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Carolina Panthers' Week 15 Injury Report After Wednesday's Practice

The Carolina Panthers were back on the practice field Wednesday but missing a few key players due to injury. The good news is that a starter on defense was able to go through a full practice for the first time in nearly five weeks.

Name Position Injury Status
Jared Allen DE Non-Injury Did Not Practice
Brenton Bersin WR Groin Did Not Practice
Jerricho Cotchery WR Non-Injury Did Not Practice
Thomas Davis LB Non-Injury Did Not Practice
Dwan Edwards DT Non-Injury Did Not Practice
Ted Ginn Jr. WR Non-Injury Did Not Practice
Roman Harper S Non-Injury Did Not Practice
Colin Jones S Groin Did Not Practice
Ryan Kalil C Non-Injury Did Not Practice
Greg Olsen TE Knee Did Not Practice
Jonathan Stewart RB Foot Did Not Practice
Charles Tillman CB Knee Full Participant

*Injury statuses courtesy of Panthers.com

Notes

  • The big news from the Carolina Panthers' practice on Wednesday was the fact that Charles Tillman was back on the practice field as a full participant for the first time since Week 10. Ron Rivera said during his press conference on Wednesday that he would have like to give Tillman one more week however the injury to Bene Benwikere changed the plan.
  • If Tillman is not able to go, the team will have some options at cornerback. This was the first practice for recently signed Robert McClain who last year played for the Atlanta Falcons. McClain was a seventh round pick for the Panthers and last played for them in 2011.
  • The bad news though is the fact that Jonathan Stewart will be out for Sunday's game against the Giants. This should open up an opportunity for a rookie running back on the Panthers who has struggled to be on the active roster.
  • Tight end Greg Olsen also sat out of Wednesday's practice due to a knee injury suffered against the Falcons at the end of the first half. He sat out the entire second half and it appears that the team is going to be cautious with their star tight end. If he is not able to get back on the practice field Thursday, it should have a major impact on his chances of playing Sunday.

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