Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/28/12
David Gettis was in the mix for the Panthers #3 receiver job at one point this offseason, but he’s been on the active/PUP all offseason and has yet to practice. He’s still working his way back from a torn ACL that cost him all of last season and, rather than activating him, the Panthers have shifted him to the reserve/PUP list, which means he’ll miss at least 6 weeks. The Panthers have a bye week 7, so the earliest he’ll be eligible to return week 8. In 2010, he caught 37 passes for 508 yards and 3 touchdowns as a mere 6th round rookie. That was actually the 2nd highest total on the Panthers that year as they really struggled to move the ball through the air with Jimmy Clausen under center. In his absence, Louis Murphy, acquired from the Raiders this offseason for a late round pick, will be the #3 receiver, but he’s missed 7 games in the last 2 seasons, so he’s no sure thing either. 4th round pick rookie Joe Adams could work his way into the mix in the middle of the season. With Ste...
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