Panthers Week 1 Injury Report: Wednesday

The Carolina Panthers released their first injury report of the 2015 regular season after practice on Wednesday.

Carolina Panthers' Injury Report
Name Position Injury Status
Richie Brockel TE Shoulder Did Not Practice
Nate Chandler T Knee Limited Participation
Ryan Kalil C Knee Limited Participation
Star Lotulelei DT Foot Did Not Practice
Josh Norman CB Head Limited Participation
Teddy Williams CB Groin Full Participation

*Injury statuses courtesy of Panthers.com

 

Notes

  • There was no really surprises with the Carolina Panthers first injury report after practice on Wednesday. Cornerback Josh Norman continues to work his way through the concussion protocol after suffering a concussion against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the final preseason game. Barring any kind of setback, Norman should be ready to go on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • One player that likely won’t be on the field Sunday will be defensive tackle Star Lotulelei. The former first round pick has been dealing with a foot injury for almost the entire preseason. This is the same foot he injured prior to the Panthers playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks last year. He unfortunately re-aggravated it during training camp and has not been able to get back on the field.
  • Meanwhile, center Ryan Kalil looks to have a much better chance of playing as he works his way back from a knee injury suffered against the Miami Dolphins. He sat out the last two preseason games and was a limited participant Wednesday. The veteran is one of the most valuable players on this offense and is the key to the success of this offensive line.

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