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Panthers coach Ron Rivera has all but given up on the idea of defensive end Greg Hardy being reinstated after the NFL's decision Tuesday to suspend Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the rest of the season.

Hardy's domestic violence issues are just as serious as those of Peterson's. Rivera seems content to avoid the problems in the locker room and will continue to run his defense without worrying about when he may or may not get Hardy back. Smart move, Ron.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

19 Nov, 09:23 AMSource

Panthers signed WR De'Andre Presley from the practice squad.

The Panthers wide receiving core has been brutal this season outside of Kelvin Benjamin, which is why they are signing Presley to active roster. However, he shouldn't be picked up in fantasy leagues until he actually does something during a game.
Analyst: Mark Kaplan  View Profile

18 Nov, 06:00 PMSource

Panthers placed Nate Chandler on season-ending IR.

This is just another blow to an already terrible offensive line in Carolina. Chandler started all 11 games for the Panthers at right tackle this season but struggled in pass protection and was a sub-average run blocker. The former UDFA and converted defensive tackle signed a three-year, $7.95M contract with the Panthers in June.
Analyst: Drew Phelps  View Profile

18 Nov, 12:40 PMSource

Panthers activated FB Mike Tolbert from the IR/designated for return list.

We should see him suit up against the Vikings Week 13 and make it even harder for Fantasy owners to figure out who to play in the Panthers backfield. DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart couldn't even return value in a Week 11 home game against the Falcons' terrible defense.
Analyst: Drew Phelps  View Profile

18 Nov, 12:36 PMSource

Jason Avant was waived by the Panthers on Tuesday.

Avant is known around the league as one of the better locker room guys around but just simply can't get it done between the lines. The 31-year-old is slow and does not give you anything after the catch. He caught 21 balls for 201 yards and a touchdown this season in Carolina. The Panthers are far better off with Philly Brown as their No. 3.
Analyst: Drew Phelps  View Profile

18 Nov, 12:16 PMSource

Panthers G Andrew Norwell tweaked a hamstring. 

The Panthers offensive line as a whole has been a train wreck this season. Cam Newton is playing hurt and running for his life on almost every play. Andrew Norwell has been the one bright spot on the line and if he sits out, this situation could get even uglier for Carolina.
Analyst: Drew Phelps  View Profile

17 Nov, 12:58 PMSource

Charles Johnson registered six tackles with one sack in the Panthers 19-17 loss to the Falcons on Sunday.

Johnson now has six sacks on the season as he looks to make it three straight season with double-digit sack totals.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

16 Nov, 11:58 PM

Luke Kuechly registered 11 tackles with one fumble recovery in the Panthers 19-17 loss to the Falcons on Sunday.

Kuechly has been a tackling machine since he entered the league and now has 127 tackles this season after totaling 156 tackles last season.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

16 Nov, 11:56 PM

Thomas Davis registered 12 tackles in the Panthers 19-17 loss to the Falcons on Sunday.

Davis now has 90 tackles on the season after setting a career high with 123 tackles last season.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

16 Nov, 11:51 PM

Jerricho Cotchery caught two passes for 43 yards in the Panthers 19-17 loss to the Falcons on Sunday.

Cotchery has now been limited to two catches in three straight games as he looks to be Newtons No.3 receiving option behind Kelvin Benjamin and Greg Olsen. Given that Cotchery is the Panthers No.2 WR he holds some low end fantasy value as he will get the snaps but his ceiling is likely what he produced today.
Analyst: Jonathan Impemba  View Profile

16 Nov, 11:49 PM

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