Vickerson to IR; Fua Signed

Monday afternoon, Interim Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator Jack Del Rio relayed positive injury news. "A couple of the injuries that we were concerned about are not going to be significant," he said. But the one player he was waiting to hear back about was defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson, who suffered a hip injury. That news was decidedly less positive, as the Broncos...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers moving DT Sione Fua to guard

With the Carolina Panthers short on offensive linemen, defensive tackle Sione Fua is making the transition to guard this week. Head coach Ron Rivera told reporters that he likes what Fua can bring to the offensive line, per the Panthers official Twitter. Ron Rivera confirmed that DT Sione Fua has moved to the offensive line. “He’s powerful, smart and has great footwork,” says...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers place G Williams on IR; re-sign DT Fua

The Panthers have announced they've re-signed defensive tackle Sione Fua and placed guard Garry Williams on injured reserve with a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee. Terms of Fua's deal were not released Wednesday. Fua was Carolina's third-round draft pick in 2011 but was cut on Aug. 31 after getting beat out by rookies Star Lotulelei and Kawann Short. Fua played in...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Panthers re-sign DT Sione Fua, place Garry Williams on I/R

Today the Carolina Panthers placed G Garry Williams on injured reserve after suffering an injury. They signed DT Sione Fua who was formerly with the team before getting cut.  I think Fua will be excited to come back and tear it up. Projected to be a fourth-round selection, Fua was listed as the No. 15 […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Offseason Needs: Carolina Panthers

1. Defensive Tackle The Carolina Panthers selected Sione Fua and Terrell McClain in the third round of the 2011 draft to solidify their interior line. McClain is now gone and Fua is coming off another disappointing year. The Panthers top priority this offseason needs to be to solve their issues up front on defense. 2. Wide Receiver Steve Smith is still playing at a high level and...
Via DraftAce
February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Fua, McClain lost for season

After absorbing the loss of rookie defensive tackles Sione Fua and Terrell McClain well Sunday, the Panthers found out Tuesday they'll have to work without the pair of third-round picks for the rest of the season. Fua and McClain were put on injured reserve, out for the year with the injuries that forced the Panthers to go without their starting defensive tackles in the 38-19...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Panthers place Fua, McClain on IR

After absorbing the loss of rookie defensive tackles Sione Fua and Terrell McClain well Sunday, the Panthers found out Tuesday they'll have to work without the pair of third-round picks for the rest of the season.
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

The Carolina Panthers lose two rookie DTs for the season

The Panthers have lost rookie DTs Sione Fua (hamstring) and Terrell McClain (knee) for the rest of the season.  Fua played in 12 games for the Panthers this year and he had 9 tackles.  McClain played in 12 games for the Panthers this year and he had 19 tackles, 1 tackle for a loss, 1 fumble recovery and 1 sack.  The Panthers took Fua & McClain in the 3rd round of the 2011...
Via Panthers Locker
December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

Panthers place two starting DTs on IR

The Carolina Panthers have placed starting defensive tackles Sione Fua and Terrell McClain on season-ending injured reserve. The duo had started every game since the season opener after being selected in the third round of the draft. Fua has a right hamstring strain and McClain suffered a sprained left knee. The Panthers signed defensive tackle Ogemdi Nwagbuo and added defensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Panthers lose McClain, Fua for season

A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers are placing both starting rookie defensive tackles -- Terrell McClain and Sione Fua -- on injured reserve. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because moves have not been announced. Fua and McClain were both third-round draft picks this year and have been starters since week one. However, Fua suffered a...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

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