The Carolina Panthers have ruled running back Jonathan
Stewart out for today’s contest against the San Diego Chargers, while wide
receiver Brandon LaFell and linebacker James Anderson are questionable to play.
Stewart has been sidelined since sustaining an ankle injury during
a Nov. 26 contest against the Philadelphia Eagles. The running back missed
practice all week and has been ruled out against the Chargers.
LaFell sat out practice Wednesday and Thursday due to a toe
injury, but the wide receiver was able to return at a limited capacity Friday.
Anderson was limited Wednesday and Thursday while recovering from a back
injury, but he practiced at full capacity Friday.
Beyond LaFell and Anderson, safety Colin James (groin) is
also questionable to play. Stewart, defensive tackle Dwan Edwards (wrist) and
offensive lineman Geoff Hangartner (foot) have all been ruled out. Everyone
else on the Panthers injury report are probable to suit up against the
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