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Carolina Panthers' NFC Conference Championship Game Injury Report: Thursday

The Carolina Panthers got two key players back to practice Thursday, although they were limited on the field.

Name Position Injury Status
Jared Allen DE Foot Limited Participant
Dwan Edwards DT Foot Full Participant
Jonathan Stewart RB Ankle Limited Participant
Fozzy Whittaker RB Ankle Full Participant

*Injury statuses courtesy of


  • The Carolina Panthers got their starting running back Jonathan Stewart back on the practice field Thursday. However, the ankle injury is still a concern as he was limited. Ron Rivera has said that they are going to be cautious with him and ease him back. It is hard to imagine that Stewart won't be on the field Sunday.
  • Jared Allen also was back on the practice field Thursday after breaking a bone in his foot on Sunday. Ron Rivera said after practice that Allen looked pretty good, according to Panthers' Senior Writer, Bryan Strickland.

  • For the second straight day, Fozzy Whittaker was a full participant and should be available Sunday. This should be a boost for the run game if Stewart still has any effects from the ankle injury and the coaching staff wants to limit his workload. Defensive tackle Dwan Edwards also was a full participant after sitting out yesterday.

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