--LB Dan Morgan was held out of Monday's practice with a hamstring injury, but coach John Fox said he expects the team's middle linebacker to practice Wednesday and then return to action on Sunday against Atlanta. Morgan did not play against Tampa Bay.
--LB Mike Caldwell remains uncertain for
this week's game against Atlanta. Once healthy, Caldwell has a chance to
challenge Greg Favors for a starting job at outside linebacker. Caldwell is
nursing a knee sprain.
--WR Walter Young was active in Week 2,
but didn't get but a couple of balls thrown his way. Young has talent but the
team is slowly working him in.
--CB Ricky Manning Jr. continues
to draw rave reviews from the coaching staff and has increased his role as the
team's nickel back. Don't be surprised if at some point down the road - either
later this year or next year - that Manning is starting for the
--LG Doug Brzezinski has been a free agent bust for
the Panthers thus far. Brzezinski, who signed a three-year deal with the
Panthers, was not even the second best guard on the team and was inactive for
the Tampa Bay game.
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