other minor injuries and ineffectiveness, the Panthers announced
yesterday that reserve tackle Bruce Campbell requires rotator cuff surgery,
according to Jonathan...
Panthers coach Ron Rivera says backup offensive tackle Bruce Campbell will need surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his left shoulder.
Rivera said after Monday's practice that the team hasn't made a decision on if they'll place Campbell on injured reserve.
The 25-year-old Campbell suffered the injury in Carolina's preseason win over the Chicago Bears on Friday...
Josh Norman is eager to reclaim the starting job he lost last December following a bad game.
So far, so good.
The Panthers second-year cornerback made a statement Friday night by intercepting two passes and returning one 60 yards for a touchdown to spark Carolina to a 24-17 preseason victory over Chicago.
Norman was on the field for the first play against the Bears, but only because...
The Carolina Panthers rode two Josh Norman interceptions, one on Jay Cutler's first pass of the game and the second for a 60-yard touchdown to defeat the Chicago Bears 24-10 on Friday in Charlotte.For a first preseason game both teams played at a good pace with relatively few penalties committed, both the Bears and Panthers were called for five penalties for 44 yards.There were...
There’s a lot riding on this season for the Carolina Panthers. Many players and coaches could be playing for what may be their last season with the team if there aren’t significant improvements made. Every Sunday this season (along with a Thursday and Monday night) will be extremely important, not only for this season, but possibly for seasons to come. While the Panthers...
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Victimized by another pick-six by the Chicago defense Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can take solace in the fact he won’t have to face the Bears in the regular season.
Newton played three series and accounted for two touchdowns – one for the Bears on an interception that rookie linebacker Jonathan Bostic returned for a score – in the Panthers’ 24-17 victory in the exhibition...