Panthers coach Ron Rivera is anxious to see if Domenik Hixon or Armanti Edwards can step up and be the team's third wide receiver.
He'll begin to find out this Sunday when the Panthers visit the Buffalo Bills.
Rivera said Hixon and Edwards are fully recovered from their hamstring injuries and will be active this week, along with Ted Ginn Jr., who worked as the team's No. 3 receiver last week against Seattle but caught just one pass for 10 yards.
Hixon didn't play last week against Seattle and Edwards was limited to one play.
The Panthers are in need of more weapons to complement five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Steve Smith and tight end Greg Olsen after being limited to 119 net yards passing in the 12-7 loss to the Seahawks.
Hixon, an eight-year NFL veteran, entered training camp as the favorite to win the job behind starting Smith and Brandon LaFell.
The Panthers signed the former New York Giant to fill the No. 3 receiver spot after losing wide receiver Louis Murphy via free ...