Found December 09, 2011 on Inside The Panthers:
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The Panthers began this week missing the entire left side of their line. Guard Travelle Wharton returned Thursday after his lower back loosened up. By Sunday, the Panthers hope to have tackle Jordan Gross back in his usual spot, as well. Gross is questionable for Sunday's game against Atlanta with a sprained ankle he sustained in the win at Tampa Bay. Gross, whose 132 starts are the most by an offensive lineman in team history, did not practice all week. “He worked out a little bit on the side and looked good,” coach Ron Rivera said Friday. “It's encouraging. The big thing, obviously, is just having the strength in that ankle.” Rivera is not concerned about the missed practice time with Gross, a two-time Pro Bowler in his ninth season. “He's a very veteran guy. He's one of those guys that it would probably be good for him to miss a couple days, anyway, to get a little rest for the body,” Rivera said. “We've got a couple of guys like that.” Three veterans were giv...
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