Originally written on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 11/27/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 29: Jonathan Stewart #28 of the Carolina Panthers runs the ball against the New York Jets on November 29, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets defeated the Panthers 17-6. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Carolina Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart‘s injury looks to be a high-ankle sprain confirmed Bill Voth on Tuesday afternoon. Head coach Ron Rivera referred to his running back’s status as “day-to-day”. High-ankle sprains are typically more than simple ‘day-to-day’ injuries and with Stewart likely out of the mix in the Panthers backfield, DeAngelo Williams should receive a majority of the handoffs for the Panthers. Carolina will likely suffer in the run game, considering Stewart was a solid change-of-pace runner from the speedy Williams.
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