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January 01, 2010

Stewart back at practice, but Williams still out and doubtful to play vs. Saints

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart was back at practice, fully participating, today after missing the previous two days resting his sore Achilles.

However, running backs DeAngelo Williams and Tyrell Sutton, both nursing ankle injuries, did not participate.

Stewart is listed as questionable to play against New Orleans on Sunday, but is likely to start. Williams and Sutton are listed as doubtful.

Four other players practiced fully and are listed as questionable -- cornerback Richard Marshall (ankle), wide receiver Muhsin Muhammad (ankle), tackle Geoff Schwartz (groin), and quarterback Matt Moore (rib).

-- Charles Chandler

Posted by Observer Sports on January 1, 2010 at 12:15 PM | Permalink


1100 coming!!! GO STEWIE!!!!!

Posted by: Scott | Jan 1, 2010 12:43:35 PM

Lets hope we can keep jstew and dwill in a panther uniform for as long as they can play.There is no reason to think stew won't get 92 yard's. GO PANTHERS!!!!!!

Posted by: Bobby | Jan 1, 2010 12:54:14 PM

No doubt a bout it, Bob!

Posted by: nasty704 | Jan 1, 2010 12:59:05 PM

Bobby, I'm sure we'd all like that but you can't blame either guy if they decide to go somewhere to be the undisputed running back.

Posted by: Jerad | Jan 1, 2010 1:02:59 PM

Come on 1100 yards!

Posted by: Elizabeth | Jan 1, 2010 1:18:48 PM

Based on their interviews I don't think either guy would leave Carolina to be a feature back elsewhere, maybe for more money. If there is no salary cap and Carolina can afford both then I think it can happen. I believe both of these players recognize the physical advantages of not having to carry the entire load alone.

Posted by: Simon Says | Jan 1, 2010 1:58:04 PM

DeAngelo could not carry the ball 25 to 30 times a game for 16 games. They need Stewart to give him breaks.. If Stewart leaves, it would be someone else then (Sutton, Goodson)..

Posted by: CatsNmbr1Fan | Jan 1, 2010 4:45:47 PM

Everyone's going to a two back system. As long as we can pay them, I'm sure they are happy with the Panthers. The only lure may be to play for a super bowl contender.

Posted by: Ron | Jan 1, 2010 8:54:55 PM

Bummer...now our fair weathered fans cannot brag that we were the only team ever to have 2 rb's gain 1,100 yards in a season.A non-playoff season at that!!!!

Posted by: NealBFormey | Jan 2, 2010 7:14:16 PM

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