Panthers coach Ron Rivera said starting cornerback Chris Gamble will have an MRI on his right shoulder to determine if he has a torn labrum, the same injury that sent offensive lineman Mike Pollak to injured reserve earlier this season.
Gamble has been ruled out for Sunday's game against Dallas and Rivera is ''concerned'' he may end up on injured reserve.
''Once he gets the exam and goes through all that we'll determine'' if he goes on IR, Rivera said. ''Probably the soonest we'll know is Monday.''
As if the Panthers (1-4) need any more problems, Rivera also said three-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker Jon Beason is ''very doubtful'' for the Cowboys game because of a lingering knee issue and that rookie Luke Kuechly will make his second start in the middle.
Beason also sat out Carolina's 16-12 loss to Seattle prior to the bye week.
Kuechly, the team's first-round draft pick this year, played well in his absence with 11 tackles and one interception. That also means Thomas Davis wi...