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STAR LOTULELEI RUMORS

Lotulelei out, Johnson in for Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei is out for the second straight game with an ankle injury. Lotulelei was originally expected back after the team's bye week. Defensive end Charles Johnson is active for the game at Minnesota, though. He was listed as questionable with an illness. Fullback Mike Tolbert returns to the lineup, too, after an eight-game...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Report: Mike Tolbert, Charles Johnson, Star Lotulelei

The 3-7-1 Panthers face the Minnesota Vikings today, as they fight for a playoff spot in the NFC South. They'll do this with RB/FB Mike Tolbert (knee) potentially returning, albeit without star defensive tackle Star Lotulelei (ankle) and maybe fellow lineman Charles Johnson (illness) #455934444 / gettyimages.com RB/FB Mike Tolbert practiced in full all week and is set to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers at Minnesota Vikings: 2014 Week 13 NFL Pick

Carolina Panthers (3-7-1) at Minnesota Vikings (4-7) This line is right about where it should be at 2.5 in favor of the Vikings. The Panthers are a little bit better than the Vikings on the season, moving the chains at a 71.84% rate, as opposed to 76.04% for their opponents, a differential of -4.21% that ranks 25th. For comparison, the Vikings are two spots down at 27, moving the...
Via The Football Fan Spot
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Injury Update: Star Lotulelei carted off field

Star second-year defensive tackle, Star Lotulelei, was injured in Carolina’s 45-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. With just over two minutes left in the third quarter of Monday night’s game, Lotulelei had to be carted off the field with an apparent ankle injury. #458779648 / gettyimages.com While rushing Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez, Lotulelei rolled his ankle after...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers get great news on Star Lotulelei’s injury

Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei suffered a leg injury and had to be carted off the field late in the third quarter of Monday’s 45-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, but the injury does not appear to be as serious as initially feared. Carolina Panthers    @Panthers DT Star Lotulelei’s ankle injury is not […] The post Panthers get great news on Star Lotulelei’s...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ankle of Carolina Panthers Star Lotulelei Bends in Way Ankles Are Not Supposed to Bend

As bad as Monday night's game is going for the Carolina Panthers about the only way it can get worse is if someone were to get hurt--and now someone has. While pursuing a play defensive tackle Star Lotulelei stepped on the foot of linebacker Luke Kuechly. In the process it turned pretty bad and the big man had to be carted off.Hopefully it's only a sprain and he can be back in a...
Via FatManWriting
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lotulelei, Panthers defense can be even better in 2014

CHARLOTTE -- Carolina Panthers rookie Star Lotulelei knew, nearly from the outset of his arrival last season, that the front seven on defense was going to be as good as any team's in the NFL. However, it wasn't until the third game of the season that the defensive tackle was able to fully grasp just how good this defense was, and could be. The Panthers destroyed Eli Manning and the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Star Lotulelei: 2013 Review and 2014 Outlook

2013 stats: 16 starts, 3 sacks, 48 tackles, 11 pressures 2013 Review: Star Lotulelei had a very solid rookie year, exactly what you want out of a player at his position and experience. His numbers don’t do enough justice to his rookie year. He ranked 7th on the Carolina Panthers in tackles and was a huge part of the teams terrific run defense. Most impressively, you expect a rookie...
Via cover32 - Panthers
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Star Lotulelei: Heart of a Defense

Poor Demar Dotson never had a chance. Lined up on his own 45-yard-line, the offensive guard for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed to protect his quarterback for just one yard. One yard would move the chains for the first down and one yard would give the rather stagnant Tampa offense some hope. That hope, however, was immediately run down and squashed (much like Dotson) by an unyielding...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookie Report: Panthers Defensive Success Starts Upfront With Star Lotulelei

Considered one of the best prospects in the 2013 draft class by most, Star Lotulelei fell on draft day unexpectedly. And despite being the seventh defensive player draft, the Carolina Panthers couldn’t have been happier with the fact that they were able to land a “star” with the 14th pick in the draft. Anchoring one of the most talented front sevens in the NFL, Star Lotulelei...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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